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July 2019

O N C A Summer Volunteer Open Evening

23 July
6:00 pm
7:30 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
Free

Join us at ONCA 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  ONCA 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 ONCA. See you there!

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Small Island Big Song Live Cinema

25 July
7:00 pm
9:00 pm
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom
£5.00 - £8.00

Small Island Big Song is a collaborative multi-platform project uniting indigenous musicians across the Pacific & Indian Oceans through song in the face of climate change and cultural loss. Spanning from Taiwan to Aotearoa/New Zealand, from Madagascar to Rapa Nui/Easter Island. In these cultures, before the written word, songs held the power, passing on the cultural knowledge, like how to live on an island with limited resources. And the fact is, we are losing these songs, when we need them…

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Beth Walker: DEVENIR

26 July28 July
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

Brighton based artist and filmmaker Beth Walker presents DEVENIR, a joyful exploration of growth, life, rhythm and renewal through moving image. Playfully blending the digital and the hand crafted, DEVENIR stems from Beth's process of creating symmetrical paper collages, which grow spontaneously from the centre to form intricate abstract designs. Beth began to document these collages at each stage of creation, resulting in intriguing animated loops. In DEVENIR, these loops dance together in a myriad of compositions, creating a rich…

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August 2019

O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Art & Storytelling (Family)

8 August
10:00 am
12:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Art and Storytelling with Amanthi Harris Join Amanthi Harris, also known as StoryHug, to make art and stories together! Make a tiny fairy baby and make up a story together, followed by a tabletop puppet show. This workshop is for families. All children must be accompanied and have a ticket. Book Now

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Printmaking (Family)

14 August
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Lisboa Social Press will be making a splash on ONCA’s Barge, hosting a hands on printmaking afternoon. Their relaxed workshop starts off with a few fun drawing games to loosen up everybody from the seasoned doodlers to the budding artists. They will then guide the group through collagraph and mono-printing techniques with two hours of curated exercises. Perfect for the whole family, the session will have a fun approach encouraging different responses that relate to plant and sea life found…

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Weaving Workshop

15 August
10:00 am
12:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom
Imagine Make Play Logo

Come and join Imagine Make Play and create a wonderful woven wall hanging. Working on a small handheld frame loom you will have the chance to experiment with techniques for creating patterns in a range of hand dyed yarns. For ages 6-11 Book Now

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Ceramic Anemone Making

15 August
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Join local art teacher Giuseppe Iozzi for an amazing ceramic anemone making workshop for kids, inspired by the real anemones in our local Marine Conservation Zone. You can take your anemone home after the workshop, or Giuseppe will fire it in a kiln at a later date. For ages 6-11 Book Now

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Laser Cut Jewellery

22 August
10:00 am
12:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Laser Cut Jewellery with Rebecca Tucknott Kids have the opportunity to choose from a variety of designs to make one (or more if there's time) piece of jewellery, and will leave the workshop with either a badge or a pendant. For ages 6-11 Book Now

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Model Making

22 August
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Join graphic novelist Daniel Locke for a fun day of drawing and model making. Daniel will walk you through the skills needed to create life-like miniature model trees. Participants aged 11 - 16 will study and sketch the trees that grow in our city. By the end of the day the group, as a whole, will have created a beautiful woodland, in miniature. They will also have learned about the natural history of our city's tree population. Each group member…

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Book Binding and Cyanotypes

29 August
10:00 am
12:00 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Coming back to the Barge once more is favourite Margot Minnot-Thomas. Her last workshop sold out on the Barge so be sure to grab your tickets early. Using an old photographic printing technique, cyanotype, we will create underwater stories inspired by all the wonderful fish, seaweed and birds of Sussex. Kids will make their own storybook, hand-bound and ready to take home. For ages 6-11   Book Now

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O N C A Kids Summer Art Workshop: Movement and Mark Making

29 August
1:30 pm
3:30 pm
ONCA Barge at Brighton Marina, The Waterfront
Brighton, BN2 5UU United Kingdom

Movement and Mark Making with Tara Rai Movement and Mark Making is a summer workshop for children to freely create and express themselves in a safe space. Led by facilitators and nomadic artist Tara Rai, this two hour workshop will be a playful, innovative way to make large, artwork like never before.   For ages 6-11   Book Now

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October 2019

Electric Eclectic; Life, the Universe and…

30 October3 November
ONCA Gallery, 14 St George's Place
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4GB United Kingdom

Tension between commonly perceived realism and individual interpretation is explored and presented within Electric Eclectic; Life, the Universe and... The diversity of Kym Cox's practice of photographing soap bubbles, soap films and foams and Juliet Evan's travel, landscape and urban documentary engages the audience by transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. For what we see in the perspective of commonplace and everyday is turned upside down, inside out by these two artist photographers. Pareidolia - the human tendency to perceive…

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