Nothing ‘is’ Immediate – a shared project Blog

By Kate Davey The ultimate question in relation to the arts is – and perhaps always has been – what actually is art? Who is it made by, and who is it made for? In John Dewey’s 1934 book ‘Art as Experience,’ the author talks......

Undertaking the project enabled me a period of professional development, to make new work and produce a touring exhibition across Hampshire. This supported my transition towards working as a freelance artist. It helped me to increase social capital by building strong relationships and networks with arts......

After a number of rescheduled dates the show at Chapel Arts Studio finally went ahead with an opening event on Saturday 4th September 2021. The show looked fantastic! It was such a pleasure to share this journey with fellow associate artists Maija Liepins and Christine Dodd,......

The geometry of nature is the inspiration behind a collaborative sculpture exhibition by artists Tony Spencer and Terence Noble at Spudworks gallery in Sway. Entitled Nothing is Immediate, the multi-sensory collection has been specially developed to appeal to those who may not usually visit art galleries. The......

Delighted to finally present the second exhibition at SpudWORKS, Sway July 2021. This time collaborating with artist Terence Noble. I’m presenting three pieces of work in the show, after completion of a sculpture incorporating a stack of five octahedrons. With this show, we invite visitors into a space......

The first of three exhi­bi­tions from the project Nothing ‘is’ Immediate successfully opened at Artspace Portsmouth, after a six month postponement due to Covid-19 restrictions. The two person show, a collaboration between myself (Tony Spencer) and Kate Street explores the relationship between the elements of Fire......

The sculptures omit sounds, rich in harmonics and musical intervals. Listening to the sounds produces a response in the brain’s neuro oscillation. The sounds slow the rhythmic activity down from gamma to alpha, benefiting you by relaxing the nervous system. A further reaction is then......

3rd October Neurodivergent art exhibition coming to Chapel Arts Studios By James Ashworth @JamesAshworth98 Reporter An art exhibition designed for neurodivergent people is coming to Andover’s Chapel Arts Studios in November. Neurodivergence is a term used to describe the variation in how the human brain......

Maija Liepins with component parts of Tony Spencer’s Octahedron sculpture   On 2 August 2020, Tony Spencer gathered three of his collaborators to examine and respond to his work-in-progress Octahedron, part of a five part geometric sculpture series. On the tips of four pyramids he......

_____ As each artist responds to Tony’s artworks, they will collectively journey through the elements which correspond with the five platonic solids. You can follow our process on this blog throughout 2020. Maija Liepins Instagram: @maijaliepins Website: www.thedreamforest.maija.co.uk Christine Dodd Instagram: @christinedoddartist Website: www.chapelartsstudios.co.uk/artists/christine-dodd Kate Street Instagram: @kate_street_studio Tony Spencer......

  Christine Dodd is a contributing artist in Nothing ‘Is’ Immediate, responding to the geometric sculpture Icosahedron, which corresponds with the element ‘Water’. As each artist responds to Tony’s artworks, they will collectively journey through the elements which correspond with the five platonic solids....

Christine Dodd is a contributing artist in Nothing ‘Is’ Immediate, she writes…   Through the process of connecting with #nothingisimmediate and the icosahedron, one of the starting points in February was ‘Sacralina.’ I needed to ‘see’ something that depicted elements of the subject from my......

    Geometric shape number two, the Icosahedron, made it’s first appearance at National Trust property Sandham Memorial Chapel this March, in, a group exhibition of contemporary art by CAS Artists called Saturated Space. Tony Spencer says, “the sacred geometry of the Icosahedron represents water,......

Tonight, Christine Dodd and I are at Sandham Memorial Chapel responding with embodied sound and movement to Tony’s Icosahedron. This will be part of a public sound performance with Tony Spencer and Samantha Britton at the preview of Saturated Space, an exhibition which is on......

I’m extremely excited to share the news! I’ve been awarded an Arts Council England Project Grant to present: No Thing is Immediate Geometric Sculptural Installations. I will build a set of geometric sculptures based on the 5 platonic solids to inspire participatory live-art events during......

I am interested in the notion of Nothing, and what nothing is? I imagine that when I look into darkness or pure black, the absence of light is the boundary of the universe, creating a memory of what it was like before Being. In his......