Exhibition

Libita Clayton: Quantum Ghost

6 Jul 2019 – 8 Sep 2019

Regular opening hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:00
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Friday
10:00 – 17:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:00
Sunday
10:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

Free

Spike Island

Bristol, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • 506 via Temple Meads
  • Bristol Temple Meads

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A major new commission by British-Namibian artist Libita Clayton, comprising an immersive sound installation, a series of large-scale photograms and a programme of live performances. Quantum Ghost maps a journey through archives and territories related to the artist’s heritage.

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Spike Island presents Quantum Ghost, a major new commission by Bristol-based artist and Spike Island studio holder Libita Clayton. Comprising an immersive sound installation, a series of large-scale photograms and a programme of live performances, Quantum Ghost maps a journey through archives and territories related to the artist’s heritage.

Digging deep into personal documents and oral histories, the exhibition unearths the subterranean histories and political undercurrents connecting the mining regions of Namibia and Cornwall. From mined ores and sedimentary rocks to precious metals and rare earths, it examines the raw materials at the core of capitalist extraction, revealing how the echoes of colonialism and diasporic migration reverberate through the deep-time of geology.

Exhibiting artists

Libita Clayton

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