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EVENT21.03.202423.03.2024
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Printmaking Studio: Satinder Parhar

Satinder Parhar presents a Printmaking Studio as part of Ikon’s exhibition Start the Press! (9 February – 21 April 2024).

Parhar is one of eight printmakers who operate an antique, working flatbed printing press from Wolverhampton School of Art: establishing a functioning printmaking workshop, producing original prints and filling the gallery walls as artwork is made in real time. Full schedule available here.

This exhibition is supported by Freelands FoundationJerwood FoundationThe Saintbury TrustUniversity of Birmingham and University of Wolverhampton.

Start the Press! is presented as part of Ikon’s 60th anniversary year.

About the artist

Satinder Parhar was introduced to printmaking at the age of 16, and has developed his printmaking skills throughout his artistic career. Parhar went on to complete a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at the University of Wolverhampton, followed by an MA degree. He specialises in producing large scale dry-point prints, which explore the concept of interstitial spaces.

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Event Dates

Thursday 21.03.2024 / 11.00am5.00pm
Friday 22.03.2024 / 11.00am5.00pm
Saturday 23.03.2024 / 11.00am5.00pm

Event Details

Free entry, donations welcome

No need to book, just drop in

First Floor

Suitable for all ages. Seating available

Information on Ikon Gallery’s accessibility is available here

For additional access enquiries please contact education@ikon-gallery.org

This event is being photographed and filmed. Please speak to the photographer or filmmaker if you prefer not to be included.

VENUE

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS

Image Credits
1. Satinder Parhar, Printmaking Studio at Ikon Gallery (2024). Photo by Tod Jones 2. Satinder Parhar, The exit of the cave. Where does one space start and the other begin_ Or is it all one space_ (2017). Image courtesy of the artist 3. Satinder Parhar, The tunnel to somewhere… (2023). Image courtesy of the artist 4. Satinder Parhar. Photo by Komlaish Achall
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