16 Feb 2019 – 26 May 2019

Event times

Tuesda-Sunday, 10am-5pm

Cost of entry


Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Swansea, United Kingdom


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The 'Tree of Life' is present in many cultures and traditions and understood in a multitude of forms from the genealogical to evolutionary, and from cultural and political hierarchies to growth forms.


Phytopia presents a number of works exhibited for the first time, with sculptural pieces by Derek Jarman and Paul de Monchaux and works by Rasheed Araeen alongside nineteenth century Nature Prints and works from the Glynn Vivian collection.

Exhibition includes film, photography, sculpture and painting.

Rasheed Araeen | Alois Auer | Karl Blossfeldt | Henry Bradbury | Edward Chell | Peter Fillingham | Ori Gersht | Joy Girvin | Fay Godwin | David Heinrich Hoppe | Derek Jarman | Paul de Monchaux | Rosa Nguyen | Pia Östlund | Alicia Paz | Siân Pile | Marc Quinn | Hilary Rosen | Suzanne Treister | Yu-Chen Wang

Curated by Edward Chell.


Edward Chell

Exhibiting artists

Karl Blossfeldt

Yu-Chen Wang

Joy Girvin

Henry Bradbury

Ori Gersht

Suzanne Treister

Peter Fillingham

Alois Auer

Fay Godwin

Pia Östlund

Marc Quinn

Marc Quinn

Hilary Rosen

Siân Pile

Edward Chell

David Heinrich Hoppe

Alicia Paz

Paul de Monchaux

Rosa Nguyen

Rasheed Araeen

Derek Jarman

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