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  • Materiality: Provisional States, Hestercombe Gallery

    Sarah Bennett, Megan Calver and Philippa Lawrence have been directly engaged with Hestercombe House and Gardens over three years and the resulting exhibition has developed from these experiences. It features exhibits using a range of media from photography, sculpture to drawing and text. Collectively interested in issues related to labour and the management of landscape and nature, Materiality: provisional states aims to…

  • BEING HERE & BEING THERE: PULLING THREADS

    An Artist Book an illustrated essay drawn from extensive site research and consideration of concepts relating to the future of Hestercombe House, questions raised during a 3-year research period that culminated in the exhibition Materiality: Provisional States with Sarah Bennett and Megan Claver, November 2018 – February 2019. The essay examines site and place of…

  • Whispering Colour, bo.lee, London

    Whispering colour asks us to examine our learned and automatic responses to an inferred value system of colour and the essence of natural materials. Unified in their poetic commentary, and considered in their quest for harmony, these six artists make work that is lyrical and evocative in its aesthetic. An engagement with natural materials is…

  • Disclosures & Dialogues in (im)materiality: Hestercombe Unfolds

    A series of five dialogue events at Hestercombe House and Gardens, Taunton, Somerset entitled Disclosures and Dialogues in [im]materiality: Hestercombe Unfolds led by artists Megan Calver, Philippa Lawrence and Sarah Bennett, with Hestercombe’s Curator Tim Martin, Archivist Kim Legate, Head Gardener Claire Greenslade and Kate Best, Independent Curator. The aim of the series is to…