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Notes on a periphery.


Jon Blackwood


An exhibition of recent photography and video work by four artists: Anne Campbell, Sapphire Goss, Lottie Davies and Eugene Schlumberger. Whilst peripheral regions have loomed large in traditional histories of art made in the British group of nations, the history of art has largely been the history of art in national capitals and larger cities. What then does making art in a so-called peripheral region mean? What contributions do artists make in developing a civic and local sense of self, and who buys, engages and supports this work? What crossovers are there between differing perceptions of the peripheral? The exhibition features established and emerging artists who respond to notions of the periphery in its broadest sense in their work. The new work features a mixture of themes, including hauntology, suburbia, edgelands, remoteness and wilderness.

Exhibition Performance Type Exhibition
Start Date Oct 4, 2019
Institution Citation Notes on a periphery. Exhibition held 4-18 October 2019, Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen.
Keywords Modern art; Peripheral regions; Peripheral artists; Peripheral art; Rural art; Suburban art


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