PRE –LAB REPORT DATE: 20TH AUGUST 2015 Technicians: Lydia Heath BA Fine Art Amy Wyatt BA Graphic Art Dawn Evans MA Fine Art Place of Lab: The Winchester Gallery, Park Avenue, Winchester SO23 8DL Period of experimentation: 24th August to 28th August 2015 What concept[s] is this […]
Performance becomes Spectacle Spectacle becomes Entertainment Entertainment becomes Passivity Passivity becomes Consent Consent becomes Democracy* *(no words are exchanged, roles are assumed, objectives are achieved) Yonat Nitzan-Green performing ‘Dust Collection’ (‘Agitation 1’).
Amy Wyatt, Dawn Evans, Lydia Heath & Helen Northcott in conversation responding to ‘Agitation 1’ by Laurence Dube-Rushby.
During the Laboratory of Dissent the Winchester Gallery becomes a site for investigation rather than a showcase of finished work. Fourteen CAS artists will divide into 4 groups and each will occupy the gallery for a week, using Chantal Mouffe’s essay ‘Artistic Activism and Agonistic Spaces’ as a starting point for collaboration. This is an experimental exhibition exploring dissent as a […]
‘Night Vision’ on Saturday 6th June was a visual performance inspired by the hidden world of the night. In her research, artist Susan Francis found that very little has been written about the night time. Our “entire history is only the history of waking men.” This first led Susan to interview women at night, and in […]