Rangoli: Art that Binds

Following the success of the 2017 Rangoli: Art that Binds project, as part the India/ Wales season of events with the more >

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

 

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm


 

 

Nimrod

Bedwyr Williams

16 July 2011 - 31 August 2011

Image 1 of 7 next >   Bedwyr Williams, Nimrod, 2009. Courtesy Ceri Hand Gallery

Bedwyr Williams’ probing gaze penetrates the ambitions, insecurities and idiosyncrasies in life with shrewd accuracy and surreal humour.

Williams regularly draws upon personal narratives and family histories, from his early years in rural North Wales to his career as an internationally recognised artist who continues to live and work in Wales. His practice poses questions about identity, memory, place and cultural mythologies through a multitude of artistic references. These often incorporate technologies on the brink of redundancy used within installations, sculptures, prints and performative pieces.

This large solo exhibition celebrates new and existing works, including his significant installation Nimrod, originated for Ceri Hand Gallery, Liverpool in 2009 and re-worked for Oriel Davies. Nimrod, an alternative, scaled-down airport, complete with watchtower, runway and airport advertising is both ‘geekily’ compelling and darkly humorous.

Lunchtime tour of the exhibition
Wednesday 3 August, 12.30-1.15pm
Join Amanda Farr, Director, for a free lunchtime tour of Nimrod.

 

Bedwryr Williams is represented by Ceri Hand Gallery