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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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NICHOLAS WRIGHT : A CHANCE TO LOOK AT CHICKEN
Apr 6 - Jun 16, 2019
Spike Island studio artist Nicholas Wright presents two bodies of work produced over the last 30 years; his ‘mouse art’ produced in the old McArthur’s warehouse – the former home of Artspace Bristol before the move to Spike Island – and his ceramic wall pieces.
 
NICHOLAS WRIGHT
Nicholas Wright (b. 1956, Birmingham, UK) works between his two studios at Spike Island, Bristol and Muse-Atelier Adzak, Paris. He studied Fine Arts at Gloucester College of Art.

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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