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Sheela Gowda Talks on Soundcloud

Mon Apr 28th, 2014

In April, we held two talks with curators and artist of the Sheela Gowda exhibition. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, have a listen here.
04 Apr 2014
Prelude Talk | Grant Watson
As a prelude to the exhibition opening of Sheela Gowda Open Eye Policy; Grant Watson (curator, writer) discusses his curatorial interests on the various contexts that inform Indian contemporary art, and explores the cultural, social and political fabric that surrounds a reading of Gowda’s work.
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05 Apr 2014
In Conversation with Sheela Gowda
Sheela Gowda (artist) discusses with exhibition co-curators Annie Fletcher (Curator Exhibitions, Van Abbe museum Eindhoven) and Grant Watson (curator, writer and Senior Curator and Research Associate, Iniva London), her artistic concepts and methodologies and reflects on their shared experiences of developing this retrospective exhibition for its various touring venues.
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Light Rhythms: An Exhibition for Families

Wed Apr 2nd, 2014
In anticipation of our Spring Opening this Saturday, here's what's happened so far to give you a taster for this weekend! Following on from the success of our Action all Areas exhibition for families, which marked our reopening last October, I was asked to curate an exhibition for families that responded to, and facilitated an engagement with, concurrent exhibitions Patrick Scott: Image Space Light, Are jee bee? Haroon Mirza and Line Writing by Vong Phaophanit. When I began to look at these exhibitions an overlapping theme began to emerge, which was how we experience space through light, colour, line and sound. The exhibition is a mixture of artworks from the Collection, Dorothy Cross’s Ghost Ship and Patrick Hughes’s ‘Present’ Rainbow, and artworks on loan like Here beside you in this room by Liam O’Callaghan and Colophon by Gavin Murphy.  Alongside these are IMMA commissions and interactive works like Compositions 1-36 (2010) by Karl Burke and Russell Hart and Rainbow in the palm of my hand (2014) by Fionnuala Conway and Mark Linnane . An interactive wall of LED rope lighting that invites participants to create their own installation and a room where children (and adults) can influence what colour they are immersed in, both reference the work of Haroon and Vong and aim to...