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Man leaning into net, promotional image for A Visibility Matrix by Sven Anderson & Gerard Byrne, at Void Gallery, 2019

A Visibility Matrix is an artwork that explores the politics and conditions of visibility. Initiated by Dublin-based artists and long-term collaborators, Sven Anderson and Gerard Byrne, A Visibility Matrix assembles contributions from a distributed panel of artists, film-makers and others within a synchronised, multi-channel video installation.   There is now an expectation of visibility, from [...]

The Road Ahead, title of photography by Derry artist Willie Doherty, featured as part of group exhibition Opened Ground at Void Gallery, 2019

Opened Ground is an exhibition featuring the work of artists Willie Doherty, Aslan Gaisumov, and Amar Kanwar.   The title Opened Ground is taken from a collection of poems by Seamus Heaney; written between 1966 and 1996. The poems span a turbulent time in Northern Ireland and delve into both the physical and psychic landscape [...]

Promotional image for Liam Crichton, Stereo Object, 2019, Void Gallery

Liam Crichton begins 2019 with his exhibition titled Stereo Object. Crichton creates large-scale sculptures and installations that investigate the built environment. His research revolves around concepts of urban voids, hauntology, anti-monuments, post-minimalism, and silence. Aesthetically driven and predominately site-specific, his work is often characterised by a dialectic approach, which challenges traditional perceptions and the cultural environment. [...]

The Long Note by Helen Cammock, promotional image, woman's arm extends as she writes musical notes on a music sheet with a recorder sitting off centre, a warm wooden floor underneath her

The Long Note is a solo exhibition by artist Helen Cammock, celebrating the involvement of women in the civil rights movement in Derry in 1968 and coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the first march in Derry on October 5th. Cammock  has created a new film work – commissioned by Void Gallery – that explores the [...]

Alex Cecchetti jumping in the air to draw a line across a plain white wall. Promotional image used for solo exhibition At the Gates of the Music Palace by Alex Cecchetti at Void Gallery, Derry, 2018. Curated by Mary Cremin

At the Gates of the Music Palace is a solo exhibition by Alex Cecchetti. Cecchetti's multi-disciplinary practice explores the senses through the experiential nature of his work. His exhibition brings together performance, drawing, painting, sculpture and sound installation.  At the Gates of the Music Palace is conceived as a 3-dimensional music concert; the different sound pieces will be set [...]

Architecture of Change promotional image, exhibition at Void Gallery, Derry, 2018

Architecture of Change explores urban ecology and notions of play through sculpture, installation, film, talks, and workshops. As a city, Derry has a unique history, demonstrated through its archaeological sites. In more recent times it has shifted from being a mercantile, industrial city to its present ‘critical’ phase. It has the potential to be something [...]

Film still from Disseminate and Hold by Rosa Barba

between objects in the waking world was a solo exhibition at Void Gallery in 2018 by artist Rosa Barba. Barba’s work situates itself within the realm of film and expands into sculptural forms through the exploration of the physicality of film itself and how that plays with light and spatiality. For this exhibition between objects in the [...]

promotional image for Johan Grimonprez, exhibition titled Everyday Words Disappear, at Void Gallery, Derry, 2018

Void Gallery are delighted to welcome Belgian artist Johan Grimonprez for his solo exhibition Everyday Words Disappear. Grimonprez’s critically acclaimed work dances on the borders of practice and theory, art and cinema, documentary and fiction; demanding a double take on the part of the viewer. Informed by an archeology of present-day media, his work seeks out [...]

Keef Winter, Tax Return performance 2018

Void Gallery began 2018 with The Winter Series - a week of performances and screenings by three Irish artists - Keef Winter, Anita Delaney and Sonia Shiel. Keef Winter Tax Return   Tax Return by Keef Winter investigates the sonic properties of a filing cabinet using contact mics, effects pedals and a sledgehammer.   Keef Winter Biography Northern [...]

Film still from It For Others by artist Duncan Campbell, featured in group exhibition Where History Begins, curated by Mary Cremin, Director, Void Gallery, 2017

Where History Begins is a group exhibition featuring the work of Kader Attia, Duncan Campbell, Ali Cherri, and Christodoulos Panayiotou; exploring the complex relationship between material culture and historical truth. The development of archaeology in the early 19th century is closely associated with the categorisation of material culture, preoccupied with the construction of a timeline through which [...]

Photograph by unknown artist, black and white image, two gymnasts lie on their backs as two small tables are suspended in the air, as they poise to catch them again

Void is delighted to present the first showing of Collected Shadows, an exhibition of photographs from the extensive collection of the Archive of Modern Conflict (AMC), which will be shown in the UK/Ireland for the first time, organised by Southbank Centre’s Hayward Touring. Opening at Void Gallery in Derry before embarking on a national tour, Collected Shadows offers a rare glimpse into [...]

Audience member interacting with sculpture in Brigitte Zieger's Other Scenes exhibition at Void Gallery 2017

Void is proud to present the work of German Paris-based artist Brigitte Zieger. Curated by Gregory McCartney, Other Scenes explores virtual and spatial 3D images which relate to history and the integration of displacements between image, sculpture and space.   Zieger’s work relates to her interpretation of political and historical contexts and the images which emerge [...]