You are here

Alchemical - Presented by ArtCan

Type:

City:

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
25

How many exhibition works:

Price Range: 
$100 to
$2500
Date: 
Tuesday, 18 April 2023 to Friday, 28 April 2023
Opening: 
Tuesday, 18 April 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

International non-profit arts organisation ArtCan is launching a new group exhibition, ‘Alchemical’, at Gallery 475 in Fulham Broadway, London from 18th - 28th April.

The exhibition focuses on the materials and processes which create each piece, as well as the finished works themselves – hearkening to the medieval practice of alchemy, and involving seemingly magical transformations, creations, or combinations.

Participating artists are also invited to give talks on their practice throughout the exhibition, giving visitors additional insight into the myriad of processes which create such a wide variety of works; for instance, how metal, glass and clay can be affected by heat and pressure, how chemicals can change light into an impression of an object, or even how kitchen waste can be transformed into artwork.

Curator Catherine Sweet says: “ArtCan has a brilliant variety of international members who work in incredible and inventive media. It’s a privilege to bring this collection together from 26 member artists, and to highlight their talents.

Each of the artists included in this show are breathing stories into the materials they work with - whether that be from the places they have gathered rocks to make their pigments, or through the clay, glass, fabric or plastics that are altered from their original form to create something new.”

The private view will take place on Tuesday 18th April, 6pm - 8.30pm, and free tickets are available via www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alchemical-exhibition-private-view-tickets-603594646837 

For more information, including about additional events during the exhibition, head to www.ArtCan.org.uk or follow ArtCan on Instagram @artcanorg.

 

Participating artists:

Alison Lam, Anna Walsh, Candice Wu, Caroline Banks, Catalina Christensen, Catherine Jacobs, Despina Symeou, Diana Burch, Gillian Brett, Hedy Parry-Davies, Henryk Terpilowski, Jane Higginbottom, Jean Gillespie, Julia Emsley, Kira Phoenix K’Inan, Léa Layeux, Lisa Pettibone, Lisa Marie Price, Qin Yue, Rebecca Tucker, Roberta De Caro, Shelly Pamensky, Stathis Dimitriadis, Sue Gunn, The DnA Factory MRSS.

Curator :

Venue ( Address ): 

475 Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HL

ArtCan , London

Other events from ArtCan

view
Transparent as a Dragonfly Exhibition
03/04/2024 to 03/09/2024
view
ArtCan Unravelled: Group Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles
03/11/2024 to 03/17/2024
view
‘AMPLIFY’ the first exhibition for ArtCan.org in New Zealand
06/06/2023 to 06/18/2023
view
Anniversary 10 x 10 exhibition
05/16/2023 to 05/28/2023

Pages

Related Shows This Week in UK

view
Boozy Brushes
04/19/2024 to 06/21/2024
view
Tim Noble & Sue Webster: Love and Hate at Firstsite
11/09/2023 to 12/31/2024
view
Open Studios Ealing Road
06/14/2024 to 06/15/2024
view
gowithYamo's Yamo Lates: Margate
06/15/2024
view
Life Drawing with Justine Moss – All levels
04/13/2024 to 07/20/2024
view
Abdullah Qureshi: We were never meant to survive
05/22/2024 to 06/15/2024
view
Reimagining the RCP building: family workshop
06/15/2024
view
Folk & Bespoke Artisan Craft Market
05/04/2024 to 12/07/2024

Pages


 

 

Follow us on @_artweek