Shieldfield Art Works Blog
Advent Thanks!
21st December 2012

There are just two days left of Advent + Adventure. Thank you to everyone who came out to the Advent Preview and to everyone who visited the exhibition over the past few weeks. Congratulations to Kay Steven who won Best in Show! And to Omi Pharncote, James Sebright, Jayamini da Silva, who received Honorable Mentions, […]

Advent + Adventure – sneak peek
29th November 2012

Andrew Barker, Approach, 2012 My, my! Advent is nearly upon us and we’re *almost* ready to start warming that mulled wine! There’s some real gems in this exhibition and we’re pleased with the way the lovely ladies of Situation Rhubarb have put it all together. It’s a really diverse collection of work with some profound and challenging […]

Commentary
An Olympic-size Reflection
13th August 2012

oceaniaeuropeamericasafricaasia from gustavo sousa on Vimeo. For the past sixteen days, the world’s five inhabited continents united, to compete and celebrate the athletic achievements of the global community in the Pangaea-like super celebration known as the Olympic Games. London 2012 is over and on August 29, the Paralmypics will begin. The conversations surrounding the long-term sustainability […]

Commentary
Consider the Light
25th January 2012

James Turrell from THE VIEWMAKERS’ STUDIO on Vimeo. Without light there would be darkness. Light allows the eye to see and the mind to perceive, color, value, texture and shape. James Turrell’s exploration of light as an end unto itself, causes the viewers of his work to consider its power, and to experience its spiritual […]

Recommended
Todd Selby + Christine Sun Kim
15th November 2011

Nowness and cult-photographer Todd Selby, are to thank for this beautiful film-portrait of the performance artist, Christine Sun Kim. Kim was born deaf. She explores the realms of sound, communication and identity, through performance, using sound–a medium she is not privy to in its most fundamental sense. “It’s a lot more interesting to explore a […]

Recommended
Made By Hand: The Knife Maker
14th November 2011

Made By Hand is a Brooklyn-based film series that highlights craftsmen and craftswomen of the handmade movement, a movement that is spreading in Brooklyn and in cities around the world. Creator/director, Keith Ehrlich, and his team, create films that aim at promoting craft that is made locally and sustainably. Film no.2, The Knife Maker, writer turned knife […]

Turner Prize + Hilary Lloyd
19th October 2011

Saturday, November 26, the Holy Biscuit Community and Morphe Arts will come together for an arts day in Newcastle, surrounding two significant exhibitions: the Turner Prize at the BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art and the Young Artists of the Year Award, held at the Biscuit Factory/THB. At 2:00pm, we will listen to a lecture by video artist, […]

Events
Papergirl Newcastle + Novel Magazine
19th October 2011

Papergirl Newcastle from Krishna Muthurangu on Vimeo. The team at Novel Magazine recently produced a video documenting Papergirl Newcastle’s debut. The project launched on August 11th with an exhibition at Settle Down Cafe. The project included over 400 works created by roughly 70-80 artists. After a two-week exhibition period, all of the work was freely distributed to Newcastle-pedestrians […]