Tag Archive | hive gallery

Photographs of Ill-Equipped and Making a Mark exhibitions

Making A Mark
Featuring 5 Barnsley-based artists whose work revolves predominantly around the practice of drawing: The artists are, Richard Kitson, John Ledger, Jade Morris, Mikk Murray and Louise Wright.
Daytime openings: Friday 22 July – Sunday 14 Aug
Opening days Thursday – Sunday, 12-4pm.
Hive Gallery, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Barnsley, S74 8HJ
 .
John Ledger
.
Global Ghetto, 2045, marks the centenary of the defeat of fascism (2010/11)
IMG_5976 gfsfs..
Mikk Murray
A dog’s life

small 9small 10.

Jade Morris

 IMG_6003 IMG_6011

.

Louise Wright

IMG_5996 IMG_6009.

Richard Kitson

IMG_6006 IMG_6008

Photographs from Ill-Equipped, an exhibition @Access space, Sheffield

A thanks to the people at Access Space for giving me the chance to put this show on. It’s been really good to see these works behind an active environment. Access Space is located on Sidney Street, just a few minutes walk leftwards out of the Sheffield Train Station.

“Access Space is an inclusive environment. As well as working with artists, academics, creative technologists, programmers, other professionals and students, 50% of  the participation in Access Space’s activities are from people in danger of exclusion and on the margins of society, including: people with disabilities, homeless people, ex-offenders, asylum seekers, refugees and people with mental health issues. Through Refab Space, Access Space engages with self starters and entrepreneurs as well. One of the strengths of Access Space is that it brings people from different backgrounds together.”

The exhibition was named after the drawing Ill-Equipped, a work that deals with the affect on subjectivities in an world where almost every aspect of life is becoming penetrated/mediated by cyberspace technologies, leaving us ‘always on’. But more crucially what does to our ability to truly develop an understanding of the big issues facing us in the 21st century.

Ill-Equipped

IMG_6029 small 2 small 1.We are watching ourselves sink (FOR INTERNET) 311741_176328182449958_158607817555328_370095_302941886_n 298196_176328199116623_158607817555328_370096_1241896030_n

The Sprawl – exhibition at Hive Gallery, Elsecar, South Yorkshire

The Sprawl

Drawings based on the land of people
.
.

This exhibition is a ‘installationalised’ selection of drawings covering the social landscape; the urbanization and takeover of the natural land and the methods of control over its inhabitants. The centerpiece is The Sprawl, an expansive paper drawing; incorporated around the shape of half of my bedroom (hence the unusual shape) colonizing all workable surfaces in the manner of a expanding city. An expression of a how the city becomes one giant super organism, although separate and hazardous towards Earths working life systems. All the inhabitants, their cars and trains are like the blood running through the veins keeping the city alive.

The Sprawl

The Sprawl (1697x2400) IMG_3523 IMG_3524 IMG_3914 IMG_3902f

IMG_3476IMG_3525

  Waking Up (Part of The Sprawl installation)

IMG_3492 IMG_3493 IMG_3494 IMG_3495 IMG_3496 IMG_34977

Central Bombardment

Central Bombardment (2009) - biro on paper

IMG_3487

People Factory

people factory (close up 1)

Three Tiers of a Sinking Ship

three tiers of a sinkings ship (2000x1412)