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What’s In The Box? Volume I (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2000). What’s In The Box? Volume I. [artists' books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed f... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume I.

What’s In The Box? Volume II (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2002). What’s In The Box? Volume II. [Artists's books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed f... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume II.

What’s In The Box? Volume IV (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2006). What’s In The Box? Volume IV. [artists' books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed from... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume IV.

What’s In The Box? Volume III (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2004). What’s In The Box? Volume III. [artists' books]. 9 June 2019 - 9 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed f... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume III.

What’s In The Box? Volume V (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2008). What’s In The Box? Volume V. [artists' books]. 8 June 2019 - 8 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Published as a collection of artists’ books curated and edited by Tom Sowden. Each project involves MA Printmaking students, UWE staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16 pages for an artist’s book. Each book is digitally printed from... Read More about What’s In The Box? Volume V.

Investment (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Dean, J. Investment. 8 June 2019 - 8 June 2019. (Unpublished)

Investment is a silver cast of a (cancelled) credit card in my name, signed on the back either by the wax maker, the foundry director, or myself. Both sides of the piece must be visible to the viewer, preferably by picking it up.

Rome at the Poetry Society (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Dean, J. Rome at the Poetry Society. 8 March 2019 - 1 December 2009. (Unpublished)

I’m invading The Poetry Society, throughout its centenary year, with Rome; an invitation to exhibit has been interpreted as an invitation to occupy. Invasion is messy and involves considerable negotiation: art, poetry, Rome collide. There is both sup... Read More about Rome at the Poetry Society.

Function / Fiction (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Dickinson, R. (2008). Function / Fiction. [Group exhibition]. 10 January 2019 - 23 February 2008. (Unpublished)

Exhibition of international artists. Function/Fiction probes artistic practices that draw literally on the utilitarian images saturating our environment.

British painting (2019)
Exhibition / Performance
Ure, M., Bick, A., Simpson, D. J., Arrowsmith, S., Harding, A., & Austen, D. British painting. 8 January 2019 - 1 February 2008. (Unpublished)

This survey exhibition was a presentation of contemporary British Painting.

Multiplied: contemporary art in editions fair (2012)
Exhibition / Performance
Laidler, P. Multiplied: contemporary art in editions fair. [Print]. 12 October 2012 - 15 October 2012. (Unpublished)

Dr Paul Laidler has curated an exhibition of CFPR Editions based on his research into what constitutes a print today for visual artists and how has digital technology diluted the medium so much that print is becoming a redundant term in creative prac... Read More about Multiplied: contemporary art in editions fair.

Just press print (2012)
Exhibition / Performance
Laidler, P. Just press print. [Curated exhibtion of print]. 20 June 2012 - 10 August 2012. (Unpublished)

The exhibition Just Press Print explores the specialist field of digital print editioning and publishing for artists and designers. The emphasis on digital technology within a practice that is predicated in printmaking provides a dialogue for the exh... Read More about Just press print.

Drawing, permanence and place (2011)
Exhibition / Performance
Biggs, I., Conlon, R., Gegenwart, B., Behennah, D., Turrell, E. C., Moxey, E., …Cross, S. (2011). Drawing, permanence and place. [Exhibition Guide]. 1 September 2011 - 9 October 2011. (Unpublished)

idonthaveyourmarbles (2011)
Exhibition / Performance
Dean, J., & Klega, K. idonthaveyourmarbles. [Sculpture / Virtual]. 1 March 2011 - 1 March 2011. (Unpublished)

An international ongoing collaborative project operating within a pre-existing economic framework (ebay), in which artefacts (made / found objects of questionable value) are listed for 10 days a month, with invites to participate sent to members of t... Read More about idonthaveyourmarbles.

Follow-ed (after Hokusai) (2011)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T., & Pichler, M. Follow-ed (after Hokusai). [artists' books]. 2 February 2011 - 10 March 2011. (Unpublished)

Follow-ed (after Hokusai) is an exhibition of books inspired by the American artist Edward Ruscha, collected and curated by Tom Sowden and Michalis Pichler, at the Winchester Gallery, University of Southampton. This exhibition is part of Print Mat... Read More about Follow-ed (after Hokusai).

Stagefright (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Buchheim, Y. Stagefright. 7 October 2010 - 6 November 2010. (Unpublished)

The solo exhibition is the outcome of an artist-in-residency award at the University of Essex. Earlier on in the year, Yvonne Buchheim approached people all over campus and asked them to sing a song of their choice, unprepared, on the spot and in fro... Read More about Stagefright.

Look mum no hands (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Embury, G. Look mum no hands. [Exhibition]. 2 October 2010 - 14 October 2010. (Unpublished)

Surplus to requirement (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. (2010). Surplus to requirement. [Artists book edition of 250]. 25 September 2010 - 27 September 2010. (Unpublished)

Tom Sowden invited to curate a selection of Bristol-based book artists’ works for a collaborative project with the Righton Press group at Manchester Metropolitan University. Each artist produced a page to print, and a ‘sketch’ page on the theme o... Read More about Surplus to requirement.

Drawing with fire: an exhibition of laser cutting by book and paper artists (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Sowden, T. Drawing with fire: an exhibition of laser cutting by book and paper artists. [Paper]. 13 September 2010 - 24 September 2010. (Unpublished)

Curated by Tom Sowden as part of the practice-led AHRC funded research project ”Paper Models: investigating laser cutting technology to develop new artists’ books and paper-based creative practice for arts, crafts and design” and to coincide with a o... Read More about Drawing with fire: an exhibition of laser cutting by book and paper artists.

3D2D: Object and illusion in print (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Thirkell, P. 3D2D: Object and illusion in print. [Print]. 11 September 2010 - 30 October 2010. (Unpublished)

Curated by Paul Thirkell the exhibition '3D2D: Object and Illusion in Print' explores digital software and hardware in a creative way to produce works of art that can be 'printed' in both 2D and 3D. The latest print technology uses the technique o... Read More about 3D2D: Object and illusion in print.