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October 2016

Corrumpo

October 25, 2016 - October 29, 2016
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Corrumpo - Bristol

'Corrumpo'   Artwerx and Artefacts by Dave Stitch. Free A 4 day art exhibition featuring original artwerx, collaborations, workshops, films, live electronic music and DIY synths. Corrumpo is a collection of prints and artefacts created by Dave Stitch, a man who clambered out of Essex in the late 90's and has been creating visual art and electronica ever since. He releases work occasionally as one would an injured creature back into the wild... gently and quietly. Dave created the majority…

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November 2016

I see blue skies through my tears

November 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
I see blue skies through my tears in the Gallery Space at The Island

Solo exhibition by Jonathon Parsons. A collection of canvas paintings with the theme skies: in our busy lives we seldom look up from our screens and see the beauty that is above us. We’ve been exposed to skies since we were born and yet we have merely only look at them and not fully seen them for the beauty that they are. This collection focuses on my fascination with skies, the form, colour and dream like formations that appear right…

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Creative Youth Network Open Call Exhibition

November 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Creative Youth Network Open Call Exhibitoin at SPACE

In September Creative Youth Network put out an open call for artists. They were looking for: Performance Illustration Print Making Sculpture Film & Sound Digital Arts Painting and Installations The exhibition is now here, a range of work has been selected and exhibited at SPACE and The Station. Opening Monday 7th  6pm - 8pm Tuesday 8th - Sunday 13th: 12-5pm

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Free

Session #2: Dance and Art focus

November 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Artspace Lifesapce

In September 2016, Bristol City Council Property team approached Artspace Lifespace (Registered Charity Number 1168150) offering a temporary lease for the recently vacated Jacobs Wells Baths while exploring options for the buildings future. Jacobs Wells Baths building provides a unique opportunity for Artspace Lifespace to develop the work we do as an organisation in providing Access, Space, Logistics and Support for a vibrant creative community in Bristol and beyond. THE FACTS: • Artspace Lifespace (Reg Charity No: 1168150) have now…

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Free

Entopia

November 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am - November 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Entopia exhibition at SPACE

Five talented Bristol-based artists invite you to view a showcase of pieces exploring the multiple facets of human interaction.  Taking inspiration from the housing estates of London; the comunidades of Guayaquil, Ecuador; from the intimacy of relationships to the more public exhibition of fashion, the works on display ask us to consider how art can shape communities and inform how we perceive one another through physical and musical expression. With live music from Quantocks all week. Artists: Liah Malik  …

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Slap Dash Art exhibition

November 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Slap Dash Art Exhibition in the Gallery Space at The Island

The event shall involve acoustic musical performances, live drawing and painting, 2 dimensional works and prints available for sale, spoken word performance and performance art.   Free entrance. Drinks and snacks available with donation and the chance to buy prints and zines. Facebook event page: Slap Dash Art exhibition

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Free

Past, Present and Future of HIV by Terrence Higgins Trust

November 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - December 1, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Past, Present and Future of HIV, Terrence Higgins Trust at SPACE

HIV has caused untold devastation since its discovery in the early 1980s. Many lives were lost to AIDS before the advent of antiretroviral therapy, the treatment for HIV. HIV has no cure at the moment, but the advancement in treatments has turned the fatal condition into a manageable long-term condition. Unfortunately, stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV is still a problem – it is real, rampant and affecting lives. You are invited to experience a week-long gallery display of art, poems, drawings and words by people…

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December 2016
Free

Christmas Pop Up Shop by Bristol Bazaar

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - December 24, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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FOR ALL OF DECEMBER! well... 1st - 24th... Bristol Bazaar, the nomadic makers market collective will be nestling into Bristol's old Police Station in the City Centre and unleashing their festive threads, concoctions and all the artful wonders of Bristol independent makers. With OVER 40 of Bristol's best ARTISTS, DESIGNERS and MAKERS with their newest designs and ideas, this shop is more than just a shop. But it does fulfill the needs of the shop rather well, you'll find everything…

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Free

Is it a mistake to get too deep into all that kind of stuff?

December 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Is it a mistake to get too deep into all that kind of stuff? Exhibition at SPACE

Is it a mistake to get too deep into all that kind of stuff? is an artwork by Riccardo Ambìveri (1993, CH) in collaboration with Bristol-based artists Kane Cottrell (1996, UK) and Jessica Wardle (1996, UK), which is composed of two parts: a participatory performance and an exhibition. The results of the performance were re-elaborated and will be displayed at SPACE on the 6th of December from 11am to 6pm. The PROJECT The performance took place late in the afternoon…

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January 2017

Bravery School photography exhibition

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - January 29 @ 8:00 pm
Bravery School exhibition in the Gallery Space at The Island

Bravery School exhibition PHOTOGRAPHY from UWE 1st & 2nd year photography students, Sarah Robbins & Hannah Wirgman Tues 24th Jan Launch event from 6-9 pm. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bravery-school-launch-event-tickets-31119756028 Wed 25th Jan exhibition open 12-5 pm Thurs 26th Jan exhibition open 2-8 pm Frid 27th Jan exhibition open 5-8 pm Sat 28th Jan exhibition open 12-5pm Sun 29th 2-5 pm Ticketed showcase Free to attend https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bravery-school-showcase-discussion-tickets-31253311496?aff=erelpanelorg http://www.braveryschool.org/

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Bravery School Launch Event

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Bravery School Launch night, Bristol, The Island

