I am excited to be involved in the following exhibitions and projects this year:
MA Walcot Chapel Residency, Bath; 12-18 February
The Cotswold Sculpture Park, The Paddock, Somerford Keynes, Cirencester GL7 6FE; 1 April – 30thSeptember, 10.30am-5pm (closed Tues and Wed), admission £5. http://www.elementalsculpturepark.com/
Sound Bites Talks on Beatrix Potter’s ‘Absidia’ drawing, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton, 10 March & 27 April, 2pm; part of ‘The Land We Live in – The Land We Left Behind’ exhibition.
Talk ‘Art from Scrap’ at The Ocean Matters, Bristol Aquarium, Bristol (organised by Bath Spa university); 4.30pm, 26 May. Event: 26-27 May. Exhibition will be extended for longer. A1 mounted photographic prints of various artworks displayed to highlight the plight of our oceans. https://oceanmatters.weebly.com #oceanmatterstoartanddesign
‘ABC Bath’ (Art Breeds Conscience), Walcot St and surrounds, Bath; 11 – 31 May. Initiated by MA Curatorial Practice student Beatriz Nogueira, the project aims to bring environmentally friendly art onto the streets and parks of Bath, in the hope that it will encourage its audience to question current issues – waste, factory farming, pollution of our air, land and seas. Instagram – @abcbath; Twitter – @AbcBath; Website – bathabc.wordpress.com
Continuum, FAB Festival (Fringe Arts Bath), 6 New Bond Street Place, Bath; 25 May (opening night)- 10 June;11am – 6pm daily. Artwork by MA students from Bath Spa University. Varied practices including sculpture, painting, installation and performance. The exhibition addresses the issue of change. I will be working on a piece, which will grow throughout the festival period.
WE ARE ALL … FOUR WORDS MEETS PARIS 1968, Media Wall, The Commons Building, Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath. 1-17 May. 500 submitted/selected slogans animated into a one-hour sequence with programmed screenings and talks http://alandunn67.co.uk/weareall.html @MediaWallBSU
I am delighted to be involved with The Rubbish Art Project, old HSBC Bank, Shepton Mallet, a new venture creating art with the community for the town using scrap materials. Various workshops will run from May onwards (tbc), most dependent on fundraising.
SAW Residency working with PRU teenagers, Bridgwater and Taunton College; 19 – 27June, making artworks from reclaimed materials particularly metals.
Involved in making work with All Hallows Prep School pupils for an exhibition ‘All the Fun’, Silk Mill, Frome; 23 June
Summer Show, Atkinson Gallery, Millfield School, Street; 25 June – 3 Aug
I am excited to be taking part in ‘Ingruttati Palermo’, Manifesta12 5x5x5. Organised by HydroCity, it is a 10 day research and fabrication workshop in Palermo, part of Manifesta12, linked to the Planetary Garden. My involvement is supported by Bath Spa University Enterprise Showcase Fund. The project will involve a group of international artists, geographers, urban landscape architects and students who will be exploring the extraordinary hidden underground networks of the qanat waterways.
Evolver Prize, ACE Arts, Somerton; 28 July – 25 August
MA Show, Sion Hill, Bath Spa University; 21 – 26 Sept
Line and Point, Centrespace, Bristol; 25 Oct – 1 Nov
I hope you can attend some of these events. The list will be updated when necessary.