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New artists and advisors announced for Syllabus IV

News 12 July 2018

New artists and advisors announced for Syllabus IV

Ten artists have been selected for Syllabus IV, a national, collaboratively-produced alternative learning programme, jointly delivered by Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge; Eastside Projects, Birmingham; Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), London; S1 Artspace, Sheffield; Spike Island, Bristol and Studio Voltaire, London. The selected artists for Syllabus IV are: Scott Caruth, Libita Clayton, Jessica Coleman, Bettina Fung, Laura Hindmarsh, Beth Kettel, David Lisser, Alicja Rogalska, Kirsty Russell and Abigail Sidebotham. Now ... read on →


Spike Island Summer 2018 Brochure

News Spike Island 03 July 2018

Spike Island Summer 2018 Brochure

Browse our summer 2018 brochure and find out what's on between July and September 2018. Simply click to enlarge the brochure below and use the arrows to turn over a page or download a pdf. read on →


Spike Island is shortlisted for the Freelands Foundation Award Year 3

News 14 June 2018

Spike Island is shortlisted for the Freelands Foundation Award Year 3

The Freelands Foundation announces the six regional arts organisations across the UK which have been shortlisted for the annual £100,000 Freelands Award. The Award was established in 2016 by Freelands Foundation Chair and Founder, Elisabeth Murdoch. It aims to raise the profile of mid-career female artists and support the work of visual arts organisations outside London. The third year nominations are: Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Dundee Contemporary, Dundee ... read on →


Spike Island Executive Director appointed Assistant Director of Operations at The National Trust in Wales

News 23 May 2018

Spike Island Executive Director appointed Assistant Director of Operations at The National Trust in Wales

The National Trust in Wales has appointed Lhosa Daly as its Assistant Director of Operations for South Wales. Lhosa is currently Executive Director of Spike Island, and will take up her new appointment in September 2018.  Helen Legg, Spike Island Director, said: 'Everyone at Spike Island wishes Lhosa well in this exciting new chapter in her career. We have known her as a committed cultural leader, whose efforts to ... read on →


Spike Island wins at Bristol Life Awards 2018

News 27 April 2018

Spike Island wins at Bristol Life Awards 2018

We are thrilled that Spike Island has been recognised by Bristol Life Awards 2018, winning the Arts category. Bristol Life Awards celebrate 'the very best of Bristol businesses' and we were delighted to be nominated in the Arts category alongside Brave Bold Drama, Bristol Old Vic, Colston Hall/Bristol Music Trust, St George's Bristol, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Travelling Light Theatre Company, The Wardrobe Theatre. The judges said 'Spike Island makes Bristol a ... read on →


Spike Island Spring 2018 Brochure

News Artists 04 April 2018

Spike Island Spring 2018 Brochure

Browse our spring 2018 brochure and find out what's on between April and July 2018. Simply click to enlarge the brochure below and use the arrows to turn over a page or download a pdf. read on →


Press Release: Spring 2018 Exhibitions

News Media 03 April 2018

Press Release: Spring 2018 Exhibitions

This spring, Spike Island presents exhibitions by artists Alex Cecchetti, Zoë Paul and Andrew Mania. Download a press release ---- The launch of Spike Island Open Studios takes place alongside the spring exhibition previews on Friday 4 May, 6–9pm. Download a press release for Open Studios 2018 read on →


Syllabus IV opens for applications

News Artists Opportunities 26 March 2018

Syllabus IV opens for applications

Syllabus IV: Information for Applicants Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for Syllabus IV; a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme in its fourth year that will support ten artists across ten months. Starting in September 2018, the curriculum for Syllabus IV will be built around a series of six intensive gatherings, which the ten selected artists will collaboratively develop ... read on →


Spike Island Director Helen Legg is appointed Director of Tate Liverpool

News 16 March 2018

Spike Island Director Helen Legg is appointed Director of Tate Liverpool

It is announced today that Helen Legg, current Director of Spike Island, has been appointed the new Director of Tate Liverpool. Since her appointment as Spike Island Director in September 2010, Helen has developed an ambitious exhibitions programme focused on emerging and underrepresented artists alongside the growth of a dynamic internal community. Over this period Spike Island has seen significant increases in attendance and a raised national and international profile. Spike ... read on →


Spike Island co-commissions a major new film with Imran Perretta

News Artists 26 February 2018

Spike Island co-commissions a major new film with Imran Perretta

We are pleased to announce a major new film commission with Imran Perretta, co-commissioned with Chisenhale Gallery, London and the Whitworth, The University of Manchester to be presented at the partner venues across 2019-20. Join our mailing list to keep up to date with news. For press enquiries, contact jane.faram@spikeisland.org.uk. read on →