In July Venezuelan’s all over the World participated in a vote as to whether there a new Constitutional Assembly should be formed with the power to change the constitution. Encounters Art Space hosted the Brighton Voting Station. Almost 400 people came to register their vote. All photographs by Morella Velazquez.
Encounters was one of the runner-up houses in 2017. The winner was Montefiore Open House who exhibited a diverse range of work in a variety of media, to include painting, printing, textiles, photography, sculpture, mosaics, ceramics and knitted work. All the work in the exhibition was made by artists with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs. […]
Ashworth & Rattenbury Guitars will play on Sunday afternoon at 4pm at Encounters. Not need to book. Another pleasure to be enjoyed in this edition’s great show.
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 […]