Join the artists to celebrate the launch of four exhibitions: THE F WORD, featuring the work of Alessia Sakoff, Donna Jorna, Katrina Holden, Leanne Schubert, Megan McCarthy, Melissa Bull and Michelle Wellham, curated by Megan McCarthy, ART-BOOK-WORK by Sally Goodfellow, IF THE TREES COULD TALK, WHAT DO YOU THINK THEY WOULD SAY TO US? by Courtney Heffernan, and A FLOCK, A SWARM, A HERD, A SCHOOL, A POD by Deborah Redwood. Watt Space is a centre for creative practice, projects and bright ideas from students of the UoN.
Opening Night Event: Thursday 7 March 6pm- 8:00pm
Exhibition Dates: 6 – 31 March 2019
Gallery Hours: Wednesday till Sunday 11-5pm
We had a wonderful Opening night launch for these four incredible and moving exhibitions. Thank you to all those who attended this launch and to all our generous volunteers opening speakers and all our guests for their contribution to this event.
If you have not yet visited these shows you really should with such an exciting four exhibitions not to be missed. From the exquisite detail of the Collodion Glass plate negative photography, drawn from the archives of the GLAMX Living Histories, Josiah Cocking collection, whose 19th-century photography from the Wallsend coal miner will transport you to a historic Wallsend to the hauntingly beautiful series by up and coming, emerging artist Benjamin Crocker and the provocative commentary by photographer Scott Probst whos experimental photography challenge the viewer to consider an alternate history and finally the post-minimalist sculptures of Leeroy Chapman which explore the nature of materiality.
Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday 11 -5pm.