Rana Begum: Dappled Light

24 Jun-24 Sep 2023

The Box
Plymouth PL4 8AX


Begum uses a wide range of different materials that blur the boundaries between sculpture, architecture and painting.

This internationally-touring solo show will place her work in direct dialogue with The Box’s restored St Luke’s church and other spaces throughout our main building, including our South Hall and North Hall.

From sculptures created from brightly-coloured reflector tiles, to works inspired by the time Begum spent at a residency in St Ives in Cornwall, to a beautiful large-scale ‘cloud burst’ installation; this is an exhibition that will draw you in, inviting you to see and appreciate detail and scale at the same time.

Begum has also created three new works inspired by Sir Joshua Reynolds which will be displayed in The Box's 'Reframing Reynolds: A Celebration' exhibition this summer, marking 300 years since this influential portrait painter was born in Plympton St Maurice, near Plymouth.

'Rana Begum: Dappled Light' is curated by Sarah Shalgosky and toured by the Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre. It is generously supported by the Henry Moore Foundation.