Spike Island

I Am Making ArtThe medium is the crumplage (after Jiří Kolář)


Saturday 5 November 2016, 2–6pm


Free, booking advised

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I Am Making Art

Artist Ben Owen sets up a collective space, inviting you to massage and mediate prints through froissage and crumplage, methods pioneered by Czech artist Jiří Kolář. 

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I am Making Art

These monthly activity sessions are led by artists and take place in the Spike Island Café. Visitors of all ages and abilities can try out new techniques and approaches to making art, from drawing and painting to collage, sculpture and animation and are invited to drop in any time during the session.

Benjamin A. Owen

Owen is a filmmaker whose work explores politics as it is played out in the everyday and in the commonplace. Although often working in film, his highly collaborative practice encompasses exhibition making, performing music and working in education. He has recently been artist in Residence in Cubitt community studios and in Amis, Germany. His film Goldfinch was commissioned by Exeter Phoenix.

Benjamin Owen's website