2021 Festival Map and Events

The Space

Artist Billboard : Pierre-Yves Brest, ParadesArtist Billboard Project – Pierre-Yves Brest
August – September 2021
Pierre-Yves Brest is based in Lille and his photographic practice is supported by La Malterie, Lille where his studio is based. Currently Brest is Head of the Photography Department at l’Académie Royale des Beaux-arts de Bruxelles.
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Johan Muyle - To Have Or Not To BeArtist Billboard Project – Johan Muyle
September – October 2021
Johan Muyle lives and works in Liège and Bruxelles. He is Head of the Sculpture Department at École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels at La Cambre, Bruxelles.
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Twelve Postcards

Michael Amos - Wildlife PhotographySea and Air
27 August – 15 September 2021

An exhibition of wildlife photography by Michael Amos. The work revolves around issues of ecology, natural beauty and touches on our relationship with the natural world with which we cohabit.
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Hastings Arts Forum

The New Bohemians - Ian O'LearyThe New Bohemians
7 – 19 September 2021
An exhibition by Ian O’Leary. “I started this project after moving to Saint Leonards in 2019, I had not quite realised what a hive of creative talent Hastings and Saint Leonards contained.”
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Gaining Ground - Women Claiming SpaceGaining Ground: Women Claiming Space
5 – 14 November 2021
An  Exhibition by i24 : Above all, this exhibition is a celebration of the strength of collaboration – a gaining of ground through a shared belief that collective action is essential in the forging of new pathways for women, and for our post-pandemic community.
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Trinity 7 Art Space

Objects of Life – An Exhibition of Still Life Photography
13 – 26 October 2021
Be it depictions of flowers, fruit or inanimate objects each artist has uniquely approached the
theme exploring and celebrating the genre of the still life.
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The Pigs Palace

John Cole, Hastings Fishing FamiliesPhotology: John Cole
5 October 2021
Generations: Hastings Fishing Families. For me, documenting the Hastings fishing community has always been a labour of true photographic love. Even when Fishing for Generations is published, I will continue taking photos forever – if not longer.
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Photology: Silverhill Press in Conversation with Caitlin Lock
12 October 2021
Silverhill Press in Conversation with Caitlin Lock : The Silverhill Press is a UK based publisher of photography, poetry and art books.Launching the book, All the Fun of the Boot Fair, by Caitlin Lock.
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Photology: Sarah French on Lady Annie Brassey
19 October 2021
Sarah French is a photo curator and PhD candidate working collaboratively between the University of Sussex and Hastings Museum to research the collections of Lady Annie Brassey (1839-1887).
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Ismini SamanidouPhotology: Ismini Samanidou, Textiles & Photography
26 October 2021
Ismini was born in Athens and trained in London at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art. Her practice crosses the boundaries of art, craft and design with work developed for exhibitions, industry collaborations and site specific commissions. She works with weaving, drawing and photography.
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Debenhams Window

Beatrice Lacey
Throughout October
Beatrice Lacey’s recent photographic work on display in the old Debenhams shop window, within an installation curated by John Bownas.
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Zuzushii Art Laboratory

ParrotingPARROTING
1 – 14 November 2021
Bringing together the work of artists Josie Rae Turnbull and Kate Tipler, PARROTING opens a conversation on human perspectives of nature in the built environment.
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Gaining Ground: Women Claiming Space

Gaining Ground: Women Claiming Space

2 – 14 November 2021
An  Exhibition by i24 : Above all, this exhibition is a celebration of the strength of collaboration – a gaining of ground through a shared belief that collective action is essential in the forging of new pathways for women, and for our post-pandemic community.

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PARROTING

PARROTING

1 – 14 November
Bringing together the work of artists Josie Rae Turnbull and Kate Tipler, PARROTING opens a conversation on human perspectives of nature in the built environment.

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Photology: Ismini Samanidou, Textiles & Photography

Photology: Ismini Samanidou, Textiles & Photography

26 October 2021
Ismini was born in Athens and trained in London at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art. Her practice crosses the boundaries of art, craft and design with work developed for exhibitions, industry collaborations and site specific commissions. She works with weaving, drawing and photography.

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Photology: John Cole

Photology: John Cole

5 October 2021
John Cole : For me, documenting the Hastings fishing community has always been a labour of true photographic love. Even when Fishing for Generations is published, I will continue taking photos forever – if not longer.

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Beatrice Lacey

Beatrice Lacey

Throughout October
Beatrice Lacey’s recent photographic work on display in the old Debenhams shop window, within an installation curated by John Bownas.

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Artist Billboard : Johan Muyle

Artist Billboard : Johan Muyle

September & October 2021
Johan Muyle lives and works in Liège and Bruxelles. The Artist Billboard Project features diverse arts practitioners commissioned by Tempo Arts.

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Sea and Air

Sea and Air

27 August – 15 September
An exhibition of wildlife photography by Michael Amos. The work revolves around issues of ecology, natural beauty and touches on our relationship with the natural world with which we cohabit.

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The New Bohemians

The New Bohemians

7 – 19 September 2021
An exhibition by Ian O’Leary.
I started this project after moving to Saint Leonards in 2019, I had not quite realised what a hive of creative talent Hastings and Saint Leonards contained.

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2021 Spring/ Summer Events

In The Beginning…

In The Beginning…

VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
An exhibition by Jeremy Llewellyn-Jones. Making photographs of the landscape reveals what history and time have done as the past is always present. There is clear evidence of huge environmental shifts over millennia embedded in the geography and geological upheavals. Also evident are the scars of human intervention. It’s a narrative that’s constantly rewritten. Online and at Hastings Arts Forum from 18 May 2021.

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