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Conflict and Collisions: New Contemporary Sculpture

The Hepworth Wakefield presents new autumn season featuring three new solo exhibitions and site-specific commissions by artists Alexandra Bircken, Folkert de Jong and Toby Ziegler.

The Hepworth Wakefield presents new autumn season featuring three new solo exhibitions and site-specific commissions by artists Alexandra Bircken, Folkert de Jong and Toby Ziegler.

From 1 October 2014 until 25 January 2015, The Hepworth Wakefield presents its autumn season, Conflict and Collisions: New Contemporary Sculpture, comprising three solo exhibitions, each featuring a new, site-specific commission by contemporary artists: Alexandra Bircken, Folkert de Jong and Toby Ziegler.

Coinciding with this year’s WW1 commemorations,Conflict and Collisions: New Contemporary Sculpture, considers themes of historical and contemporary combat and of man versus machine, juxtaposing handmade and hand-finished objects with mechanical weaponry, state-of-the art digital technologies and 3D printing.

Lead photo: Alexandra Bircken, Fellow, 2014 from the B.U.F.F series 2014. Image courtesy the artist, The Hepworth Wakefield and Herald St, London. Photo by Stuart Whipps