Exhibition: Mariner: A Painted Ship upon a Painted Ocean
September 16th 2019 - November 16th 2019
Times: 10:00 - 17:00
The Levinsky Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building,
University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA
Monday – Friday 10am-5pm
‘Mariner: A Painted Ship upon a Painted Ocean’ is inspired by the hugely influential poem, ‘The Rime of The Ancient Mariner’ by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
The exhibition aims to open up new perspectives on a range of themes and issues including marine science, belief systems, the environment, migration and isolation.
Featured artists include Vija Celmins, Nadav Kander, Tacita Dean, Lucy and Jorge Orta. The exhibition also includes new commissions by Serena Korda, Mary Evans and Grace Schwindt.
The extensive event programme features talks, a film screening, a poetry reading and a roundtable discussion.
For full details please visit the Arts Institute’s website here.
After its showing in Plymouth the exhibition will tour to:
- The Andrew Brownsword Gallery, University of Bath: 24 January–21 March 2020
- John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton: 2 May–4 July 2020
The exhibition is curated by Dr Sarah Chapman, Artistic Director of The Arts Institute in partnership with The Box, Plymouth; The Andrew Brownsword Gallery, University of Bath; and the John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton.