Walking...Landscape...Memory

Image Credit: Lydia Halcrow

Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street, Salisbury SP1 3UT

01722 321744
info@salisburyarts.co.uk
www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk

Thursday 07 January 2016 – Saturday 27 February 2016
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 3pm

Talk

Meet the Artists
Saturday 23 January 2016, 2pm
Free
Booking essential

This exhibition launches a year during which Salisbury Arts Centre focuses on environmental concerns. On show will be the work of four artists influenced by global and local landscapes.

Text and photographic works by Richard Long document his walks through the landscapes in Ireland and Japan. A series of black and white photographs by Fay Godwin from 1975 capture the timelessness of the Wessex countryside. Painter Lydia Halcrow (pictured) exhibits brand new work inspired by her walks on Salisbury Plain, collapsing tank path maps with landscape vistas to create brooding images. Rob Irving uses photographs and modified LiDAR maps to explore the myth of subterranean 'Earth energies', which course through Avebury's ritual landscape.

Meet the Artists
Saturday 23 January at 2pm

An informal discussion with Lydia Halcrow and Rob Irving who will talk about their work and how the pieces in the exhibition play a part in their wider artistic practice. The discussion will be followed by a tour of the exhibition with the artists and exhibition curator. Tickets are free but booking is essential.

- See more at: http://www.salisburyartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/Event.aspx?EventID=1531#sthash.5RGYw1tX.dpuf

This exhibition launches a year during which Salisbury Arts Centre focuses on environmental concerns. On show will be the work of four artists influenced by global and local landscapes.

Text and photographic works by Richard Long document his walks through the landscapes in Ireland and Japan. A series of black and white photographs by Fay Godwin from 1975 capture the timelessness of the Wessex countryside. Painter Lydia Halcrow (pictured) exhibits brand new work inspired by her walks on Salisbury Plain, collapsing tank path maps with landscape vistas to create brooding images. Rob Irving uses photographs and modified LiDAR maps to explore the myth of subterranean 'Earth energies', which course through Avebury's ritual landscape.

Meet the Artists
Saturday 23 January at 2pm

An informal discussion with Lydia Halcrow and Rob Irving who will talk about their work and how the pieces in the exhibition play a part in their wider artistic practice. The discussion will be followed by a tour of the exhibition with the artists and exhibition curator. Tickets are free but booking is essential.

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