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Sat 28 Mar – Sun 5 Jul 2015 A touring exhibition…
Sat 28 Mar - Sun 5 Jul 2015
A touring exhibition by the Crafts Council
Sound Matters considers the connections between craft practice and sound art. Seven contemporary works have been selected to illustrate ways in which these two distinct practices collide. Exploring the physicality of sound, the works are characterised by both their sonic properties and materiality
The makers and artists represented in this exhibition demonstrate how an engagement with sound also implicates an engagement with matter. Drawn from across creative disciplines, each work is indicative of a different approach: looking to traditional craft heritage and processes such as weaving and woodturning to create new sound forms, playing with shared technologies and language and revealing the sounds of materials.
With its equal emphasis on sound and form, Sound Matters offers a new and multi-sensory engagement with craft, with each work demanding to be heard as well as seen. With works of varying scale and volume, it is as important to listen as to look to fully experience the show.
Scanner & Ismini Samanidou
Dominic Wilcox & Yuri Suzuki
Sat 28 Mar – Sun 12 Apr Easter Treats at NCCD!…
Sat 28 Mar - Sun 12 Apr
Easter Treats at NCCD!
'Discover & Learn' Easter Trail
Activity Zones in our Cafe and Galleries
Mon 30 Mar, 1-3pm
Family-friendly craft activities with Artist in Residence, Ruth Singer
Tue 31 Mar, 1-4pm
Paper Plumage with Janet Bates
Tue 7 Apr, 1-3pm
Listen, Make & Create with Kirsty Mead of Rhubarb Theatre
Thu 9 Apr, 1-4pm
Beady Bugs & Flowers with Sam Robinson
Sat 28 Mar - Sun 12 Apr
Fri & Sat, 12 noon Join us for a free 30…
Fri & Sat, 12 noon
Join us for a free 30 minute walk & talk tour of the exhibition.
Sat 21 Mar – Sun 28 Jun Emilie Osborne is a…
Sat 21 Mar - Sun 28 Jun
Emilie Osborne is a UK based Paper Artist, specialising in three-dimensional surface manipulations for creative environments and commercial settings.
Emilie creates innovative geometric designs exploiting optical illusions and effects using shape, depth, colour and perspective. Emilie graduated from Arts University Bournemouth in 2013 and was awarded the New Designers One Year On award in week 2 of New Designers 2014, resulting in her exhibition at NCCD.
Sat 22 Nov 2014 – Sun 29 Mar 2015 Pailing’s practice…
Sat 22 Nov 2014 - Sun 29 Mar 2015
Pailing’s practice involves the transformation of everyday materials into sculptural objects, installations and interventions. The work is formed out of a playful, intuitive collaboration between maker and materials. She searches for something in an action rather than presenting a desired permanence.
Consequently, the objects created exist in a space between the made and the unmade: some are bound, restricted, fixed; others appear more precarious as though they could unwrap or unravel
at any given time.
For the Window Collection Pailing will present her ‘Object a Day’ series; a large body of work made during the course of her residency with Visual Arts in Rural Communities (VARC).
Touring Exhibition Alexis Rago: Chaos Contained is an atmospheric show of ceramic…
Alexis Rago: Chaos Contained is an atmospheric show of ceramic sculptures, exploring theories around art, religion and science.
Alexis’s practice involves working with clay in an intimate and beautiful way to create sculptures that appear other-worldly and are open for interpretation.
The exhibition also features film and sound work furthering the ethereal and multi-sensory experience.