Exhibitions Open: 5 & 6 Aug, 10am – 5pm | 7 – 31 Aug, 10am – 7pm | 1 Sept – 5 Oct, 11am – 6pm
ALLEGORIES AND EXISTENCE
The Allegories & Existence series explores the role of the artist as provocateur, challenging audiences’ perceptions through the toying with and uncovering of myths. Performative action is a key element, looking at artists’ ability to tell the untold and disrupt the status quo, prompting us to question what it means to be human.
“i want to understand the concept of dionysian in a more up-to-date way, more scientifically, more psychologically. what is the dionysian phenomenon, this instinctual upsurge, this growing importance of intoxicating orgiastic sensual feelings, this onslaught of the unconscious…”
Curated by Dr. Marc Glöde
On the occasion of acclaimed Polish theatre director Tadeusz Kantor’s 100th anniversary the Polish Cultural Institute in London and Polnisches Institut Berlin will bring a new perspective to Kantor’s complex oeuvre. The exhibition focuses on the early phase of Kantor’s career, highlighting …
AFTER A.D. comprises of stills, props and music illustrating Derrick Guild’s fascination with and subsequent obscure discovery about Albrecht Durer’s iconic naturalistic Painting, ‘Young Hare’ (1502).
Curated by Julian Spalding and Glyn Thompson
Discover the ‘urmutter’ of modernism, a great neglected feminist artist and watch all the myths about modern art evaporate before your eyes.
One Million Years of Laughter is a new series of performances and paintings finding humour in the contradictions that exist within commonplace actions and experiences. Using what is known about the early ‘Homo’ as the basis for this body of …
Social cohesion, togetherness, individuality and trying to make work together without falling-out is the three sister collaboration Ortonandon. With the figure as a central motif, they consider body-form in relation to social politics and how identity can be represented through …
Katherine Araniello, Richard Butchins, Nicola Canavan, Jez Colborne, Lea Cummings, Claire Cunningham, Tony Heaton, Sheila Hill, Simon Mckeown, Aidan Moesby and Pum Dunbar, Bekki Perriman, Craig Simpson
Unlimited’s first exhibition at Summerhall is a series of ambitious mixed media installations by the UK’s leading disabled artists. The exhibition embeds the artists’ work within contemporary art practice, bringing disabled people and artists within society to the fore and, in turn, reaching new audiences and shifting perceptions.
This year the Foundation presents an overview of Richard Demarco’s archive, focusing on his work with artists, theatre makers and the cultural dialogues he initiated. Exhibitions include: Paul Neagu and Friends Artists include: Paul Neagu,Joseph Beuys, Fred Stiven, Ainslie Yule,Sorin …
The Thermos Museum is a comedic but also edifying experience. 12 suitcases unfold to reveal numerous astonishing displays.
“A superb piece of artistic geekiness” the List
Al White, Jamie Johnson and Lindsay Todd
A multi-disciplinary exhibition staged across The Living Mountain record store and neighbouring unique space exploring the mysterious fictional ocean from Stanislaw Lem’s Solaris.