The SHED at Haltwhistle



    at the Whistle Art Stop in Haltwhistle, Northumberland NE49 0AX

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    Gabriele Dini is an Italian artist, he graduated from the Royal College of Art&Design with an MA in 2014.

    He spent two weeks in residence during Decemver 2014 at Allenheads Contemporary Arts working in partnership with the Whistle Art Stop to deliver graduate opportunities.

    Dynamic patterns - an investigation above sea level

    ‘I am interested in the dynamic patterns that occur both in nature and by man’s hand.
    In Allenheads the dry-stone walls have captivated my attention. Both above and below ground stone has been used for building homes, industrial constructions and territorial delimitation. Over time these walls bend and collapse, revealing characteristics of flexibility and fragility. The collective behaviour of the stones reveals the fluidity and mutability of their form, from their original functional patterns in the landscape.

    My aim is to work with a local stone-waller to learn construction methods and eventually design and build a stone wall that will incorporate my ideas.’

    The SHED is part of the Whistle Art Stop in Haltwhistle and is an exhibition and project space dedicated to showcasing the work of new and emerging artists from across the North East of England.

    Find us in the centre of Haltwhistle, Northumberland NE49 0AX opposite Barclays Bank where we have free parking available. Click here for map.

    Twhistle CIC t/a Whistle Art Stop- a community interest company registered in England no. 07769196.