A contemporary print-makers showcase at the Fish Factory Art Space.

Launch party Friday 5th July 6pm - late.

Then open Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm until 26th July.

For the month of July The Fish Factory will be hosting Ink & Pressure, an exciting contemporary print exhibition featuring home grown and international print makers employing new and exciting ways to use the medium. The show is curated by Lee McIntyre and will showcase traditional skills used to create contemporary cutting edge handmade prints.

In addition to informing about the history of traditional printing and showcasing an array of different methods there will be hands on opportunities for the public to learn various hand printing techniques. Workshops will be available in mono printing and screen printing. In this way the exhibition aims to create a dialogue between experienced and novice printers.

The body of the show will be made up of high quality limited edition prints which will be available to buy at affordable prices.

Ink and Pressure will feature new and existing work by Alice Mahoney, Stuart Blackmore, Jimp, Gavin Turk, Andrew Knightley, Ian Crossland and Danielle McGowan.

 Mars - Ian Crossland

 Heavy Heaven - Stuart Blackmore

Dog - Alice Mahoney


Two great exhibitions at the Fish Factory this week:

Pig House Pictures II, a documentary photography exhibition and birthday show. Monday 3 June - Weds 11th June

BA Applied Media – Degree Show F1N is the degree show of the BA Applied Media at Truro College and has been grouped under this title to represent the end of the first year of this new top up degree course for the creative students from photography, moving image, media advertising, and sound engineering courses. The work is being exhibited at the Fish Factory between the 4th-11th June 2013.
The work represents a range of diverse media and photography practices from the street photography of Matt Davis to the commercial automotive photography of Martin Stephens. The short films also cover a range of genres from documentaries such as Chris Jones short observational documentary about the Monkey Sanctuary in Looe to Matt  Binny’s  look at the Cornish Rollerblading scene. Fiction pieces include Aaron Massie’s exploration of death and betrayal, Sammie Stairs’ look at issues of digital reality in the near future and Vic Hill’s look at popular culture, violence and unemployment in the mockgameshow, Dole Warriors. Hoby Allen, a sound engineering student, has produced the EP 'Spare Some Change' of local buskers to raise money for the Truro based charity, St Petrocs, and acts from the EP will be performing at the private view on the 6th June between 6-9pm.