Tour & Late Opening: In Absence of the Smoky God
On the final weekend of the exhibition, come along to a special Friday late opening or join a free Saturday afternoon tour
Thursday 30 October, 5.30pm
Our series of informal reading groups continues with John Wyndham’s The Chrysalids, one of the many influences Matt Stokes has drawn from to create his new installation, In Absence of the Smoky God.
Saturday 27 September, 2-3.30pm
Singing in the Gallery taster session
Come along to a free singing taster session, for young people aged 11-18, which is part of the opening weekend for our new exhibition In Absence of the Smoky God by Matt Stokes.
Composer-led tour: 11 October 2014
Local composer Ben Gaunt leads a free tour of In Absence of the Smoky God, drawing on his experience of working with Matt Stokes to construct a new two-tier language for the post-apocalyptic world envisioned by the artist.
27 September - 8 November 2014
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.
Wednesday 1 October, 6.30pm
Matt Stokes in conversation with David Forrest
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.
Saturday 4 October, 1pm
Curator-led tour: 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.