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Flagged Up

A new work by Helen K Grant com­mis­sioned for Test Space Field Trip

17/05/21 – 01/06/21
Opening Times
Sunday, 12:00 – 17:00
Monday, Closed
Tue–Sat, 12:00 – 17:00
Flagged Up, a supersized bunting artwork by Helen K Grant is at once celebratory and alarming. Made from fluorescent orange and yellow ripstop fabric it could either be welcoming guests to a ridiculously fun party or serving as a warning of impending doom. Strung across the barn at Fircrest in Somerset it heralds a new rural iteration of Test Space, the artist-led project and exhibition programme formerly based at Spike Island in Bristol. After nearly ten years Test Space is morphing into a roving entity with side-shoots such as Test Space International and the forthcoming Test Space Field Trip accompanying its exhibition programme.

Helen K Grant is an artist based in Bristol whose willfully erratic practice takes a playful look at the vagaries of human communication. Flagged Up has been especially produced for the debut of Test Space at Fircrest and to coincide with Sew Buntiful Wells 2021.
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