Exhibitions and info events at Jubilee Library

May 2019

29 April – 5 May Lewes College CREATIVE!

The exhibition will be a presentation of the skills and creativity of the students including Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles and Photography as well as video. In the Window, Foyer and Information Point.

3 – 24 May "More Than Half the Sky: Safety of Female Journalists"

This exhibition aims to mark the World Press Freedom Day (3rd May), with a particular focus on the additional challenges and risks faced by female journalists due to their gender. Curator of the exhibition is Umit Ozturk, a journalist and editor who had worked for various press freedom organisations over the last three decades. The exhibition consists of portraits and stories of 40 female journalists from across the world who defied discrimination, misogyny, sexist hate speech and physical attacks in their professional and personal lives. In the Main Library.

4 - 30 May September Folk Tales from Around the World

An exhibition of small woven tapestries. A weaver will be present to demonstrate the art of weaving. There will be postcards of the tapestries and information about the British Tapestry Group. In the Foyer 

7 - 11 May A Riot of small Woven Tapestries

A modern interpretation of an age old art. This exhibition by members of the South East Region of the British Tapestry Group showcases their woven tapestries using ancient weaving techniques but creating 21st century works of art. Weaving will be demonstrated. In the foyer

7 - 19 May The Other 1% Podcasts

The exhibition is promoting full-cast audio dramas released on various podcast platforms written by local writers, recorded in Brighton and performed by local actors. At the Information Point.

13 – 15 May Post Memory Matters

The project concerns the family archive and identity, using contemporary and archival image together with traditional artifacts, such as embroidery. It endeavours to generate a new interactive and contemporaneous space where new memories are created and identities re-established.’A still photo embalms a moment in time. It also embalms an image of life halted, which eventually, with passing of time, will become an image of life after death.‘ In the Foyer.

20 May –  2 June ESC Lewes Digital Showcase

A showcase of student work for the Digital Media Design degree course including work from a first year Penguin book cover design brief and final major project work. The work is a mixture of printed graphic design/illustration work and screen based video and web/interface design. In the Window.

20 May – 2 June Ollie Dawson Paintings on the Wall

In the Foyer. 

Exhibitions in the Tony Miller Reading Room

6 – 12 May Festival Time: A Riot of Woven Tapestries 

A new display of books and prints from our Rare Books and Special Collections in the Tony Miller Reading Room. Featuring folk tales from a variety of countries, with many book illustrations from the Golden Age of Illustration. Highlights include illustrations by Arthur Rackham, prints by Hokusai and an early edition of Grimms’ fairy tales. (Please note that the Reading Room is sometimes booked for private meetings, so do call ahead if you are making a special trip.) 

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