Share

#Five2Watch

Each week we pick and highlight five contemporary artists / creative practitioners.

#Five2Watch: 
Work

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose artwork reflects on notions of work and labour: Fliss Quick, Emily Hesse, Joe Hancock, Clare Thornton and James Gregory.

#Five2Watch: 
Change

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose work either represents or enacts the experience of change: Anna Chrystal Stephens, Marius von Brasch, Gemma Riggs, Cliff Crawford and Julie McCalden.

#Five2Watch: 
Ecology

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose work reflects on ecology, and our own place within the world’s natural ecosystems: Anne-Mie Melis, Charys Wilson, Rebecca Chesney, Matthew Verdon and Anna Keleher.

#Five2Watch: 
Autumn

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose work resonated with the season of Autumn: Sam Lee, Jeremy Webb, Caitlin Heffernan, Matt Rowe and Emma Gladwin.

#Five2Watch: 
Halloween

This week for #Five2Watch we’ve selected five artists who explore elements of horror within their work. Featuring: Peter Hanmer, Abigail Durham, Saskia Takens-Milne, Martha Todd and Martyn Cross.

#Five2Watch: 
Duration

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored notions of duration within their work: richard mcvetis, Dale Wilson, Rich White, James Steventon and Katy Beinart.

#Five2Watch: 
Printmaking

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored different methods of printmaking within their work: Martin Seeds, Sharon Baker, Ryan L. Moule, Jeanette Barnes and Lucy McCall.

#Five2Watch: 
Games

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored games within their work: Claire Weetman, Katy Beinart, Liliane Lijn, Sophie Warren & Jonathan Mosley and Jamie Gledhill.

#Five2Watch: 
Home

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored notions of home within their work: Fay Ballard, Hana Sakuma, Michele Lazenby, Lyndsay Martin and Stuart Robinson.

#Five2Watch: 
Authenticity

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored notions of authenticity within their work: David McLeavy, Chantal Powell, Roo Dhissou, Matt Gee and James Winnett.

#Five2Watch: 
Text

In response to the launch of the second issue of Social Works? Open, the world’s first artist-led journal for social practice art, and our weekend of events: Art in Words, Five2Watch this week is all about text. Featuring work by Colin Anthony Graham, Russell Jakubowski, Yoke, Victoria Lucas and Robert Foster.

#Five2Watch: 
Installation

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who create installations: Bethan Hughes, Robert Foster, Duncan Mountford, Jeannie Driver and Zoe Preece.

#Five2Watch: 
Live Art

For Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who work with live art: Elly Clarke, Sue Law, Robert Luzar, Julian Claxton and Jim Lockey

#Five2Watch: 
Photography

For Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who use photography in their practice: Jane Boyer, Clair Robins, Liz Wewiora, Graham Hembrough and Bob Budd

#Five2Watch: 
Intervention

For Five2Watch this week we've selected work by five artists focusing on interventions: Flora Gregory, Darren Neave, Emma Ainsley, Nikki Allford and Matthew Richardson

#Five2Watch: 
Text

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who use text or writing in their work: gobscure, Harriet Hill, Kristy Campbell Guy Bigland and David Foggo

#Five2Watch: 
Nature

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who've created work about nature: Peter Driver, Amanda Jobson, Sam Lee, Paul Smith and Dimple Shah

#Five2Watch: 
Installation

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who create installations: Bethan Hughes, Robert Foster, Duncan Mountford, Jeannie Driver and Zoe Preece.

#Five2Watch: 
Inflatables

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made inflatable artworks: Steve Messam, Yoke, Chester Tenneson, Joseph Cotgrave and Claire Barber.

#Five2Watch: 
Appropriated Images

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work by appropriating images: Jed Hilton, Sarah Tulloch, Alexandra March, Julie Masterton and Graham Hutchinson.

#Five2Watch: 
Growth

Inspired by Sam Williams' Micro-Commission project 'A Soft Landing', Five2Watch this week is all about growth. Featuring work by James Eddy, Rebecca Beinart, Rich White, Gemma Wood and Anna Keleher.

#Five2Watch: 
Characterisation

In response to our Digital Resident Jaron Hill we’ve selected five artists who have explored characterisation within their work: jojo taylor, Robert Foster, Claire de Lune, Cultura Plasmic Inc and Victoria Rance.

