- June 5th- June 10th, 2017 artist director Paula Crutchlow and Berlin performance artist and writer Hans Kellett collaborate on the development of a new show at TOPOS.
- 14th May- Sunday 21st May exhibition at TOPOSas part of Art Week Exeter; Sister City – The second Sister, Sister exhibition presents the work of Rosie King, Beth Emily Richards, Molly Rooke and Clare Thornton. These Plymouth-based artists present on-going projects, research materials, works in progress and resolved pieces. Brutal Pattern – New work from MA student Adam Garratt which describes brutal architectural pattern in a restricted space. Commenting on repeat process, form & modular aesthetic.
- May 7th-15th, Broadcasts from the Edge of the Horizon – The Beacon Volkhardt Müller & Dawn Scarfe produced a 24 hour performance broadcast with the city and its residents. Exploring the
nce between the horizon as a distant dream and a journey undertaken,
Volkhardt and Dawn were joined by walkers, dreamers and the landscape to create a composition of sound, text and performance events happening between the city centre and the familiar landmark. Funded by Exeter City Council as part of Art Week Exeter 13th-21stMay 2017.
- May 15th TOPOS conversation to accompany The Beacon, facilitated by Josie Sutcliffe.
- 13th May, 10pm – 14th May, 10am 12 hour live stream from The Beacon, broadcast on phonic.fm.
- 13th May, 12.30pm-2pm The Beacon viewing station at Rougemont Gardens opens to view and direct remote performance
- 7th May Mytho-geographer Phil Smith and Volkhardt Müller led a pilgrimage to The Beacon to generate broadcast and performance ideas for the 24 hour event on 13th & 14 May. This walk invited members of the public to contribute by walking with us, gathering sound and sharing experience as they went along.
- March/April, artist residency Bettina Amtag, presentation of work April 20th
- Friday 13th May, 6pm TOPOS conversation event in conjunction with art-articles and MoCC,
- 12th-21st May, open Wed-Sat, 2pm-6pm as part of Art Week Exeter and in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Commodities– Art-Articles by Konstantin Bayer An exhibition that invites you to follow the artist’s plans to build your own installation out of things bought off Amazon. Funded by with University of Exeter Geography Department.
- 16th March,6.30pm, Artist Talk by Volkhardt Müller at White Moose Gallery, Barnstaple
- 6th Feb-1st April, The Plantation: An interlinked exhibition of print, mixed-media objects and video by Volkhardt Müller in two Devon venues. The Plantation included pieces by artists resident at TOPOS in 2015 Sean Borodale, Dawn Scarfe and Alex Murdin, alongside participatory works completed with the assistance of the public. Framed by photo documentation of the TOPOS year by Benjamin Borley 7th- 28th Feb at TOPOS Exeter Open: Thurs-Sun 12pm-6pm 6th Feb-1st April at White Moose Gallery, Barnstaple Open: Tues-Sat 11am-5pm
- 21st-22nd November 4pm-7pm, Open Studio Exhibition at TOPOS
- 21st-22nd November 10am-3pm, Street Printmaking opposite John Lewis on Sidwell St. £2 to script a comic strip about the city.
- 19th November Volkhardt participated in Double Elephant’s Redefining Print Symposium at Exeter Phoenix
- 3rd November For our third conversation evening we had a discussion on the theme of Producing Landscapes, and the ways in which cultural production and economic productivity can and do merge in land-stewardship. Invited to speak were artist Dawn Scarfe, Devon farmer Simon Sutcliffe, and Christine Duff from Organic Arts, with Josie Sutcliffe facilitating.
- 1st-10th October Artist Dawn Scarfe was in residence at TOPOS
- 31st July 10am-1pm TOPOS hosted Leaving the Building with Simon Persighetti of Wrights & Sites. This was a Mis-Guided walk in Exeter City Centre to look at the spaces between buildings and to focus on the relationship between the person in the street and the architectural environment. The walk included small interventions and tasks as well as live Topographical discoveries – read the blog post about it here. The Walk and Talk was part of the research for Wrights & Sites‘ upcoming publication ARCHITECT-WALKERS, a new Mis-Guide from the company that produced A Mis-Guide to Exeter (2003) and A Mis-Guide to Anywhere (2006).
- 30th July – 2nd August Video shoot in Exeter.
- Friday 24th 5-9pm, Saturday 25th 11am-7pm, Sunday 26th 11am-4pm Open to the public for exhibition of work-in-progress.
- Thursday 23rd July 6pm-9pm Public discussion and work-in-progress showing. Volkhardt Müller plus invited guests Sally Watkins and Ben Huggins took part in an open discussion on the theme of Quality and Alchemy, facilitated by Josie Sutcliffe.
- 6th July National call out for 3rd artist in residence. DEADLINE for applications 6pm 24th July. Find the artist brief and application process here.
- 30th June-4th July Residency Sean Borodale. On Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th July, 6-7pm, open space for a sharing of material produced so far.Saturday 2nd May, 2pm-7pm and Sunday 3rd May, 11am-4pm Open to the public for exhibition of work-in-progress.
- Thursday 30th April, 6pm-9pm Public discussion. Rose Ferraby, Peter Randall Page, Jeremy Ralph, and John Wylie presented short provocations on the theme of Utopia and the Dream of Permanence. Josie Sutcliffe facilitated, and the evening was framed by a showing of print/sound work memory lane, Shroud/body, and print works/drawings in-progress.
- Sunday 19th April, 3pm-5.30pm Volunteer meeting. Contact us if you would like to volunteer and come along for tea and cake (or kaffee und küchen) to find out more.