Plymouth Arts Centre

Plymouth Arts Centre
38 Looe Street
Plymouth
Devon
PL4 0EB
England

Website

www.plymouthartscentre.org

E-mail

info@plymouthartscentre.org

Telephone

Information

01752 206114

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Plymouth Arts Centre offers a gallery, bijou art-house cinema and cafe: an appealing package of art, film and food. It is a leading regional organisation for the delivery of contemporary visual arts and has a strong education and outreach programme.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Tues-Sat 10.00-20.30
Sun 16.00-20.30

Closed: Mondays

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
photograph of greenhouse in flood

Gideon Mendel: Drowning World

  • 17 January — 15 March 2015 *on now

The work of Gideon Mendel, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading documentary photographers, is presented at Plymouth Arts Centre in collaboration with Fotonow CIC.

Since 2007, Mendel has been working on the series Drowning World, which visually addresses socio-environmental issues of a warming planet. Much of the work in this exhibition focuses upon the Somerset and Thames Valley floods of winter 2013-14; the images on show include landscapes vanishing underwater and portraits of flood victims within the landscape of their own personal calamity.

Website

http://www.plymouthartscentre.org/art/live/2014/gideon-mendel-drowning-world.html

woodcut print of flood

Emma Critchley: When The Waters Recede

  • 20 February — 10 May 2015 *on now

When The Waters Recede relates to a series of site specific installations, across three locations along the Bristol Channel that respond to the 1607 floods, the largest and most destructive floods in British history.

The floods are now generally believed to be a tsunami due to the similarities in eyewitness accounts to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The flooding resulted in the drowning of some 2000 people, with houses and villages swept away and more than 300 square miles of lowland along 350 miles of coast destroyed.

Emma Critchley will present preparation work and sketches from this ambitious regional project, (due to be completed in 2016-17), in Plymouth Art Centre’s restaurant.

Website

http://www.plymouthartscentre.org/art/live/2014/emma-critchley-when-the-waters-recede.html

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