Thu 16th February - Sat 24th March
Drawing inspiration from the 1924 Russian propaganda animation of the same name, Interplanetary Revolution is an exhibition looking at failing/ed ideologies; notions of otherworldliness and the uncanny; and revolutionary critique. The exhibition features contributions from a wide range of artists’, a few curators, a choir and a number of guest speakers.
Gallery 1 – It should be noted that through the duration of exhibition the artists and works in Gallery 1 may change. The opening of the exhibition features works by: Shiro Masuyama, Gary Shaw, Laura Graham, Susan MacWilliam, Marty Carter & the Lawerence Street Workshops, Brendan Jamison, Brendan O’Neil, Colin Darke, Kim McAleese & Phillip McCrilly, Gerry Gleason and the Factotum Choir.
There is a plan of the Gallery 1 available at the entrance (it will be updated as the artists and works change).
The Backspace features Interplanetary by Ben Crothers, a new exhibition with works by: Chris Burns, Adham Faramawy, The Girls, Allan Hughes, Ryan Moffet, Brian Kennedy, Laura McMorrow, Nicolas Provost, Erik Mark Sandberg, and David Sparshott.
Gallery 2 features R E V O L U T I O N, the reworking of an exhibition curated by Maurice Doherty for Galerie Deadfly, Berlin last September. Revolution Clockwise entering from backspace – Ma Qiush, Reynold Reynolds, Jofroi Amaral, Sophie Hamacher, Clemens Wilhelm, Pierre Granoux , Peter Richards, Anonymous, Rebecca Loyche, Captain Hate.
Gallery 3 Jonas Mekas, The Brigg, 1964. A video reproduction of a 16mm film courtesy of the Re-Voir. “this harrowing screen exercise depicts the methodical, round-the-clock fiendishness inflicted on 10 prisoners by three guards, all of it apparently in the line of duty” New York Times
Interplanetary Revolution will be accompanied by a series of Guest Talks and Screenings – please keep an eye on the Gallery web site News Section.