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Eureka! Art Pavilion 21st  - 31st October show opens daily 10am-5pm

An exciting exhibition about science related arts and fundamental physics brought to you by Osmosis Projects Supported by Tower Hamlets Council and Arts Council England

Eureka! is the final group exhibition of the Osmosis Machine tour which is a kinetic glooping tower installation which evolves and grows into colourful patterns and stalactite formations. The critically acclaimed art work received the visitors choice award for "The Neo Art Prize 2013" and since then "Osmosis Machine" has toured extensively from the Newcastle "Centre for Life Museum" to "The Newlyn & Exchange Gallery" Cornwall.

The show titled "Eureka! Art Pavilion"  is a coming together of many arts and science enthusiasts. All the artists works are inspired by science and discovery in some way or another and shall deal with fundamental physics, liquids, kinetic energy, sound frequencies and light waves.

The Exhibition will have a festival feel with a focus on making the arts and sciences more accessible to families and encouraging young people into science, engineering and the arts.

The work comes from diverse backgrounds and disciplines and includes award winning artists Grenville Davey winner of the 1992 Turner Prize and Virginia Verran winner of the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2010. The show also celebrates up and coming artists like Zoe Schoenherr the Leverhulme Trust Artist-in-Residence 2015 based at UCL engineering. Other cross disciplinary engineering based artists include Tom Wilkinson, Samuel Zealey and Tine Bech

2015 also sees the UNESCO International year of Light which is a global initiative which highlights the importance of light and optical technologies in the lives and futures of developed societies. As part of this celebration Eureka! has invited David Medalla to make a  new version of his famous interactive piece entitled 'THE COSMIC TYPEWRITER : homage to dsh',
A launch event will contain music and projections followed by two days worth of workshops and an open discussion debate with Physicists from Queen Mary School of Physics and Astronomy.

Participating artists Include:
Adrian Pritchard                               http://www.adrianpritchard.com/
Dr Jasmine Pradissitto                    http://www.pradissitto.com/
Grenville Davey                 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/grenville-davey-2295
Michael Ward                                   http://www.michaelwardstuff.com/
Tine Bech                                          http://www.tinebech.com/
David Medalla                                  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Medalla
Robert Moore                                  http://www.kineticsculptures.co.uk/
Tom Wilkinson                                 http://www.tomwilkinson.com/
Samuel Zealey                                  http://www.samuelzealey.com/
Zoe Schoenherr                                http://www.zoeschoenherr.co.uk/
Andrew Stahl                                    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Stahl_%28artist%29
Virginia Verran                                 http://www.virginiaverran.com/
Clare Chapman                                http://www.clarechapman.com/

Includes Free Gloop Making Workshops Sat 24th & 29th October.

The workshops are free and are specifically aimed at encouraging younger audiences into physics and the arts. Workshop attendees are invited to make gloop which is a mixture of PVA and borax. When combined with water the borax reacts with the glue molecules binding the polymers together resulting in a semi-solid plastic-like material. This material then can be taken through some observational tests and applied to lessons in learning via our Gloop Olympics competition.

The workshops are run on a first come first serve basis and are designed specifically for younger audiences ages 7 upwards who must also be accompanied by an adult. Class sizes can accommodate up to 30 people and are performed twice daily on Saturdays 24th and 31st of October. The workshops are at set times only 10.30am-12pm & 2pm-3.30pm

The exhibition and workshops will be held  at "The Art Pavilion" which is a deluxe arts centre set amongst a green park close to Mile End tube station and which is owned and managed by Tower Hamlets Council.
For more information please contact Adrian Pritchard Tel 07949029569 art@osmosismachine.co.uk or go to www.osmosismachine.co.uk

Scientists talks include:

Dr Kostya Trachenko Queen Marys School of Physics and Astronomy - Lazy Liquids http://ph.qmul.ac.uk/engagement/lazy-liquids 29th October  Open discussions Physics - Lazy Liquids  6pm-8pm

Key dates:

21st October launch 6pm-10pm
24th Gloop workshops 10.30am-12pm & 2pm-3.30pm
29th Open discussions Physics - Lazy Liquids  6pm-8pm
31st Gloop workshops 10.30am-12pm & 2pm-3.30pm  

art pavilion


The Art Pavilion
Mile End Park
Clinton Rd, London E3 4QY

School guided tours including demonstrations are available by appointment
Disability access is also available
Contact  Osmosis Projects  Tel: 07949029569
email art@osmosismachine.co.uk






The Osmosis Machine "Glooptastick" art installations and workshops

"The Market Place" Bolton for British Science Week!

