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Mike Perry Land / Sea

21 August 2021 to 23 October 2021

Mike Perry is an artist whose work engages with significant and pressing environmental issues, in particular the tension between human activity and interventions in the natural environment, and the fragility of the planet’s ecosystems (be that marine or land).         

Land/Sea brings together two recent bodies of work: Wet Deserts and Mor Plastig. Wet Deserts focuses on mundane and typically overlooked locations in Britain, often in places referred to as areas of natural beauty, our national parks, but where there is clear evidence of man’s impact. Môr Plastig (Welsh for ‘plastic sea’), an ongoing body of work that classifies objects washed up by the sea into groupings - Bottles, Shoes, Grids, capturing the intriguing surface detail by using a high-resolution camera..

Curated by Mike Perry and Ruth Gooding, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, adapted from Ffotogallery Touring exhibition Land/Sea originated David Drake, Director of Ffotogallery and Ben Borthwick.

Burnt Fertilizer Bags, (Red, White and Blue), 2019

Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag, 58 x 51cm
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Burnt Fertilizer Bags, Red White and Blue (c) Mike Perry

Forthcoming Exhibitions

  • Present Makers 2020

    14 November 2020 to 24 December 2020

    Annual Christmas selling exhibition of contemporary craft Present Makers 2020 showcases creative innovation across craft and design. The exhibited work in a diverse range of materials includes...

  • Mikhail Karikis - Children of Unquiet

    16 January 2021 to 6 March 2021

    Mikhail Karikis - Children of Unquiet (2013/2014) Coordinating public programme: Creative Cabin art activities & workshops Art after 1950: Art History talk series with John Francis, Art...

  • In the Night Garden - Judith Jones

    The London Group - In Plain Sight

    20 March 2021 to 8 May 2021

    THG presents an ambitious exhibition from The London Group. The artist, Thelma Hulbert, exhibited for the first time with The London Group in 1938. As her first professional exhibition, and her first...

  • Ingrid Pollard

    22 May 2021 to 7 August 2021

    Solo exhibition of new work by Dr Ingrid Pollard. The exhibition is a brand new commission from Talking on Corners and is part of a wider project focused on the work of Pollard, involving THG and...

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