Bank Street Arts

A+B
Ian Baxter
28 Mar - 16 Apr 2011
Ian Baxter, Bank Street Art's artist in residence working in sonic art presents a new work, an installation situated in two barrel vaulted project spaces. ..more

Bank Street Arts

7 Apr
This interactive event is based on Sol LeWitt’s ’35 rules of conceptual art’, participants are invited to write on the provided t-shirts. Run in the fast paced Speed dating style event, participants will rotate and discuss each rule with other participants in the group. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Post Hoc - opening
Bryan Eccleshall, Angelina Ayers, Ian Baxter and Beverley Green
3 Apr
Bryan Eccleshall’s earlier residency at Bank Street,Gone, is being revisited and extended through a collaboration with Bryan, writers, including writer in residence, Angelina Ayers, and sound from resident artist, Ian Baxter. ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Ian Kiaer
14 Apr
With an economy of means, Ian Kiaer mines the history of ideas, art and architecture. Made up of disposable materials, his installations are refined in terms of colour, texture and scale, evoking delicate physically and ideology distant landscapes. ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Gravity: Artist Talk
Simon Bill
7 Apr
Simon Bill is a painter, writer and curator. His ‘oval paintings’ are an extended series of uniform size and shape but wildly disparate style, medium, technique and subject. He has written catalogue essays for Gavin Turk, Gary Hume and others and is represented by Patrick Painter Gallery in Los Angeles. ..more

Bloc

The MONUMENTAL Pictures - Opening
Dale Holmes
1 Apr
The opening event for the exhibition 'The MONUMENTAL Pictures', when Dale Holmes will be presenting two major new paintings 'MONUMENT (for B.P.)' and 'MONUMENT (for I.T.)'. The title of the show refers to the physical size of the work, the architecture that... ..more

Access Space

Xname (Eleonora Oreggia)
3 Apr
On Sunday 3rd April join Access Space as the Noise_Objects are inserted as landmarks in the urban space of Sheffield during a collective walk through the city trying to discover - and reinvent - Sheffield's identity. ..more

Access Space

with Xname (AKA Eleonora Oreggia)
31 Mar - 2 Apr 2011
Xname, Access Space's Artist in Residence, will be facilitating a series of workshops and activities including interventions in the city. Collect your old toys and any other interesting scrap material which stimulates your imagination and join the artist at Access Space. ..more

Bloc

The MONUMENTAL Pictures
Dale Holmes
1 Apr - 16 Apr 2011
Dale Holmes will be presenting two new paintings. The title of the show refers to the physical size of the work, the architecture that occurs from its making and the practice of formalist abstract painting. These works have been designed and constructed in response to the exhibition space, its interior ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Last Sunday
27 Mar
On the last Sunday afternoon of every month Cupola will host live musical to celebrate its current exhibition and provide an opportunity for artists and audiences to relax and enjoy the art on show. All the events are free and will be varied, with acts ranging from experimental jazz ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Angel of History - Opening
Stephen Todd
1 Apr
A show of English seascapes that explores history, from the personal to the classical. It starts with an estuary sunset and ends at a city of gold. 'The angel of history, face turned towards the past’ (Walter Benjamin). Images are not passive to the passage of time. The ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Stephen Todd
1 Apr - 2 May 2011
A show of English seascapes that explores history, from the personal to the classical. It starts with an estuary sunset and ends at a city of gold. 'The angel of history, face turned towards the past’ (Walter Benjamin). Images are not passive to the passage of time. The ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Museum Lates: Kateřina Šedá & Galvanise
30 Mar
A chance to enjoy Museums Sheffield's current exhibition, Líšeň Profile by Kateřina Šedá in the evening, with a bar and live music. Watch artist Geo Law and others creating live drawings inspired by Kateřina Šedá and have a go at drawing from a nude model with 30 minute speedy ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