WHAT & WHO You are invited to the launch of BRAVERY SCHOOL Conceived by interdisciplinary practioner Rosalind J Turner ~ Phase 1 birthed in collaboration Photography Exhibition, Performance and Talks Featuring PHOTOGRAPHY from UWE 1st & 2nd year photography students, Sarah Robbins & Hannah Wirgman PERFORMANCE from Tallulah Rendall, TALKS by Rosalind J Turner, Liz Banks, UWE Photography Dept, Helen Burge of Worleys Cider WHEN & WHERE Tuesday 24th January 6pm until 9pm, PLEASE NOTE - DOORS CLOSED AT 6.45pm,…

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Bravery School – Bravery Symposium

January 27 @ 12:30 pm - 4:35 pm
Bravery School Bravery Symposium in the Gallery Space at The Island

PLEASE NOTE - THIS IS A WOMEN ONLY EVENT WHAT A call to CHANGE THE STORY through inspiration, encouragement, sharing and collaboration. WHY In a world where women still experience both discrimination and challenge in both overt and subtle ways, some of it experienced from other women, we are interested in unpacking the stories we tell ourselves and the tales we tell others, deconstructing our individual and cultural narratives and exploring how we can CHANGE THE STORY HOW Inspiring women…

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Bravery School Showcase & Discussion

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bravery School SHOWCASE & DISCUSSION in the Gallery Space at The Island

Please join us to see a taste of our work in progress following an Artists Residency at Jacobs Wells Baths 3rd ~15th January 17, exploring the idea of a BRAVERY SCHOOL. In this first phase, a BRAVERY SCHOOL FOR WOMEN, Rosalind J Turner the project lead, has been working in collaboration almost daily with 4 other women and with input from a range of other women practitioners. Working with themes of sisterhood, competition between women, cultural ideas of the ‘acceptable’ woman.…

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February 2017
Free

Charlie Tuesday Gates Presents The Shop Of Amazments NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - February 23 @ 7:00 pm
SPACE, 6 West street
Old Market Bristol, BS2 0BH United Kingdom
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Charlie Tuesday Gates popup shop at SPACE, Bristol

Have your January blues blown away by Februarys most fabulous pop-up shop and art experience by taxidermist & designer; Charlie Tuesday Gates. Back from the brink of death and for 3 weeks only, this shop encapsulates all that is amazing X X X  Be transported into a world where beauty and death collide in particularly strange and unexpected ways as taxidermy and wearable art pieces delight, inspire and terrify…. Book in for D.I.Y Taxidermy worskhops BACK FROM THE BRINK OF DEATH…

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Untutored Life Drawing at The Island: Circus Inspirations

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Once on February 14, 2017
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Excited to be back experimenting with aerial circus life drawing sessions next month! Two Tuesdays, 7th & 14th February. No experience necessary but artists of all mediums welcome. Some materials will be available to borrow and paper available to buy. Would be great to see you all there. Informal and experimental life drawing sessions. Working from short to long poses, using aerial circus equipment to explore tension, suspension and alternate perspectives £7 /£6 Concessions/Island Residents    

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Cause & Complexity Exhibition

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - February 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Cause and Complexity Exhibition, Homelessness Week, The Island, Bristol

#HomelessBristol Private View - Monday 20th February 12.00 to 13.30 for Press & Campaign Stakeholders by Invitation Only Cause and Complexity is an awareness raising multimedia exhibition to launch Bristol Homelessness Awareness Week 2017. The citywide campaign of events is organised by the Bristol Homeless Forum whose members include Bristol City Council, The Julian Trust, St Mungo’s, Emmaus, Shelter, Caring in Bristol, Crisis Centre Ministries, Golden Key, Keep Bristol Warm and more. The exhibition aims to engage both artist and…

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March 2017

Miles and Velon Presents

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Miles and Velon Radio, The Island, Bristol

'Miles and Velon Presents' a day of art and music and knowledge in the gallery space at The Island, Bristol. The Island is a forward thinking arts and craft studio space, home to an array of talented Bristol creatives. Also the home to Miles and Velon's studio. Wednesday marks MAV's first showing. This is the first of a string of events going forward, that will showcase creative talents from across Bristol. Schedule for this Wed 1st March: 10.00 space opens,…

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MISH MASH: Fine Art Exhibition & Fundraiser

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Mish Mash Exhibition and Fundraiser, The Island, Bristol

Come join us for art, performances, music, zines, prints & drinks! Bring along your friends and your pocket money to help us raise money for UWE Fine Art degree show! Entry is free: but taking donations on the door and a small bar run by donations. Zines and prints will also be available to buy Thursday 2nd March 7pm - 10pm https://www.facebook.com/events/703326889827787/

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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

March 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, The Island, Bristol

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here The Island gallery space, Bristol, UK Saturday 4th March 2017 12.30-1.30pm This event is one of many 10th Anniversary Readings for al-Mutanabbi Street taking place internationally over 4th and 5th March 2017, from Australia to Iraq, Paris to Quebec. On March 5th 2007, a car bomb was exploded on al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad. Al-Mutanabbi Street is in a mixed Shia-Sunni area. More than 30 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded. Al-Mutanabbi Street, the…

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The Spiralling Exhibition 002

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - March 12 @ 6:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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The Spiralling Exhibition, The Island, Bristol

THE SPIRALLING EXHIBITION 002 Launch: 18:00 on Monday 6th March 2017 Open daily: 11:00 - 19:00 until Saturday 11th 2017 The Island, Bridewell Street, Bristol, BS1 2LE Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/555586437978062/ Since September 2014, thespiralling.com has been featuring a variety of talented creatives from all over the world. This will be the second time that The Spiralling will be moving offline and into a live setting as it launches The Spiralling Exhibition 002. This free exhibition is a chance to showcase…

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