Arts & Culture

Discovery by Luxmuralis at Chester Cathedral (Feb 2024)

From the Chester Cathedral site:

“Discovery is a spectacular immersive journey for people to walk through and explore the Cathedral in a new light. It invites you to fully immerse yourself in the artwork, and consider what humans have achieved in our place in the world."

This was on from 21st-24th Feb 2024.

Chester Contemporary (Sept-Dec 2023)

These are a few images I took during the festival used by Chester Contemporary for marketing etc.

Chester Contemporary was a new visual arts event curated by artist Ryan Gander. For the Contemporary, international and Chester-based artists, emerging talent, and the city’s people have been invited to make and show work for Chester’s unique places and spaces, inspired by the theme ‘Centred on the Periphery’.

This was on from Friday 22 September - Friday 1 December, 2023.

Once A Desert by Heinrich & Palmer (Mar 2023)

These are a few images I took of the stunning large-scale video, sound, and light installation created especially for the magnificent Chester Cathedral by artists Heinrich & Palmer.

This was on from 9th to 12th March 2023.

Gaia at Chester Cathedral (Feb 2023)

This is a few images taken of the art works "Gaia" by Luke Jerram.

Measuring six metres in diameter, Gaia features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface. The artwork provides the opportunity to see our planet on this scale, floating in three-dimensions.

Lemn Sissay Poems in Storyhouse (Nov 2018)

Taken for Storyhouse, these are the poems of British author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay which adorn the walls of Storyhouse for their 2018 literature festival.

Chester Standard:

Sculptures by Colin Spofforth (Apr 2018)

A few pics of Sculptures by Colin Spofforth at Chester Cathedral.

Our Colour Reflection by Liz West (Feb 2018)

A few pics of ‘Our Colour Reflection’ by international artist, Liz West at Chester Cathedral. The installation creates a conversation between the viewer and the setting using hundreds of mirrors made of coloured acrylic.

Chester Cathedral ARK exhibition (Jul-Oct 2017)

These images where taken of the Chester Cathedral ARK exhibition which took place July - October 2017.

ARK was a world class contemporary sculpture exhibition which took place at Chester Cathedral between 7 July – 15 October 2017. It was (at the time) the largest modern sculpture exhibition to be held in the north west of England and featured 90, three-dimensional works by over 50 internationally renowned sculptors including Damien Hirst, Sir Antony Gormley, Lynn Chadwick, Barbara Hepworth, Sarah Lucas, David Mach, Kenneth Armitage and Peter Randall-Page, amongst others.

This exhibition used the magnificent interior of the cathedral as a backdrop to extraordinary works of art as well as the beautiful and ancient spaces surrounding it.

We're Here Because We're Here (1st July 2016)

Taken on 1st July 2016 of the Chester part of the “We're Here Because We're Here” project.  Thousands of volunteers took part in a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. ‘we’re here because we’re here’ was a UK-wide event commissioned by 14-18 NOW, conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. Produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the National Theatre, in collaboration with 27 organisations (including Chester based StoryHouse).

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David Mach's Golgotha (Mar 2016)

Taken ofthe amazing David Mach exhibition of Golgotha at Chester Cathedral which was on during March 2016)