#Five2Watch: 
Fantasy

In response to our Digital Resident Jaron Hill we’ve selected five artists who have explored notions of fantasy within their work: Mark Scott-Wood, Iain Andrews, Zena Blackwell, Angela Lizon and Antoinette Burchill.

#Five2Watch: 
Jaron Hill’s Selection

This week our digital resident Jaron Hill has selected five works that they feel resonate with their practice: Caroline Watson, John Paul Evans, Maria McKinney, Janet Sainsbury and David Sherry.

#Five2Watch: 
Portraits

In response to our Digital Resident Jaron Hill we’ve selected five artists who have explored portraiture within their work: Martin Seeds, Roy Mehta, Ingrid Berthon-Moine, John Paul Evans and Ernesto Romano.

#Five2Watch: 
Costume

In response to our Digital Resident Jaron Hill we’ve selected five artists who have explored costume as part of their art practice: Matt Rowe, Rhiannon Lowe, Sarah Younan, Emily Speed and Amelia Hawk.

#Five2Watch: 
Embodied Landscapes

In response to our Digital Resident Jaron Hill we’ve selected five artists who have explored bodies within landscapes as part of their art practice: Judith Burrows, Helena Eflerova, Katri Walker, Natalie Ramus and Tony Humbleyard.

#Five2Watch: 
World Building

In response to our Digital Resident Jaron Hill we’ve selected five artists who have explored acts of world building within their work: Anne-Mie Melis, Mary Plant, Quilla Constance, Peter Hanmer and Alex Hetherington.

#Five2Watch: 
Reflections

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have experimented with light and reflection within their work: Liz West, Aimee Nelson, Darren Neave, Hester Jones and Liliane Lijn.

#Five2Watch: 
Process

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have revealed processes of making within their work: Pak Keung Wan, Riccardo Iacono, Alec Stevens, Jonathan Gabb and Ruth Brenner.

#Five2Watch: 
Passage of Time

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have made work around duration and the passing of time: Anna Masters, Dale Wilson, Jeanette Orrell, Anna Louise Cox and Yoonjung Kim.

#Five2Watch: 
Feminist Video

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have made feminist video works: Laura O'Connor, melissandre varin, Sara Brannan, Dawn Woolley and Saskia Takens-Milne.

#Five2Watch: 
Performance and Technology

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have explored performance using different technologies: Sophie Bullock, Rebecca Glover, carla cuomo, Angela Davies and Joseph Ismail.

#Five2Watch: 
Iterations

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have explored multiple iterations of their artworks: Andrew Pepper, Denise Hickey, Stuart Dodman, Steve Hines and Jane Boyer.

#Five2Watch: 
Collaboration

In response to our digital residents Kim Coleman and Jenny Hogarth we've selected five artists who have made work involving collaboration: Jo Clements, Lisa Evans, GAST, Tony Spencer and Christopher Pearson.

#Five2Watch: 
Activism

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work that intersects with forms of activism: Angela Kennedy, Liz Sergeant, Mo White, gobscure and Shelley Morrow.

#Five2Watch: 
Education

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work with education in mind: Anna Chrystal Stephens, Bridget Harvey, Sharon Campbell, Guy Tarrant and Daniel Lehan.

#Five2Watch: 
Parenthood

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work that examines parenthood: Edward Adam, Natalie Ramus, Fliss Quick, Lexi Strauss and Townley and Bradby.

#Five2Watch: 
Ceramics

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work with ceramics: Zoe Preece, Olivia Walker, Emma Gladwin, Nerissa Cargill Thompson and Andrew Adair.

#Five2Watch: 
Representation and Identity

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored the relationship between representation and identity within their work: Colin Anthony Graham, John Paul Evans, Davinia-Ann Robinson, Laura O'Connor and Barbara Walker.

#Five2Watch: 
Display

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have considered the the display of objects within their work: Suzanne Mooney, Michael Walls, Iain Hales, Neil Hillier and Juliet MacDonald.

#Five2Watch: 
Casting

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have used casting as a technique within their work: Russell Jakubowski, Chris Dunseath, Mike Gent, Jim Brown and Henny Burnett.

#Five2Watch: 
Threads

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored the potential of threads within their work: Shelly Goldsmith, Sabine Jeanne Bieli, Maxine Attard, Francoise Dupre and Emma Osbourn.

#Five2Watch: 
Halloween

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored themes of the other-worldly and unnatural: Steph Goodger, Tsendpurev Tsegmid, Martha Todd, Stuart Robinson and Grimes and Jones.

