On Sunday the 21st May Miladys Parejo, Director of Encounters, introduced Yole Quintero to an audience in Encounters’ Garden. She discussed her work in conversation with Gerry Hussein of the Best of Brighton & Hove. Yole is a Venezuelan photographer currently living in London. For 40o months she was away from home but kept in contact through social […]
Annemette Beck is one of Denmark’s most successful and progressive artists. Working with textiles and a team of highly skilled weavers extraordinary works are produced. Around the World leading Hotels and retailers feature these products that are both elegant and inventive.
The River and the Fan film is being shown for the first time anywhere in Encounters Art Space during the Brighton Festival. It is a documentary of the emotional life of inanimate things. Viewers are transported to a world in which a river takes pride in her performing her duties but grows tired of drudgery […]
When we visit a city we absorb many impressions. These are a kind of food. They create new thoughts and feelings, especially as our own memories and those countless others interfuse with the solid forms of an urban landscape. Bea explains her intricate, multi-layed and hauntingly beautiful work in a video made in Encounters Art Space […]
There is no doubt that communicating in a digital world opens the way for completely new forms of expression. The exciting and creative mind of Elizabeth Cemborain sees dramatic possibilities for digital expression and her recent work with digital landscapes, on show in Encounters Art Space, takes the medium to new places. She explains her work (in 4 […]
Garcia Garcia is one of Encounters’ 2017 artists who cannot be with us for the whole month of May. To help visitors he made a video to explain is work. Watch the new video at: Venezuela is one of the World’s centres of Kinetic Art and Carlos Garcia Garcia presented five new works in […]
One of the Venezuelan artists showing work during the 2017 edition of Encounters Art Space is Rafael Reveron. In a specially made film he shows his remarkable sculpture made after studying the Hindenburg disaster, when the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed when it attempted to land in the USA. Rafael Reveron’s degree […]
Living so close to the sea we are used to gulls but the large ones that Marion Brandis made for Encounters this May are spectacular! You can see details of her making process at Large Gulls being made. Marion shows the requirements of each element of the process in a brilliant photo montage. Now her gulls are living […]
Encounters’ Director, Miladys Parejo (on the right of the photo above) and Maria Carlota Diaz (PR) attended the party to launch this year’s brochure at The Old Market in Hove on the 11th April. This year’s brochure is creative and user-friendly. Many artists and house owners attended and heard Councillor Pete West, Mayor of Brighton and Hove, give the […]
This May you can see Annemette’s untraditional combinations of materials and astonishing creations in Encounters Art Space. Read about her in the Artists Section of this website. Annemette’s work can be seen in the Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Christian Dior Centre, Chanel, the Utzon Centre, McCLaren Headquarters and the Emirates Marina.
Encounters featured a Video / Soundscape Experience, a production of soundscape artist, Andres Sanchez and videographer Dave Francis. You can read more about this work in Andres Sanchez entry in the Artists Section on this website.
We were thrilled to introduce Esquirlas in the 2017 Encounters edition. This is the new brand name of Encounters’ jewellery maker, Carlos Sanchez. In order to celebrate Carlos’ exciting new work there was a new collection to delight customers old and new.
Each year there is a competition for an artist to create the next cover for the Artists Open Houses. The winner was Penelope Kenny and her curious and elegant design will grace the Brochure this year. Many thousands will be printed and they are an invaluable guide for those who love to visit artists open houses. Each […]
Encounters Art Space is proud to announce that Miladys Parejo, our Director, was selected as one of the semi-finalists in the Business Women in Art 2016. The evening was a celebration of women in every type of organisation with the organisers wanting “to recognise the achievements of professional women and their organisations… celebrating women who […]