7 July 2012

Bi-Monthly 11
6 July 2012

Sarah Staton,  <i>The Rain is Heaviest over the Hills</i>  2011

Sarah Staton, The Rain is Heaviest over the Hills 2011

An evening of artists’ presentations and interventions
Friday 6 July 2012, 7-10pm
Reading Room & Chapel, High Street, Wellingore, Lincoln LN5 0HW

Sarah Staton Artist
Traci Kelly Nottinghamshire based artist, selected by The Summer Lodge (A Fine Art research event at Nottingham Trent University)
Reactor Art group

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24 June 2012

22 June 2012

Visibility and Invisibility: Audience, Artist and Curator
Reading Room & Chapel, High Street, Wellingore, Lincoln LN5 0HW

Food, conversation and debate were shared with guest speakers Penelope Curtis, Director of Tate Britain and Alfredo Cramerotti, Director of Mostyn, Wales. The programme for the day was structured around the lunch with questions before and answers after, incorporating contributions from two artists previously commissioned by Beacon, Doug Fishbone and Kelly Large.

Alfredo Cramerotti is a writer, curator, editor and artist working across a variety of media such as TV, radio, publishing, internet, media festivals, photography, writing and exhibition curating. He directs Mostyn, Wales’ largest and leading contemporary art centre, co-directs AGM Culture, roaming curatorial agency and CPS Chamber of Public Secrets, media & art production unit (co-curator of Manifesta 8, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Region of Murcia, Spain, 2010). He is Research Scholar at the European Centre for Photography Research, University of Wales, Newport, Visiting Lecturer in various European Universities among others NTU Nottingham Trent University, University of Westminster, HEAD Geneva and DAI Dutch Arts Institute, and Editor of the Critical Photography book series by Intellect Books. His own publications include the book Aesthetic Journalism: How to inform without informing (2009) and Unmapping the City: Perspectives of Flatness (2010).


Penelope Curtis In 1988 Penelope Curtis joined the new Tate Gallery Liverpool as Exhibitions Curator. In 1994 she moved to the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, where as Curator, she was responsible for a programme of historical and contemporary sculpture exhibitions, collections building in sculpture and archive, and research activity including events, fellowships and publications. She has written widely on 20th-century British sculpture, on European art and architecture of the inter-war years, and on many contemporary sculptors including Thomas Schűtte, Gerard Byrne and Isa Genzken. She is author of Sculpture 1900-1945: After Rodin (OUP, 1999) and Patio and Pavilion: The place of sculpture in Modern Architecture (Ridinghouse, 2007) and has recently curated Modern British Sculpture at the Royal Academy, London. Penelope Curtis became Director of Tate Britain in April 2010.

8 May 2012

Bi-Monthly 10
4 May 2012

S. Mark Gubb <i>The Bewildered Herd: Text Works and Other Things</i> 2004-2010

S. Mark Gubb The Bewildered Herd: Text Works and Other Things 2004-2010

An evening of artists’ presentations from S. Mark Gubb and Jonathan Roberts and a Beacon Conversation: Collaborative working with Kate Genever.

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4 March 2012

Bi-Monthly 9
2 March 2012

Krystina Naylor, <i>Untitled (skin I)</i>2011

Krystina Naylor, Untitled (skin I)2011

An evening of artists’ presentations and interventions with Krystina Naylor, Marc Renshaw and A Beacon conversation, Audience, with John Plowman and Nicola Streeten, Beacon directors.

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2 December 2011

Beacon Bimonthlies 8
2 December 2011

Mik Godley <i>Horst Mahler's Eyes (version 2 [103])</i> 2011

Mik Godley Horst Mahler's Eyes (version 2 [103]) 2011

An evening of artists' presentations and interventions with Mik Godley, Thomas Bartlett and The Monks Gallery: Tom Cretney and Nick Simpson.

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8 October 2011

Ellie Harrison's Early Warning Sign
7 October – 5 December 2011

Ellie Harrison <i>Early Warning Sign</i>, 2011

Ellie Harrison Early Warning Sign, 2011

Beacon is the Pre-Tour Host of one of artist Ellie Harrison's Early Warning Signs at the headquarters in Lincolnshire, LN5 0HW.

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7 October 2011

Beacon Bimonthlies 7
7 October 2011

Sophie Cullinan <i>Blues 2</i>  Edinburgh, 2011

Sophie Cullinan Blues 2 Edinburgh, 2011

An evening of artists’ presentations and interventions with Sophie Cullinan, Steven Ingman and Sally Sheinman.

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22 July 2011

Beacon Bimonthlies 6

photo: Sally Plowman

photo: Sally Plowman

An entertaining evening of artists’ presentations and performance with Alison Lloyd, Bruce Asbestos, Sally Lemsford and Sally Newham

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20 May 2011

Beacon Bimonthlies 5

An evening of artists’ presentations and interventions with Amelia Beavis-Harrison, Alan Armstrong, Georgina Barney, Dale Fearnley

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18 March 2011

Beacon Bimonthlies 4

An evening of artists’ presentations and interventions with Simon Withers, Michael Sanders, Edward Crumpton

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