Our Time Being exhibitions are available to view, 24 hours a day, from street-side through the gallery windows. While we can't allow visitors into our gallery spaces, the Time Being programme allows us to showcase some of our tenants' incredible work.
Taken from a quote from the film 'High Society' about the objects amassed by nouveau riches bourgeoisie, 'Elegant Junk' explores the artist's recent experiences of everyday interactions, snippets of testimony and conversational interactions via small objects and laser cut text onto mirror perspex.
"It's elegant junk!" "But it's shiny”
Iona Kewney - 'LEVITATION TO THE FUTURE'
The Briggait Gallery Windows
Throughout Iona Kewney's life she has been continually drawing and painting, specialising in large scale detailed pencil works. Her visual art pieces are surreal, figurative worlds of visual dreaming and reinventing layers of ideas through hyper realism. Iona searches for a clarity of vision through enlightened thinking, stimulated by dance states and physical movement. Her subject matter looks from the inside out, playing with the interconnected rhythm of line and shape.
"To contend with full strength, vigor, skill, or resources" / battles is an American experimental group, founded in 2002 in New York city
‘BATTLES’ primarily comes from investigations into non-traditionally formatted ways of making. Alan challenges the tradition of work produced for a domestic setting and explores large configurations of silkscreens, composed of individual units, that can be assembled to create a variety of geometric arrangements. This permits the possibility to study scale and its relationship to a range of architectural spaces.
Clementine Drake - 'Duende'
The Briggait Gallery Windows, from 16 November - 6 December
'Duende' is an exhibit of the first of two completed sculptures of a projected series of 6 works. The title comes from the first work and will continue through each piece and is a reflection of the notion of the 'Duende' expressed by the poet and playwright Garcia Lorca. Clementine Drake is a sculptor who specialises in carving plaster for casting to bronze.
‘From time to time….’, a kinetic installation by Gardner & Gardner, is a visual meditation on text found in the biblical book of Ecclesiastes. Originally written in Hebrew, sometime between the 5th and 2nd Century B.C, the ancient text lists in fourteen couplets the times and seasons of human experience. The artists have transposed the description of these times onto paper, setting them within the unifying structure and balance of a mobile, the movement of the piece causing the words to be both obscured and revealed.
Jason Kerley - 'Floor'
The Briggait Gallery Windows, until 1 November
The two installations that Floor comprises of are improvised 3D arrangements of drawing. In one room an amalgamation of marks is brought together to form a swirling mass of mycelium like tendrils; in the other a composition of A3 works fall from the paper they are carved from.