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Sarah Carne’s new project, ‘You are Welcome’ at Tate Exchange

You are Welcome is a 4 week participatory event at Tate Exchange, Tate Modern Thursday – Sunday 12.00 – 18.00 devised by artist Sarah Carne I was invited to curate Tate Exchange* as a space for the audience to reflect on ideas explored there during previous programming but I knew it also had to be […]

The Floating World Nature Trail by Glenn Holman and Andy Parsons

The Floating World Nature Trail by Glenn Holman and Andy Parsons

For the Enniskillen Visual Arts Open, we have designed a unique publication, the The Floating World Nature Trail. The trail takes in interesting sites around the island town of Enniskillen, during the period of the open there will be a series of temporary – and bio-degradable – artworks sited in some of the places we […]

Unfolding The Archive:Reprised and Re-assessed, 4th November – 5th December at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield,  as part of OPENING UP THE BOOK 2015

Unfolding The Archive:Reprised and Re-assessed, 4th November – 5th December at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, as part of OPENING UP THE BOOK 2015

Here’s some photos of the install of Unfolding The Archive, a new variation on the shows we had earlier in the year at The NCAD Gallery in Dublin and The FE McWilliam Gallery in Banbridge.

The Georgian Writing Desk, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield - Installation shots

The Georgian Writing Desk, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield – Installation shots

Here’s some great install shots by Glenn Holman of the two shows at Bank Street Arts Sheffield, first up images of the Georgian Writing Desk….  

The Georgian Writing Desk 4th November – 5th December, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield Floating World are proud to be initiating The History Project for Bank Street Arts, an ongoing and mutable art installation investigating and responding to the rich history of the buildings on Bank Street and the surrounding area of Sheffield. Beginning with the […]

What do you want from the Art World?

What do you want from the Art World?

What Do You Want From the Art World   A new artists book by Andy Parsons & Glenn Holman     Glenn Holman and Andy Parsons of Floating World were commissioned by Visual Artists Ireland to create an artists book as part of their 20:20 vision initiative looking into the future of the visual arts in Ireland. […]

Review of Unfolding the Archive on re:sculpt

Dorothy Hunter has written a really insightful review of Unfolding the Archive here; http://blog.sculpture.org/2015/06/17/unfolding-the-archive-review/ Thanks Dorothy! The show continues until the 14th of July.

The Independent Publishers Book Fair at Bank Street Arts, Sheffield will be held on Saturday 11th October form 11.00am till 5.00pm. This event is part of Sheffield literary festival  Off The Shelf Festival Of Words and is a unique chance to see and buy books not usually found in your local bookshop. Admission Free!  The fair will include hand-made artists’ […]

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Floating World Show and tell at Studio+, The Model, Sligo

Floating World will be holding an afternoon show and tell session with a large number of works, some of which are being displayed for the first time in Ireland. A number of Floating World Artists will be on hand to talk about their books and how they were made.  The event will run from 2-5 […]

Floating World at Boyle Arts Festival

Floating World is delighted to be showing a selection of books in the Boyle Arts Festival alongside paintings and drawings by Georgina Roberts, Diane Henshaw and Andy Parsons. The show is an old Extra Vision and continues Floating World’s practice of showing on unconventional venues. The disused video shop creates a new context for the […]