The case for sound art and the case against

As an art genre, sound art has continued to expand. Within a largely visually cued culture and social media space, it is always difficult to get people to listen. It's harder and often more rewarding. The eyes may skim but the ears tune in. Sound art has also found a...

Ciara Phillips – Plymouth Arts Centre

Ciara Phillips is a former Turner Prize nominee and is presenting prints and paintings at Plymouth Arts Centre. The curator on the guided tour informs us that this is a difficult space to work with. We are all gathered in the cafe area of the arts centre, recently...

Pipe Studios, Paul Hill and Liam Symes ‘Gestalt’

Isolated images selected from a thousand internet plateaux, just visible beneath multiple brush strokes show a black athlete, a naked woman, and most intriguingly, a grandmother pulling a grandchild’s tooth in these small oil paintings saturated with slightly nebulous...

Destination – #PAW17

  Is it the journey or the destination? Or maybe that is not the question to be asked, maybe it’s the mode of travel? And the quality of the place on arrival? We arrive in Plymouth (UK). Early autumn is evident - first impressions at the railway station. The...

#PAWartists Diane Wiltshire

SHARED sensE partagé is a performance run by data. The electrodermal activity from the dancers skin is gathered, producing a changing sensory environment for the audience. The audience receives the performance in multi sensory ways, through vibration or touch, hue or...

#PAWartists Adrián Bishop

According to New Scientist Magazine, nine out of ten people hold a delusional belief.  “I don’t believe Birmingham exists”  is a hard hitting exploration of the ridiculousness of beliefs.  In an age that no longer believes anything,  the artist's intention is to...

#PAWartists Carly Seller and Lee J Jackson

We have been collaborating since November 2016. It started as an attempt to share our ideas, particularly some underlying themes that run through our work. For Carly, these stem from the relationship between control and interruption and for Lee, the invitation of...

#PAWartists Jessica Wright

Although the idea for Commit This To Memory came to me seemingly very suddenly, I know that really, it had been something that has been simmering within me for a very long time. Being lifelong resident in Plymouth, I have spent as long as I can remember seeing my...

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