Brighton Art Exhibitions

Brighton Art Exhibitions – Our Top 5 For April 2015

Published On March 25, 2015 | By Ink_d Gallery | Theatre & Arts Features

Brighton is fit to burst with amazing art galleries and with so many exhibitions going on every month it can be hard to know which to visit. One of the City’s most eclectic galleries, Ink_d Gallery, gives us a monthly guide to their top 5 exhibitions to help you choose. Here are their top 5 Brighton art exhibitions for April 2015.

Dawn ChorusBrighton Art ExhibitionsFabrica

Dawn Chorus by Marcus Coates uses unique digital methods to explore the relationship between birdsong and the human voice, drawing out similarities between the behaviour of birds and humans.

Loaned by the Arts Council Collection, this multi-screen film installation features 19 individual singers recreating birdsong. Together they form a chorus that accurately simulates the sounds and timings of a natural dawn chorus.

Date/Time: 3 April – 1 May | Weds – Sat, 12-5pm. Sundays, 2-5pm
Admission: Free

Three DimensionsBrighton Art Exhibitions – Ink_d Gallery

The exhibition features work from both local and nationally renowned contemporary artist and consists solely of 3D pieces. Brand new Dan Baldwin bronzes, neon Andy Doig sculptural pieces, Gilles Buxton ‘sgraffito’ vase and Matt Smith ceramic assemblages will be on show. They will feature alongside pop culture pieces from sculptor Ryan Callanan (aka RYCA) – including the unmistakable Storm Trooper Buddhas, and totem poles consisting of casts of heads of 80s cartoon and film characters.

Date/Time: 13 March – 27 April | Mon-Sat 10am-6pm
Admission: Free

PillsBrighton Art Exhibitions – Prescription Art

Dean ‘Zeus’ Colman’s highly anticipated exhibition ‘Pills’ will consist of a wall of oversized ecstasy tablets, each with their own distinctive – and authentic – branding. The exhibition consists of over 40 oversized hand-made ecstasy pills, each hand sculpted, then cast in plaster and painted. Each pill is available in an edition of 10.

Date/Time: 13 March – 12 April | Tues-Sat 11am-7pm
Admission: Free

The Girlie ShowBrighton Art ExhibitionsBrush Brighton

To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women History Month, Brush Gallery is putting on a show celebrating women, empowerment and women’s rights. The show will be made up of work from predominantly southeast based female artists, including a pop-art relief by feminist artist Lez, oil paintings by Mel Evans, collages by Hazel Welch and an impressive dress which raises awareness of HIV created by artist activist Mandy Webb.

Date/Time: 14 March – 20 April | Tues-Sat 10am-6pm
Admission: Free

unnamedNeate Photos – The Old Market

When not at work as a psychiatrist, Greg Neate has been taking photographs of live music since 1989. In this exhibition, he brings two photography collections. The first, ‘We All Look Good in Black & White’, features Greg’s best darkroom prints of original music performed by residents of Brighton and Glasgow. The second exhibition ‘Neate at ATP’ is a collection of Greg’s best photographs from over 10 years at All Tomorrow’s Parties, the curator-led holiday camp festival that began at Camber Sands.

Date/Time: 3 March – 3 April | Mon – Fri 1pm-5pm
Admission: Free

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Established in 2007, ink_d gallery is an independently run commercial space showing original, challenging and exciting contemporary art. Tucked away in the heart of Brighton’s North Laine, ink_d gallery shows the cream of collectable and affordable art. With an ethos that supports and nurtures local talent alongside the rising stars and established artists, the gallery shows a diverse range of painting, prints, sculpture and ceramics with an emphasis on the cutting edge.