10 days - Winchester

An interdisciplinary contemporary arts platform across the district

10 days - Winchester

An interdisciplinary contemporary arts platform across the district


Artists talk | Andrew Carne and Andy Ramus

It’s like chalk and cheese

Architect Andy Ramus from AR Design Studio, and artist and lecturer Andrew Carnie, both from Winchester, talked about their practice as they teamed up to make a poetic hanging structure based on ‘opposites’ or ‘differences’ expressed in the phrase ‘like chalk and cheese’. The work explores the strengths of their divergent creative processes.

The Winchester Gallery | Tuesday 20 October | 6pm

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Published on: Tue, October 20, 2015

Chalked Up (Chalk Legends)

A lively open-mic flash fiction/poetry/twitter event, with opportunities to read short poems and flash fiction on a first come basis. Thank you to everyone who came along to this lively event compared by Paul Davies.

Winchester Discovery Centre Cafe Event 19 October 2015 8 -10pm

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Published on: Mon, October 19, 2015

chalk: time, sense and landscape

This innovative symposium brought together an international programme of sound artists, filmmakers and scientists to question our perception of time and place and offer new perspectives on the ‘world beyond [and beneath] the visible’. Curated by Sebastiane Hegarty for 10 days 2015 CHALK. Follow the debate

Winchester Discovery Centre 17 October 2015.

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Published on: Sun, October 18, 2015

Drawing Together | CHALK Hub

Cheng-Chu Weng with Dr Sunil Manghani

Drawing Together brought people together in a shared act of drawing, ‘to draw ourselves together, if only fleetingly; just as our own shadows are mere fleeting images of ourselves. This act of drawing upon the ‘ground’ of the city itself in which we live is intended to mark a temporary reflection of ourselves as individuals and as a community’

The event took pace on 17 October at Winchester Discovery Centre

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Published on: Sat, October 17, 2015

Open event | Artists Talk: Stephen Cooper

CHALK Infinitely imagined Artist Talk

Stephen Cooper discussed the principles of making and decision making that have led to an inventive large-scale installation integrated into the architecture of the Link Gallery over two floors.

The Link Gallery | Tuesday 13 October 2015

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Published on: Tue, October 13, 2015

Partially Buried Woodshed

Partially Buried Woodshed (after Robert Smithson) by all three year-groups of the Fine Art BA at Winchester School of Art. An indoor remake in chalk of Smithson’s 1970 iconic land art piece at Kent State University, Ohio.

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Published on: Sat, October 10, 2015

CHALK Grand Opening Events | 10 October 2015

CHALK opened on 10 October with a series of exciting exhibitions and events across the city.

In a reversal of the custom for private views, CHALK launch events welcomed the public across three venues offering an opportunity to meet artists and curators and be part of special events encompassing contemporary art, poetry, creative writing, performance and film.

PRESS Hampshire Chronicle

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Published on: Sat, October 10, 2015

CHALK 10 October - 7 November 2015

Exhibitions and events across Winchester

Contemporary art, poetry, creative writing and performance

10 days, the biennial interdisciplinary arts platform across Winchester invites you to join over 100 artists and writers on the theme of CHALK. Geologically, chalk is rare, yet Winchester is built upon and surrounded by it. Chalk has long been a material of art and local archaeology.


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Published on: Sat, July 25, 2015

New Partnership with SPUD

10 days establishes a new partnership with SPUD’s Observatory project, a residency programme which hosted three artists at Winchester Science Centre earlier this year. Observatory artists Simon Ryder, Sean Harris and Isabella Martin will be exhibiting their work as part of CHALK in Winchester Cathedral and on St Catherine’s Hill

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Published on: Sat, July 25, 2015

Chalk in the Making

Theatre Royal Winchester - Back Garden Café | 5 - 7pm Thursday 5 November

Tickets £7 Concessions £5 | Tickets Theatre Royal Winchester 01962 840 440

Sara Roberts discusses chalk as material and casting support with artists and makers Kim Norton (Ceramicist), Jacqueline Bromley (Jeweller)

About the artists:

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Published on: Tue, July 07, 2015

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