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Previous events and exhibitions

SIAD Gallery

Universal Everything
18 Feb - 4 Mar 2009
Matt Pyke of Sheffield's Universal Everything brings his selection of new digital artworks to the the SIAD Gallery, elements of which were recently shown outside the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. ..more

Showroom

25 Feb
Prism is a programme of contemporary art events commissioned by The Showroom. Adapting to its unique environment, the event exhibits exciting new audio, video, performative and interactive works from emerging students and established artists. Constructing a social evening in which the creative sector can converse around the ... ..more

Workstation

20 Feb
This exhibition brings together some of Liverpool's most talented, up and coming young artists, spot lit last year when the city became Europe's Capital of Culture. ..more

Workstation & Bloc

20 Feb - 27 Feb 2009
This exhibition brings together some of Liverpool's most talented, up and coming young artists, spot lit last year when the city became Europe's Capital of Culture. ..more

Artist Studio

Stephen Carley
28 Feb
Over the coming year artist Stephen Carley’s studio will be the context for a variety of monthly exhibitions or ‘visual trials’. Sometimes existing artifacts will be exhibited, or the space adapted or changed in some way or used for collaborative ventures. Guest curators will occasionally be invited. The concentration will ... ..more

Sheffield Town Hall

13 Feb
An exhibition and screening of new work by Trish O’Shea and Katie Davies, artists in residence at Sheffield’s Old Town Hall between July and December 2008. Through their work, Trish O’Shea explores the experiences of other people in relation to the places they occupy, and Katie Davies focuses on the ... ..more

Musuems Sheffield: Graves Gallery

10 Nov - 14 Mar 2009
Three contemporary artworks from Tate are now on display in the Graves, courtesy of the ongoing Visual Dialogues project. Self Portrait as a Businessman, by Pawel Althamer, Butterfly Catchers, by Hannah Starkey and Boats by Bethan Huws, all make connections with existing works in Sheffield’s collection. ..more

Persistence Works: Yorkshire ArtSpace Society

Clinton de Menezes
26 Jan - 6 Mar 2009
New work by Clinton de Menezes, which is the artist's first solo show in the UK since emigrating from South Africa a year and a half ago. The artist has taken as his starting point the idea of ‘Probe’ as a critical or exploratory investigation, expedition or device designed to ... ..more

Showroom

28 Jan
Prism is a programme of contemporary art events commissioned by The Showroom Cinema, Sheffield. Adapting to its unique environment, the event exhibits exciting new audio, video, performative and interactive  works from emerging  students and  established artists. ..more

S1 Artspace

25 Feb
S1 / salon returns with a new season of artist film and video programmes presenting works from Belgium, France, Germany, the UK and USA. Selected exclusively from an open call, this years selection panel were Benjamin Cook, director of LUX, artist Anja Kirschner, and curator, Sophia Crilly. ..more

S1 Artspace

12 Feb
S1 / salon returns with a new season of artist film and video programmes presenting works from Belgium, France, Germany, the UK and USA. Selected exclusively from an open call, this years selection panel were Benjamin Cook, director of LUX, artist Anja Kirschner, and curator, Sophia Crilly. ..more

Showroom

11 Feb
Bryndis Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson collaborate on work across installation, text, photography, and video, which uses the relation between humans and animals to question cultural and individual location between domesticity and wilderness. ..more

Showroom

18 Feb
Olivia Plender's work uses historical research to investigate idiosyncratic pockets of forgotten history that sit awkwardly with the way we live now. ..more

Showroom

28 Jan
John Timberlake’s work principally focuses on histories and fictions associated with landscape, and is held in collections in Britain, Europe and the US. ..more

Showroom

25 Feb
Gordon Cheung’s multi-media paintings capture the hallucinations between the virtual and actual realities of a globalised world, oscillating between Utopia and Dystopia. ..more

Access Space

Mike Howe
17 Jan - 12 Mar 2009
Mandalas are found among the most ancient art forms - it is thought that they expressed an awe of the natural world and natural cycles. Using the familiar circular form of the mandala, Mike Howe has created a series of detailed and intriguing textures and designs, manipulating photographs of ... ..more

