Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan: A Successful Proposition for the Great North Exhibition
22.06.18 — 09.09.18Art, Exhibition
A Successful Proposition for the Great North Exhibition is the outcome of an invitation to artists Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan to produce a public artwork for the Great Exhibition of the North.
Tim Etchells: With/Against
22.06.18 — 28.08.18Art, Exhibition
Etchells’ site-specific sculptural work for Great Exhibition of the North looks out towards the river Tyne from Gateshead Quays. The work uses innovative LED technology to expand upon previous public commissions that explore the speed, clarity and vividness with which language communicates narrative, image and ideas.
Jane and Louise Wilson: Suspended Island
22.06.18 — 09.09.18Art, Exhibition, Film
Jane and Louise Wilson (b.1967) began working together in 1989, and use film, photography and sculpture, to create arresting, highly theatrical and atmospheric installations that grapple with often challenging subject matter.
Ryan gander: To Give Light (Northern Aspirational Charms)
22.06.18 — 28.08.18Art, Exhibition
Ryan Gander (b. Chester, 1976) is a conceptual artist whose practice is characterised by storytelling and allusion. Within his often playful works, meaning is subtly implied and questions of existence are indirectly posed. Gander’s practice moves beyond a discipline-specific approach, navigating the complexity of culture with humour and ingenuity.
Phil Collins: Ceremony
22.06.18 — 30.09.18Art, Exhibition, Film, Moving image
The Russian Revolution took place in 1917, in a country exhausted by the First World War. The event shaped the political landscape of the 20th century. But it was in Manchester, not Imperial Russia, that the idea of communism was born.
Michael Dean: Having you on
22.06.18 — 30.09.18Art, Exhibition
Michael Dean makes immersive sculptural installations which explore language, intimacy and the politics of being in the world. For the Great Exhibition of the North, Dean will produce a major new commission that responds to BALTIC’s vast Level 3 gallery. Using his own writing as a starting point, Dean gives language material form, creating moulds and casts of words.
01.06.18 — 26.08.18
The Biscuit Factory's summer show is headlined by emerging portrait artist Dan Cimmermann, who will also be creating a specially commissioned large-scale mural of the northern inventor George Stephenson, inspired by the Great Exhibition of the North. Another highlight this season includes design | innovate | craft - a mixed media exhibition celebrating innovation within contemporary craft.
Amy Norris and Rory Henderson ‘Home and Lives’ Exhibition
02.06.18 — 30.06.18
The work of three creatives is being celebrated in an artistic display featuring live music, motion graphics and costume design.
‘Note to Self’ – South Transept
16.06.18 — 04.08.18
'Note to Self' – South Transept
It is language, discourse and the process of negotiating meaning and truth, which informs the artist’s work. The act of penetrating glass forms with fragments of text is literally and metaphorically an act of vitrification, transforming the everyday speech that passes between us.
‘Amusements’ – Main Gallery
16.06.18 — 04.09.18Art, Exhibition
'Amusements' Hartlepool based artist Stuart Langley presents a series of installations and artworks which seek to re-imagine the traditional gallery as a magnetically immersive space of colour, light, neon and waste. From a modern interpretation of the illusive rainbow to a pulsing sculptural homage to VHS, Stuart’s work centres on audience experience in offering fantastical combinations.