#Five2Watch: 
Appropriation

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored appropriation within their practice: Julie Masterton, Suzanne Smith, Amy Edwards, Julia Riddiough and Martyn Cross.

#Five2Watch: 
Collage

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored collage within their work: Claire Manning, Maggie Hall, Elizabeth Hindle, Jed Hilton and Tracey Eastham.

#Five2Watch: 
Re-enactment

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored re-enactment within their work: Izabela Brudkiewicz, Clare Thornton, Katy Beinart, Katri Walker and Thomas Ranahan.

#Five2Watch: 
Obsolescence

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored obsolescence within their work: Tom Milnes, Bridget Harvey, Pascal-Michel Dubois, Paul R Jones & Ian Maslen.

#Five2Watch: 
Collaboration

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored collaboration within their work: James Woolley, James Eddy, Robyn LeRoy-Evans, Gloria Ronchi and Lyndall Phelps.

#Five2Watch: 
Theatre

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored notions of the theatrical within their work:  Alison J Carr, Lexi Strauss, Sue Williams, Anne-Marie Creamer and Jacek Ludwig Scarso.

#Five2Watch: 
Paintings in Red

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have created paintings with the colour red: Clare Chapman, Melanie Berman, James Lumsden, Julie Umerle and Freya Purdue.

#Five2Watch: 
Food

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work with, or about, food: Michael Borkowsky, Dawn Woolley, David Lisser, Anna Keleher and Bob Budd.

#Five2Watch: 
Archaeology

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work that refers to archaeology and its processes: Caroline Dear, Karen Wallis, Johana Hartwig, Rosie Leventon and Colin Higginson.

#Five2Watch: 
Things

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have explored and transformed things within their work: Christopher Pearson, Heather Parnell, Anne Deeming, Eleanor Morgan and G L Brierley.

#Five2Watch: 
Strange Summer

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose work may resonate with this strange summer: Candice Jacobs, Victoria Lucas, Nicola Bealing, Helen Dryden and Susan Eyre.

#Five2Watch: 
Strange Summer

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose work may resonate with this strange summer: Candice Jacobs, Victoria Lucas, Nicola Bealing, Helen Dryden and Susan Eyre.

#Five2Watch: 
Living Materials

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who make work with and about living materials featuring: Sally Kidall, Andrew Carnie, Ellie Doney, Louise Mackenzie and Brighid Black.

#Five2Watch: 
Drawing/Sculpture

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work that considers the linkages between drawing and sculpture, featuring: Vincent James, Naomi Harwin, Harriet Hill, Aimee Nelson and Joe Hancock.

#Five2Watch: 
Architecture

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work that responds to different aspects of architecture.

#Five2Watch: 
Intimacy

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work surrounding notions of intimacy.

#Five2Watch: 
Space and Distance

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work surrounding notions of space and distance.

#Five2Watch: 
Care

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work surrounding notions of care.

#Five2Watch: 
Experiences of Disability or Chronic Illness

After reading conversations online, across different artistic communities, Axisweb has been reminded that many artists who experience disabilities and/or chronic illness have long made work about the situations many able-bodied artists are facing as a result of recent events. Here are five great examples of work from our members about experiences of disability or chronic illness, featuring: Romily Alice Walden, Chantal Powell, Jason Wilsher-Mills, Anna Smith and Beth Davis-Hofbauer.

#Five2Watch: 
Memory

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work about memory and remembering, featuring: Fay Ballard, Tracey Eastham, Dawn Woolley, Helen Kirwan and Tokuko Takeshitas 

#Five2Watch: 
Politics

As the UK leaves the European Union we look at five artists whose works respond to or reference the turbulent political landscape. Nikkita Morgan, Russell Jakubowski, Imogen Millie Ellerby Sansom, Marc Renshaw and Lucy Wright

#Five2Watch: 
Reproduction

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work that is informed by reproduction, featuring: Alexis Rago, Alison Shanks, Joseph Ismail, Aylwin Lambert and Steve Oliver.

#Five2Watch: 
Transience

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who have made work about transience, featuring: Mizzonk Studio, Lucinda Burgess, Emily Speed, Amanda Whittle and Julieann Worrall Hood.

#Five2Watch: 
Landscapes

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artworks about different landscapes featuring: Jonathan Michael Ray, James Moore, Pandora Vaughan, Bridget Kennedy and Allison Neal.

