Exhibition

fig-futures

11 Sep 2018 – 7 Oct 2018

Event times

Opening hours throughout fig-futures:
Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm
Research space, shop and café:
Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

House:
Tuesday – Sunday 12 – 5pm

The galleries will be closed for installation on the following days:
Sunday 16 September 2018
Sunday 23 September 2018
Sunday 30 September 2018
Tuesday 2 October 2018

Kettle's Yard

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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fig-futures at Kettle’s Yard: 4 Weeks, 4 Exhibitions, 7 Artists

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WEEK 1 / EVA ROTHSCHILD + JOE MORAN
11 – 15 September 2018

WEEK 2 / OREET ASHERY
18 – 22 September 2018

WEEK 3 / BROOMBERG + CHANARIN
25 – 29 September 2018

WEEK 4 / PATRICK COYLE + FRANCESCO PEDRAGLIO
3-7 October 2018

Across four weeks Kettle’s Yard will present a programme of quick-fire exhibitions,  each lasting for only one week.

fig-futures at Kettle’s Yard begins with a presentation of A Setup, a collaboration between renowned sculptor Eva Rothschild and choreographer Joe Moran. Rothschild’s architectural structures will occupy the Sackler Gallery along with two dancers who will perform live in the spaces each day during the exhibition.

For week two, artist Oreet Ashery’s sonic performance Passing Through Metal will be staged for the first time in the UK, involving participants from Cambridge creating sound through mass knitting, accompanied by a heavy metal band. Ashery’s award winning video series Revisiting Genesis will also be screened.

New work by artists Broomberg & Chanarin will be displayed in week three, and new performances and installations by Patrick Coyle and Francesco Pedraglio will take place in week four.

Each of the four projects will start with free public events on Monday and Tuesday evenings in an exciting, exclusive opportunity to explore the spaces when they would usually be closed. Join us every week throughout the exhibition for Monday and Tuesday night previews including live performances between 6-8pm.

The exhibitions will be open from Tuesday – Saturday 11am–5pm for weeks 1, 2 and 3 and Wednesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm for week 4.

This project is in partnership with Norwich Castle Museum.

Exhibition dates:

Eva Rothschild and Joe Moran – 11 – 15 September 2018
Oreet Ashery – 18 – 22 September 2018
Broomberg & Chanarin – 25 – 29 September 2018
Patrick Coyle and Francesco Pedraglio – 2-7 October 2018

Eva Rothschild & Joe Moran’s ‘A Setup’ was commissioned by Block Universe in partnership with fig-2, 2015 ICA Studio, London.

Oreet Ashery’s ‘Passing through Metal’ was first produced in collaboration with by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmo, Sweden in 2017.

More about fig-futures

fig-futures is a project supported by Arts Council England, Art Fund, and Outset and follows the major project fig-2 in which 50 projects were presented across 50 weeks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London in 2015. fig-futures takes the one-week exhibition structure along with fig-2 alumni artists to four venues across the UK including Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool; Kettle’s Yard; The Gallery at De Montfort University, Leicester; and Plymouth Arts Centre.

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Exhibiting artists

Oreet Ashery

Francesco Pedraglio

Broomberg & Chanarin

Joe Moran

Eva Rothschild

Patrick Coyle

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