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Mark Titchner: Is this the place of your dreams?

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Launching February 2020 Artist Mark Titchner is producing a new series of public artworks across Colchester, entitled Is this the place of your dreams? which will be placed in the windows of vacant shop units around the town centre….

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Aidan Moesby | Sagacity: The Periodic Table of Emotions

Friday 15 November 2019 - Sunday 8 March 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sagacity is a live and responsive installation based around the Periodic Table, reflecting the emotional state of its location. Its installation at Firstsite shows the current mood of our visitors, and will record the feelings of participants from November…

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Antony Gormley: Field for the British Isles

Saturday 16 November 2019 - Sunday 8 March 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experience this vast and iconic artwork at Firstsite, celebrating community, individuality and togetherness. Field for the British Isles, which consists of 40,000 tiny individual terracotta figures, is the largest single artwork in the Arts Council Collection and its arrival…

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Afro Futures_UK: Unravelling New Futures

Saturday 25 January - Sunday 19 April 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An exhibition of digital and multimedia art, ‘Unravelling New Futures’ explores how the intersection of the black experience, technology and historical narratives can inspire new ways of thinking critically about the future. Through video, performance and sculpture, this exhibition…

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Kevin Howbrook: Colour Coded

Saturday 25 January - Sunday 22 March 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kevin Howbrook: Colour Coded is an exhibition of large-scale digital prints that show what familiar texts, like the ‘Bible’ or ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, look like if each word is represented by a colour. Kevin Howbrook is an artist…

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Unboxing Alex Frost

Saturday 8 February - Sunday 19 April 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Unboxing Alex Frost is an exhibition of videos and sculptures made from products that feed our ‘on-the-go’ lifestyle, like frozen pizzas and supermarket sandwiches. It includes videos from Frost’s ‘Wet Unboxing’ series, in which meals, snacks, protein shakes, vitamin…

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Exhibition Tours: Antony Gormley ‘Field for the British Isles’

Wednesday 26 February 2020

11:00 am

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Learn more about one of artist Antony Gormley’s biggest artworks, Field for the British Isles, with exhibition tours from Firstsite’s Head of Programme, Stuart Tulloch, and Programme Manager for Communities, Emma Reeve. Stuart and Emma will be joined by…

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