A new book by Jon Blackwood, published by Firstsite with Metal Southend, will be launched at Estuary Festival with an in-conversation on 10 June. The text discusses two seminal works made between 2006-10 and studio practice from 2018 to date. The e-book can be downloaded free by clicking below; softback copies will be available to purchase from the Firstsite gallery shop from 26 June.
The Government Art Collection committee has acquired three screenprints from The Blackness Series as part of Art X-UK--- a new permanent collection
'Walking in the Wake' film produced working with Michael McMillan and Dubmorphology artists Trevor Mathison and Gary Stewart, and curated as part of Estuary 2021 online opening weekend.