- Various venues across Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent (see @dustexhibition facebook page)
- Saturday, September 8, 2018
- Saturday, October 20, 2018
- Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
- West Midlands
- Dust Rising
‘DUST Rising’ sees artists associated with the city show new artwork in response to the heritage and happenings referencing either history or contemporary use of featured buildings. The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, The Town Hall, Bethesda Chapel as well as AirSpace Gallery and EN Gallery feature in a ‘Dust Trail’ guiding the public from one venue to the other. The project is supported by Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Hanley City Centre Partnership and various cafes and bars including The Quarter, RAWR, Bottlecraft, and, the newest of the local brewers, Mart’s Brewery and Tap. The 6-week-long series of exhibitions will be accompanied by special events such as artists’ talks, spoken word poetry, and on 6th October a public debate ‘Can public art help regenerate a city and create a new impression of Stoke-on-Trent?’ will be held at Hanley Town Hall Court Room!
‘Dust Rising’ is the next stage in an ambition to develop a regular and sustainable biennial visual arts project and raise the profile of the city’s creative talent by showcasing established and emerging artists associated with the city. It aims to attract both residents of the city and visitors to Hanley who can enjoy viewing new and dynamic art on display in inspiring buildings that are themselves a reminder of the rich cultural heritage of the area.
Artists participating in the exhibition:
Cristiana Cappelletti, Amy Davis, Allison Dias, James Dudley-Ward, Gabriella Gay, Paul Gosling, Kornelia Herms, Daniel Hopkins, Joyce Iwaszko, Dawn Jutton, Belinda Latimer, Denise O’Sullivan, Sara Penny, Sharon Porteous, Deb Rogers, Stephen Seabrige, Bret Sha, Terry Shave, AirSpace Studio Artists, SoTART (Stoke-on-Trent ART Group)
Venues taking part:
Hanley Town Hall, Victoria Hall, Bethesda Chapel, Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, City Centre Library, AirSpace Gallery, EN Gallery, Bottlecraft, RAWR and The Quarter
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