UH Galleries Eastern Approaches Exhibition 2 Dec – 2 Jan

Written by Ella Carty

On November 29, 2012

Three of the Forge Fellows: Alex McIntyre, Caryl Beach and Suman Gujral have had work accepted for The Eastern Approaches Exhibition at The University of Hertfordshire.

The UH annual open submission exhibition has marked itself out over its eleven years as the definitive annual showcase for local artistic talent and last year over one hundred artists from across Hertfordshire submitted work.

The exhibition will be shown in the UH Galleries space at the Museum of St Albans from Sunday 2 December 2012 until Wednesday 2 January 2013.

Venue:  Museum of St Albans, Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3RR.

Open:  Monday to Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm. Sunday 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Admission:  Free

‘Time Lapse II’ by Alex McIntyre

Time Lapse I and II are studies from a series produced in association with Soul Sister (a musical theatre production), following a research residency that Alex held with the company in March 2012.  Alex spent 9 days drawing the performers as they devised and rehearsed for Soul Sister.  She then worked on a solo exhibition of drawings, ‘Eloquent Noise’ which toured with the production in the autumn, sponsored by Digswell Arts Trust.

‘Stream’ by Caryl Beach

This video is the result of a five-month project, undertaken to research specific aspects of the history and people in the town of Hertford .I have focused on the site of Dicker Mill by Hartham Common, an area of personal significance.

Throughout the history of Hertford the waterways and rivers have played an important part in its development and at the same time, constriction of its growth. This video explores this site, its significance, abandonment and dereliction.

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