Expect to discover more about the contemporary art scene in Cardiff. I’d like more people to see art, and then to talk about it. Talk Creative Talk Cardiff Talk Creative Cardiff

Schwitters in Britain is a compelling exhibition because it charts the artist’s interest in ephemera, as well as the formal investigations of figuration and abstraction, painting and assemblage that preoccupied his work. Through these two outlets, we learn the importance of “place” in Schwitters’ practice. Following his inclusion in the Entartete Kunst exhibition in 1937 […]

Cardiff has some beautiful architecture. What’s so special about the feel of the city, is that its landscape is a reminder of different ages – architectural trends and styles . Just look around the urban landscape – can you guess where these photographs were taken?

In its last few weeks, Jo Longhurst’s Other Spaces is on at the Ffotogallery in Penarth. The artist has considered the aspect of art and performance, and now these two concepts compliment one and other in the gallery space. The performance we see explores the intense physical and emotional experience of sportsmen and women, in […]

The exhibition ‘My Bad’ by artist Bedwyr Williams is now in its final days at the Mission Gallery in Swansea.  The exhibition is full of newly commissioned work- which includes installation and sculptural pieces. This exhibition is said to be one of the most comprehensive of the artist’s work to date. The show has allowed […]

Originally posted on A Perspective Study:
The word information may bring to mind data tables, books, or computer systems. But it’s much more than that. Information is the ultimate unsplittable particle, the very building block of matter—dictating every structure, organization and quantum state. In its simplest form, it is the bit: a choice, a yes…

Classic meets contemporary in Angelin Preljocaj‘s Les Noces (1989).  Based at the Millennium Centre, The National Dance Company Wales opened their doors to the public to give them a sneaky preview of the performance they’ll be touring next spring. This was a chance for the audience to share the experience of creative development, and to see what the […]

Originally posted on handmadechristmascampaign:
(Guest post written by Asana Greenstreet) Perhaps it’s just because it’s Christmas, but the festive spirit can make us all into craftspeople. We’re all getting practice decorating Christmas trees – not to mention Channel 4’s annual burst of inspiration #KirstiesVintage. Hubbard’s Cupboard – a shop in Cardiff’s High Street Arcade –…

A moving triptych  There are multiple conversations that happen on this stage. In each sequence, the screens play a different role for each of the women. In the first, the triptych hints at different elements of the dancer’s personality, and in the second, the screens take on anthropomorphic qualities. Ironically these screens put the choreographer, […]

I have spoken to people working in galleries here in Cardiff, who often tell me that it is difficult to get people over from London to visit Cardiff city and take in its art scene. If we take the winner of Artes Mundi 5, perhaps this gives an insight into why London based curators are […]