Let the people decide

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.        

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We were one of the top three houses in 2017

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. […]

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Yole Quintero introduces her book “40 Months” in Encounters’ garden

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 […]

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Annemette Bech shares her artistic experience

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.        

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Cities of Substance and Memories: Photo Montage by Bea Eggli

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 […]

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Digital landscapes by Elizabeth Cemborain

  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 […]

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