Winter Concert at Oriel Davies

Exciting News! Royal Harpist Alis Huws and award winning flutist Carys Gittins will be performing a Winter Concert at Oriel Davies on Sunday 24th ... more >

Oriel Davies Gallery
The Park, Newtown
Powys SY16 2NZ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1686 625041
Fax: +44 (0) 1686 623633
Email: desk@orieldavies.org

 

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Archive

Oriel Davies is developing this archive as a resource for those researching both visual arts and arts education. Divided into exhibitions, projects and Test Bed the archive is searchable using the search bar below or by browsing through the archive pages.

photograph of legs in torn fish net tights and dead leaves

Interloper
Dawn Woolley

'Interloper' examines the act of looking and being looked at - a central theme in Woolley’s work. A photographic double replaces the artist, so that subject becomes object, forcing the viewer to question this boundary from a voyeuristic position. more >

Test Bed 2010 26 June - 18 August

Black and white photo still of girl dancing

Oriel Davies Open 2010
RE:animate

'RE:animate' is the fourth Oriel Davies Gallery biennial Open exhibition. Submissions were sought which explored animation in its broadest sense. Work selected deals with the actuation of movement, the possibilities of non-narrative structure and the potential of audience participation. more >

Exhibition 2010 26 June - 18 August

Photo of figure in green light with neon lettering

The Modes of Al-Ikseer
Harminder Singh Judge

'The Modes of Al-Ikseer' is a live performance installation which fuses contemporary pop culture, the aesthetics of advertising, tongue-in-cheek humour and epic symbolic imagery. It observes and locates the place of ancient religious symbolism and mythology within a world obsessed with capitalism, the celebrity and marketing gimmicks. more >

Exhibition 2010 18 June

woman in swimming costume on street corner with child

Field Work
Dave Lewis

'Field Work' is a new body of artwork inspired by the idea of the artist as a ‘stranger’. Lewis has explored the New Forest in Hampshire and Newtown in mid Wales, linked by their rural locations and also by their cultural differences to Lewis’ hometown of London. more >

Exhibition 2010 17 April - 09 June

mixed media collage with leaves and dirt

Fantasy is a Place Where it Rains
Patrick Farmer and Sarah Hughes

Patrick Farmer and Sarah Hughes work both individually and collaboratively in response to the environment to develop and enhance our awareness of it. Their placement of poetic gestures encourage the viewer to reassess their habitual relationship with familiar environmental elements. more >

Test Bed 2010 17 April - 09 June