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Sharon Mossbeck | Forgotten Spaces

Sharon Mossbeck | Forgotten Spaces
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14 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018

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28 Back Burton Terrace, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JH

Drawing upon the singular atmosphere of the basement as a contemporary art project, Forgotten Spaces presents an exhibition of new works by Sheffield based artist Sharon Mossbeck looking at prison cells, oubliettes, and dungeons of Medieval Europe. 

Cross-stitch is a versatile medium rarely seen in the context of contemporary fine art and is here utilised by Mossbeck to depict the scale of these forgotten spaces. Working with Aida (cross-stitch fabric), an unforgiving material, and making the most of its similarities to graph paper, these works take on the manner of a blueprint and depict the torturous dimensions of these spaces, chilling in their cruelty.

Friday 13th April | 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Exhibition Open
Saturday 14th April | 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 15th April | 2pm – 4pm
Monday 16th April | 11am – 2pm
Saturday 21st April | 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 22nd April | 2pm – 4pm
Monday 23rd April | 11am – 2pm

Exhibition Remains Open By Appointment until
Monday 30th April

Lunchtime Conversations: Sharon Mossbeck
Monday 30th May | 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Places are limited and are regularly oversubscribed so booking for this event is essential.
Contact Bruce Davies at or on 0750 672 1504

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Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.

No Wheelchair Access. We are currently working on plans that we hope to realise in future years to address wheelchair access We document every exhibition on our website with writing, images and occasionally film We are able to assist those with limited mobility and / or visual impairment with access to the Basement space. We have a collection of past artists on permanent display on the ground floor.

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