artNucleus has transformed itself many times over the years. It was started by Reinhild Beuther, Pauline le Britton and myself whilst studying at the Royal College of Art in London. We wanted to set up an artists’ agency (helping artist to gain work) and a curatorial team to bring national and international artists together to make critically-engaged work for specific locations. Our first exhibition was Below Stairs in the stately home Osterlay Park House. This was followed by Naked Nave in Gloucester Cathedral, a week-long sonic exploration of this hallowed space, and Cattle Market, looking at our relationship to the animal world. It was planned to be shown in a derelict Modernist market, but the foot-and-mouth crisis hit and so had to be relocated nearby.
Following the departure of Pauline to foreign lands, well Wales, artNucleus moved to being…more to follow shortly….