Replay is an exhibition and performance. Philippa will use the window at No 34 like a camera lens, playing with ideas of being hidden and being visible.
This month’s exhibition is tactile in nature. It’s also focused on nature too. The work Xtina Lamb is exhibiting explores the diverse landscape of the Outer Hebrides, in particular the route between Stornoway and Uig. Kyra, Ideas Test’s Audience Development Assistant, sat down to talk to Xtina about the elements – both artistic and topographical… Continue Reading
It’s incredibly fitting that the exhibition to follow on from Ted Hannaford’s is Enbosu. From the Japanese meaning ‘to emboss’, Wendy’s exhibition is certainly eye-catching (if you’ll excuse the pun) and is wonderfully tactile too. Wendy dedicates a lot of her time to community work but this body of work is all about Wendy Daws…. Continue Reading
Wendy Daws new art work Enbosu (‘to emboss’ in Japanese) explores the concept of memory and interpretation through touch. Enbosu is a rare tactile, texture rich exhibition. You are actively invited to touch and feel the work. The marks made by your fingers give the work new life, adding a layer of story to its existence. It gives us a unique insight into Wendy’s fascination with materials, and her interest in sight loss and the experiences of visually impaired artists.
Sittingbourne resident, Ted Hannaford, committed much of his life to the art of French knitting. His extensive final creation is being featured in our Window Gallery throughout August. Sadly, though, Ted is unable to see this exhibition for himself. Mr Hannaford passed away in early 2017, leaving behind a life long legacy. To get the measure… Continue Reading
Ideas Test brings Sittingbourne resident, the late Ted Hanniford’s world-record winning French Knitting to take over No.34 throughout August.
In this solo exhibition Alison Blackburn reveals the intricate workings behind her body of work, ’28days’, which she is preparing for ‘SICK! Living with invisible illness’ a group exhibition showing in Medway this August.
To coincide with the May festivities, No.34 had photographer and lighting designer Mike Snarr exhibiting a collection of classic black and white prints of the Sweeps festival throughout the month. Taken using 35mm film and printed in a dark room, Mike’s photos captured the spirit and substances of the annual Sweeps festival that happens in Rochester each… Continue Reading
Creativity serves a thousand purposes. It’s something we like to lose ourselves in, but creativity can help us to find things too; like-minded people, success, a career calling or simply a new passion or hobby. For Laurie Harpum the concept of lost and found, and the importance of creativity, are both integral parts of her exhibition… Continue Reading