Traces of Prehistory

Andover Museum of the Iron Age

Saturday 30 June to Saturday 18 August 2018

Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Free admission

The art in Artikinesis’ new exhibition is a response to prehistoric man’s influence on today’s landscape, and a reflection on our relationship with the distant past. Mysterious stone circles, intriguing barrows, exhilarating hill forts and illuminating finds: the essence of history, of human hopes and fears over the years.

Adeliza Mole Brian R. MarchantAmanda BatesRosemary LawreyElinor Cooper

We hope that you enjoy the exhibition and that you find beauty and value in our work.

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Adeliza

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As the mists descend on our forest, new talent comes into view

Exhibiting our multimedia installation We are Forest at Sticks Contemporary in Gosport gave us opportunity to meet many members of the community for chat and exchange of ideas about art.  Among our most memorable encounters were with the art students at St Vincent’s College Gosport who met us for a talk about how We are Forest emerged and as a starting point for an exhibition of their own.  Artikinesis had the privilege of attending their private view which followed on once we had washed down the gallery walls (see below) ready for their artworks (see below) . See some of what went on and what’s happening at Sticks Contemporary now at https://www.facebook.com/LiveArtLocalCIC/

Thank you to Beth and Ed at Sticks

 

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New Artikinesis exhibition featuring churches and the canal

bohSome new Artikinesis artworks can be seen at St Nicolas church in Newbury tomorrow (Tuesday 6 June) 9:30 a.m. until Friday at 3:30 pm (exhibition closed between 1:30 and 3 p.m. on Wednesday).  Church buildings have long held a fascination for Brian and Amanda, and are a perennial feature of their work.  Adeliza, Elinor and Rosemary have created some new works especially for this exhibition which features local churches and the canal to coincide with a visit to Newbury by the Boats of Hope who make it their mission to bring communities together.  This is a great opportunity to take a tour of the bell tower at St Nic’s and get a unique view over the town.  First come, first served for tower tours on Tuesday 6 June; 10.00am / Noon  and at 2.00pm.  Limited availability.  The art exhibition is free to visit and we will be running a children’s art competition, displaying the winning artworks on the final day and with our very special colouring book as prizes.

We would like to thank St Nicolas’ church for their generosity for lending us the space for this exhibition and for their helpfulness throughout.

Bookface Bookender at the Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading continues Sunday 9 October, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Today Artikinesis took some of our remaining colouring and poetry books to the Bookface Bookender artists’ handmade book fair in Reading where our contributions were admired by many. There was indeed much to admire at all the stalls with some exquisite handmade books. Those of particular note, in my opinion, were ones that explored the relationship between art and science. The Rising Sun arts centre is at 30 Silver Street, Reading RG1 2ST, and is full of life and has a wonderful welcoming atmosphere with plenty going on including bookbinding workshops upstairs during the book fair. If you missed the book fair there is still chance to visit it tomorrow between 11 and 5pm though sadly Artikinesis will not be there tomorrow. You can still obtain a copy of either our colouring book or our beautiful hand-printed, hand-bound poetry book by contacting us through this website. Every one is a unique work of art in itself, or so say our happy customers.