Category Cardiff Art

Hidden Cardiff

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? Advertisements

Jo Longhurst ‘Other Spaces’ at Ffotogallery

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 […]

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…

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 –…

Witness

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, […]

…Teresa Margolles…seen it all before?

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 […]

And the winner is…?

And the winner is…? The winner of Artes Mundi will be announced tomorrow. The artworks are all very different, and bring together a variety of media into the gallery. This interdisciplinary art prize is the biggest prize, in terms of the prize money, and all eyes will be on the winner this week. Who do […]

GANGNAM [ART] STYLE

Gangnam style has taken the art world by storm. After Ai Weiwei made his own version of the Gangnam style dance, it was swiftly made inaccessible to people in China. So one of the most important British artists has made his own Gangnam style dance in support of the Chinese dissident artist. Anish Kapoor got […]

Chekhov’s Gun at G39

Chekhov’s Gun is full of questions and surprises. The theme of the exhibition is difficult to pin down: the artworks lead the visitor through a range of scenarios, that encourage them to question the events they see, and what is making them happen. The aspect of control is an interesting one. We are led to […]