7 October 2016|Jacob Whittaker, News, PLATFORM, Projects, Rhôd, Ruth Jones & Andy Wheddon, Ruth Sargeant, Seán Vicary, What art can be|

Over 3 days, PLATFORM presented Haverfordwest as a stage for a programme of new commissions and existing artworks by artists living in and around Pembrokeshire. The programme reflected the diversity and depth of contemporary arts practice in the region, and included artists’ film, installation and performance that together created a body of work that was [...]

PLATFORM: The screen room

19 September 2016|Jacob Whittaker, PLATFORM, Ruth Jones, Seán Vicary, Simon Whitehead, What art can be|

As part of PLATFORM, a programme of contemporary artists’ film was screened in the former Archive Office, Castle Street, Haverfordwest, SA61 2EF. Ruth Jones Vigil 2009 / 04:32 Explores Strumble Head lighthouse as a threshold place, situated between land and sea, day and night and human and animal kingdoms. Using Strumble’s regulated light pattern as a guide [...]

PLATFORM: Where, When, What

13 September 2016|PLATFORM|

Seán Vicary

7 September 2016|Collaborators, PLATFORM, Projects, Seán Vicary|

Seán Vicary’s film installation Chain Home West was commissioned for PLATFORM.  Seán's work deals with ideas of landscape (internal and external) and our increasingly politicised interaction with the natural world. His moving-image pieces have been broadcast in the UK and exhibited worldwide. He works site-sensitively, collecting found objects and fragments of detritus and manipulating these elements in [...]

Jacob Whittaker

7 September 2016|Collaborators, Jacob Whittaker, PLATFORM|

From DC and the Dudes to the Sound of Music: over three days Jacob Whittaker invited the public to share their musical memories, to browse, discuss, play and contribute to a collection of vinyl records connected to the area culminating in a live Performance with a unique mix for Haverfordwest. Jacob combines old and new, [...]

Ruth Sargeant

7 September 2016|Collaborators, PLATFORM, Ruth Sargeant|

HWYL The children of Fenton Primary School worked with artist and maker Ruth Sargeant to produce an installation of over 400 handmade porcelain vessels, each with an individual drawing. The vessels were lit at a closing ceremony and presented back to the school for dispersal in support of future projects. Porcelain has been chosen for its’ [...]


7 September 2016|Collaborators, Jacob Whittaker, penny d jones, PLATFORM, Rhôd, Seán Vicary|

The Rhôd Artists Group were commissioned by PLATFORM to create a series of artworks primarily taking over noticebaords in the town centre... Kathryn Campbell Dodd "In Store" was made in partnership with Haverfordwest Town Museum, and features shots of the elaborate till which is housed in the museum and was the property of Sidney Davies Pugh (tobacconist [...]

Ruth Jones & Andy Wheddon

7 September 2016|Collaborators, PLATFORM, Ruth Jones & Andy Wheddon|

Partus (birth) is a film installation and live performance commissioned for PLATFORM by visual artist Ruth Jones in collaboration with electronic composer Andy Wheddon Partus takes as a starting point a CTG scan of a medicalised labour and birth and echoes the altered experience of time that being in labour induces, linking the project to Jones’ on [...]