#Five2Watch: 
Collaboration

#Five2Watch collaboration features five contemporary artists who have explored a collaborative practice

#Five2Watch: 
Coventry Biennial 2019

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five of our members taking part in this year's Coventry Biennial, featuring: Andrew Jackson, Anne-Mie Melis, Lorsen Camps, James Clarkson and Laura Onions

#Five2Watch: 
Collections

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five projects that engage with collections and their creation, featuring: Lorna Johnson, Emily Druiff, Judith Alder, Duncan Mountford and Clement Cooper.

#Five2Watch: 
Destruction

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who refer to destruction within their work: Tim Shaw, Hanah Horack, Amanda Loomes, Richard Monahan and Peter Finnemore.

#Five2Watch: 
Sculpture

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists who make sculpture: Sophie Kate Morton, Madi Acharya-Baskerville, Emily Glass, Deborah Brown and Karen Logan. 

#Five2Watch: 
Finance

For #Five2Watch this week we've selected five artists whose works address aspects of Finance: Amelia Hawk, Ashleigh Beattie, Oliver Palmer, Anna Carrington and Richard Shields. 

#Five2Watch: 
Sound and Vision

#Five2Watch Inspired by our Artist of the Month Helena Hamilton, we've selected five artists who work with sound and moving image

#Five2Watch: 
Painting

#Five2Watch Inspired by our Artust of the Month Iain Andrews, we've selected five painters for Five2Watch

#Five2Watch: 
The Manchester Contemporary

For #Five2Watch we've selected five artworks by Axisweb members who are exhibiting in The Manchester Contemporary this month.

#Five2Watch: 
Female Characters

#Five2Watch this week Artist of the Month K.P. Culver has selected five artworks from the Axis Directory

#Five2Watch: 
Socially Engaged Practice

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore socially engaged practice

#Five2Watch: 
Costume

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who create costume for performance and participation

#Five2Watch: 
Neon

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who use neon in their work

#Five2Watch: 
Domestic

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore the domestic

#Five2Watch: 
Unexplained Phenomena

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore desire

#Five2Watch: 
Repetition

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who have used stacking in their work

#Five2Watch: 
Stacking

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who have used stacking in their work

#Five2Watch: 
Desire

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore desire

#Five2Watch: 
Clothing

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore clothing

#Five2Watch: 
The Body

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore the hidden

#Five2Watch: 
Hidden

#Five2Watch this week features five artists who explore the hidden

#Five2Watch: 
Watercolour

#Five2Watch this week features five artworks that work with watercolour

#Five2Watch: 
Glass

#Five2Watch this week features five artworks that work with glass

#Five2Watch: 
Subject/Object

#Five2Watch this week features five artworks that blur the boundary between subject and object

#Five2Watch: 
Jewellery

#Five2Watch this week features five artworks about letters

#Five2Watch: 
Letters

#Five2Watch this week features five artworks about letters

#Five2Watch: 
Landscape

#Five2Watch this week features five landscape artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Dance

#Five2Watch this week features five dance artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Textiles

#Five2Watch this week features five textiles artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Colour

#Five2Watch this week features five artworks that feature colour

#Five2Watch: 
Documentation

#Five2Watch this week features five documentation artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Ceramics

#Five2Watch this week features five ceramic artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Liminal

#Five2Watch this week features five liminal artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Installation

#Five2Watch this week features five installation artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Portraits

#Five2Watch this week features five portraits

#Five2Watch: 
Photography

#Five2Watch this week features five photography artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Intervention

#Five2Watch this week features five intervention artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Festive

#Five2Watch this week features five festive artworks

#Five2Watch: 
Paper

#Five2Watch this week features contemporary artists who work with paper

#Five2Watch: 
Ceramics

#Five2Watch this week features contemporary artists who work with clay and ceramics

#Five2Watch: 
Natural Environment

#Five2Watch this week features contemporary artists whose work is influenced by the natural environment

#Five2Watch: 
Celestial

#Five2Watch this week features contemporary artists whose work includes notions or images of stars and planets

#Five2Watch: 
Music

#Five2Watch Music features five contemporary artists who work with sound and music

#Five2Watch: 
Painting III

#Five2Watch this week features five contemporary painters

#Five2Watch: 
Intimacy

#Five2Watch Intimacy features five contemporary artists considering intimacy in their work

#Five2Watch: 
Projection

#Five2Watch this week features contemporary artists using light and projection in their work

#Five2Watch: 
Spooky

#Five2Watch this week features five contemporary artists working in with the unnatural

