Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Northern Print need your vote

The Connect10 Vote: You choose where Mat Collishaw goes for Museums at Night 2013


Museums at Night 2013 takes place in hundreds of museums, galleries and heritage sites across the UK during the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 16-18.

The Connect10 competition is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

BACKLIT, Nottingham: an experimental event in Collishaw’s home town in which the artist will prepare and produce his work in the main gallery with public participation. Venue info here.

Lanhydrock House, Bodmin, Cornwall: a Night of Victorian visual illusions with a carnival atmosphere. Victorian characters will lead visitors to a workshop where Mat and his assistants will hlep to create a zoetrope. Venue info here.

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral: a one-night only visitor experience in the UK’s largest cathedral incorporating a light projection, music and participation in a 3D human zoetrope. Venue info here.

Northern Print, Newcastle: a participatory workshop with Mat and his assistants alongside an event about the celebrated naturalist and wood-engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). Venue info here. 

Cast your vote here: http://bit.ly/15PLJJh
 

Mat Collishaw

The photographer and video innovator is known for his hard-hitting images of beauty and cruelty, he has created adult zoetropes, photographed himself trying to catch fairies, and used phosphorescent paint to convey the brief lives of Victorian street children.
 

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