Friday, 15 January 2010

Current exhibition:

Slack Space Colchester are proud to host ‘Work in Progress’ - an exhibition of work by Colchester Minories / Colchester Institute MA Arts in Social Context students completing the first year of their course

The exhibition features work from:
Katherine Arnold
Anne Barclay
Ian Hurd
Lisa Temple-Cox
And will run from 13th – 24th January.

Upcoming exhibitions:

Female Photographers
January 27th – February 7th 2010
The best of Colchester and area's female photographers

'Graphic Start'
February 10th - 14th 2010
Graphic artist Lee Thomas wallpapers the space with his work. Public are invited to interact and participate

January mini fest:

The January mini festival has been postponed to February. Look out for some fantastic performance:

Wed 10 – Twelfth Night rehearsed reading, Guerrilla Shakespeare Company
Thur 11 – Matt Simpkins + Ensembell + Connor Sturges + Poetry and compere: Mark Brayley
Fri 12 – Moot Point, an evening of creative kaos and electronic music
Sat 13 pm - Martin Reed jazz and belly dancing with workshops and performance 1 – 5pm
Sat 13 eve - Terror the musical, Bad Terrorists

Please don’t book now. We’ll send out further details nearer the time.

Art at the Heart (Beat):

Slack Space has just been awarded 2K by Essex County Council to run an arts poster trail in Colchester Town Centre. We will display original local art (prints and poetry) in 18 empty and working shop windows across the town centre. Prints will be beautifully digitally printed with brief artists details, numbered and mounted. The exhibition will run for three months, changing after five weeks.

Work will be sourced through both an inclusive open call and by developing existing partnerships. A catalogue / guide will be produced.

Watch out for the first call for this exciting new project!

Nearly ten thousand visitors in seven months!

In 7 months of being open Slack Space has welcomed over 9,500 visitors (and we’re only open for half of the week!) This means we will shortly be able to welcome our ten thousandth visitor to the gallery space. Watch out for a special announcement and press release!

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