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Alchemical - Presented by ArtCan




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Tuesday, 18 April 2023 to Friday, 28 April 2023
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 

For more information, including about additional events during the exhibition, head to 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.

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475 Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HL

ArtCan , London

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