Sharon Mossbeck | Forgotten Spaces | April 2018

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Drawing upon the singular atmosphere of the basement as a contemporary art project, Forgotten Spaces presents an exhibition of new works by Sheffield based artist Sharon Mossbeck looking at prison cells, oubliettes, and dungeons of Medieval Europe. 

Cross-stitch is a versatile medium rarely seen in the context of contemporary fine art and is here utilised by Mossbeck to depict the scale of these forgotten spaces. Working with Aida (cross-stitch fabric), an unforgiving material, and making the most of its similarities to graph paper, these works take on the manner of a blueprint and depict the torturous dimensions of these spaces, chilling in their cruelty.

PREVIEW
Friday 13th April | 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Exhibition Open
Saturday 14th April | 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 15th April | 2pm – 4pm
Monday 16th April | 11am – 2pm
Saturday 21st April | 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 22nd April | 2pm – 4pm
Monday 23rd April | 11am – 2pm

Exhibition Remains Open By Appointment until
Monday 30th April

Lunchtime Conversations: Sharon Mossbeck
Monday 30th May | 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Places are limited and are regularly oversubscribed so booking for this event is essential.
Contact Bruce Davies at basementartsproject@gmail.com or on 0750 672 1504