10 Mar
Join Louisa Briggs, Senior Curator of Visual Art, who will present the new commission for Museums Sheffield, Líšeň Profile by Kateřina Šedá. Based in the Czech Republic, Kateřina Šedá's work often touches on ideas of community, memory and collective identity. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Kateřina Šedá
2 Mar - 30 May 2011
Based in the Czech Republic, Kateřina Šedá is an acclaimed contemporary artist whose work often touches on ideas of community, memory and collective identity. In a new commission for Museums Sheffield, Líšeň Profile, Kateřina has worked with hundreds of Czech volunteers in a search for those individuals who best reflect ... ..more

Site Gallery

Guy Ben-Ner
19 Mar
The first UK solo exhibition by Guy Ben-Ner in a public gallery, including a new commission: ‘Spies’. Guy Ben-Ner was born in Israel in 1969 and currently lives in Tel Aviv. Site has commissioned a new work ‘Spies’, which relates to the bible story of the ‘twelve spies’ who were ... ..more

Site Gallery

Guy Ben-Ner
18 Mar
The opening event for the first UK solo exhibition by Guy Ben-Ner in a public gallery, including a new commission: ‘Spies’. Guy Ben-Ner was born in Israel in 1969 and currently lives in Tel Aviv. Site has commissioned a new work ‘Spies’, which relates to the bible story of the ... ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Gravity: Artist Talk
Lizzie Fisher
24 Mar
Lizzie Fisher is Curator of Exhibitions at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge. Kettle’s Yard was founded by Jim Ede in 1956 as a place where visitors would ‘find a home and a welcome, a refuge of peace and order, of the visual arts and of music.’ Since joining Kettle’s Yard in ... ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Gravity: Artist Talk
Kim L Pace
17 Mar
Kim L. Pace is an artist and curator, whose work depicts the grotesquely heroic and the light heartedly ‘uncanny’. Her idiosyncratic, humorous and subtly ominous narratives both engage and reflect contemporary life — having one foot firmly planted in ‘now’ and the other in the slippery past, she bridges the ... ..more

Peak Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University

Gravity: Artist Talk
Martin Boyce
10 Mar
Martin Boyce is an artist working in Glasgow. He makes work that draws on Modernist design history to create sculptural pieces evoking whole worlds of their own. Boyce has exhibited widely nationally and internationally. ..more

Bank Street Arts

CAKE: SLAM JAM: Thrown Together
16 Mar
Organised by art collective CAKE, Slam Jam is an informal open mic night of spoken word and performance. All performers are accepted from zine readings to improv, from slam to sonnet, to power point lectures that are inherently ironic and unstable - the night is theatrical, informal, factual and fractured ... ..more

Access Space

Noise Objects
Xname (Eleonora Oreggia)
8 Apr
A performance of Noise Objects and a screening of a video documenting Access Space's most recent artist in residence. Italian artist Xname (Eleonora Oreggia) will be in residence at Access Space from 22 March developing her electronics /intervention / performance project Noise_Objects in Public Space. ..more

Bank Street Arts

Post Hoc
Bryan Eccleshall, Angelina Ayers, Ian Baxter and Beverley Green
1 Apr - 9 Apr 2011
Bryan Eccleshall’s earlier residency at Bank Street, Gone, is being revisited and extended through a collaboration with Bryan, writers, including writer in residence, Angelina Ayers, and sound from resident artist, Ian Baxter. ..more

Access Space

Operational Art Workshop
James Wallbank
26 Mar
A workshop on the ideas behind Operational Art and how to create things using these ideas. Bring a photograph of any environment and James Wallbank will help you to create digital camouflage for it. This may be your living room, office, supermarket, pub, bedroom, sub-Saharan battle zone, allotment, art gallery, ... ..more

Access Space

Operational Art - Preview & Artist Talk
11 Mar
All are welcome to the preview event and artist talk for Operational Art, an exhibition and participatory project by James Wallbank. In our complex, networked culture, it is often difficult to see what is important and what is peripheral. What appears to be significant may be deceptive advertorial, misinformation or ... ..more

Access Space

Operational Art
James Wallbank
12 Mar - 30 Apr 2011
An exhibition and participatory project by James Wallbank. In our complex, networked culture, it is often difficult to see what is important and what is peripheral. What appears to be significant may be deceptive advertorial, misinformation or media hype. ..more

