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.

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  • Graham Guy-Robinson
    'WET LOOK' 2016. wet look faux leather, safety paint, steel. Cut by hand, Custom Paradise, Somos Gallery, Berlin. Photo Steve Tanner

  • Marcy Saude
    Details: A Lecture, 16mm projection performance recreating Hollis Frampton’s 1968 piece, 20 minutes, 2017

  • Carly Seller -
    'Drift' Two screen video projection. 2016

  • Keith Harrison
    'Mute' National Museum Wales 2015

  • Clare Thornton
    'After Josef Beuys' Live Art Day, Worcester City Art Gallery. Photo by Daniel Bosworth 2013

  • Antigoni Pasidi
    'Detail: Sandworks , coloured sand and resin, 2011

  • Paul Hillon
    'Perpetual Imprisonment of the Truth(Mass) 2017 Dimensions 24x24cms 3D print / self levelling compound