Sheffield Town Hall

Trish O’Shea & Katie Davies
6 Feb - 20 Feb 2009
An exhibition and screening of new work by Trish O’Shea and Katie Davies, artists in residence at Sheffield’s Old Town Hall between July and December 2008. Through their work, Trish O’Shea explores the experiences of other people in relation to the places they occupy, and Katie Davies focuses on the ... ..more

Access Space

Kate Vale & James Wallbank
15 Nov - 12 Mar 2009
The Objective Room is a site specific installation created for Access Space, inspired by a room described in one of C.S. Lewis's theological science fiction novels. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

 
Suky Best
15 Jan - 8 Apr 2009
Museums Sheffield with Lovebytes presents The Return of the Native, shown on the Millennium Gallery plasma screens. Artist Suky Best highlights the gradual disappearance of once hitherto common types of wildlife from their former habitats across the UK. ..more

SIAD Gallery

6 Jan - 16 Jan 2009
An exhibition of works which approach and focus on a particular theme or subject through the moving and still image, silence and sound. All works have been created by Northern Media School BA & MA Film and Media Production, and BA Photography students from Sheffield Hallam University. ..more

Graves Gallery

18 Feb - 2 May 2009
How we define ourselves in the age of the individual is the theme of this contemporary art exhibition, which features work from leading British artists including Grayson Perry, Gillian Wearing and Mona Hatoum. A Picture of You? is part of The Great British Art Debate, a four year collaboration with ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Gayle Chong Kwan
21 Jan
Join artist Gayle Chong Kwan as she shares insights into her new work for the Graves Gallery, The Land of Peach Blossoms ..more

Site Gallery

Tim Etchells
6 Feb
A live performance that features a long free-associating monologue that tumbles from topic to topic to create a vast, failing iteration and explanation of the world. Comical in its apparent naiveté and preposterously encyclopaedic in scope, Sight is the Sense… explores the absurdity and horror of consciousness as it ... ..more

Clock Tower Gallery

Lorraine Kay
23 Feb - 2 Apr 2009
Sponsored by the Hallamshire Physiotherapy group,'Pain'tings' is a personal documentary which explores how the creative focus can help deal with painful and debilitating health problems, resulting in improvements in both physical and emotional well-being, including a reduced dependency on medication. ..more

Artist Studio

12×12 - 2. This is not a love song
Stephen Carley
17 Jan
Artist Stephen Carley’s studio will be the context for a variety of monthly exhibitions or ‘visual trials’. This is not a love song will consist of two audio samples, three graphic images in chalk on blackboard, a large photograph, an image scorched into paper and a burning wax heart. Visitors ... ..more

SIAD Gallery

13 Dec - 19 Dec 2008
An exhibition of work by Sara Brannan, Penny Jones, Paula Kirby and David Mcnab, four second year MA contemporary fine art students. The artists have individidually produced work which responds to their own interpretation of the term liminal. ..more

Artist's Studio

Stephen Carley
6 Dec
Over the coming year artist Stephen Carley's studio will be the context for a variety of monthly exhibitions or 'visual trials'. The concentration will be on process, ideas, context and communication with an audience and build up a coherent body of work filtered by the structure of 12X12 and the ... ..more

Site Gallery

22 Nov - 31 Jan 2009
An exhibition exploring the tension between language and image through film and video, playing with the power of narration, the voiceover and the use of text to draw attention to language’s role in film ..more

Showroom

Artist Talk with Nancy Hwang
10 Dec
Nancy Hwang’s art is often involved with providing the public with such everyday services as exercise training, baking, hair shampooing, and relaxing in a video lounge. Originally from Seoul in Korea, she currently lives in New York. ..more

Showroom

Transmission: Host
Artist Talk with Marko Maetamm
3 Dec
Marko Maetamm is a multimedia artist from Estonia. He combines different mediums, working with video, drawing, books, and objects, and exhibition internationally. He recently represented Estonia in the Venice Biennale in 2007. ..more

