VENUE: PRSC HQ, The Space 17-35 Jamaica Street, Stokes Croft, Bristol
Tuesday 8th November – 13th November. Open Daily from midday till 1900hrs
Extraordinary, immersive, painful and exhilarating, Ingrid Sinclair, Simon Bright and Deborah Weinreb curate a photographic exhibition and film of hidden history.
The Bearpit Outdoor Gallery, Stokes Croft, Bristol hosts its first major international exhibition, “Resiste” commencing Saturday 15th October.
For the last 10 years ASARO have created political woodcut and lino print street art as part of their local protests, and in solidarity with international struggle.
An Exhibition of original lino and woodcut prints from Oaxaca, Mexico at Hamilton House.
In the days leading up to October 15th, The Bearpit was transformed by artists from The People’s Republic of Stokes Croft and Kiptik, primarily using artwork sent to Bristol by The Assembly of Revolutionary Artists of Oaxaca.
On the night of October 14th, PRSC put up 20 panels in the subways of the Bear Pit. The materials were funded by Destination Bristol, who, to their credit, had no control of the content of the work, which was decided by local artists working to the loosest of briefs.
For an urban location that is over two centuries old, it sometimes feels strange that transience is a defining characteristic of Stokes Croft.
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It seems entirely appropriate that the whole of Stokes Croft receives this accolade, the optimism to be found in Stokes Croft in stark contrast to the gloom that shrouds the country.
The New PRSC Outdoor Gallery will re-open on Friday 10th December. There will be mulled wine, mince pies and an open fire, coinciding with late night opening at the Selling Gallery, the Banksy Q show, andthe Stokes Croft China Studios Xmas Gallery.
Not to be missed, this exhibition is arguably the most important of the year in the Croft…
KING OF PAINT, BRISTOL
Nestling in the space between Bristol’s bus station and the Broadmead shopping centre, King Of Paint (KOP) is what Bristol’s graffiti and street art community have long been waiting for: a focal-point, in the heart of the city, just round the corner from the UK’s largest decriminalised painting zone, Stokes Croft.