Pick of the Week 2013

Guest Editor Profile: Gavin McClafferty

Image: 2010  G. McClafferty
Thermite Residency (featuring the Flower Pot Foundry), Various Sites
Commissioned by Knowle West Media Centre, Bristol, 2010

Every month we invite a guest editor to select our Pick of the Week feature, chosen from the activities listed in our events pages, covering exhibitions and previews, tours, artist talks, workshops, publication launches, open studios, and more from across the region.

We're delighted to welcome artist, and founder and co-director of INDEX Gallery, Gavin McClafferty, as our guest editor this August.

Gavin McClafferty MA (b.1970, London)
Studied fine art at Wimbledon, Falmouth and Cheltenham. Currently a co-director of the INDEX gallery in Stroud, Gloucestershire which he set up May 2012. Gavin divides his time between his studio, INDEX and freelance writing and curating.

The featured image was taken from a three month residency that developed a process to make and cast iron using discarded and high street materials. The project focused on four sites in south Bristol examining local histories and resources resulting in the striking of an iron coin at each site, performance lecture and film.



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What's On

Groundwork: Steve Rowell, Points of Presence

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Eastern House, Old Cable Lane, Porthcurno TR19 6JX

Thursday 21 June 2018 – Monday 01 April 2019

Fabric Africa: Stories told through textiles

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, Bristol, BS8 1RL

Saturday 30 June 2018 – Sunday 19 May 2019

Phizogs - Bedwyr Williams at RAMM

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RX

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – Monday 01 April 2019

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