Pick of the Week

June's Guest Editor: Alexander Stevenson

Image: Alexander Stevenson, Quilt Cowboy (2016) digital video.

Every month we invite a Guest Editor to select our Pick of the Week feature. Chosen from the activities listed in our events pages they select highlights from across the region.

This June, artist and VASW steering group member Alexander Stevenson is making the selection

Alexander Stevenson is an independent artist working on commissions in the public realm, within international festivals, self-initiated projects and with contemporary galleries. In his practice, he mines information using processes usually associated with anthropologists, historians and researchers to create artworks, journeys and films. Recent commissions include: The Mechanical & Chemical processes of 16mm, a 16mm dance film for The Centre for Moving Image Research Bristol and Rogue Studios, Manchester; Quilt Cowboy​, an exhibition and film, commissioned by Situations for The American Museum in Britain, Bath; and Odyssean​, an artist residency in North Ronaldsay Lighthouse, Orkney Isles. He is currently Visiting Artist at the Digital Cultures Research Centre, Bristol.



What's On


Aspex Gallery

Thursday 15 September 2016 – Friday 15 September 2017

Ilse Black at Aspex Guildhall


Saturday 01 October 2016 – Sunday 01 October 2017

Modern Times: How the London School Changed British Art

Swindon Museum & Art Gallery

Wednesday 22 February 2017 – Saturday 01 July 2017

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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