Connect10 is a national programme to allow galleries and museums across the UK the opportunity to host world-class contemporary artists during Museums at Night 2013. 20-21 Visual Arts Centre have been selected by public vote to be one of 10 winners of this national competition and will host artist duo Cullinan Richards.
'The Ultimate Materiality of Women Part II' is a unique evening of temporary installations, classic 60's tunes, impromptu re-enactments, chips, female boxing and film lectures, taking place throughout the venue including a specially constructed go-go bar.
Charlotte Cullinan and Jeanine Richards have worked together since 1997, working primarily within the area of painting, paintings relationship to the structure of the exhibition and painting as performance. They have instigated and participated in numerous projects including exhibitions, performances and events at the Hayward Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery, Whitney Biennial, Eastside Projects, John Moores Painting Prize and British Art Show 7. They curate The Savage School Window at Vyner Street, London and were invited selectors for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2012.
The event takes place on Friday 17 May from 7.30pm til late. Attendance is free but spaces are limited, please book a place in advance at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/6260034933 or by calling gallery reception on 01724 297070.
Connect10 is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Museums at Night is the annual after-hours festival of arts, culture and heritage when hundreds of museums, galleries, libraries, archives and heritage sites open their doors for special evening events. It takes place over the weekend of Thursday 16 to Saturday 18 May 2013.