Rainworks: GS Community Art Collaboration with Cwmavon

GS Artists were collaborators with our landlords, Coastal Housing, on bringing what we termed, “Secret Street Art” to Wales.  We created a series of secret messages around the Ynys Lee Estate near Port Talbot, that only appear when it rains. Read on: New artwork can only be seen when it rains South Wales Evening Post…

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GS Artists Soup Talks

Was devised in July 2018, by Jane Simpson to try and address a few things she had observed as an artist living back home in Swansea. She wanted to link artists. London felt a long way away and the desire to link her home town with the other end of the M4 was strong. She…

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“There is a politics of space as space is politics” at GS Artists – November 16th to December 5th.

GS Artists is proud to present our new group exhibition  “There is a politics of space as space is politics”.  Continuing our Activism Autumn season, this time our attention focusing  on more established artists and their political comments in art form. The artworks will include the film ‘Election Abstract‘ by Cornelia Parker that she created as the official…

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Craig Wood In Conversation with Fiona Banner, Bethel Chapel, April 7th, 2019.

Download the full Craig Wood In Conversation with Fiona Banner PDF here. Following is a section of one of the studio conversations recorded by the artists and transcribed at their discretion. The venue was Bethel Chapel (Craig’s studio) on April the 7th, 2019.  Craig Wood These are these early polythene water pieces that I made. Fiona Banner…

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Soup Talk-Tim Davies in conversation with Simon Periton 02/12/2018

Was devised in July 2018, by Jane Simpson to try and address a few things she had observed as an artist living back home in Swansea. She wanted to link artists. London felt a long way away and the desire to link her home town with the other end of the M4 was strong. She…

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Axe Head to Everything IV

Axe Head Collective celebrates its GS Artists internship with a show opening October 18th, running until October 31st. Formed in 2017 by four UWTSD Swansea College of Art Fine Art artists, Alina Skorohoda, Demian Johnston, Jeremy Gluck, and Melissa Rodrigues, to considerable aplomb Axe Head’s self-directed debut show, ‘Axe Head to Everything’ opened in March…

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“Post-Brexit Anxiety and Depression”: An Interview with Mark James

by Jeremy Gluck for GS Artists Three years and more of self-abuse by the body politic later, Great Britain is a country on the edge of a nervous breakdown (and, conceivably, eventually the edge of a noxious breakup). The response of accomplished, internationally commissioned Cardiff-based artist, graphic designer and filmmaker Mark James, “Post-Brexit Anxiety and…

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GS’s Scott Mackenzie Interviewed

by Jeremy Gluck for GS Artists Based in Swansea, Scott Mackenzie graduated from Swansea College of Art in 2016 with a degree in Fine Art. His work is primarily concerned with issues of inequality and identity politics in the U.K. Using a range of mixed media from photography to sculpture and text that incorporates symbols…

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