The title of this exhibition – The Whole Wide World – is taken from William Blake poem, Auguries of Innocence, where the first line reads: ‘To see the world in a grain of sand.’ Exploring this idea of the infinity of nature, eight artists will come together to create a series of powerful, yet discreet works that show how paradigms in nature can hint at the larger picture. The artists will include Noel Clueit (Manchester), Joana Escoval (Portugal), Hondartza Fraga (Spain), Philip Newcombe (Germany), Joe Fletcher-Orr (Birkenhead), Emma Hart (London) and Laura Pawela (Poland), who will work in a variety of mediums. On show, there will also be a limited edition print from Fraga’s 365 Globes Project (pictured), whereby the artist has decided to set herself the challenge of drawing the globe every day in 2015. Among the selection there will also be a previously unpublished recording of a bird, taken by Ludwig Karl Koch, who went on to become one of the great natural history broadcasters of the 20th Century.

Preview Fri 17 Apr 6pm – 8pm then Sat 18 Apr – Fri 29 May, International 3, 142 Chapel Street, Salford, M3 6AF, Wed – Fri 12pm – 5pm, other times by appointment, FREE,

Fri 17 Apr - Fri 29 May
Daisy Kidd
Published on:
Sun 10 May 2015