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‘Future Free and Just Society’ and ‘Chinese Tree’ Installations

23 August 2015 - 27 November 2015

Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street London W1G 7LP Monday 24 August – Friday 27 November 2015 Monday to Friday 10.00 – 18.00 Lower Ground Floor (outside the Asia House Gallery) Free Admission The Taiwanese artist Ting-Tong Chang investigates intercultural conventions of science, nature and society that continue to trouble the world to this day. Presented at Asia House as a preview for his upcoming 2016 solo exhibition are two works: Future Free and Just Society and Chinese Tree. Future Free and Just Society consists of two bird automatons perching on top of a tree, re-enacting the famous televised 1971 debate ‘On Human Nature’ between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault. The automatons, meaning “acting of one’s own will” in Greek, are created to simulate real birds: their mouths move, heads shake and wings flap. Is there such a thing as “innate” human nature? They discuss. The philosophical argument rooted in linguistics (Chomsky) and the theory of knowledge (Foucault), soon evolves into a broader discussion encompassing a wide range of topics, from science, history, and behaviourism to creativity, freedom and the struggle for justice in the realm of politics. Chinese Tree comically enquires into the cultural politics of London, through the eyes of the artist Ting-Tong Chang who migrated in 2008. The exhibited drawing is part of the series of ‘imaginary voyages’ entitled The Discovery of a New World or a Description of the North Indies where the so-called global village is presented as Vilcabamba, the lost city of Inca. Here, the branches of 19th Century German biologist Ernst Haeckel’s tree of life is filled with Chinese nationals, opening the storyline with an anticipated end of the profane and triumph of the sacred. The exhibition has been organised in collaboration with independent Japanese curator Eiko Honda. For more information on Ting-Tong Chang: http://www.tingtongchang.co.uk

London

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Guy Stevens Open Studio

22 August 2015 - 6 September 2015
11am to 5pm

Sussex based RBS member opens his stone sculpture studio as part of Lewes Art Wave Festival. Three weekends, 22/23 29/30 Aug 5/6 Sept Unit 13, Upper Stoneham Farm, BN8 5RH

http://www.guystevenssculpture.com

South East

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The Silk Road

15 August 2015 - 15 October 2015
Throughout the day and evening

"The Silk Road" is a new 420cm tall stainless steel sculpture I have made for the City of Fuzhou as part of an international sculpture symposium which received over 1500 applicants from 30 countries worldwide. The sculpture will be exhibited in October 2015 as part of an International Sculpture exhibition to coincide with the opening of the 1st China Youth Games to be hosted by Fuzhou. Thereafter it will be permanently exhibited within one of the newly reclaimed green spaces of the City as part of the Councils ongoing Housing and Regeneration projects.

London

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CROWD-FUNDING

15 August 2015 - 15 September 2015

Hello, I was invited to participate at Mdina Cathedral Contemporary Art Biennale, scheduled between 13 November 2015 and 7 January 2016. The lack of funding from the event itself, led me to organise a crowd-funding in which I would like to invite you to participate. To know more about the project, please visit https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/78073798/sculpture-for-the-mdina-biennal-2015. Thank you! Ana

London

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Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London, SW3 4RY

14 August 2015 - 28 August 2016
10 am - 6 pm daily

Two pieces of my sculpture have been selected to be shown on the Saatchi Screen at the Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4RY

http://www.saatchigallery.com/yourworks/works2.php

London

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“Flight of the Langoustine”

14 July 2015 - 1 January 2020

"Flight of the Langoustine" Bronze & Steel / Public Realm. Pierre Diamantopoulo MRBS. One of three winning sculptures awarded a place on the forthcoming Hove Plinth. Each sculpture will be taking its turn on the Plinth on the Hove Seafront Promenade for a period of 12 - 18 months, then will be allocated a permanent site in Hove and Brighton. This will be an ongoing programme of sculptures, on a similar basis to The Forth Plinth at Trafalgar Square. Maquettes have already been commissioned and fund-raising has started with a view to installing sculptures from Spring 2017. “Flight of the Langoustine” was inspired after a bit of beach-combing. A storm had deposited a mangled lobster pot yards from my (first) studio under the arches in Brighton. This washed-up object had been a means of escape for the lobsters and this translated itself into a human story of exodus and release – a dash for freedom."