#Five2Watch: 
Design

#Five2Watch Design features five contemporary artists distrupting and rethinking design

#Five2Watch: 
Plaster

#Five2Watch plaster features five contemporary artists working with plaster

#Five2Watch: 
Surface

#Five2Watch Surafce features five contemporary artists interested in surfaces

#Five2Watch: 
Line

#Five2Watch Line features five contemporary artists working with Line

#Five2Watch: 
Work

#Five2Watch work features five contemporary artists considering work and labour in their practice

#Five2Watch: 
Care

#Five2Watch Care features five contemporary artists considering care in their practice 

#Five2Watch: 
Public Space

#Five2Watch Public Space features five contemporary artists working in public spaces

#Five2Watch: 
Construction

#Five2Watch construction features five contemporary artists addressing construction 

#Five2Watch: 
Nostalgia

#Five2Watch Nostalgia features five contemporary artists considering memory

#Five2Watch: 
Tracks

#Five2Watch Tracksfeatures five artworks by contemporary artists whose work deals with paths, tracks and travelling

#Five2Watch: 
Animal

#Five2Watch Animal features five artworks by contemporary artists whose work involves play

#Five2Watch: 
Play

#Five2Watch Play features five artworks by contemporary artists whose work involves play

#Five2Watch: 

MACHINES

#For Five2Watch this we've selected five artworks by contemporary artists whose work includes or deals with machines and machinery

#Five2Watch: 

THOMAS DUKES SELECTS

#For Five2Watch this week our guest selector is Thomas Dukes, Curator at Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool

#Five2Watch: 

MUSEUMS

#Five2Watch Museums features five contemporary artists work deals with museums and their role

#Five2Watch: 

2D / 3D

#Five2Watch 2D 3D features five contemporary artists working across dimensions

#Five2Watch: 
Human Landscapes

#Five2Watch Human Landscapes features five contemporary artists who make work looking at landscapes which trace human impact

#Five2Watch: 
Sculpture

#Five2Watch sculpture features five contemporary artists who make sculptures

#Five2Watch: 
Politics

#Five2Watch politics features five contemporary artists whose work explores or has a theme of politics

#Five2Watch: 
Human Body

#Five2Watch Human Body features five contemporary artists whose work deals with the human body

#Five2Watch: 
Pattern

#Five2Watch Pattern features five contemporary artists working with patterns

#Five2Watch: 
Travel

#Five2Watch Travel features five contemporary artists working influenced by travel

#Five2Watch: 
Scientific Drawing

#Five2Watch Scientific Drawing features five contemporary artists working with scientific drawing

#Five2Watch: 
Urban Space

#Five2Watch Urban Space features five contemporary artists working with urban spaces

#Five2Watch: 
Domestic Objects

#Five2Watch features five contemporary artists working with domestic objects 

#Five2Watch: 
Decoration

#Five2Watch decoration features five contemporary artists working with decoration

#Five2Watch: 
Collage

#Five2Watch Collage features five contemporary artists working in collage

#Five2Watch: 
Portraits

#Five2Watch portraits features five contemporary artists making portraits

#Five2Watch: 
Ideas

#Five2Watch Ideas features five contemporary artists in the process of developing ideas and projects

#Five2Watch: 
Symbols

#Five2Watch Symbols features five contemporary artists working with symbols

#Five2Watch: 
Language

#Five2Watch Language is a selection of five artworks featuring contemporary artists making work about language

#Five2Watch: 
Gardens

#Five2Watch Gardens brings together five artworks by contemporary artists which considers gardens and their creation

#Five2Watch: 
Vessels

#Five2Watch Vessels features contemporary artists making work with or about the concept of vessels

#Five2Watch: 
The Chair

#Five2Watch The Chair features five contemporary artists whose works addresses the purpose, design or presence of a mundane object: the chair

#Five2Watch: 
Architecture

#Five2Watch Architecture features five contemporary artists considering architectural forms

#Five2Watch: 
Performance

#Five2Watch Performance features five contemporary artists who work with performance

#Five2Watch: 
Space

#Five2Watch Space features five contemporary artists considering aspects of space 

#Five2Watch: 
Oil

#Five2Watch Oil features five contemporary artists working with oil paint 

#Five2Watch: 
London Art Fair

London Art Fair opens on the 18 January 2017. We've chosen five artists you should check out

#Five2Watch: 
Printmaking

#Five2Watch printmaking features five contemporary artists working in print