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ART TALK with Vera Sant Fournier

FRIDAY 15th November, 7:30 pm at Arthall. Our next Philosophy Sharing talk at Arthall, will be this FRIDAY 15th November at 7:30pm. This time, Vera Sant Fournier will discuss with us Art & How it relates to your interiors.    “Give Vera Sant Fournier an empty room and in no time she will turn it into an explosion of colours and ideas. Many concur that she is one of the best interior designers in circulation with her amazing skills and unique approach often taking creativity to its extreme limits. Her genial mind is a treasure of ideas which often sees her think out of...

Meet the Artists: Fox Daniels, SJ Fuerst and Tomas Hed

On Friday 1st November at 7:30 pm at Arthall, we will have the opportunity to meet the artists of our ongoing Exhibition “Sophistikós”. Fox Daniels, SJ Fuerst and Tomas Hed will explain the pieces they have on display in the gallery, and share with us their points of view and ideas about “what is art?” THE ARTISTS Fox Daniels is a half Belgian, half Berber artist, who lives and works in Gozo. She is part of the new generation of the CoBrA Movement and Outsider Artists. Fox works with total freedom without the limitations of the established rules within the...

On the Concept of being an Uncle

Saturday 5 October, 7:30pm at Arthall On the Concept of being an Uncle with Philosophy Sharing Gozo BY GOZO NEWS · SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 Philosophy Sharing Gozo is back next month following the summer break with the first public talk of the autumn. On the Concept of being an Uncle – is the subject of the talk, during which Matthew Saliba will explain this original concept of being an uncle – in this context meaning “a person who is in the hands of others, emotionally dependent and not autonomous; a person who sacrifices to serve the others, but paying a high price...

Vietnam Art TALK

VIETNAM ART TALK, Sunday 15 September, 7:30pm at Arthall Gozo Art is taken very seriously in Vietnam. This can be attributed to Vietnam’s ancient traditions, the infusion of the French love for art, and the artistic inclination of the Vietnamese people. Hanoi’s Academy of Fine Arts was founded in 1925 as “École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de l’Indochine” when Vietnam was a colony of France. During the war and after the unification in 1976, artists mainly produced works of socialist realism, painting revolutionary heroes, propaganda posters or idyllic scenes of life under communism. This changed after the Government introduced its “Doi Moi”...

“Little talk” short film by Intan Galistri

SUNDAY 9 JUNE at 7:30pm. Arthall presents an exclusive video about artistic life in Gozo produced by contemporary artist Intan Galistri from Indonesia. “Little talk” is a project that features 5 artists living in Gozo and in Malta with different backgrounds: dance, street art, painting and sculpture. The participating artists are: Catherine Gauci, Tomas Hed, Spyke von Stripe, Farina and Margit Kuffemann. It also includes the perspective of one gallery owner, Marta Obiols Fornell from Arthall. In the video Intan Galistri interview them in their surroundings and during a pleasent conversation they all talk about the concept of art, their...

A sobering reflection of a young British Soldier

FRIDAY 7 JUNE at 7:30 pm Steve Smith born in England, engaged at the age of 16 as a soldier and took part in different war conflicts till the age of 30. After all these war experiences, the symptoms of posttraumatic stress began to surface in him. During the talk, he will share with us his philosophical reflections about war; how do these shocking experiences affect in his daily life; and how his way in being in the world has been totally conditioned by the trauma of war. Join us in an informal setting with a very interesting subject and...

Meet Tomas & Spyke

SUNDAY 26 MAY, 7:30pm: Tomas Hed and Spyke Von Stripe will guide you through the GOZO exhibition and explain their artworks and thoughts.  

The Transience of Love

FRIDAY 3 MAY, 7:30pm at Arthall. “Is everything we see, feel or touch or know in transience? Will everything we care about eventually be gone? Will our “I love your for ever afters” come to an end? Dissolve into meaninglessness and disappear with the dust. Or…, perhaps…., is love the one thing that will escape the evanescence of this lifetime.” Join us at Arthall to question the transience of love and all things, lead by Dr.Eve. DATE: Friday 3 May TIME: 7:30 pm PLACE: ARTHALL  

But… is it Art? A talk by Spyke von Stripe

5 April 2019, 7:30om. A brief look at some parts of the History of Art throughout the ages up till present day. Art is open to interpretation and to philosophical discussion: What is art? Where is the limit? Is there a message? Spyke von Stripe will lead a debate about art, exposing his own point of view and opening the talk to a debate between the assistants. The talk will take place at Arthall: 8 triq Agius de Soldanis, Victoria, Gozo. Time: 7:30pm Free Entrance

Night with the Artists and… the Model, Lucy Jade, form the UK.

Saturday 30 March 2019. Would you like to know more about the artistic process? Don’t miss the chance to meet our three artists, currently exhibiting at Arthall: Penny Foster, Mark Xuereb and Tomas Hed. In an informal atmosphere, they will explain the art pieces of “Erotic Cravings”. Moreover, we will have the chance to meet the model behind Penny Foster’s paintings, Lucy Jade, from the Uk. Free Entrance. Saturday 30 March at 7:30pm.

The Art of Conscious Breathing

On Sunday 24 March, you are cordially invited to a lecture and a practice of ‘Medicine in the Moment’, namely, the Art of Conscious Breathing. This ancient art (and science) is central to the new paradigm of person-centred health maintenance. Greg White from his personal and professional experience over fifteen years, through several serious illnesses, will be sharing and demonstrating the techniques and dynamics of this powerful wellness practice. SCHEDULE SUNDAY 24 MARCH • 1st SESSION FROM 12 TILL 14 • 2nd SESSION FROM 16 TILL 18 -Welcome and 10 Minutes guided meditation -30 Minutes demonstration and explanation of conscious...

Jam Session

On 2 March 2019 at 8pm, Arthall is organising its next activity an – Open Jam session – which is being held on Saturday, the 2nd of March from 8pm onwards. The gallery is inviting the public to join them for a fun night of live music, improvisation and creation. “Bring your own instrument and share with us the passion for music.”