new exhibitions
SPIKE ISLAND

133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX
0117 929 2266

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Tues-Sun 12-5 During Exhibitions

Bristol Temple Meads / bus506 to Cumberland Road

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PAUL SIMON RICHARDS : QUASI-MONTE CARLO
Apr 6 - Jun 16, 2019
For his exhibition at Spike Island, London-based artist Paul Simon Richards presents Quasi-Monte Carlo (2019), an ambitious new video work exploring patterns of randomisation and their role in the production of an image.
 
The work combines computer generated imagery and spoken word monologue in an attempt to depict an image of a dream holiday to Monte Carlo. Memories, fantasies, paranoia and desires cohere in a kaleidoscopic narrative that oscillates between the mundane and the spectacular.
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MERIÇ ALGÜN : DAY CRAVING NIGHT
Sep 28 - Dec 8, 2019
Private view Fri Sep 27 6pm - 9pm
For her solo exhibition at Spike Island, Stockholm-based artist Meriç Algün presents a series of new and recent works that explore the precarious nature of love in a world obsessed with individualism, consumption and borders. Bringing together a wide range of resources from the Carboniferous period to today, the exhibition takes the form of a spatial collage that draws analogies between love, nature and culture.
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Click to enlargeIMRAN PERRETTA : THE DESTRUCTORS
Sep 28 - Dec 8, 2019
Private view Fri Sep 27 6pm - 9pm
the destructors is a solo exhibition and major new film commission by London-based artist Imran Perretta. Drawing on the artist’s own experience as a young man of Bangladeshi heritage, the film explores personal and collective experiences of marginalisation and oppression. Shot on location in Tower Hamlets, East London, it reconsiders the figure of alienated male youth, exploring the complexities of ‘coming of age’ for young Muslim men living in the UK.
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