An egg hopper, a top hat and a tent

preview_tophat Thank you to all of you that made it to the OSR Project Space yesterday, what a great evening. Alongside those that travelled from Plymouth, Exeter, the Blackdown Hills, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Bath, London and lots of places in between, we had one of the largest turn outs from West Coker and the surrounding areas since we opened our doors in 2011. Thank you. You can see some photos of the evening here


Here we are

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We thought after nearly four years of exhibitions and events it was about time that we let you know where we are. Thanks John Burton Signs and Designs on Iron (East Coker)


Weather report

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Look what landed with us today! We are really excited about our first OSR Projects newspaper and will be giving away free copies this Friday at the Weather Station preview. Hope you can make it.


Weather Station Writing Bursary

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OSR Projects are offering a small bursary of £100 for a creative practitioner to visit and review the Weather Station (Part 1) exhibition featuring the work of Jethro Brice, Simon Lee Dicker and Alexander Stevenson at the OSR Project Space in West Coker, Somerset.

Alongside the Weather Station, and a publication documenting its journey so far, the exhibition includes work by each of the artists that explores flooding, extreme weather and the relationships we have with landscape and the natural world.

To apply, please email simon@simonleedicker.co.uk by midnight on Wednesday 24 June 2015 with a short statement of no more than 200 words outlining your interest in the show. The selection will take place on Thursday 25 June. You would need to be available to visit on a normal exhibition opening day if possible.

You can find more information about the Weather Station exhibition here or contact Simon on 01935 862201

Image _ Jethro Brice Everyday Affects of Water and Violence in Israel/Palestine: Prototype for a counter-geographical memento (detail)


Weather Station at Hestercombe

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Thank you to our friends and colleagues over at Hestercombe for hosting Alexander Stevenson’s alternative mapping of the grounds from inside the Weather Station.

Follow this link to see a short film of the Weather Station at Hestercombe by Tim Martin (Artist/Curator)


Blackdown Journey – Gordon Field

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We are delighted to announce that Gordon Field will be showing his Blackdown Journey paintings upstairs at Inn The Square from Friday 19 June. This series of work started in 2003, as part of the SAW Landmarks project, with Gordon recording the seasonal colour changes along the northern escarpment of the Blackdown Hills. All work in this exhibition is for sale.

Image Gordon Field Blackdown journey (detail)

 


Weather Station (Part I)

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20 June – 11 July 2015  at the OSR Project Space. Weather Station is a mobile pavilion for the collection of images, objects and ideas. An artist-led response to flooding and extreme weather, exploring the changing relationship we have with landscape and the natural world. The exhibition brings together new and existing work by artists Jethro Brice, Simon Lee Dicker and Alexander Stevenson.  More info about the exhibition, artists and project partners


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