Sophie Fowkes; Holger Kilumets; Suzannah Holford; Jacob Austin; Maxwell Kirwin; James Haggas
5 - 28 September 2014
Preview: 4 September / 6-8pm / Free / All welcome
A group exhibition of exceptional work by graduating students from around the region, selected by MK Gallery from University of Bedfordshire, Bucks New University and University of Northampton.
One Platform exhibitor will be nominated by MK Gallery for the South East regional Platform Graduate Award, for a chance of winning £2,500 and a twelve month mentoring scheme. Now in its third year, the Platform Graduate Award 2014 profiles new talent emerging from universities and colleges in the South East region. A CVAN (Contemporary Visual Arts Network) South East initiative, regional galleries including; Aspex, De La Warr Pavilion, Modern Art Oxford, MK Gallery and Turner Contemporary, each select graduating students to put forward for the award.
Frame and Reference, the online Contemporary Art magazine for the South East are the media partner for Platform Graduate Award 2014. You can find out more about all the graduating students selected for the regional exhibitions by visiting their dedicated Platform Graduate Award 2014 page.
The following free* talks will take place from 6-8pm as part of our Student Season:
Wednesday 3 September
Presentations by former MK Gallery Showcase and Platform exhibitors.
Wednesday 17 September
An evening of pecha-kucha style artist-talks from tutors at a selection of regional universities.