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A large mural from There Will Be New Rules Next Week exhibition at DCA shows a collection of recognisable iconography, including a cross, a peace symbol, Che Guevara, a smiley face, and the I Heart NY sign.

There Will Be New Rules Next Week

Sister Corita Kent, Peter Davies, Ruth Ewan, Emily Floyd, Scott Myles and Ciara Phillips

We were delighted to present an exhibition of works by Sister Corita Kent (1918 - 1986) alongside five contemporary artists inspired by her printmaking and life-affirming teaching: Peter Davies, Ruth Ewan, Emily Floyd, Scott Myles and Ciara Phillips.

An installation made for There Will Be New Rules Next Week in DCA Galleries. The structure is made up of wooden hoops in neon colours, like orange, pink and green. There are also plain coloured plywood pieces suspended from the ceiling.

Born Frances Elizabeth Kent in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Sister Corita Kent was an artist, illustrator and educator who worked in Los Angeles and Boston. She was also one of the most innovative and unusual pop artists of the 1960s. A political and religious rebel, she organised nuns and students to make ambitious installations, processions and banners, revolutionised graphic design and encouraged the creativity of thousands of people. Corita's art reflects her spirituality, her commitment to social justice and her delight in the world around us. Her prints combine slogans and poetry and are now recognised as some of the most striking and joyful American art of her time.

Peter Davies exhibited two large-scale paintings referencing Corita's approach to language and poster advertising. Ruth Ewan and Scott Myles both re-exhibit work from their recent solo shows at DCA, allowing the pieces to take on new associations in the context of this exhibition. Emily Floyd is an Australian artist undertaking a month-long residency at DCA through the Scottish Print Network Commonwealth Project, while Ciara Philips has produced new work in DCA Print Studio.

There Will Be New Rules Next Week was part of Print Festival Scotland, a nationwide exploration and celebration of print. he festival coincides with the Impact8 International Printmaking Conference, which was held in Dundee. 

Exhibition images

DCA Galleries during There Will Be New Rules Next Week. A large, square structure is made up of multi-coloured blocks, which have phrases written on them like 'Come Alive' and 'Tomato'. On the wall, there are brightly coloured posters.
A metallic structure with an entrance in it in DCA Galleries during There Will Be New Rules Next Week. There are chairs inside the structure, and a projector showing a film. The film screen has the letter 'A' on it.
A very large fabric canvas from There Will Be New Rules Next Week at DCA Galleries. The fabric has images in green, pink and purple on it, including a pattern of a circle, and a man standing from behind.
From There Will Be New Rules Next Week exhibition in DCA Galleries. Brightly coloured posters in neon colours hang on the walls, and are also displayed in glass table cabinets.
An installation made for There Will Be New Rules Next Week in DCA Galleries. The structure is made up of wooden hoops in neon colours, like orange, pink and green. There are also plain coloured plywood pieces suspended from the ceiling.
A large mural from There Will Be New Rules Next Week exhibition at DCA shows a collection of recognisable iconography, including a cross, a peace symbol, Che Guevara, a smiley face, and the I Heart NY sign.