Student Show


8 Apr 2016 – 16 Apr 2016

Event times

Opening Hours:
Opening Night: Friday 8th April, 6-8pm
Tuesday to Friday: 12:00-18:00
Saturday: 11:00-17:00

Cost of entry


Surface Gallery

Nottingham, United Kingdom


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Surface Gallery presents URL, an exhibition by Staffordshire University Fine Art students, Sidra Fatima and Gracie Lawson.


Who is in control? We belong to a generation where digital ‘likes’ and ‘comments’ give us greater satisfaction than face-to-face relationships. Social media shapes our sense of self, our relationships with others. Fatima and Lawson uncover an underlying dis-ease in the digital generation where social media is used to sculpt and advertise lives.

URL explores the impact of social media: what current issues we prioritise as digital narratives, how it affects relationships, and the importance it holds in our everyday lives. The theme of the exhibition is communicated through large-scale projection, sculpture, print, and modern technologies that aim to give the audience an interactive experience and visual insight into the implication of online communities.

URL will open Friday 8th April at 18:00 in the Main Gallery. As always, there will be a donations bar, with ales from local brewery, Springhead.​


For more information, high-resolution images or interview opportunities, please contact Tom Chamberlain or Phoebe Joy

Telephone: 0115 947 0793
Mobile: 07875811091



Exhibiting artists

Sidra Fatima

Gracie Lawson


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