Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Art Architecture Trail – Norwich – FANN-XI - Festival of Architecture

FANN-XI (Festival of Architecture in Norwich and Norfolk) is staging an art trail in cafés and galleries around Norwich from 10 to 28 October, featuring work art by architects, as well as artists who use architecture and the built environment as their inspiration.

The Workshop Café Bar, 53 Earlham Road – Cityscapes, Toni Hayden, gouache cityscapes including Venice, Gozo, Marrakech and Corfu, 2 to 29 October, open daily 10am to 11pm (Mondays 5pm to 11pm).

Bicycle Shop, 17 St Benedicts – Tour de France, Jeannine Gavaghan, a series of freehand ink sketches produced on a cycling trip around Europe, and Interlocking, Rajhita Mahendran, a series of abstract mixed media artwork inspired by interlocking objects and structures, 4 to 30 October, Tuesday to Saturday 10am to midnight, Sunday 11am to 11.30pm and Monday 12noon to midnight.

The Playroom, Norwich Playhouse, St George’s Street, Annie Hall, a series of semi-abstract plan-like cityscapes, 8 to 29 October, daily 10am to 11pm (from noon on Sundays).

Grapevine Gallery, 109 Unthank Road, artist Gerard Stamp, and architects Trevor Price and Vaughan Keal, 10 to 28 October, Monday to Saturday 10am to 5.30pm.

St Andrews House, Art and Designs students from City College on the Access to HE diploma, work includes paintings, designs for textiles and images of constructions, 10 to 28 October, Monday to Friday, 10am to 5.30pm.

Expresso Café, St George’s Street – Unidentified Buildings, Philip Walmsley, a series of small and large drawings showing the relationship between the interior and exterior spaces of unidentified buildings, 10 to 28 October, Monday to Saturday 7am to 5.30pm and Sunday 9am to 4pm.

Studio Urban Blu, Princes Street – as Portrait, Andi Gibbs, a series of 2D work provoking thought around the relationship between the city, movement, people and change, 10 to 28 October, Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm.

Plot_One - Art meets Architecture, 3 St James Court, Whitefriars . Exhibition curated by architecture student Frankie Bainbridge Plot_One brings together the best of this year’s Art Trail and a myriad of other fascinating artists who's work explores the connections between art and architecture. Monday 10 to Friday 28 October, 11am-4pm.

Gallery 18/21, Tombland – Present Practice featuring Jeremy Taylor, John Maddison, David Rock, Birkin Haward, Sir Bernard Feilden and Will Allsop, 16 to 28 October, Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.

For more information see http://www.fann-xi.org.uk/, email info@fann-xi.org.uk, tel. 01603 706632.