Soil Residency Talk: Sophie Mason & Clive Adams

Date 04.07.15

Time 11.30am - 1.00pm

Location Garden (via Boat from Arnolfini)


Tour of the Ballast Seed Garden and talk with Sophie Mason and Clive Adams (price includes a botanical cocktail and canapes)


Join Bristol residency artist Sophie Mason for a talk on her work on board the Ballast Seed Garden followed by an ‘in conversation’ with Clive Adams, Director of The Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World. After this conversation you are invited for botanical cocktails and summer canapés at the opening of Soil Culture at Create Centre, a summer celebration of UN International Year of Soils 2015 hosted by CCANW, Alys Fowler and SOIL SISTERS.

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£7 / £5 Concessions. To book tickets call Arnolfni box office on: +44 (0)117 9172300 / 01 or email:: /

Boat tour leaves from Arnolfini. Booking is required via Arnolfini box office. (price includes a botanical cocktail and canapes)

Steven Claydon’s work brings together objects recalling historical artefacts, cultural ephemera and geological samples, skillfully mixing different cultures and periods of history. Merging reality with fiction, and appearing at once meaningful and useless, Claydon’s works oscillate between an idea of truth and fantasy, seeming to offer a fragmented image of a future civilisation’s past. He will talk about his practice and new commission in Bristol.