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

Alicia Paz

Rosa Nguyen

Ori Gersht

Peter Fillingham

Joy Girvin

Rasheed Araeen

Henry Bradbury

Karl Blossfeldt

Yu-Chen Wang

Suzanne Treister

Fay Godwin

Alois Auer

Siân Pile

Pia Östlund

David Heinrich Hoppe

Paul de Monchaux

Marc Quinn

Marc Quinn

Edward Chell

Derek Jarman

Hilary Rosen

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