HOME has revealed that its gallery will reopen to the public on Saturday 24 October with a trio of illustration-led solo exhibitions. The return of the venue’s art space will mark the first time all of HOME’s primary artforms – cinema, theatre and visual art – have been available to the public since the building was forced to close its doors back in March.
Artists Nick Burton, Joy Yamusangie and duo Mike S Redmond and Faye Coral Johnson will each present illustration work which varies in form. Burton worked with HOME during the lockdown to present the light-hearted yet powerful comic series Our Plague Year, which detailed an alternative version of plague quarantine life in the village of Eyam, 1665. The first dozen of Burton’s comics will be available to view in October, alongside exclusive new material.
Visual artist Yamusangie specialises in illustration, combining traditional processes like drawing, painting and collaging with an exploration of socio-political themes. Their work Blue Glass Fortunes – which is inspired by dreams, hopes and memories – will also be available to explore when HOME’s gallery reopens. Finally, artist duo Redmond and Johnson present Bubbling Pitch, a collection of etherial, transitional drawings and paintings inspired by a residency at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, Scotland.
Entry to HOME’s trio of new exhibitions will be free but ticketed to allow for social distancing. Visitors will be able to book their slot via the venue’s website, by phone or in person from Thursday 24 September.
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- Wed 23 Sep 2020