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November 2019

Deru Anding: Generations

20 November20 December
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

For Lost Species Day 2019 exhibition, indigenous artist Deru Anding will be showcasing an inspiring series of grand panoramic drawings in which he encapsulates and preserves his natural environment and community for present and future generations. Curated by Susuana Amoah, this exhibition of Anding’s works raise awareness of protests against ongoing tropical deforestation and aims to encourage wider solidarity with indigenous communities. Join us for the launch event at 6pm on 20 November 2019. Click here to RSVP About the…

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Generations by Deru Anding: BSL Exhibition Tour

20 November
5:00 pm
5:45 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free
black and white illustration of forest people sitting among trees

For our Lost Species Day 2019 exhibition: Generations, is hosting a free BSL interpreted tour of the show. Generations is an exhibition of Deru Anding's illustrations, in which he shows the life of his forest community. This lifestyle and the forest have now gone. With this inspiring series of grand panoramic drawings in which he encapsulates and preserves his natural environment and community for present and future generations. About the Artist Born and raised amongst the Bidayuh Tribe near the jungle in…

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Generations: Launch Event

20 November
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Join , Youth Strike 4 Climate Brighton and Deru Anding for the launch of Generations, our Lost Species Day exhibition and programme. There will be a BSL interpreter present at this event. There will also be a BSL tour of the exhibition exclusively for D/deaf audiences beforehand, at 5pm. Sign up here for the BSL tour.  

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Undercliff Path Signage & Sculpture – public event

21 November
12:00 pm
7:30 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
Free

Please join us at Barge on November 21st for an exhibition and talk (6pm) about and Schools Without Walls’ proposals for a trail of signage and sculpture along the Undercliff Path. Our artists have worked with children from local schools St John The Baptist, Longhill and St Margaret’s to learn about the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) that runs along the coast here, and come up with ideas for signs and sculptures that help people on the Undercliff Path imagine what…

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New Threads: Slow Fashion Panel Discussion

22 November
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Slow Fashion Panel Discussion with By Rotation and Mayamiko With the growing concerns about how fast fashion is negatively impacting the environment, more and more people are turning to eco and sustainable fashion. But what makes a brand sustainable? What exactly is slow fashion? We’ll be discussing these questions and more at gallery. We will be joined Eshita Kabra-Davies who is the founder of By Rotation, the UK's first peer-to-peer fashion rental app, and Paola Masperi, founder of Mayamiko, an ethical…

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Make, Do and Mend Day

23 November
1:00 pm
5:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Donation

A fun day of making, mending and upcycling at  gallery with Climate Action Movement and Queer Crafts Club In the lead-up to the next Youth Strike 4 Climate demo on 29 November, which asks people to mobilise against the fast fashion industry, come and create your own fashion pieces with crafters from Climate Action Movement and Queer Crafts Club. Learn how to repair your old clothes, add embroidery to a T-shirt, add designs to your canvas bags, or make a…

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An Evening with Suzanne Dhaliwal

27 November
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free
photo of smiling person standing in misty woodland

We're thrilled to welcome leading voice for climate justice Suzanne Dhaliwal to Gallery for an evening of conversation and inspiration as part of our Generations: Lost Species Day 2019 programme. Suzanne is an activist and campaigner, working on indigenous rights and mining issues. She is the director and co-founder of the UK Tar Sands Network, which works in solidarity with the Indigenous Environmental network to campaign against UK corporations and financial institutions invested in the Alberta Tar Sands. She has worked with Médecins…

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Graduate Monthly Winter Drop-in

28 November
6:00 pm
6:45 pm
Maathai Meeting room, Upstairs at ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Graduate Monthly is informal peer led network that offers emerging artists the support and learning opportunities necessary to continue developing their creative practices in Brighton. This can take the form of crits, reading groups, advice sessions, skill sharing and visiting speakers. Alongside the monthly meet-up there is also an online forum for sharing resources and continuing discussions. and Graduate Monthly are hosting our first planning session where we hope to generate programme ideas for the next three meetings in the…