South East

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Tarpey Gallery Sculpture Garden

11 July 2015 - 31 August 2015
Thursday to Sunday 10.00 - 5.00 p.m.

A new garden sculpture space is being launched on the 11th July (2 -6 p.m.) at the Tarpey Gallery, 77 High Street, Castle Donnington DE74 2PQ. Several RBS members will be exhibiting including, Sam Shendi, Michael Thacker, Richard Thornton and Miles Halpin. This is a new venture for this contemporary, private, gallery which is gradually building a strong reputation.

http://www.tarpeygallery.com

East Midlands

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‘Renaissance’ new, mobile water sculpture for Hatfield House, and exhibition

7 July 2015 - 30 September 2015
During opening times of Hatfield House

On Monday 15th of June the north front of Hatfield House assumed a new look with the unveiling of 'Renaissance', a large scale mobile water sculpture by Angela Conner. An exhibition including videos of the making and installation of Renaissance, footage of Angela's celebrated sculptures in motion, and several Conner portrait heads, will be on display in the House until the end of September. Photo credit: John Bulmer

http://www.angelaconner.com/exhibition-at-hatfield-house/

London

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Exhibition -  Uddenskulptur 2015 ‘Jubileum’

13 June 2015 - 30 September 2015
Uddenskulptur 2015 Jubileum

'Parkour 3' by Louise Plant is exhibited at Uddenskulptur 2015 Jubileum.

http://skulpturparkhunnebostrand.se/index.php/en/aktuellt-nu

Europe

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Art N Food

29 May 2015 - 30 October 2015
14:00 - 18:00 except Mondays

Alaleh Alamir is exhibiting "Offerings" six selected installations from "Ark of Hesperides" her long-term project.. in a group exhibition at : Espace Muséal, Chateau de Tourettes-sur-Loup, France

Europe

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Lemon Street Gallery Sculpture Garden at Withiel Cornwall

3 May 2015 - 27 September 2015
By appointment

A new sculpture garden in the ground of Withiel House inc 5 sculptures by Jilly Sutton

01872 275757

South West

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Jilly Sutton Summer Work

2 May 2015 - 27 September 2015
ring for visiting times

JS Showing at four sculpture gardens:- Lemon Street Galley Withiel Garden show Cornwall Moncrieff-Bray Gallery and the RCAs 20/21 show Hannah Pescahar sculpture garden Surrey Riverhill Sculpture Garden Kent

01803722384

London

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The Still Centre of the Turning World

1 September 2014 - 1 September 2015

Dick Onians' new piece “The Still Centre of the Turning World” commissioned for New Capital Quay, Greenwich Reach, descends from a line of sculptures that explore overlapping forms. The spherical shape is a reference to the globe. The form of the piece with its equator, longitudinal features and tilt allude to the work’s location near the Greenwich Mean and Greenwich’s historic role as a centre for navigation and worldwide trade. The title highlights the idea of mystery at the center of things and our ability to see our own reflection on the inside implicates us in the central mystery.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxamQyTwSxg&list=UUs0dxqx5pptbZ4Ndd47nxVA

London

 

DUNAMIS

8 July 2014 - 30 September 2015
On-Going

The bronze sculpture was made in Liverpool and symbolizes human struggle to achieve excellence, pushing boundaries to make the impossible possible. Bushra first began work on Dunamis in December 2012, which measure approx 9 meters high. Location: Achillies Way, Park Lane.

London

 

Ekebergparken Sculpture Park, Oslo

26 September 2013 - 31 December 2015
Open 24 hours a day

A new sculpture park, Ekebergparken, on the outskirts of Oslo, hosts 64 sculptures by international artists, including British artists and RBS members Sean Henry FRBS, Diane Maclean FRBS, George Cutts FRBS and Richard Hudson MRBS. Created by art collector and philanthropist Christian Ringnes, the park, sited on wooded slopes over looking the sea was opened on 27 September 2013 to a crowd of hundreds.

http://www.ekebergparken.com

London

 

Golden Rain, Michael Petry, FRBS

26 April 2013 - 31 December 2016
Daily

This large scale mirrored glass installation has just been given by Donna MacMillan to the Palm Springs Art Museum for their permanent collection. It consists of 100 large sealed bottles suspended down 3 floors in their main entrance to the collection. Each bottle contain a work/message by another artist who I invited to participate in the original project commissioned by Ha gamle prestegard for Stavanger 2008 - when it was European City of Culture. The work was originally installed in a 6 story lighthouse and recalls the classical story of Zeus and Danae, where in order to have her he turns himself into a shower of gold.

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