Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Saturday, May 24, 2014
g39 Oxford St Cardiff CF24 3DT

More occupation than exhibition, Shaun Featherstone’s practice is focus is on social (in)justice/immobility, social class and the mass communication mechanisms which inform/ entrench perceptions of these issues. Working collaboratively through the use of presentational devices, events, convivial traditions, and good humour Red Shoes will result in the creation, production and presentation of functional works/objects as the exhibition progresses.

Events include:

Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 May

The Red Shoes project commences with a march from Merthyr to Cardiff. The march, in celebration of International Workers Day (May Day) is part of the Made in Spring weekend and will start from the newly opened Red House arts centre in Merthyr Tydfil.

Wednesday 21 May

‘Spirit of 45’ film screening, discussion and workshop. Retired and current members of the trade union Unison will join Shaun to discuss Ken Loach’s 2013 film and the issues it raises. There will be a creative workshop and free refreshments.

Thursday 22 May

Benefit gig for ‘Cardiff and South Wales Against the Bedroom Tax’ hosted by Cardiff anarcho folk troublemaker Cosmo