Until 11 September, Deborah Smith Projects at Arup, London
Inside Cities: Art and the Built Environment
Arup, 8 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BJ
Exhibition opening hours: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, Closed Bank Holiday Monday
The exhibition embraces creativity and innovation and is inspired by the 2015 Arup Design Book about cities. The show presents aspects of built and proposed infrastructure, community projects, exploration of materials and objects - virtual, real and imagined - all united by nature and urban green projects. Together with Arup projects, artists include Mark Titchner, Ivan and Heather Morison, Damien Hirst, Myvillages, Something & Son and Wood and Harrison.
From 1 August, Firstsite, Colchester
Firstsite is delighted to announce that applications will open soon for its first Open exhibition, which will take place throughout the galleries in autumn 2015. Artists will be invited to register work for inclusion in the exhibition from 1 August – 20 September. The exhibition will promote and showcase the diverse range of contemporary visual art practice in the East of England and will be open to artists based in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. Only work made in the last four years will be exhibited. Please visit our website in the coming weeks for further information and application details: www.firstsite.uk.net
8-9 August, Black Barn, nr Swaffham, Norfolk
Specific Objects – an exhibition curated by Hugh Pilkington for a new project space for contemporary art at Cockley Cley, Norfolk. Opens Saturday 8 August from 6-8pm, Sunday 9 August from 11-1pm and at other times by appointment firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 22 August and Sunday 23 August, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire
Our Annual Open Weekend returns with a range of contributions including exhibitions, events and performances alongside twelve artists working from Wysing opening their studios; a rare treat. The weekend also marks the end of our annual Leverhulme Arts Scholars Summer School, with a presentation in the gallery of works developed during the summer. Full details on our website, here.
Saturday 29 August, Smiths Row, Bury St Edmunds
Join artist and musician Kate Jackson on Saturday August 29th for a culmination party celebrating her residency at Smiths Row. Taking the format of a short-term residency in the gallery, the exhibition brings together Jackson’s painting and printmaking with her established practice as a singer and song-writer.
Saturday 12 September, Departure Lounge, Luton – off site project
Save the date for a nightclub takeover and launch party for our new 2015/16 programme in collaboration with electronic producer Dark Strands featuring curators as guest DJs throughout the night. Please check back on our website and Dark Strands Facebook page for more information.