Welcome to the Goldfactory archive. Goldfactory was an Arts Council funded art research space run by Paul Matosic and Shaun Belcher and located on the top floor of Oldknows Factory in Nottingham. Between   July 2007 and October 2009 Goldfactory showed an adventurous and eclectic group of artists in monthly shows which allowed artists to […]

Research Space 12: Julian Woodcock

    I have made friends with this space this month. I have driven  through the low winter sun excited. I clutched chewing jaws of cold  key-metal. A black door – cleaning in progress – an old factory. I  always had difficulty unlocking the red door. I sometimes looked  through the keyhole at my work […]

Research Space 11: Elly Valentine

  Elly Valentine Since gaining my degree in contemporary arts from the Nottingham Trent University I have been concentrating mainly on ceramic pieces ( I have been making castles) with the odd foray into the world of performance poetry…… Dirtbags is an installation that has been waiting for space to happen for a very long […]

Research Space 10: Edward Morris

Goldfactory is currently unfunded and all shows happen through the time and effort of volunteers. Website Relationship status married College / University North Oxfordshire School of Art & Design Program BA(Hons) FINE ART Member type Artist, view Collector, Curator If you’re an artist, what kind of art do you make? Conceptual, Drawing, Installation, Painting, […]

Research Space 09: Pauline Woolley

‘The Goldfactory needs funding and it needs to stay and this is why… As a studio-less artist in desperate need of room to reacquaint myself with paint, physician The Goldfactory Research Space was a golden (excuse the pun) opportunity to be handed.  I had four weeks to focus and create anything I desired in a […]

Research Space 08: Moogee

”Belcher is different again, physician here showing rough cartoons whose hero is Moogee the Art Dog, ampoule wandering through the minefield of the contemporary art establishment. The cartoons are openly hostile rather than merely satirical, the tickboxy culture brutally castigated by Belcher’s spleen probably deserving such a good savaging “ MARK PATTERSON, Nottingham Evening Post […]

Research Space 07: Phillip Henderson

Phillip Henderson is Goldfactory Research space artist in residence number 7 for May 2008 Once in high summer I listened to a rare stranger from the eastern half of Europe singing in a Northamptonshire wood. Phillip is a composer and ‘pataphysician currently writing a PhD; On The Spectrum Of Drone at University College for the […]

Research Space 06: Geoff Litherland

I am very conscious of the difference between rational thought, sale chance and the exercise of instinct or intuition within the creative process of painting, cialis and have sought ways in which all three can be employed together in forming images.The work explores the material identity and language of abstract painting, questioning its histories and […]

Research Space 04: Joe Kelly

  Research Space 04: January 2008  Is Joe Kelly from Thingland Studio Goldfactory project space is back in action with Joe Kelly in residence constructing a new large scale installation. He will be working throughout January on this piece using industrial waste materials. You will be able to come to see this work on January 31st 6 p.m.. […]