Spike Island

Events and exhibitions

This week

Novel WritersAnneliese Mackintosh So happy it hurts

Thursday 18 January 2018, 6.30–8pm

 
Georgia Hughes (left) Headdress for West Dean: I can’t hear, I can’t see you (2016); (right) An Orientalist Eye: Costumes From Around The World (Book, 1921) Installation (2016)

Behind the Scenes Studio VisitsGeorgia Hughes

Saturday 20 January 2018, 2–3pm

More forthcoming events

Patrick Staff, The Foundation (2015) Installation view. Photograph by Stuart Whipps

Study Day: How to Display Artists’ Film and Video in the Gallery

Wednesday 24 January 2018, 10am–4pm

Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 26 January 2018, 10–11am

Sally O’Reilly, The Annual Retrieval, Part One: five appeals to Mars Nodens using the flotational-rejectamenta-to-completion technique (2016)

Talk: Sally O'Reilly

Tuesday 30 January 2018, 6–7.30pm

Jasmine Thompson and Cai Burton, photograph courtesy Rising Arts Agency

I Am Making ArtWith associate artists of Rising Arts Agency

Saturday 3 February 2018, 2–5pm

Natasha Rosling <I>Organ of Admittance</i>(2013)

Behind the Scenes Studio VisitsNatasha Rosling

Saturday 17 February 2018, 2–3pm

Iman Issa <i>Material for a sculpture recalling the destruction of a prominent public monument in the name of national resistance </i>(2010) Installation detail. Photograph by Serkan Taycan. Courtesy the artist and Rodeo

Exhibition: Iman IssaMaterial for 2018

17 February to 15 April 2018

Test Spaced/UMP

17 February to 4 March 2018

Zoe Gilbert, photograph by Lucy Johnston

Novel WritersZoe Gilbert Folk

Thursday 22 February 2018, 6.30–8pm

Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 23 February 2018, 10–11am

Iman Issa <i>Material </i>(2017) Installation view, Bielefelder Kunstverein. Photograph by Philipp Ottendörfer

Exhibition Tours: Iman IssaLed by History of Art students from the University of Bristol

Saturday 24 February 2018, 2–3pm

Laura Phillimore, Community project with Gordon Primary School (2016) Courtesy the artist

I Am Making ArtDream & Make

Saturday 3 March 2018, 2–5pm

Iman Issa, <I>Material for a sculpture commemorating a singer whose singing became a source of unity of disparate and often opposing forces</I>(2011) Photograph by Serkan Taycan

Exhibition Tour: Iman IssaLed by Polly Maxwell, Spike Island/UWE MA Curating student

Saturday 10 March 2018, 2–3pm

Discussion: Art and Its MaterialsLed by Johnny Golding, Professor of Philosophy and Fine Art at the Royal College of Art, London

Thursday 15 March 2018, 6–7.30pm

Greta Schiller’s documentary film <i>Paris was a Woman</i> (1996) Film still

Bristol Women’s Literature Festival LaunchFilm Screening and Discussion

Friday 16 March 2018, 6.30–8.30pm

Iman Issa <i>Material </i>(2017) Installation view, Bielefelder Kunstverein. Photograph by Philipp Ottendörfer

Exhibition Tours: Iman IssaLed by History of Art students from the University of Bristol

Saturday 17 March 2018, 2–3pm

Novel WritersPatrick Langley, Arkady

Thursday 22 March 2018, 6.30–8pm

Baby Art HourFor babies and toddlers up to 5 years old

Friday 23 March 2018, 10–11am

Courtesy Olivia Jones

Behind the Scenes Studio VisitsOlivia Jones

Saturday 24 March 2018, 2–3pm

Alex Cecchetti, Tamam Shud: The nameless dead on the staircase (2015) Commissioned by Fiorucci Art Trust, London

Exhibition: Alex Cecchetti At the Gates of the Music Palace

5 May to 8 July 2018

Zoë Paul, The Perma Perla Kraal Emporium (2017) Installation view at The Breeder, Athens. Courtesy The Breeder, Athens

Exhibition: Zoë PaulLa Perma-Perla Kraal Emporium

5 May to 8 July 2018

 
Paul Simon Richards <i>Quasi-Monte Carlo</i> (2017) Production still. Courtesy Paul Simon Richards and Arcade

Exhibition: Paul Simon RichardsQuasi-Monte Carlo

21 July to 23 September 2018