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Lost Species Day 2023: Spells to Bind Giants 2 – FIRE – with Feral Theatre

Online

On 30 November, join Feral Theatre online to design shields and cast spells for protection from the giants of war. Lost Species Day 2023 takes place in the context of devastating state violence and civilian bloodshed in Israel and Palestine, as well as ongoing armed conflicts in Ukraine, Myanmar and many other places. The giants […]

EVENT CANCELLED – Lost Species Day 2023: The Last Dance by Feral Theatre

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO SICKNESS. WE INTEND TO RESCHEDULE IT TO 2024.   To mark Lost Species Day 2023, please join Feral Theatre at Gallery and witness The Last Dance, a durational performance installation centred around a suspended sculpture. Stay a few moments, half an hour, or for the whole afternoon. The […]

Lost Species Day 2023: Climate Café (online)

To mark Lost Species Day 2023, join us for the last Climate Café of the year. This time we’ll be gathering online so that people anywhere can come into community around Lost Species Day, a chance each year to explore the stories of extinct and critically endangered species, cultures, lifeways, and ecological communities. Whilst emphasising […]

HEAL

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

We're delighted to be hosting a members exhibition celebrating the wonderful people who support year round. HEAL includes a wide array of works that inspire or are inspired by thoughts and actions of social, environmental and physical healing, reparation and restoration.  The selected artists will display everything from fine art, paintings and ceramics to sculpture […]

ONCA Winter Arts Fair

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

This winter holiday season enjoy a festive atmosphere whilst buying gifts from local artists and makers at Winter Arts Fair! We're delighted to bring together a wide variety of artistic expressions from zines, ceramics, and prints to crocheted goodies and much more. This fair showcases the imagination of local artists and supports them to keep […]

ONCA’s Winter Clothes Swap

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Bring your pre-loved clothes to for an evening of swap shopping! We're having our annual Winter Clothes Swap at the end of the month and you're all invited. In 2023 our Clothes Swaps saved 592 items from landfill and we intend to increase that number this year! So join us solo or come with friends […]

Made With Love

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Made With Love is an exhibition showcasing artworks that speak to notions of platonic, romantic, familial and/or self love. We're delighted to open 2024 artistic programme with a Members' Group Exhibition bringing together artists from across Brighton and beyond. The selected artists demonstrate the breadth of talent that exists within community of practitioners. Made With […]

Anna-Marie Lamond: Ajoloteria

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

is delighted to present Ajoloteria, our 2024 Members’ Solo Exhibition by ecological artist, Anna-Marie Lamond. This project is concerned with the critically endangered Mexican Axolotl, an amphibian native to the socio-ecologically complex wetlands of Xochimilco, Mexico City. Having lived in Mexico City, this exhibition consists of three years of research and making. Anna-Marie presents 40 […]

Ajoloteria Launch Party

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

Join exhibiting artist Anna-Marie Lamond and curator Susuana Amoah for the launch of Ajoloteria! is pleased to invite you to the launch party of Ajoloteria to meet the artist, Anna-Marie Lamond, and to play Lotería, a traditional card game which supports the exhibition's mission of aiding learning around the precarious situation of the shrinking ancient […]

Syl Ojalla: A Sparrow Whispered In My Ear

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

A Sparrow Whispered In My Ear by artist Syl Ojalla is a gentle call to human audiences to remember their place within the delicate balance of biodiversity. Through a series […]

Exhibition Launch Party: A Sparrow Whispered In My Ear

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Gather at Gallery with artist Syl Ojalla and curator Susuana Amoah to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, A Sparrow Whispered In My Ear. Through an exquisite selection of digitally adapted analogue photographs, Syl Ojalla invokes a call to remember the profound beauty and vulnerability of biodiversity that sustains all life. The exhibition is a […]

South East Cultural Assembly

De La Warr Pavilion Marina, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, United Kingdom

From Eco-Anxiety to Action: How do we free ourselves to take action for climate justice? Assemble at the De La Warr Pavilion for a day of collective enquiry where we’ll consider how to move beyond worry, overwhelm, guilt, stagnancy and other blocks to taking action. A cultural assembly offers an opportunity to explore pathways to […]

Collective Collage Workshop with Syl Ojalla

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Join artist Syl Ojalla for a collective collage workshop exploring the theme of environmental stewardship. We’re pleased to be joined by artist Syl Ojalla for a collaging workshop exploring how […]

Zine-Making In A Mad World

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Join Micha Frazer-Carroll for a zine-making workshop and talk about their recently published book, Mad World: The Politics of Mental Health. We'll hear about Mad World, a book interrogating the category of madness and explaining how the current mental health crisis is connected to capitalism, racism and other social justice issues. Afterwards, we’ll create our […]

Far From Home

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

For Brighton Fringe 2024, presents Far From Home, an exhibition exploring migrant narratives by two artists, Bern O’Donoghue and Usva Inei. The exhibition narrates distinct stories with common threads that explore identity, borders and belonging.  At least 20% of Brighton and Hove residents were born outside of the UK, meaning a lot of people are […]

Far From Home: Exhibition Launch Party

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Join us for the launch party of Far From Home an exhibition by Usva Inei and Bern O’Donoghue. We're delighted to be opening this exhibition as part of Brighton Fringe 2024, the livelist time in the city's arts and cultural calendar. The exhibition explores migrant narratives by presenting distinct stories through visual artworks but with […]

Solidarity Sewing Workshop with Bern O’Donoghue

ONCA 14 Saint George's Place, Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Join artist Bern O'Donoghue for a Solidarity Sewing Workshop where you'll stitch messages of support for refugees and asylum seekers. If you had a message of solidarity for people on the move, what would it be and would you be prepared to wear it? Bring an item of your clothing to gallery and stitch your […]

Culture Declares Emergency SE Coastal Hub & What Next?

Online

Following the South East Cultural Assembly, invites you to an online meet-up to talk climate, culture and how arts sector practitioners can join forces. Expect to meet artists and cultural practitioners interested in tackling climate-related issues. This is a chance to air ideas, meet people and learn from each other. Let's make shared plans for […]

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Please contact or 01273 607101 if you have specific access needs, please note the gallery is wheelchair accessible but the toilet is up five stairs. We have hearing assistive technology and our staff have Basic BSL & Deaf Awareness training. For more information about access and facilities at ONCA please click here.

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