Museums & Institutions
I Called Here Lisa Marie is the first solo show in Galleri Tom Christoffersen by the young French photographer Clémentine Schneidermann. During her studies at the University of South Wales in Newport, she discovers the annual Elvis festival in the small town of Porthcawl and starts portraying the participants. She catches them backstage at the pub performing Suspicious Minds, or she is invited to their homes and captures them in their own private Elvis-sphere.Read On...
Standpoint is proud to announce the thirteenth solo exhibition of an artist supported by the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award.Drawing influence from the puzzling nature of the chemical element Bismuth, Megan Broadmeadow’s exhibition is a visual and physical exploration of its complex fractal character, and its somehow overlooked placement in cultural history.Megan’s research has uncovered significant disparate histories and arcane uses for Bismuth, including its use as a shamanic tool providing a portal into other realms, its uniquely strong diamagnetic properties, and a particularly intriguing discovery at Roswell that suggests this curious element may yet provide the answer to unlocking the mystery of alien space travel.Read On...
On the occasion of his first solo exhibition at the gallery, German artist Christof Zwiener has developed an installation around threads. Zwiener works with the theme of memory connected to the body and its limits, both internal and external. His interventions, sculptures and works are often minimalistic, based on historical events and documentary research, in order to be able to formulate, through his pieces, historical and philosophical references which are often abstract.Read On...
The works of Maria Bartuszová - sculptures created by using rubberized materials and plaster to form unique casts, or by using water and plaster to minimize gravity - trigger extraordinary and moving impressions. These biomorphic sculptures, in which branches sometimes pass through plaster, are striking in their beauty, their seeming perfection, even, and also, in their vulnerability, precariousness, and fragility.Read On...