Hurvin Anderson: Salon Paintings

Hastings Contemporary Rock-a-Nore, Hastings, East Sussex

One of the recurring motifs in Birmingham-born painter Hurvin Anderson’s work is a hometown barber shop, a subject he first depicted in 2006, and has returned to regularly since, exploring different styles and techniques, drifting from figuration to abstraction and raising questions about memory, identity and nationhood. That series forms the mainstay of this show. […]

Elias Sime: Eregata እርጋታ

Hastings Contemporary Rock-a-Nore, Hastings, East Sussex

A first major solo show in Europe for the Ethiopian multi-disciplinary artist, who weaves everyday materials into lyrical abstract compositions, ‘alluding to the frictions between tradition and progress, human contact and social networks, nature and the man-made, and physical presence and the virtual.’