"Osmosis Machine" Is to tour the UK with support from Arts Council England in order to develop itself  with a focus on making the arts and sciences more accessible. Accompanying the art installations will be colourful and tactile workshops aimed at encouraging young people into science, engineering and the arts.

The Osmosis Machine's first stop is Bolton representing the North West as part of British Science week

The project will a see the commissioning of  a kinetic art installation displayed in the Market Shopping Centre. There will be two days worth of workshops displaying interactive drawing machines and presenting competitive live gloop making on Saturday the 14th and Saturday the 21st March 2015.

The Market Place, Bolton, BL1 2AL 13 - 22 March 2015


18th-26th April 2015


The Centre for Life Museum


& International Makers Fair


Gloop Workshops and Makers Fair 25-26 April 2015


Centre for Life Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP  
Entrance fee to the Museum Village will apply Email: info@life.org.uk for details

MakerFair Highlights:

l Adrian Pritchard’s Osmosis Machine: art meets science glowing gloop and oozing multi coloured sculptures.
l Johnny White’s Human Machine: combining fire and ice with spectacular results.
l Ian Russell, the ’Big Bubble Man’: marvel at these big, brilliant, beautiful bubbles.

Talks and Performances
Be inspired by Maker musicians, artists and incredible speakers including:
l Cory Doctorow: blogger, journalist, science fiction author and co-editor of the brilliant blog Boing Boing.
l Vinay Gupta : futurologist, digital currency expert, inventor and self-proclaimed “global resilience guru”.

Maker Faire are adding to the programme all the time, expect amazing Makers, musicians, crafters and robots. Check out our website for details of the full programme and all the latest Information: MakerFaireUK.com

Maker Faire UK is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth! It’s a two day family-friendly festival of invention and creativity, bringing together hundreds of hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe - people who love to make stuff and who want to share their passion with the public. At Maker Faire UK, you can explore and create with the Makers and enjoy playful installations, drop-in workshops, magical Maker music and fascinating speakers. There’s something for people of all ages and interests: families, adults, teenagers - everyone’s welcome.




gloop tower

"Glooptower One" has been awarded the "Visitors Prize" for the Neo Art Prize 2013


over 560 submissions in all media from artists from around the world. Organised by the artist-led, non-for-profit neo:studios in Bolton

Judges Laurie Peake, Programme Director of The Liverpool Biennial, Paul Stolper, London Gallerist, Mike Chavez-Dawson, Artist and Curator and Iain Andrews Winner of the Marmite Prize for Painting 2011 had selected 68 works of all media for show at neo:gallery22.

The Prize list is as follows

neo:artprize Rosie Farrell

GreatArt Prize Annabelle Shelton

neo:studioprize Yoav Ruda

and the peoples vote

Visitor's Prize Adrian Pritchard

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Over Flow Cubed

sat 4th May

As part of the group exhibition "Through" at Neo Gallery Artist Adrian Pritchard has asked members of the public to pour paint over the centre of cubes. This process has been repeated every minute or so over the course of one hour as to animate the work in a live performance event which will accumalate into a new piece of work for the exhibition.

click on youtube link to see video


neo:studios is pleased to present ‘Through’ of a route or journey

an exhibition of works by invited artists and neo:associates whose professional practice involves process. The exhibition opens Thursday 18th April and is hosted at neo:gallery22, The Market Place, Bolton.

Programmed within the neo: 2012-2013 series of collaborations with practitioners from the wider artist community, the exhibition features work employing an eclectic range of media and is selected and curated by neo:associates Denis Whiteside and Jason Simpson.

