Exhibition

Ache

28 Mar 2019 – 20 Apr 2019

Event times

8am - 4.15pm

...blip - a space for art

Grimsby
England, United Kingdom

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Former ladies outfitter, Rachel was dissolved in August 2015 after 32 years trading. In its wake a fashion model poster in the stairwell of the shop fades through the passing seasons.

About

Over time, permeated by dankness and desaturated by UV, an image once intended to sell an aspirational lifestyle invites melancholic narratives. The façade of advertising is shown to be flimsy and ephemeral. Similarly, the veneer cracks on the material face of the high street to reveal a slow death.

…blip was conceived as a temporary diversion on a shopping street in crisis. In its concluding show we ponder whether the town centre’s maladies can be healed. 8 Victoria Street’s interior reveals much about its past. What hope is there for it‘s future?

Week 1: Weds 27 Thurs 28 Fri 29 March

Week 2: Thurs 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 April

Week 3: Thurs 18 Fri 19 Sat 20 April

Shutters up: 8am

Shutters down: 4.15pm

Curators

Marc Renshaw

Ellie Collins

Exhibiting artists

Marc Renshaw

Ellie Collins

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