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Billy Kerry <i>Painted Lady Landscape</i> 2016


3 March - 14 April 2018

Shiftwork brings together four artists who through their work tease out a number of aesthetic and political issues concerning Gypsy, Roma and Traveller lives through cultural representation. Some of the works were previously shown as solo presentations as part of the Gypsy Maker project; an innovative and ground-breaking concept devised, owned and developed by the Romani Cultural & Arts Company. The aim is to commission established and emerging artists to develop new work that engages GRT communities and the wider public in dialogue about contemporary art and cultural perspectives. This 2018 project is supported by Arts Council of Wales and is commissioned and owned by the Romani Cultural and Arts Company.

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James Richards: Migratory Motor Complex
1 March 2018

Commissioned for the Venice Biennale in 2017, James Richards’ exhibition returns to Wales at Chapter, Cardiff for its UK premiere.

James Richards (born 1983) was brought up in Cardiff and lives and works in Berlin. He studied for Foundation at UWIC (now Cardiff Metropolitan University) and graduated from Chelsea School of Art in 2006


Preview Friday 27 April, 6-9pm
Open 28 April – 2 June, 11am-5pm Wed to Sat

James Cocks, Rory Duckhouse, Beth Elen Roberts, Bob Gelsthorpe, Anna Grace Rogers, Emily Hartless, Mark Hicken, Heledd Jones, Ella Jones, Gweni Llwyd, Stevie Mackinnon Smith, Angela Magee, Elin Meredydd & Adam Farrugia White, AJ Stockwell, Rhian Sullivan, Amy Treharne, Helena Turgel, Thomas Williams

g39 has been working with the group of artists, writers and curators who were invigilators for James Richards' exhibtion Music for the gift as part of the venice Bienalle. They have been immersed in the show, speaking to visitors, and locals, responding to the culture, language, history, the city of Venice, James' show and the other Biennale exhibitions.

They have been spending time in Venice developing new work and research. We have invited them to present the results at g39. This exciting group of artists and curators will show in an exhibition which questions the conventions of the group exhibition. The works here will interact with each other; rather than stand on their own, the collection of individual objects becomes one overarching experience.

It has been curated as a varied collection of artworks, artefacts, objects, sounds and actions and research, where each occupies the same space. Reflecting on an eclectic and domestic curatorial approach we’ve created a model of the artists shared domestic space as a framework to combine and assemble the work. This is a replica of the space where the invigilators lived, on the strange isle of Certosa in the Venice lagoon.

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UNIT(e) 2018

We are inviting expressions of interest from artists who wish to participate in UNIT(e) 2018.
We are looking for submissions that are open and exploratory, develop experimental studio practice or research ideas. We want to hear from artists taking a new direction in their work or starting a new collaboration.

Equal Opportunities
We welcome applications from people irrespective of disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family responsibility, age, race, ethnic origin, nationality (subject to issue of work permit where required), trade union membership and activity, political or religious beliefs. Please contact us if you want to receive this form/ apply in a different format or if you have any questions regarding accessibility at g39.

The deadline.
9th April 2200 hrs (10pm)

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Rydym yn croesawu datganiadau o ddiddordeb gan artistiaid sydd am gymryd rhan yn UNIT(e) 2018.
Rydym yn chwilio am gyflwyniadau sy'n agored ac yn arloesol, sy'n datblygu ymarfer stiwdio arbrofol neu syniadau ymchwil. Rydym eisiau clywed gan artistiaid sy'n cymryd cyfeiriad newydd yn eu gwaith neu'n dechrau cydweithrediad newydd.

Cyfle Cyfartal
Rydym yn croesawu ceisiadau gan bobl waeth beth fo’u hanabledd, rhywedd, cyfeiriadedd rhywiol, statws priodasol, cyfrifoldeb teuluol, oedran, hil, cefndir ethnig, cenedligrwydd (yn ddarostyngedig i drwydded waith pan fo angen), aelodaeth a gweithgarwch undeb llafur, credoau gwleidyddol neu grefyddol. Cysylltwch â ni os ydych am dderbyn y ffurflen hon / gwneud cais mewn fformat gwahanol neu os bydd gennych unrhyw gwestiynau ynglŷn â hygyrchedd yn g39.

Y dyddiad cau.
9 Ebrill am 10pm

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16 March 2018
G39 is an artist-run organisation and creative community space in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Its purposes are to advance and promote contemporary visual arts for the benefit of the public. g39 is staffed by a small team of part time staff and volunteers and managed by a board of member trustees. g39 is the operational name of Contemporary Temporary Artspace and is registered with Companies House as a non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee. Registered company no. 3938363. g39 is currently in the process of becoming a registered charity.