Sharon Mossbeck | Forgotten Spaces | April 2018
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.
Friday 13th April | 7.30pm – 9.30pm
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0750 672 1504