East Meets West 2.0

2 Jul 2016 – 4 Sep 2016

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Derby, United Kingdom


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Sixteen artists based within the Midlands (UK), or those who have graduated from a Midlands-based University.


Artists: Jim Brouwer & Simon Raven, Jacqueline Carey, Theo Ellison, Attilio Fiumarella, Emma Georgiou, Anne Giddings, Daniel Hayes, Geoff Hodgson, Amy Huggett, Holger Martin, Tracey McMaster, George Miles, Marta Soul, Clive Wheeler and Daniel T. Wheeler

East Meets West 2.0 presents sixteen artists based within the Midlands, or those who have graduated from a Midlands-based University in the past three years. Selected via an open call asking for responses relating to ‘Leisure’ – a core theme explored in Doug Fishbone's Leisure Land Golf (also showing in QUAD)– the resulting works offer a fascinating and diverse collection of interpretations, from projects delving into drinking culture, to a sensitive portrait of a young Shetland Island resident’s use of his leisure time. 

Selected by a panel of regional experts, the work will tour to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in partnership with GRAIN Projects, Birmingham, while also receiving a one-to-one professional development session from industry professionals.

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Michael Sargeant

Michael Sargeant

Exhibiting artists

Holger Martin

Anne Giddings

Daniel T Wheeler

Marta Soul

Clive Wheeler

Amy Huggett

Jim Brouwer

Daniel Hayes

Jacqueline Carey

Simon Raven

Theo Ellison

Emma Geogiou

George Miles

Geoff Hodgson

Attilio Fiumarella

Tracey McMaster

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