In Absence of the Smoky God by Matt Stokes is a major new commission inspired by hidden Sheffield locations, sci-fi literature and Barry Hines’ 1984 BBC TV production Threads.
Public preview: Saturday 27 September, 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Join artist Matt Stokes for this free talk as he shares the ideas, techniques and influences behind the making of his new film and audio installation, In Absence of the Smoky God.
Find out more about the making of Matt Stokes’ new installation, In Absence of the Smoky God, with a free informal tour at 1pm led by Site Gallery Curator Sara Cluggish.
We’re now accepting applications for our Platform residency programme. We will be commissioning up to four gallery-based residencies from summer 2015 to spring 2016. Deadline 31 October.
Local composer Ben Gaunt leads a free tour of our new installation, In Absence of the Smoky God. Join Ben to hear about his musical collaboration with artist Matt Stokes.
Our series of informal reading groups continues with H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine and John Wyndham’s The Chrysalids. Matt Stokes has drawn from a variety of literary, cinematic and televisual influences to create his new installation, In Absence of the Smoky God.
Learn new creative skills, find out about contemporary art, put on events and enjoy the chance to work with artists. Find out more about our Society of Explorers, which starts again this month.
Serving a delicious, healthy, homemade lunch menu, open Tuesdays to Saturdays until 3.30pm