Content by Author: Kirsty Young
22 - 23 July 2017
Art Van On The Road, The Folk Forest
Join us at the Folk Forest for the official launch of Site Gallery’s Art Van. To mark this event, the Society of Explorers have designed a programme of hands-on creative activities motivated by their interest in collectives.
Leila Johnston reflects on Site Sessions #3 – The Mobile Imagination
Site Gallery Digital Curator, Leila Johnston invited Historian Dr Ralph Harrington to join the Society of Explorers, guests and participants for the third of our Site Sessions events on Sunday 2 July 2017. It was a bit of a different one to usual as it was both 1) outside and
Sunday 2 July, 7pm
Site Sessions: The Mobile Imagination
Join us at Victoria Quays on 2 July 2017, during the Floating Cinema weekend in Sheffield, for the third of our Site Sessions events. This lively discussion series brings together art, science, technology and more (previous events covered Art, Science and the Truth and The New Economies).
Sunday 2 July, 4pm
Site Gallery at Victoria Quays
4pm – 6.30pm: On The Road Art Van
Join Site Gallery from 4pm for talks, workshops and activities, to celebrate the debut outing and activation of our On The Road art van, as part of the Floating Cinema weekend in Sheffield.
This mobile contemporary gallery/workshop space has been co-designed by architects Public
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.