Open – to misinterpretation?

Zuzushii Art Laboratory is currently staging an exhibition in celebration of the ambiguous. A visual, vibrant journey through 2 and 3D collage, mixed media assemblage, sculpture, prints and total abstraction. Taking part are Fumico Azuma, Tim Can, Peter Quinnell, James Roseveare, Mark Soye and April Yasamee. There’s much to see on many levels and some of the exhibition will be rotated over the duration, so visiting more than once is recommended. 

Saturday 31st July, to Saturday 21st August. Gallery opening times are from 10am to 5pm, Wednesday to Sunday. Info at: zuzushiiartlaboratory.com 


Of Land and Sea 

Of Land and Sea is an artists’ residency in a vacant space in Priory Meadow Shopping Centre highlighting ecology, environment, climate change through artist responses with a community. There will be workshops, sustainable practice, gardening permaculture, outdoor beach conservation, big seaweed watch, bringing practice-led research into action. 

It’s on from August 3rd to September 3rd and organisers would like to connect with poets, musicians, environmentalists, healers and others who could share and make sustainable ideas in the workshop space in Priory Meadow Shopping Centre opposite the Vodaphone store Queens Road entrance.

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Residency on Barge

This August, artist/makers from the Project Art Works collective will take part in a group residency on board a barge belonging to the Brighton based arts charity ONCA which fosters connections between people and the environment.

The residency offers Hastings’ Project Art Works – a collective of neurodiverse artists and activists a unique space in which to explore their creative processes, in particular in relation to the natural world. Artists on board are Paul Colley, Lucy, Aida Ashall and Mark Lockton. 


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