Platform artist in residence, Rory Pilgrim, has chosen Judith Butler’s Excitable Speech for our next reading group, questioning ideas of free speech and the power of words.
Our next reading group explores the abstraction of human form and the mechanical dance and stage workshops of the Bauhaus era, referenced by Grace Schwindt in her film Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society.
Join Grace Schwindt and Artistic Director Laura Sillars on the opening weekend for an intimate talk and walk-through Grace’s ambitious film installation, Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society.
Do artists move away from or towards trauma? Our next free reading group will focus on Griselda Pollock’s book, After-affects | after-images: Trauma and aesthetic transformation in the virtual feminist museum in relation to Grace Schwindt’s film.
Sheffield’s galleries are throwing open their doors to offer an artistic alternative to Christmas shopping this year. Pop along to our shopping day on Saturday 13 December.
The Jefferson Slim Sheik Experience, John T Angle And The Spirit Levels and Jim Gedhi join us for a relaxed winter folk acoustic night. Wind down for Christmas with friends and festive drinks for our last social event of the year.
Grace Schwindt’s feature-length film installation examines the radical left-wing politics of Germany in the 1960s-70s and the notion of freedom.
Our final informal reading group for 2014 will focus on an essay by Pil and Galia Kolectiv, Can Objects Perform?: Agency and Thingliness in Contemporary Sculpture and Installation.
As part of their Platform residency project, Mel Brimfield and Gwyneth Herbert invite you to add to their collection of Moore and Hepworth inspired maquettes.
Come along to our artist brunch with Rory Pilgrim to hear more about the ideas behind his Platform project at the end of his first week in residence.