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re-building this website, it might behave a bit oddly.
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g39 is an artist-run gallery and creative community for the visual arts in Wales, a bridge between artists and audiences. At the heart of g39’s activities is its relationship with artists. From exhibition to work placements to informal gatherings, initiating peer introductions or realising the most ambitious of solo exhibitions – across this spectrum of relationships our aim is to encourage and enable every person whose ambition it is to pursue a visual art practice.

Autumn Bulletin 09 Bwletin yr Hydref

It’s been a long strange summer. As things start to settle down into new routines that are anything but ordinary, we’ve been thinking about how we can work with artists on creative programmes without relying on what once seemed to be one of our most valuable assets; a large sociable, adaptable indoor space.

However, it seems, we can be sociable, and adaptable anywhere, so we have got loads coming up in our programme over the next few months. We have commissioned seven artists/groups to develop new work for our Intermission series, there are three more guest One-to-Ones this month with more to come later in the year, and we are developing online events with The Romani Cultural & Arts association and with the Jarman Award. We’re also building up our online resources with artist contributions and gearing up to get our Fellowship artists active in the building again. The gallery space may not be open again until 2021, but our programme is as busy as ever.

We hope this mix of things is welcome. If there is anything you want to see more of, features you want to see, suggestions or things you want featured, send them to warp@g39.org as early as possible and we’ll try to include them.

This bulletin is put together by the five of us left in the scattered g39 - still working from sofas and kitchen tables.

Keep safe and well,
Cinzia, Sam,
Ellie, Anthony
& Chris

more info
g39, Oxford St, CARDIFF CF24 3DT
+44 (0) 29 2047 3633
post@g39.org
@g39cardiff
@g39warp
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If you want to engage with us in welsh you can switch to Cymraeg from any page by clicking on the link above. If you're a learner, flipping between the two is a good way to practice! Contact us in either welsh or English if you come across glitches while we're still fixing things.

warp Library

When we're open again (!) the warp Library is open, a de-instututional resource for all. The collection mainly houses artist books, arts-related reference books, zines and pamphlets. These span from the socio-political to the experimental, from 60s avant-garde retrospectives to contemporary exhibition publications; and hopefully everything in between. This in an ever-developing, growing collection.

SURVEY II

Really pleased to be hosting SURVEY II in 2021, and to be working with @jerwoodarts and @sitegallery again. A great line up of artists from Wales, Angharad Williams, Tako Taal and our own Cinzia Mutigli alongside brilliant artists Saelia Aparicio, Tereza Červeňová, Sadé Mica, Rebecca Moss, Katarzyna Perlak, Shenece Oretha and Nicolaas Van de Lande.

Image: Tako Taal, Residue, 2018. Grand Union Birmingham: photo - Patrick Dandy

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