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Artist's Talk with David Blandy

13 Feb 2016

Event times

Tour starts at 11am

Cost of entry

FREE, no need to book.

The Exchange

Penzance
England, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Buses stop in the centre of Penzance.
  • The Exchange is a five-minute walk from the train and bus stations

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Artist David Blandy, alongside Newlyn Art Gallery curator Blair Todd, will lead a tour of The Exchange’s new exhibition, Citadel.

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The exhibition is formed of two contrasting immersive installations, both statements on global culture’s impact on the individual. Hercules: Rough Cut scrutinises empire, civilisation, London and language in a hypnotically rotating, mutating installation of video and the voice in the darkness. The bright pseudo-library of the Fortress of Solitude is a self-portrait made of the detritus of consumer culture, Blandy’s personal archive of popular culture that formed him now exposed for visitors to explore.

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