Posts Tagged ‘chairs’
Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob's Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder, 2011 Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, and St James and Basil’s church, Fenham Ecclesiastical chairs, steel brackets, rope, cable ties Two towers were formed from the chairs of St James and St Basil’s, Fenham (a church which was built with a double nave as a memorial to two brothers who died in World War I). […]

Babel
Babel

2011 160 Ecclesiastical chairs 20 x 20 x 10ft

Press: The Courier – An exhibition of Biblical proportions
Press: The Courier – An exhibition of Biblical proportions

By Elliot Bentley READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE Elliot Bentley gets a sneak-preview of Newcastle Fine Arts student Chris Minchin’s new exhibition It should always be admired when an artist attempts to take art out of the gallery and into a thoroughly unusual space. In the case of upcoming installation Babel, it’s being thrust into […]

Press: The Journal front page – Chris Minchin makes his mark on church space
Press: The Journal front page – Chris Minchin makes his mark on church space

By David Whetstone, The Journal arts editor. READ THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE DRAWINGS inspired by alarming YouTube footage purporting to show an exorcism in America feature in a church artwork. But they are not the only arresting aspect of Chris Minchin’s installation at Holy Trinity, Jesmond, Newcastle. The Newcastle University fine art student has also […]

Past exhibition: Babel, March 2011
Past exhibition: Babel, March 2011

BABEL: TACKLING THE CHURCH Babel was a three day art event by artist Chris Minchin, taking place in Holy Trinity Church, Jesmond. The exhibition placed potentially controversial artworks in a church in order to open a dialogue. It included a projected animation of a boy writhing in an ambiguous blank space. Taking imagery from a […]