AboutArt Barter will bring a unique and exiting art exhibition to the Strummer of Love festival this August. Exhibiting artworks by music related artists inspired by the late Joe Strummer, the public will be able to bid on the art works using anything except money.
The works will be exhibited on a double decker bus turned gallery designed by pop artist Sir Peter Blake with CCA Galleries.
Artists will includeàÂ Bob Gruen, Mick Jones, Claude Simonon, Gaye Black, Martin Glover, Paul Fryer,àÂ Rodney Graham,àÂ Gordon McHarg III, Gaz Mayall, Ian Bruce, Alex Cox, Nipsy, Akiko Comanechi, Kitty Finer, John McLean and James PutnamàÂ to mention a few.àÂ
This August (17-19th) will see the Joe Strummer 10 year anniversary festival, Strummer Of Love! The mission is to celebrate his life and raise money for the charityàÂ Strummervillewhich enables independent musicians to continue creating by assisting them with recording time, instruments, gigs and guidance. Some incredible bands will be playing at the festival to show their support such asàÂ THE POGUES, SEASICK STEVE, ROOTS MANUVA, HOLLIE COOK and KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS.àÂ There will also be a Hand Made Hangout tent courtesy of Jazz Domino Holly, theàÂ QUEEN OF CRAFTS, Children's World, Strummer School and of course a CampfireàÂ amongst many other delights.àÂ There are still some tickets available for this one off event... just visit the website,www.strummeroflove.com