17 of January – 14 of March
Opening times Monday-Thursday 9.00- 19.00; Friday 9.00 – 18.00
Opening 17th of January 20.00 – 21.30
Bethan Lloyd is a Conceptual Textiles Artist and recent BCU Graduate with First Class BA (Hons) Fine Art. Bethan’s work utilizes people’s personal accounts of their experiences with mental illnesses to create emotionally charged Textile Installations. In her most recent work, the text is embroidered onto a synthetic material called Lutradur and de-constructed leaving suspended text ribbons. The result is a series of delicate and ephemeral text sculptures which are juxtaposed with the tragic subject of attempted suicide. ”It is as obvious as a train wreck and as subtle as breathing” Jessica Rankin.
She is in a process of applying to do an MA in Art Therapy, so that could always put in somewhere if you wanted
Attention Seeker ‘Attention Seeker’ is a un-edited personal account of attempted suicide. It forms part of an investigation into the narratives of the emotional pain experienced by mentally ill people. She felt that it was necessary for the viewer to experience the text in its entirety to establish a relationship with it and the story and they decided to re-write the account word for word on fabric with a sewing machine. She aimed to restore the intimacy of account whilst keeping her own interpretation to a minimum. The pages open for all to read and form their own opinions…
Would you like to share your industry experience or business start-up advice in one of our monthly inspirational evening talks?
A new series of discussions are being set up. The discussions will be on topical issues from freelancers. The monthly discussions are held in our coworking space one evening in the week. Coworkers and tenants are invited to bring guests who might be interested in the particular topic of discussion.
Past guest speakers have included:
Alex Lockett -Art Industries Deborah Aston – Film Industries Jez Collins – Music Industries Andy Hartwell – Design Industires
If you would be interested in being a guest speaker in one of our monthly creative exchange discussions or would like to just find out more, please contact one of the team at [email protected]
We look forward to hearing from you!
Deadline 18 of December
Moseley Exchange is offering a Open Submission Exhibition. This is an open call to artists in the disciplines of visual art, design, photography and fine art.
The gallery will host a selection of successful artists for a two months period. This Open Submission will work on a contract basis as all artists will have the chance to sell their work. The contract will outline that an exhibition fee with No commission to the gallery on behalf of its services if any of the works sell.
If you want to be part of Open Submission please send a short artist statement and an outline of the work. It is also essential that supporting documentation of the work can be viewed by the gallery before a decision can be made.
This opportunity is available in: Birmingham
For further information, please contact [email protected]com, or visit http://moseleyexchange.com/exhibitions/ ”