Content by Author: Kirsty Young
Collaborative design and making – On The Road update
Site Gallery’s On The Road van is nearly ready for a test drive! The white Peugeot Boxer started life as a youth services vehicle at Sheffield City Council. Gifted to Site Gallery in 2016, it has been stripped-out ready for its transformation.
Each stage of the process has been developed and
Thoughts from Site Sessions: The New Economies
On 25 May 2017 we hosted the second of our Site Sessions events – The New Economies – at The Roco Creative Co-op in Sheffield. The title of the event – The New Economies – was inspired by a desire to stoke some fresh thinking around alternative values offered by the arts, and how digital might affect the picture.
Thu 21 – Sun 24 September 2017
Abandon Normal Devices Festival 2017
In 2017 Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is coming to the Peak District! The site-specific festival of new cinema, digital culture and art will be based in Castleton, and Site Gallery is the Sheffield programme partner. The Formation exhibition forms part of Site’s offsite programme while the gallery is closed for
1 - 3 July, 2017
For one weekend in July 2017 you will find Site Gallery by the water at Victoria Quays (formerly Sheffield Canal Basin). While we continue with building works to expand the gallery on Brown Street, we are bringing our events to you.
Thursday 25 May, 7 - 9pm
Site Sessions: The New Economies
Creative practice can be a powerful tool for change, but how do artists relate to economies and money, and is digital improving the picture? Andy Warhol stated that ‘good business is the best art’. Do we agree and embrace this idea? In this turbulent global moment, it’s time for a fresh and constructive look at art’s role in economies.
Simon Ings, Katharine Vega and Dr Sean Power talk Art, Science and The Truth
Read about our first Site Sessions event, featuring Simon Ings, author and culture editor at New Scientist, Katharine Vega, artist and educator from Brighton and Dr Sean Power, philosopher from Trinity College, Dublin.
Thurs 27 April, 7 - 10pm
Site Sessions: Art, Science and The Truth
Who has the claim to what’s true, in these rational times? To what extent are art, science and belief “branches of the same tree” as Albert Einstein once said, and what happens when some of those branches begin to crack?
Teenagers of Sheffield! Get involved!
Do you live in Sheffield? Are you aged 14-19 years old? Are you creative, interested in art, architecture, or film?
Site Gallery Expansion 2017
Building is underway! We are trebling the scale of our public offer through an ambitious expansion programme. Meanwhile, we have some fantastic offsite projects lined up and are working with some incredible local and national partners.