10 exhibitions were held in the project space at BALTIC 39 from 20 January – 21 February 2016. BALTIC 39 | FIGURE THREE was an opportunity for artists to test works and ideas, or to develop works in progress within a public context.
An exhibition of new and recent work by artist Peter J Evans in BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne. Evans is interested in the nature and ideas of finite truth in an infinitely changeable universe and works with drawing, sculpture, installation, performance and sound in an attempt to make sense of the ungraspable realities we live within.
BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39 presented for the first time the annual Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize exhibition, a vibrant exhibition of talented graduating artists from across the country.
This unique and highly prestigious award, presented in partnership with Northumbria University, was made possible by their alumnus and keen art collector Mr Wee Teng Woon and his three brothers. 2015's exhibition was selected by BALTIC Professor Christine Borland, BALTIC Chief Curator, Laurence Sillars, Fiona Bradley, Director of The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh and Jenni Lomax, Director at Camden Art Gallery, London.
BxNU MFA | Graduate Exhibition
Milkilling was a graduate exhibition resulting from the first year of students to complete the new BxNU Master of Fine Art, developed by Northumbria University and BALTIC. This exhibition was presented in BALTIC's project space at BALTIC 39 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Showing at BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne. The Curves of the Needle considered the recurring interest in the culture of the vinyl record in contemporary art. This group exhibition explored album artwork, the cultural significance of the record collection and brought together contemporary artists experimenting with the medium.
Hayward Touring was pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Curatorial Open exhibition from a submission of more than 130 proposals. Artist Sam Belinfante was selected for his proposal, Listening, an international group exhibition that interrogated the act of listening in contemporary art.
BALTIC 39 | FIGURE TWO was an open submission exhibition which allowed artists working across all media to test works and ideas, or to develop works in progress within a public context.
A group show exploring the enduring presence of the moon and the rich iconography of space on the popular imagination of artists.
RIFF/T was a group exhibition about painting, abstraction and representation taking place at BALTIC's project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Divided into two sequential exhibitions, the component parts respectively focused upon the themes of the harmonious RIFF, and the discordant RIFT.
Self And Now
For BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Mark Fell presented three installations that brought together sound and light to occupy the gallery spaces. The installations played with the physical and visual possibilities of the sonic environment, drawing attention to how sound can influence our perception of the space we occupy.