“The 'process' in process art refers to the process of the formation of art: the gathering, sorting, collating, associating, patterning, and moreover the initiation of actions and proceedings. Process art is concerned with the actual doing and how actions can be defined as an actual work of art; seeing the act of making art as its primary expression. Process art often entails an inherent motivation, rationale, and intentionality. Therefore, art is viewed as a creative journey or process, rather than as a deliverable or end product.” Consequently it is no surprise that a number of the artists have elected to continue the ‘doing’ to create exciting new works especially for the event. This also includes works that will be in a state of ‘becoming’ in the gallery space for the duration of the exhibition.

The exhibition runs till Sunday 2nd June. Viewing times at neo:gallery22 are 11am- 5pm Thursday – Sunday.

For more information about the individual artists or any other enquiries please contact Jason Simpson – Jason@neoartists.co.uk


Autumn 2012


Adrian Pritchard is a short list finalist for The John Ruskin Prize
Private View 7th September
Exhibition runs from 8th September - 14th October

The aim is to celebrate artists who take a fresh approach to the natural world, and whose work encourages the viewer to share their sense of discovery.

The winner is set to receive £1000 and a solo exhibit as part of  a major exhibition, Force of Nature: Picturing Ruskin’s Landscapes, at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery (15 December 2012-16 June 2013).

The shortlisted artists are: Elizabeth Atherton, Duncan Ball, Deborah Feiler, Brian D Hodgson, Rebecca Jewell, Rachel Labovitch, Brian Lewis, Yi Lin Juliana Ong, Adrian Pritchard, Bettina Reiber, Christine Reynolds, Norihiro Usui, David Walker Barker, Kate Westbrook, Roy Wright and Carol Wyss.



Brantwood, Ruskin’s former Lake District home.
East of Lake Coniston Cumbria LA21 8AD


Ruskin Prize

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The Osmosis Machine |  Lift Off Exhibition

Private View 14th September 6-8pm
Exhibition runs from 14th September - 27th September

Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects

The Osmosis Machine is set to be a travelling art apparatus by UK artist Adrian Pritchard. Using a viscous gloop substance performing live process art as a means for the viewer to engage in the ever changing qualities of the work as it unfolds. Designed For the Manchester Science Festival 2012 It will be launched and tested first in Blackpool the home of its creation. You can follow its creation and journey on www.facebook.com/OsmosisMachine

Osmosis Machine is A Cornerhouse Micro Commission, supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects  59 Cookson Street Blackpool FY1
Osmosis PLan

International Association of Quantum Artists

Beyond the Material World
Exhibition runs from 20th October - 3rd November

The selected artists are required to build an interactive space around their work’s focus which will act as a ‘world’ in which the audience will participate and intervene with the art.

Artists include Adrian Pritchard, Claire Lount, Diana Ali, Diane McClean, Eddy Dreadnought, Elizabeth West, Fi Burke, James Beckett, Jean Harlow, Jess Littlewood, Ken Byers, Krystyna Piliczewska, Lara Kami, Rachel Gittins, Rachel Whitfield, Rebecca Willoughby, Ruth Eckland

1 Bar Lane, York, YO1 6JU

Liz West

The Osmosis Machine |  Royal Exchange Theatre

As Part of the Manchester Science festival 2012
Exhibition runs from 27th October– 4th November

Adrian has designed an evolving kinetic installation inspired by the scientific process of Osmosis which is often associated with fluids. The final Installation will be cylindrical in shape and large in scale  and would consist of a large gloop filled tube spinning slowly over a net. The gloop eventually continues to fall as strings which dry at different levels and crystallize like stalagmites

Times: Monday – Friday 9.30am – 7.30pm (closed during Wednesday afternoon matinee)
Saturday 9.30am – 3.30pm Sunday 11.00am – 5.00pm


The Osmosis Machine workshops:

 1 November 2012 11.00am – 12.15pm & 2.00pm – 3.15pm

This is your chance to create your own Osmosis Science art. By playing with gloop, you can explore its properties and create your own mini-art and try some experiments in the surroundings of the beautiful Royal Exchange Theatre.

The Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7DH

st form
Royal X    
string theory

A Cornerhouse Micro Commission, supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation in Collaboration with "Manchester Science Festival" and "The Royal Exchange Theatre".

click on above links for more information about these supporting organisations