‘Still Lives’ – Polly Cruse
An exhibition of still life photography
Saturday 16 November-Saturday 21 December
Norwich Arts Centre,
St Benedict's Street
Norwich NR2 4PG
Polly Cruse is a Norwich based artist. Her work focuses on the everyday and the relationships between the intangible and the material. This current work is centred on the role of found objects, gifts and memorabilia in the making of a home.
‘Still Lives’ is an exhibition of photographs depicting commonplace objects and ornaments in classical still life compositions to emphasise their importance within a personal and private space and to give them status as objects of art.
Still Life Workshop
Saturday 23rd November 2-4pm
FREE, advance booking essential: 01603 660352
All ages, but under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Bring two or three favourite small objects to create your own composition. If possible please bring your own digital camera, although some spare cameras will be available. Workshop led by Polly Cruse and Anita Staff.
Saturday 30th November 12-2pm
FREE, limited places: please arrive by 11.30am to register.
‘In Conversation’ is an informal conversation between artist Giles Round and writer/curator and Chris Fite-Wassilak.
This event is BSL interpreted.
Giles Round, who lives and works in London is an artist who makes sculpture, print, painting and ceramics. In early 2011 he founded with Phil Root, The Grantchester Pottery, a decorative arts company that takes historical precedent from studio groups such as Roger Fry's Omega Workshops and Nigel Henderson & Eduardo Paolozzi's Hammer Prints Limited. Alongside artist Sarah Staton, Round programmes THE SCHTIP an artist run space currently residing in the backroom of Tamper Coffee, Sheffield.
Chris Fite-Wassilak is a writer, critic, and curator based in London. He is a regular contributor to Art Monthly, Art Review, and frieze; recent publications include Gavin Murphy's On Seeing Only Totally New Things (Royal Hibernian Academy and Irish Architecture Foundation, 2013) and The Andrew Project: Shaan Tariq Hassan-Syed (FormContent and S1 Artspace, 2013). Curatorial projects include the Hayward Touring group show 'Quiet Revolution,' Dennis McNulty's PRECAST in Blackwall, East London, and the forthcoming group show 'Temple Gallery and Studios are Dead', TBG&S, Dublin, November 2013.
For more information
Holly Rumble | Exhibitions and Education Coordinator (part time) | 01603 697666
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