Hinterlands is a national arts project led by the Canal & River Trust (C&RT) inviting artists and communities to explore canals as a creative space in five locations across England and Wales.
Canals were a key technological development of eighteenth century Britain, built largely by coalmine owners, textile manufacturers and pottery barons to open up new markets for their products. The waterways formed national and global trade networks but were regional in character, built with local materials and engineered in response to local topography.
Hinterlands invites artists and communities to re-imagine the future of the waterways as the longest and most accessible cultural space in the UK.
“We are so lucky to have…
Land Acts presents the work of five artists, collectively exploring the power of land and contemporary, rural experience: Stefhan Caddick, Rebecca Chesney, Morag Colquhoun, Ella Gibbs and Owen Griffiths.
27th July – 12th October
An exhibition delivered in collaboration with Peak.
Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen
The featured artists work closely with individuals and communities through their artistic practices to consider the connection and potential between land use and local economies, class, climate change, education and food production.
This exhibition and programme of talks and activities reflects on some of these projects and opens new conversations about the role…