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Author Archives: blocprojects
Bloc Projects presents:
Kate Bridgen / Pippa Gatty / Dylan Shipton
Preview: Friday 8th March 2013
In Italo Calvino’s 1985 novel Mr. Palomar, the reader is taken on a journey through mundane but highly individual musings, seen from the perspective of the title character, who takes his name from the famous telescope and observatory. Mr Palomar tries to [...]
Lydia Panas, Bird
In the spring of 2011, a group of international artists were selected to take part in an exhibition called The Berlin Project. The original call out stated: ‘The aim of this exhibition is selecting artists who dedicate their time to create original works who distinguish themselves through technical quality, innovation and [...]
Friday, 30th November
A publication curated by Furlough
Jóhanna Ellen Ríkharðsdóttir
In the Sherlock Holmes story, The Red Headed League, Jabez Wilson, a red-haired London businessman, is selected for a meaningless but well-paid clerical job by virtue of the redness of his hair. The job he [...]
Opening event Friday 23rd 7-9pm
A screening of artist’s short films relating to aspects of the everyday selected by Victoria Lucas.
Longbarrow Press, in association with Sheffield artists Paul Evans and Becky Bowley, presents a series of new works embracing performance, painting, photography and poetry. ‘Scale’ will focus on collaborations between Bowley, Evans and Leeds-based artist Hondartza Fraga and poets James Caruth, Matthew Clegg, Mark Goodwin, Rob Hindle, Andrew Hirst, Chris Jones and Fay Musselwhite. The [...]
Opening Friday Oct 5th, 7-9pm
October 5th - 20th
This new video installation is as much an ongoing exercise in looking and perception as it is a persistent interrogation of time.
Hymers utilises the body as a presence and a tool, often featuring herself within the work. Concerned with the viewer’s awareness of his or her own perceptiveness, [...]
Opening event 28th, 7pm until 9pm
ASSEMBLY is a series of one-off events offering new and established artists a platform to show or perform experimental ideas or work in progress, within the gallery and its adjoining courtyard.
Last year we offered an opportunity to those artists working in Sheffield studios to show work together in [...]
DONT LET IT END THIS WAY TELL THEM I SAID SOMETHING
Inspired by the last words of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa DONT LET IT END THIS WAY TELL THEM I SAID SOMETHING, Rebecca Lennons solo show will combine video, image, collage, performance and sound in a rhythmical choreography of action and inaction, voice and [...]
July - September 2012
This photographic series archives thirty-two staircases situated in the twenty-four underground train stations on the U8 line in Berlin, Germany. The images are the result of an interest that has spanned four years, since Victoria Lucas temporarily relocated to Berlin in 2008 to undertake an art residency.
The transient nature of the city [...]