Opportunity: Warp Intern at g39


6 months part time 2 days per week, 29th March – 30th September 2017

Salary: £12,000 p/a – pro rata at two days per week (0.4 wte)

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 21st February 2017

Warp are pleased to announce that we are now looking for a new intern to work alongside the Warp Programme Coordinator and the Programme Assistant to help deliver the programme’s services. The Intern position is aimed at those with some experience with an arts organisation who wish to develop their skills further through training, hands-on experience and direct engagement with the sector.

While the internship is open to both arts practitioners and non-practitioners alike knowledge and understanding of contemporary art is essential. The Intern will be responsible for co-ordination of volunteers, administration relating to Warp schemes and have the opportunity to liaise with both the marketing and exhibition teams at g39.

For full information and details of how to apply download the application pack: http://bit.ly/WarpInternMar17

NB: Due to the nature of funding current undergraduate students are not eligible to apply for this position.

Cancelled: Freya Dooley – Publication Launch


Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. Join us on Saturday for our New Books event instead when there will be a talk by Hugh Frost of Landfill editions and recent g39/Warp artist publications will be introduced.

9th December, 6-9pm

Join us for a live event with Freya Dooley marking the launch of a new publication developed alongside ‘Rhythms and Disturbances’ at g39 with the support of the Arts Council Of Wales. Freya will also be performing new work. during the launch.

This is also another opportunity to see this layered and complex new work by the artist.

G39/Warp Christmas Social


G39/Warp Christmas Social – Friday 16th December, 5-9pm at g39

Tis’ the season to be jolly… which means it is time to drink and be merry at the annual G39/Warp Christmas Social.

Our seasonal get together is not only for the staff at g39/Warp to let their hair down, but more importantly it is for the artists we’ve worked with, the volunteers who’ve helped throughout the year, and for anyone who wants to get involved.

So expect:

– Lots of mulled wine, cider and other beverages.
– A dazzling array of Christmas jumpers
– Chilled Live acoustic music (to be revealed)
– A fine selection of Christmas movies
– Copious amounts of Christmas snacks
– The super exciting arrival of Santa!

Also, the Christmas Social will also double up as the leaving party of our current Warp Intern James Cocks, who finishes the following day after 10 months with us! So come and say goodbye!

We do hope you’ll be able to join the festivities!


New Books – Talk and event at g39


10 December


New Books.

Over the past year or so, we’ve been involved in several projects that have had publication elements that have been developed from our exhibitions and residency programmes. We will be introducing several of these publications and discussing ideas around gallery publishing and artists books.

Hugh Frost (Nottingham) will join us to talk about his experience running Landfill Editions and the wider context of publishing and distribution as an art practice.

Landfill Editions is an independent publisher releasing Artists’ Books & Objects, Comics, Zines, Prints, Short Fiction and Science-Fact since 2009. Site Office is a project space and bookshop based within Syson Gallery in Nottingham, England.


From Me To You – Artists Talk with Holly Davey and AJ Stockwell


19th November, 6-9pm

For the second artists talk of the season, artists Holly Davey and AJ Stockwell discuss the value of mentoring within the arts following Holly’s recent commission in Plymouth ‘Here Is Where We Came From’. Supported by ACW, Plymouth Arts Centre and Swansea College of Art, UWTSD.

Bydd yr artistiaid Holly Davey ac AJ Stockwell yn trafod gwerth mentora yn y byd celfyddydol yn dilyn gwaith comisiwn diweddar Holly yn Plymouth, sef Here is Where We Came From. Trwy gymorth CCC, Canolfan y Celfyddydau Plymouth, a Choleg Celf Abertawe, PCYDDS.


Curator Will Owen comes to Breakfast Club on the 29th October


Special Breakfast Club on 29th October

For Breakfast Club on Saturday 29th October, we’ll be joined by Cardiff based curators Sam Perry and Louise Hobson, and New York based artist / curator Will Owen, who is visiting Cardiff as part of the Wales Arts International, Wales Curatorial Visits. They’ll be talking about curatorial practice, collaborative working and Will and Josefine’s time in Cardiff.

Breakfast Club Returns on 22nd October


Breakfast Club
Returns on Saturday 22nd October

Every Saturday from 10am @ g39 after that

Begun as part of the Unit(e) programme and Louise Hobson’s Library residency, Warp hosts a weekly breakfast club; intended as informal meeting to start the day and get the brain working. So come join us for coffee, croissants and chat. All welcome. 80’s attire optional. Come see the Warp Breakfast Club Teapot!

Out Of the Box 2016 with Simon Fenoulhet

3rd November 2016
Glamorgan Archives

£2, tickets available from Eventbrite

Meet at Cardiff Castle, Castle Street CF10 3RB at 5.30pm for bus pick up to the venue.


This event marks the end of Simon Fenoulhet’s 8-week ‘Out of the box’ artist residency at the Glamorgan Archives, facilitated by Art Shell.

Simon’s residency focused on ‘the sensory’ and bringing paper-based historical documents into the present to make them tangible – to be smelt, seen, heard, tasted again.

The ‘Out of the box’ residency program aims to explore the Archives’ utilitarian conservation machinery & vast collections of diverse historical material.

We will be meeting outside Cardiff Castle at 5.30pm and a bus / coach will take you to the Archives.

This is a ticketed event. Tickets includes a return bus ride from Cardiff castle to the Achives, free tea & Victorian biscuits on board.

If you can’t make it until 6pm+ please go directly Archives.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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PART 1 Cardiff – Bristol (19 – 20 November 2016, Spike Island Associates Space, Bristol) & PART 2 Bristol – Cardiff (date and location tbc)

Spike Associates, Bristol and WARP members, Cardiff are invited to apply to take part in a 2-day tour exchange in Winter 2016 and Spring 2017.

Tour Exchange aims to create a networking platform between associates of artists’ development programmes, fostering useful and supportive connections between their participants. Tour Exchange will enable an encounter between the two groups of artists (Spike Associates and WARP Members) gathering together first in Bristol (19th-20th November 2016) and again in Cardiff (in Spring 2017), to share knowledge, practice and networks.

Artists are invited to express their interests and play an active role in the selection of activities to take place through the exchange programme.

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