GS Artists: Demian Johnston

Demian Johnston’s practice builds on a growing body of work with energy concentrated by its confinement – “thinking inside the box”. These ideas value spontaneity, the positioning of objects and making of marks based on inner instinct and expression. Perverse in its initial conception the practice shows dimensions of unpredictability, naturalness, glimpses into the unconscious,…

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GS Artists: Abigail Fraser

Abigail Fraser My work is an ongoing investigation into the loving vulnerability connected to the memory of a space and a place. Through using materials such as LED Lights, old television monitors and oil paint, I explore themes of domesticity such as universally recognised objects and symbols of familiarity. For example, recreating the familiar patterns…

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GS Artists: Jeremy Gluck

I conceal what I reveal I reveal what I conceal Jeremy Gluck mainly works with contemporary strategies. By rejecting an objective truth and global cultural narratives, Gluck creates work in which a fascination with the clarity of content and an uncompromising attitude towards conceptual and minimal art often collides with ambiguity and concealment. The work…

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Anja Stenina Knows What You Mean: An Interview

By Jeremy Gluck for GS Artists Anja Stenina‘s show ‘You Know What I Mean‘, appealing to the intellect but also evading it, is apparently cerebral. Posing many questions beyond its name, the show embodies a fundamental challenge: You Know What You Are? The latest expression of a body of work that is as engaging as…

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Jamie Reid: The GS Interview

By Jeremy Gluck for GS Artists Punk rock? You know it when you hear – and see – it; months before I heard the debut Ramones album I had put pictures of them from Rock Scene on my wall. I knew. And I was right: the Ramones possessed life-changing powers. They sure as hell changed…

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Rhythm: The Day GS Turned Dayglo!

Please join us at GS Artists on Friday January 10th at 6 pm for the opening of our next Artist at Work project. Rhythm, a solo art show by local Swansea based artist and GS intern ‘Fraser’, explores the comfort of familiarity and altered memory. Depicting universally recognised forums and disrupting the familiar via syncopated…

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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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“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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