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Forest Communities and Palm Oil: Film Screening and Discussion

28 November
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

As part of the Generations programme for Lost Species Day 2019, we will be hosting a film screening and discussion event exploring the loss of forest cultures and livelihoods in Borneo.  The series of films shown on the night will explore research by  University of Brighton and CIFOR into issues related to care, gender and youth in the expansion of oil palm in Indonesia. The evening will be hosted by WEGO researcher Dian Ekowati in conversation with artist Deru Anding…

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Lost Species Day 2019 Gathering & Ritual

30 November
11:00 am
1:00 pm

Remembrance Day for Lost Species, November 30th, is a chance each year to explore the stories of extinct and critically endangered species, cultures, lifeways, and ecological communities. Whilst emphasising that these losses are rooted in violent and discriminatory governing practices, the day provides an opportunity for participants to make or renew commitments to all who remain, and to develop creative and practical solutions. This year will mark the day with a ritual on the beach, followed by a walk back…

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December 2019

Winter Cyanotypes: Festive Card and Print Making

2 December
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
£20.00

Join artist Margot Minnot Thomas on the Barge for a festive evening workshop! We will be using a very old printing method called cyanotype. Discovered in the mid-1800s, cyanotype was pioneered by the first published female photographer, Anna Atkins. Coating paper with this light-sensitive emulsion makes deep blue prints once exposed to UV light. We will be making some beautiful cards with this method, which can double up as festive cards in time for the winter holidays. You will be…

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Solidarity: An Evening with Joshua Virasami and Wretched of the Earth

5 December
6:30 pm
8:30 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Following last year's Solidarity event, we are happy to welcome Joshua Virasami back to to host an evening of conversations with activists from Wretched of the Earth. Together, we’ll be exploring questions of climate justice ranging from the Green New Deal to ways to organise and build solidarity across borders and between communities. Welcomed by Youth Strike 4 Climate Brighton. ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Joshua Virasami is an artist, writer and political organiser whose work intersects across political struggles and whose…

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Brighton Student Climate Networking Event

6 December
6:00 pm
8:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Calling all Brighton and Hove university and college students who are interested in climate justice! Join us at for an informal evening of talks and creative activities to generate conversation and connections amongst students working on action for climate justice, or wanting to find out more about how to get involved. Snacks provided! 16 +

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Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

10 December
4:00 pm
13 December
7:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
£15.00 - £120.00

Join us for a Christmas Wreath Making Workshop. During this fun, festive and informal session you'll be guided through how to make a beautiful wreath using locally foraged foliage on a handmade willow ring base. Each wreath can be tailored to your own tastes and can include Ivy, Holly, Bay, Rosemary, Oranges, Cinnamon, Hydrangeas etc. If you're coming as a group, why not book a private session for up to 8 people - great as a family and friends night…

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January 2020

Ten Steps Towards Personal Resilience and Empowerment in a Chaotic Climate

13 January 2020
7:00 pm
16 March 2020
9:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
£109.00
Photo of blue hydrangea flowers

New language is being invented to describe the unprecedented psychological landscape of our times: eco-anxiety, climate grief, solastalgia*. These are terms used by climate psychologists to describe the emotional impacts of climate change which are finally starting to be recognised in Europe, the USA and other wealthy economies, yet are still seldom discussed. The most recent International Panel on Climate Change report clearly stated that just 11 years remain for governments and industry to act to prevent runaway climate change…

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O N C A Winter Volunteer Open Evening

29 January 2020
6:30 pm
8:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Join us at gallery to find out about our various and exciting volunteer opportunities. We’re currently looking for volunteers for our gallery and barge – We need people to join our core team as ongoing medium to long-term part-time volunteers. This informal evening will be an opportunity to find out more about and talk to current volunteers about their experiences. We’ll also be discussing what skills people have or would like to learn while volunteering at . See you there!

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