When In Roam
Graeme Durant makes sculptures, paintings, collages, drawings and installations. For BALTIC, he has developed a new body of work for the Level 2 gallery.
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Jesse Wine (born Chester, 1983) works mainly with ceramics and uses traditional techniques to explore process and chance. Wine never records his methods; he mixes glazes and oxides together and fires at different temperatures, seeing colours melt and blend and structures collapse.
Against the backdrop of a new Space Race and debates around the future use of inter-planetary energy resources, this group exhibition explores the enduring iconography of the moon in the artistic imagination.
Gail Pickering’s new exhibition Mirror Speech focuses on a pioneering social experiment in community television that ended in a climate of widespread distrust about its political objectives - its participants disputed the image they had once collectively produced.
Marine Hugonnier makes work which studies and deconstructs modes of representation. At BALTIC, Hugonnier presents the film Apicula Enigma 2013. Shot in the mountains of Austria, Apicula Enigma (translated as the ‘bee’s riddle’) follows the journey of a bee colony.
For her first solo exhibition in a UK institution, British artist Lydia Gifford (born Cheltenham, 1979) has produced a new body of work for BALTIC’s Ground Floor gallery space. The exhibition explores Gifford’s on-going concern with the language of painting and the balance between painting and object.
Near Here comprises a new series of works. Transforming electrical currents, atmospheric elements, stray socks or chewing gum into sculptural components, her assemblages fuse matter, radiance and sound to create delicate and ephemeral testing grounds.
This first European retrospective presents more than 30 years of Lorna Simpson's work across the mediums of photography, film, video, and drawing.
The oval paintings of Simon Bill draw upon a very wide variety of sources, from philosophy to heavy metal, art history to cookery, Art Deco to neuroscience. This exhibition, titled Lucky Jim, includes more than 30 works of mixed vintage, from 1999 to the present.
All-in-One is the first major survey exhibition of German artist Thomas Bayrle, a pioneer of Pop, seriality and Media Art. This exhibition, organised by WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, spans the artist’s entire career, from his first painted kinetic machines to his most recent engine installations.