KARST Studios is a dedicated production space that houses nine studios for contemporary artists working in the city. From its humble DIY beginnings, KARST has established a studio culture that provides a professional, dynamic and critically engaged environment where dialogue and support is enabled for residing artists through the interaction of its public programme, exchange with visiting artists/curators, collaborative projects, and peer critique.
The studio complex comprises of approximately 2000 square feet, including designated studios, a project/residency space, technical resources, kitchen facilities and communal areas. The studio’s act a unique platform that provide a level of exposure that is affordable, professional and secure. KARST is committed to providing opportunity for artists at all stages of their careers: from recent graduates, emerging and mid-career artists to those established and working at an international level. Integral to the development of KARST, studio artists play an important part in contributing to the organisation’s growing presence.
'WET LOOK' 2016. wet look faux leather, safety paint, steel. Cut by hand, Custom Paradise, Somos Gallery, Berlin. Photo Steve Tanner
G O N E (preserve us), 2017, Three screen video installation, Duration: 15 minutes
Amanda (strongly denies having fleas) emulsion, spray paint & crayon on reclaimed cardboard 111 x 123 cm, 2016
Carly Seller -
'Drift' Two screen video projection. 2016
'peek-a-boo' (Film Stills) 2017
'Mute' National Museum Wales 2015
'After Josef Beuys' Live Art Day, Worcester City Art Gallery. Photo by Daniel Bosworth 2013
'The Place to be Seen' Neon & reclaimed materials, 2017
'Perpetual Imprisonment of the Truth(Mass) 2017 Dimensions 24x24cms 3D print / self levelling compound