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Platform 22 opens 26 January

Our next exhibition Platform 22 will open at Site, Yorkshire Artspace and Bloc Projects on Thursday 26 January 2023, and run until 26 February 2023. The exhibition features the work of five Sheffield-based artists: Adebola Oyekanmi, Kedisha Coakley, Rian Treanor, Theresa Bruno, Tyler Mellins. It presents an insight into their work developed during the first year of their two-year residency with … Continued

06 Jan 2023 12:31pm

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Platform 22

Exhibited across three venues, Platform 22 presents a fascinating insight into five artists’ work developed during the first year of their two-year residency with Sheffield’s visual arts organisations. The exhibition is presented at Site, Yorkshire Artspace and Bloc Projects. Site Gallery, Platform 22: Dark Echoes Adebola Oyekanmi, Kedisha Coakley and Tyler Mellins present Dark Echoes, a group exhibition tracing echoes … Continued

26 Jan 2023 – 26 Feb 2023

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Platform 21: Anisa Nuh-Ali

Re-imagining History: Anisa Nuh-Ali’s multi-media archive of familial migration. The way in which archives represent, account, and encapsulate history is indicative of who is worthy of representation, and why. From what are and aren’t dominant narratives of marginalised histories in museums, libraries and institutions, the way we remember and give precedence to the past needs … Continued

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Platform 21: Seiko Kinoshita

Dreams, time, and fragility: the suspended temporality in the work of Seiko Kinoshita. Japanese-born Seiko Kinoshita is an artist who creates ephemeral and intuitive installations and sculptures. In her recent commission as part of Platform 21 at Site Gallery, she interweaves heritage, memory, time, fragility, and materiality through the installation Distant and video and sound … Continued

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Platform 21: Rachael Colley

Curious culinary, strength in womanhood: Rachael Colley’s radical take on the eating and the body. Strength and softness, tender and resilient: these contrasting binaries are often overlooked when describing the myriad of ways women feel, act and make art. The pleasure and complexities found in eating and bodily experience, and the tensions between function and … Continued

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Platform 21: Lea Torp Nielsen

  Feminine movement, bodily becomings: Lea Torp Nielsen’s watery encounters with sound and materiality  Water moves, changes and contorts; it is – and always has been – a fundamentally feminine entity, a divine force just like the earth, that situates, grounds, holds and evokes calm. Metonymically and temporally – the world is watery: it sustains … Continued

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Platform 21: Jan Hopkins

Technological obscurities, personal complexities: Jan Hopkins’ meditation on how the self and mechanical intertwine. How technology and emotions interweave and inform our lives is not always readily apparent, yet within a technologically driven world, its affective response is inevitable. People share the most joyous and horrifying news via Twitter; the intimate lives of others are … Continued

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Platform 21: Curator Tour 

Join the exhibiting artists and members of the Site Gallery programme team for a tour of Platform 21.  Presented across three venues in Sheffield, Platform 21 presents a fascinating insight into five artists’ work developed during the first year of their two-year residency with Sheffield’s visual arts organisations. The exhibition is presented at Site, Yorkshire … Continued

19 Feb 2022

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Platform 21: BSL Exhibition Tour

The walk is led by Deaf BSL user, architect and art facilitator Martin Glover, who will guide you through the exhibition and venues. Watch Martin’s introduction video below. Platform 21 is a group show presented across three venues in Sheffield, featuring artists Anisa Nuh-Ali, Lea Torp Nielsen, Rachael Colley, Jan Hopkins and Seiko Kinoshita. It is a … Continued

12 Feb 2022 12:00pm

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Platform 21 exhibition opens 21 January

Our next exhibition Platform 21 will open at Site, Yorkshire Artspace and Bloc Projects on Friday 21 January 2022, and run until 20 February 2022. The exhibition features the work of five Sheffield-based artists: Rachael Colley, Jan Hopkins, Seiko Kinoshita, Anisa Nuh-Ali and Lea Torp Nielsen. It presents an insight into their work developed during the first year of their two-year … Continued

10 Dec 2021 4:47pm

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