This summer Piergroup will be carrying out a short research project that will provide an interpretative insight into the Pier Arts Centre Collection and the temporary exhibition programme of work by Damien Hirst, Margaret Mellis, Edmund de Waal and David Ward.
The project will explore what it means to be a collector and to categorise and display objects and collections. The group will be working with Rhona Warwick Paterson who has devised some creative and imaginative ways to encourage our thinking about the project and will help us formulate the bigger questions that we might address over the coming months.
Dates for your Diary! Friday 19 - Monday 22 June
Friday 19th June
4pm-5pm Guided talk by artists Edmund de Waal and David Ward and exhibition curator Mike Tooby
Saturday 20 June
2.00pm Meet at gallery to explore exhibitions and discuss project
3.30-5.00pm collecting materials for collages/constructions (beach tbc – transport provided)
Sunday 21 June
2.00-4.00pm gallery-based workshop (1) making collages/constructions + discussions on next steps of project
Monday 22 June
7.00-9.00pm gallery-based workshop (2) making collages/constructions + discussions on next steps of project
These sessions are designed to really kick start the project off – following this introduction, the project will be more spread out and flexible in how and when you are able to participate.
Please let us know which sessions you plan to attend and if you have any difficulties with transport. firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 850209