g39
Oxford St, CARDIFF CF24 3DT
Telephone +44 (0) 29 2047 3633
post@g39.org
opening times - 11-5pm Wednesday to Saturday
Catrin Davies & Lewis Wright, Rising Tide (detail), installation, 3 x 3m, 2013

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain

5 April - 21 June 2014

Beyond its literal meaning about the unsuccessful pretender to the throne, this exhibition’s title is a mnemonic. Each word represents another, prompting us to recall the colours of the visible spectrum in sequence. Richard = red, Battle = blue. The words are stand-ins for other images. Mnemonics are used to aid recall, but rather than simplifying they add another layer of complexity to a phrase’s meaning.

More info >>

News

9 April 2014
Following on from their successful Unit(e) residency here at g39, Kelly Best and Mark Houghton are carrying on their collaborative work at Arcade Cardiff from 31 April to 20 May. 'Everything else is just the weather', Unit 17 and 3B. Opening night 10 April 6 – 8pm. Wednesday - Saturday 12.30 - 5.30.
Call for Artists Primavera Exhibition
1 April 2014
Calling all artists based in Cardiff area to submit 2D works including
 print, photography, painting and drawing on the theme of Spring - nature
based or interpretative of the season. Email no more than 5 images (max. 2MB size) to cardiffm.a.d.e@gmail.com, and attach a list of works including title, dimension, medium, sale price (up
to £250) & contact details.
NB. Original work must be sized no larger than 1msq, and ready to hang. Sale price to include 30% commission to Cardiff M.A.D.E. Deadline for submissions – April 19,
Selected artists notified week of April 21.
Delivery of works for hanging by April 28. Call Zoë on 029 20473373 with any enquiries. The exhibition will run from May 1 – 15.
4 March 2014
Artists as Learners is a professional development opportunity for artists wanting to develop knowledge and skills of working with hard to reach young people. Artists will be mentored by an experienced lead artist and the programme will include a day's training led by Unitas.
Applications are sought from early career or emerging visual artists and makers with socially engaged practices.

g39 wins Tu Fewn commission

We're really excited to be able to announce that g39 has been selected to carry out one of three Tu Fewn commissions, a DASH initiative. The commission will enable us to work with an artist as curator during 2015-16, resulting in an entire guest curated season in 2016. We'll be drawing up and circulating a call for expressions of interest soon - to make sure you hear about it sign up to our e-bulletin by clicking on the Sign up button at the top of this page.

more info

It Was Never Going To Be Straightforward



It Was Never Going To Be Straightforward is a compendium of the first 13 years of the g39 project. The book charts a rambling route through g39’s history from the first exhibition that opened on 3 July 1998 to the last that closed on 2 July 2011. It marks the years that the project was based in Wyndham Arcade in Cardiff city centre. It Was Never Going To Be Straightforward contains some of the projects we made happen in those thirteen years, alongside new articles and artist commissions. Drawing its inspiration from the Art and Society series published in the 1970s by The Welsh Arts Council, the book gives an insight into some of the things that drive g39 – our ethos, our influences and our ambitions.

Click on the link below to find out more and purchase a copy

more info