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J.Davey Winter Main 'Gold in the Mountains'

Re-interpreting the past through museum exhibits

It is always a delight to go to Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Around every corner there is surprise. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths was intrigued by SOCO Artists’ latest project – an imaginative response to the museum’s exhibits: drawings and paintings, concertina-ed books, beautifully made objects, found objects and textiles.

Posted 11:04 Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 In: Visual Arts Tags: Adrienne Hunter Alex Leadbeaer Carly Ralph Charles Dawson Charlotte Snook George Bristow grey owl Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Jean Davey Winter Mary Moris Oona Bell Robert Tressell Roz Cran SoCo Artists William Henry Borrow William Morris

SoCo Showcase 2

The East Sussex based group, SoCo Artists, initiated this project last year as an opportunity for members to develop a new body of work or show work from their ongoing practice, in a curated exhibition.

Sea Crossing Maggie's boat

Sea Crossing

Boats. There is something  about boats. From children playing in the bath with them, sailing them over ponds, boats frustratingly lost from being becalmed or capsizing. Then there are more grown up connotations; travel, exploration, trade, slaves, war and invasion. And  the vulnerability of mass migration in less-than-seaworthy vessels. At the Folkestone Triennial 2011, HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths walked into a church and was entranced by Hew Locke’s motley fleet of boats sailing in the knave above her. Magical and thought provoking.

Posted 20:11 Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 In: Visual Arts Tags: Bern O’Donoghue Electro Gallery Folkestone Triennial Hew Locke Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Murmurations Gallery Peter Quinnell Refugees Crossing Root 1066 Festival SoCo Artists
Crowhurst View

The Language of Green

The Language of Green is a show by SoCo Artists, a professional group of artists based in East Sussex, in the Crypt Gallery at St Mary in the Castle. Roz Cran, a member of the group, reports.

Posted 21:36 Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 In: Community Arts Tags: Alan Wright Alex Leadbeater Anny Evason Carly Ralph Felicity Montague Gillian Metcalfe Jen Painter John Booth Katherine Reekie Lynne Bingham Roz Cran SoCo Artists st mary in the castle Susanne Gifford The Language of Green Una Aldridge
FGM Angie Braven

SoCo Artists bring Relics and Rituals to The Crypt

RELICS AND RITUALS, a new show by SoCo Artists, in the Crypt of St. Mary in the Castle. Roz Cran, a member of this group, reviews the exhibition. SoCo Artists is an evolving group of professional artists, based in East Sussex which presents a challenging programme of exhibitions and events.

Posted 18:11 Thursday, May 1, 2014 In: Visual Arts Tags: Alan Wright Alex Leadbeater Angie Braven Carly Ralph Eugene Palmer Felicity Montaigu Francoise Cooper Gillian Metcalfe Jen Painter John Booth Katherine Reekie Lynne Bingham Roz Cran SoCo Artists

SoCo artists go red

SoCo Artists is an evolving group of professional artists based in East Sussex, which presents a challenging programme of exhibitions, public arts, events and talks in an eclectic range of venues, taking their work to a wide and varied audience. Roz Cran, one of the group, reviews RED, their new show in Trinity Gallery.

Posted 16:45 Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 In: Visual Arts Tags: Roz Cran SoCo Artists Trinity Gallery
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