The First Humans

22 January 2015- 29 March 2015

Preview: Wednesday 21 January, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Caroline Achaintre, Salvatore Arancio, Vidya Gastaldon, Andy Harper, Ben Rivers, Jack Strange

The First Humans looks at contemporary art with a prehistoric feel. Often incorporating synthetic colours or materials and a sci-fi aesthetic, much of it is spoof or tongue-in-cheek.

An installation by Andy Harper has an ancient, tribal quality, and Caroline Achaintre's wall hanging suggests primitive domesticity. There are primeval landscape sculptures and works on paper by Salvatore Arancio and Vidya Gastaldon, as well as artefacts by Jack Strange that are early-age-man-meets-twenty-first-century. […]

3 Branches of the Same Tree: Art, Science and Education

23 April 2015- 31 May 2015

Semiconductor, Lyndall Phelps and Alistair McClymont

3 Branches of the Same Tree is a project and exhibition exploring areas of science that are often difficult to comprehend and how the subject is received in educational settings.

Three artists Semiconductor, Lyndall Phelps and Alistair McClymont have been commissioned by Pump House Gallery to work alongside scientists and local schools to create an exhibition of works to open out scientific knowledge and offer a new way of seeing the world.< […]