42 New Briggate Residencies

14 Nov 2007 – 13 Dec 2007

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42 New Briggate Residencies


From Wednesday 14th November 42 New Briggate will be hosting a brand new series of residencies.
Artists were invited to put forward proposals for how they would use the gallery space to make work that is visible in or through the gallery's large front window. Everyone is most welcome to peer in and watch the successful artists at work and play.

1. Jennifer Ohlson
14th November ' 21st November

Jennifer has asked members of the homeless community in Leeds to document areas of the city that they find hospitable with the aim of producing a guide to temporary nocturnal accommodation outside of traditional lodgings. Photographs, sketches, found objects, gifts, narratives, opinions and ideas from the contributors will be displayed in the window of 42 New Briggate Gallery as a continuously updated archive.

2. A Latento ' Alex Ferrar, Harry Meadley, and Iona Smith
21st November ' 28th November
A Latento will convert 42 New Briggate into a zoo enclosure in which they will live in captivity under the observation of the public.
To open their residency the group will be launching their debut publication. Come to the gallery to receive your free copy on Wednesday 21st November 7pm - 9pm.

3. Patrick Gildersleeves
28th November ' 5th December
Illustrator Patrick Gildersleeves will build a 3-D garden collage using drawings, cloth and cardboard.

4. Andy Abbott
Leeds Amateur Mafia window display.
Andy presents research on amateur and self organised activity across Leeds.

There will be an exhibition showcasing the three weeks work on Thursday 13th December 6-8pm all are welcome.

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