Site Gallery

Lindsey Adams
5 Mar
Site Gallery celebrates the launch of a collaborative artist’s book ‘FLUVIATILE’, created by artist Lindsey Adams and poet Michelene Wandor. The project ‘Fluviatile’ was initiated whilst Adams was in residence at Site in 2000-2001 and developing an ACE digital arts project ‘Watershadows’. ..more

Site Gallery

Guy Ben-Ner
19 Mar - 14 May 2011
The first UK solo exhibition by Guy Ben-Ner in a public gallery, including a new commission: ‘Spies’. Guy Ben-Ner was born in Israel in 1969 and currently lives in Tel Aviv. Site has commissioned a new work ‘Spies’, which relates to the bible story of the ‘twelve spies’ who were ... ..more

Bloc Billboards

McCartneyVelardi
7 Mar - 7 Jun 2011
A new work for the Bloc Billboards by Nicola McCartney and Jonathan Velardi, who share a mutual interest in identity and stereotype within the context of popular culture through research and discussion. For the Bloc Billboards, the artists present two different works around themes of familiarity, seduction and the dream. ... ..more

S1 Artspace

Eva Berendes
19 Feb - 2 Apr 2011
People and Events will be the Decoration presents a series of new sculptures displayed across the gallery against the backdrop of a new large-scale curtain installation in what she refers to as a loose 'parcours' of objects. People and Events will be the Decoration is Berendes' first solo exhibition in ... ..more

Bank Street Arts

8 Feb - 5 Mar 2011
Anne Rook was a special jury prize winner in the 2009 Sheffield Artists’ Book Prize. Bank Street Arts is hosting an exhibition of Anne’s work around the theme of Spontaneous Cities, showing something of the breadth of her practice beyond the artist’s book. ..more

Access Space

Will Schrimshaw
28 Jan - 5 Mar 2011
Sound artist Will Schrimshaw is Access Space's Artist in Residence. His project, Spectral Influence, aims to explore the way in which the noises and lighting of the city we occupy influences our movements and emotional relations with urban space and the others we share this space with. ..more

Castle Market, Sheffield

Jo Wallace, Judy Hockley, Silvia Champion
14 Feb - 14 Apr 2011
For two months Castle Market will be hosting three artists in residence. For ten weeks dedicated stalls on the Lower Floor of Castle Market will serve as a workspace for three Sheffield based artists, Jo Wallace, Judy Hockley and Silvia Champion. During this time each artist will develop a new ... ..more

Cupola Gallery

Now and Then - Talk
5 Feb - 26 Mar 2011
In conjunction with Cupola's 20th anniversary celebrations and their Now and Then exhibition, which shows work by artists Cupola has represented over the years, Director Karen Sherwood discusses the question of "Going forward - where now?", with artist guest speakers (to be announced). ..more

Cupola Gallery

4 Feb - 27 Mar 2011
An exhibition featuring new or early work from artists who have a long history with Cupola. Over 10,000 artists have exhibited with Cupola since it first opened its doors in August 1991 but represented here are just a few of the many artists that have enjoyed a long relationship ... ..more

Sheffield Institute of Arts

The Animal Gaze
18 Feb - 20 Mar 2011
The Animal Gaze examines new ways in which animals appear in contemporary art and the contingent ethics and aesthetics to which such practice may be subject. Representations of animals that regularly appear elsewhere in the visual culture of our own species are avoided (no animals as decoration, nor status symbols ... ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Sarah Woodfine
27 Nov
Island is a new commission for the Graves Gallery by British artist Sarah Woodfine, in response to William Maw Egley's Lady of Shallot (1858) in Sheffield's art collection. Through her work, Woodfine explores imaginary worlds that border between the familiar and fantastical. ..more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Sutapa Biswas
27 Nov
A new contemporary artwork for Sheffield's collection. Magnesium Bird is an evocative and haunting work by Indian-born British artist Sutapa Biswas, filmed in the walled gardens at Harewood House, North Yorkshire. Sutapa Biswas' work often engages with issues of time, desire, feminism, cultural identity and memory, and are inspired by ... ..more

Contact us | Supporters | Site credits | © 2008 Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum