GS Artists: Melissa Rodrigues

Melissa Rodrigues‘ work uses a variety of materials to explore issues of displacement, belonging, and cultural identity, exploring aspects concerning the movement of people across the world.Immigration for Rodrigues means more than laws, rules, and bureaucracy; it is centrally about awareness and maintenance of equality, integrity, sense of belonging and diversity within.Rodrigues’ work has developed…

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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: Tess Wood

Tess Wood’s practice aims to express and further deepen her own understanding of human interaction and social control, presenting performances to her audience in an attempt to offer them an opportunity, to experience and contemplate feelings towards topics such as gender, sexuality, power and the moments of fear, love, passion and frustration that reside within…

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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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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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Swansea artists picture Michael Sheen

Welsh film star Michael Sheen has been handed a new role – as the subject for more than 100 Swansea portraits. The resulting 140-plus images of Port Talbot-raised Sheen went on show in GS Artists Gallery on High Street, Swansea. Pictures were submitted from a range of exhibitors from schools, colleges, support groups and adult…

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