Past Exhibitions & Events
Between 2005 and 2013, Cape Farewell artwork was exhibited across the UK (London, Oxford, Liverpool, Newcastle, Folkestone and Cornwall), in Europe (Oslo, Brussels, Hamburg, Monaco and Munich, Madrid), and in North America (Colorado, Chicago, Michigan and New York City) and Asia (Japan). We work with partners across the UK and internationally to ensure the widest audience for our art and events.
2012 - 2013
2010 - 2013
2010 - 2013
Between 2010 and 2012 the exquisite exhibition Unfold toured to New York, Chicago, Vienna, London, Falmouth, Newcastle and Liverpool, exhibiting the work of twenty-five artists who have voyaged with Cape Farewell ›
Ship of Fools
2007 - 2012
Eden Project Collaboration
2012 – 2013
An interrogation of climate as culture, devised by Cape Farewell’s first Climate Poet-in-Residence, Tom Chivers. Over a year-long period of creative enquiry, Tom mapped the natural territories written into urban space ›
Without Boats, Dreams Dry Up
2011 - 2012
Inspired by the 2010 Arctic Expedition Matt Clark and the United Visual Artists team created High Arctic at the National Maritime Museum. An immersive, interactive environment which used sculptural forms, poetry, an evocative soundtrack and cutting-edge technology to create a unique installation experience ›
The Dew Line Concert
2007 - 2010
Southbank Centre Residency
Southbank Centre played host to Cape Farewell's SHIFT Festival, a stimulating, provocative and energising programme of cultural events inspired by Cape Farewell’s expeditions to The High Arctic and Andes in Peru. The centrepiece of the festival was two concerts at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday 29 and Sat 30 January ›
Toured 2006 - 2010
Art & Climate Change
Cape Farewell's Art & Climate Change exhibition, created in partnership with the Natural History Museum in 2006, was a free exhibition of contemporary art, designed to deepen our understanding of climate change. It toured widely over four years, visiting London, Liverpool, Hamburg, Madrid, Tokyo and Michigan ›
Dec 2009 - Jan 2010
Earth: Art of a changing world
Rome Film Festival
An exhibition of Cape Farewell artworks was presented at the 2009 Rome Film Festival. Alongside the exhibition, were several Cape Farewell cafe encounters - with voyagers including Jarvis Cocker and Siobhan Davies in conversation with Italian guests discussing education, architecture, film, music and art.
A green field, a green event; Cape Farewell made its first appearance at Latitude, the gloriously positioned music and arts festival on the Sunrise Coast of Suffolk in 2009. Cape Farewell's David Buckland was joined by comedian Marcus Brigstocke, beat-boxer Shlomo and special guest Jarvis Cocker.
Late at Tate
Cape Farewell inhabited Tate Britain as part of their Late at Tate series, exploring sublime environments and artistic responses to climate change. The night of discussion, debate, screenings, sound and live music also featured Greenhouse Gas, an installation on Chelsea College of Art & Design’s Parade Ground.
Kaai Theatre, Brussels
In January 2009 Cape Farewell presented a day of discussion and artworks as part of a climate event Burning Ice - Art & Climate Change at the Kaai Theatre in Brussels, with artists David Buckland, Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey discussing questions posed by the artistic director of the Kaai Theatre Guy Gypsens.
June 2007 - Sept 2008
A selection of Cape Farewell artworks, including Endangered Species by Siobhan Davies, toured with the Natural World Museum and United Nations Environment Programme exhibition Envisioning Change to Oslo, Brussels, Monaco and Chicago
Chicago Humanities Festival
The stunning Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park offered a perfect backdrop to the unique Cape Farewell collaboration between sound artist Max Eastley and video artist David Buckland, when Cape Farewell presented ARCTIC at the Chicago Humanities Festival 2007.
Late Night at Whitechapel
As part of Whitechapel's Late Night Fridays series Cape Farewell presented the sell out Earth, Wind and Fire - a night of new songs, performances, artworks and information prompted by the urgency of climate change.
The Ice Garden
Cape Farewell's first exhibition, The Ice Garden, presented sound, light, text and sculptural installations by artists inspired by their voyages with Cape Farewell, in the Clarendon Quad in front of the Bodleian Library.