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EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
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PATHWAYS: an artists’ talk and practice sharing with Sarah Needham and Stepanka Facerova.

Through a facilitated exchange, we’ll reflect together as a group on the ideas and approaches that underpin these two artists' creative journeys. The discussion will be followed with refreshments and informal conversation. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with creative people in the area!

 

Sunday, October 1st

2.00-4.00pm

 

This event is FREE, but places are limited and booking is essential.

 

Cambridge Artspace, 5 Greens Road, CB4

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Grounding Through Making is the fruit of collaboration between artists Rachel Dormer, Corinna Reynolds and Liz Workman. Their exhibition uses the tactile nature of clay as a focus for explorations of loss, separation, transition, repair and renewal. 

WORKSHOP

Saturday 24 June

2.00-4.00pm

 

A hands-on workshop to explore your own thoughts and experiences through clay. The artists will be sharing their process of grounding through touch, drawing, making, centering, opening up conversation, reflecting, engaging, to give you a chance to creatively explore. Free workshop, booking essential: Workshop Booking Link

DISCUSSION
Sunday 25 June

2.00-4.00pm

 

A facilitated discussion around how the artists' process enabled them to work with themes of loss, separation, transition, repair and renewal, to build a sense of community, and develop an output that reflects their shared experience. Free event, booking recommended: Event Booking Link

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MAYDAY: An open exhibition for open times

Mayday has many meanings. It celebrates International Workers’ Day. Its roots are in pagan celebration of the vital shift into Summer. It is also m’aider – a signal of distress, a cry for help.

Inspired to make new work in the face of the urgent times, Artspace gallery shows the responses to our open call for works that reflect upon the state we’re in and imagined future alternatives.

Exhibition opens on Friday 26th May 6-8pm, all welcome.

Continues 27th & 28th May 2-6pm.

 

Works will be auctioned with sealed bids starting at £10 each, in support of emergency relief funds.

Cambridge Artspace, 5 Greens Road, CB4 3EF

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PATHWAYS: Exploring contrasting contemporary art practices

You’re invited to join us in the gallery at Artspace where artists Véronique Chance, Stepanka Facerova and Nathan Huxtable will each be sharing recent projects. 

 

The artists will respond to questions and thoughts about their aims and individual practices. The group will reflect upon and amplify ideas and processes in the work across a series of 30 minute discussions followed by informal refreshments.

 

Sunday, April 30th 4.00-6.00pm

 

Free event but booking is essential!

 

Cambridge Artspace, 5 Greens Road, CB4

 

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PIECING TOGETHER

An exhibition by Idit Nathan and Sarah Wood

Can what’s discarded today gift future-vision? 

For this year’s Cambridge Festival, artists Idit Nathan and Sarah Wood will conduct an art experiment. Throughout the Festival, they will respond each day to a single art manifesto directed towards the future of the planet. In return, they will make new work but only using the casually discarded material they find around them. 

 

Can art be made without a negative impact on the planet? This playful project is designed to test just that. Repurposing, remodelling, remaking – Nathan and Wood will reanimate what’s overlooked in today’s landscape.

 

The results of this art experiment will culminate in Piecing Together, an exhibition of new work at Cambridge Artspace. Visitors to the exhibition will also be invited to join in with the art experiment.

 

Cambridge Artspace, 5 Greens Road, CB4 3EF

OBJECT RELATIONS
 

Sunday, February 26th 2023
2.00pm - 4.00pm

 

As part of our ongoing Illumination series, Artworks studio artist Clio Lloyd-Jacob will be hosting OBJECT RELATIONS, a free silent drawing workshop. 

Participants are invited to each bring an object which will be used in a group arrangement. This small, supportive workshop will begin with ideas-sharing and object arrangement, then continue with an hour of independent silent drawing. The workshop will conclude with refreshments, sharing of work and an open discussion.  

All materials are provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own preferred materials as well. 


FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/object-relations-a-silent-drawing-workshop-tickets-518566886517

PATHWAYS
Sunday, January 29th 2023
4.00pm - 6.00pm

 

Artworks is delighted to host three artists for our January Pathways event:

Helen Cook, Susan Mealing and Mansi Shouche.

 

Each artist will share a recent or ongoing project and the audience will be invited to participate in a discussion of the artists’ intentions, context and creative work. There will be opportunities to make connections with other artists and find overlaps between diverse approaches. Do come join the conversation! 

 

Cambridge Artspace
5 Greens Road, CB4 3EF

 

FREE, but spaces are limited, please book via email:
artspace@cambridgeartworks.com

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