Showroom

Artist Talk with Pil and Galia Kollectiv
26 Nov
Pil and Galia Kollectiv are London-based artists, writers, lecturers, and curators working in collaboration. Their art work is primarily film and performance-based and explores the utopian discourses of the twentieth century and the way they operate in a changing landscape of creative work and instrumentalised leisure. ..more

Cupola Gallery

28 Nov - 10 Jan 2009
An Open Submission show, in which conceptual works sit alongside contemporary works in more traditional formats including painting, printmaking, stone sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, glass, wood, photography and mixed media works. ..more

Encounters Shop

2 Dec
The second in a series of open monthly sessions inviting discussion around participation, action and interdiscipliary collaboration in local urban contexts. With presentations from Andy Abbott, Leeds based artist, writer and curator/Black Dogs, and Florian Cossack, architect and curator, University of Sheffield School of Architecture. ..more

S1 Artspace

Pil and Galia Kollectiv
11 Oct - 15 Nov 2008
Pil and Galia Kollectiv present photographic documentation of rehearsals for an opera that was never performed, inspired by Svetlana, the daughter of Stalin who defected from the Soviet Union twice. ..more

Bloc

Steve Hawley
8 Nov - 22 Nov 2008
An exhibition by Sheffield based artist, Steve Hawley. Not to Scale is a video that uses images shot in model villages around Britain. There is something about the model village (or miniature park) that combines nostalgia with a peculiarly English surrealism, the surrealism of Lewis Carroll and The Borrowers. Yet ... ..more

S1 Artspace

27 Nov - 12 Dec 2008
New paintings by John Burke, sculpture by Haroon Mirza and Jerome Harrington, photography by Charlotte Morgan and video and sound works by Katie Davies. The work has been selected through an open call to the membership by Josephine Flynn, Emma Cocker and David Martin. ..more

Showroom

Prism
19 Nov
The inaugural event for Prism, a new programme of contemporary art events commissioned by The Showroom Cinema. Taking place after Sheffield Hallam University’s Transmission lectures, it aims to take on the themes discussed and expand them into an evening of new commissioned work. Submissions will be taken from both established ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Matt Clarke
24 Oct - 22 Nov 2008
A selection of oil and mixed media paintings by Matt Clarke depicting nature as it is seen down the double ended Macroscope. Sourced from both satellite photography and microscopic imagery, the work explores the world from either end of our visual range. When viewed from a distance, the works look ... ..more

Persistence Works: Yorkshire ArtSpace Society

22 Nov
Behind the scenes tours of Persistence Works, home of Yorkshire ArtSpace Society. Join artists Tracey Holland and Chloe Brown, contemporary artists based at Persistence Works, for a tour of this award winning building. They will show you round the studios, talk about the artists working in the building, and share ... ..more

Persistence Works: Yorkshire ArtSpace Society

Open Studios at Persistence Works
21 Nov - 22 Nov 2008
Persistence Works, home of Yorkshire ArtSpace Society, open their doors to the public once again for this annual Autumn event. See work by over 50 contemporary artists and makers, and explore this award-winning building, the largest purpose built studio complex in the UK. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Open studios at Bank Street Arts
29 Nov
Bank Street Arts is a new studio and gallery complex in Sheffield City Centre. Housed in listed Georgian terraces situated behind the Cathedral, the complex aims to provide a home, venue and setting for a wide range of creative individuals and organisations. One of the key elements of their work ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

Ken Horne
28 Nov - 24 Dec 2008
Ken Horne is the first Artist in Residence at Bank Street Arts, which aims to support artists from the region by providing studio space and/or exhibition opportunities. This exhibition is a culmination of his residency that started in April, showing a new series of works using recycled metal, in particular ... ..more

Sheffield Anglican Cathedral

John Brokenshire
4 Oct - 12 Nov 2008
An exhibition of painting and drawing, tackling themes of judgement and mercy, responding directly to two works in the Sheffield's city collection. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Gayle Chong Kwan
12 Apr - 31 Jan 2009
Taking her inspiration from an ancient Chinese tale and Sheffield’s unique collection of antique carved ivories, contemporary artist Gayle Chong Kwan has created The Land of Peach Blossom ..more

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