Spike Island


Andrew Mania (2018) Collage featuring Carl Van Vechten 1940s portraits of Marlon Brando and Sidney Lumet

Andrew ManiaSnapshot of a Collection

5 May to 8 July 2018

Exhibitions Andrew Mania explores identity, sexuality and nostalgia through portraiture drawing. Read more →

Alex Cecchetti, <i>At the Gates of the Music Palace </i>(2018)

Exhibition: Alex Cecchetti At the Gates of the Music Palace

5 May to 8 July 2018

Exhibitions Alex Cecchetti is an artist, poet and choreographer. Over the last decade, he has developed a unique practice which he characterises as the art of avoidance, where representation and concealment go hand in hand with the tactical and the poetic, ... Read more →

Zoë Paul <i>Land of the Lotus Eaters </i>(2018) Clay, porcelain, steel, brass, lead, silver. Installation view, Spike Island. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Exhibition: Zoë PaulLa Perma-Perla Kraal Emporium

5 May to 8 July 2018

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 4 May 2018, 6–9pm Zoë Paul works primarily with sculpture, textile and drawing to explore the character of domestic spaces, both in architectural and social terms, and in particular, the point where the threshold between the interior and the ... Read more →

Polly Kelsall, <i>Building an Ecosystem from Scratch </i>(detail) (2018)

Test SpacePolly KelsallBuilding an Ecosystem from Scratch

23 June to 8 July 2018, 12–5pm

Exhibitions An exhibition exploring what an ecosystem can be: an interconnected system of ideas, materials, images and objects. Read more →

More forthcoming events

Southcott Cross Country Course. Photograph courtesy the artist

Exhibition: Harriet Bowman All Round-er (sad sale)

21 July to 16 September 2018

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 20 July, 6–9pm Harriet Bowman presents a series of new works based on an ongoing narrative about a fictional character called Fled who explores Bowman’s own curiosities for cars, horsepower and the language of equestrian advertising. ‘…as Fled ... Read more →

Nina Beier <i>Beast</i> (2018) Mechanical bull, plastic tanks, powdered milk

Exhibition: Nina Beier

21 July to 23 September 2018

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 20 July 2018, 6-9pm Danish artist Nina Beier works with an array of objects that carry particular social histories, from human hair wigs to mechanical rodeo bulls and cigars to luxury soap. By physically challenging these objects in ... Read more →

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