I Am Making Art: Sigils and Symbols

Image Credit: Courtesy Bryony Gillard

Spike Island Artspace, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6UX

01179292266
admin@spikeisland.org.uk
http://www.spikeisland.org.uk/events/activities/i-am-making-art-march-2019/

Saturday 23 March 2019
2-5pm
Admission Fee: Free, booking advised
Booking recommended
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/i-am-making-art-sigils-and-symbols-tickets-53871484059

Using ideas from magic and witchcraft, create objects that explore our inner lives, our hopes and desires for a better world, with artist and curator Bryony Gillard.

I Am Making Art

These monthly activity sessions are led by artists and take place in the Spike Island Café. Visitors of all ages and abilities can try out new techniques and approaches to making art, from drawing and painting to collage, sculpture and animation and are invited to drop in any time during the session.

Bryony Gillard

Bryony Gillard is an artist and curator based in the south west. Situated between writing, performance, video and exhibition making, Gillard’s practice draws on the notion of ‘constant revision’ — states of being in which structures or ideas can be subverted, dissolved or questioned. 

Bryony has an MFA from the Dutch Art Institute, School for Art Praxis. Recent projects include a solo exhibition at Turf Projects, Croydon, a group exhibition exploring the writings of Virginia Woolf at Tate St.Ives; Pallant House, Chichester; and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; and The Atlantic Project, Plymouth (all 2018).

Her work has been included in a range of national and international contexts including: Documnt, New York/Berlin; BB15, Linz; Northern Charter, Newcastle; Casa de Pova, São Paulo; Upominki, Rotterdam.

http://bryonygillard.co.uk/

 

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