Exhibitions

Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

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Belfry Exhibition: AFTERTHOUGHTS, 5-15 October

Opening Night: Thursday 5 October, 6-9pm Then Weekdays 3-7pm, Weekends 12-7pm “Afterthoughts” is a collaboration between glass artist Celina Szelejewska-Pigulla and photographer and video artist Hektor Werios. Small fused and polished glass pieces are the common theme of both artists’ interpretations. Through different media they allow the observer to experience their intricate details, interplay with light, beauty as pieces of jewelry or as elements in fine art photography. For several years now Celina has been experimenting with combining screen-printing, painting and glass fusing....

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Pale Blue Dot Collective: Rising, 28 September – 1 October

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Pale Blue Dot Collective: Rising, 28 September – 1 October

Helen Barff • Louise Beer • Ryan Gander • Helen Goodwin • Katie Goodwin • Ellie Harrison • Hayley Harrison • Ian Maslen • David Morgan-Davies • Catriona Leahy • Sujin Lim • Simon Read • Jessica Rinland • Ben Rivers This exhibition is dedicated to the late artist, Chris Wainwright. His work, research and humbleness are all things we can only aspire to. Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice. Will Durant Pale Blue Dot Collective presents Rising – a multi disciplinary contemporary art exhibition...

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Belfry Exhibition: SILENTLY SOUNDING SAND – Dallas Seitz

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Belfry Exhibition: SILENTLY SOUNDING SAND – Dallas Seitz

Opening Event: Thursday 7 September, 6-9pm Friday 8 and Friday 15 September, 2-7pm  Saturday 9 and Saturday 16 September, 12-6pm  Silently Sounding Sand is a new installation of sculptural works by Dallas Seitz that uses the history of the sand bag as a starting point to create new surrealist forms. During World War II sandbags, or soft armour as they became known, were used to protect civilian structures including churches, stained glass windows, monuments and statuary. Easily transported, inexpensive, and structurally sound, the sandbag has become a visual marker of both disaster and...

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DEC-RYPTED 2016, Belfry Group Exhibition 3 – 13 November

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DEC-RYPTED 2016, Belfry Group Exhibition 3 – 13 November

  The crypt at St John’s is home to a number of community enterprises, including the Community Art room. Here everyone is welcome, whatever level of experience, to join Mosaic, Stained Glass and Stone Carving workshops. ‘Decrypted’ invites you to come and see the work students and teachers have made in recent...

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May Ayres ‘STUFF HAPPENS’ – Belfry Exhibition, 1 Sept – 6 Oct 2016

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May Ayres ‘STUFF HAPPENS’ – Belfry Exhibition, 1 Sept – 6 Oct 2016

  Fired Clay Sculpture from the series ‘The War Of Aggression’ May Ayres: Stuff Happens Thursday 1 September, Private View 6-9pm, then Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12-7pm until 6 October Join us for the closing night on Thursday 6 October, 6pm to 9pm Talha Ahsan will be reading his poetry and Debbie Charles will be singing freedom songs ”Shortly after the beginning of the second Iraq war, a war launched in the face of massive public opposition around the world, I started to make small sculptures based on stories and images from the conflict, as a way to process...

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Belfry Exhibition: Miriam Sedacca – BERFREI, 4 – 14 August 2016

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Belfry Exhibition: Miriam Sedacca – BERFREI, 4 – 14 August 2016

Berfrei Is a site-specific response to the unique space of the Belfry of St John on Bethnal Green. The exhibition draws upon the structural origins of the Belfry as a watch tower, from which its name is derived. Taking this association as a starting point, the exhibition considers the significance of spaces from which we look outwards, and of those which compel us to look inwards. Using a range of material textures alongside film works, Miriam Sedacca explores our sensory relationship to built environments. Sculptural pieces juxtapose solidity and ephemerality. Cast plaster objects present...

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