Posts by Theresa Easton

Carnegie 100: The Philanthropic Act

Hendon Library, more commonly known as Back on the Map played host to a conference forum marking Carnegie 100 organised by Assign group with support from The Other. You can watch the conference HERE. Or why not check out a great write in the Sunderland Echo.

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AGM & Social

Cath Walsh reports back on The Other’s first year: This is the first annual general meeting of The Other Great Exhibition of the North, we have had a very productive and busy first year. We have had many open planning meetings encouraging people to participate and contribute to the group, we also feed back to…

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The OTHER Social & AGM

Come along to our next social at Pop Recs 27 Stockton Road Sunderland SR2 7AQ Tuesday October 1st 18.30-20.00. The OTHER is a response to ArtWashing and George Osborne’s 2018 vanity project The Great Exhibition of the North. The OTHER is still growing strong – made up of community activists, locals, artists, musicians, creatives and…

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The importance of dialogue

In December’s bulletin we wrote that OtherGen, along with our colleagues at Culture Matters Co-Operative, were seeking to establish an ongoing dialogue with major cultural institutions in the North East. The purpose of this dialogue would be to consider the current state of relations between the region’s cultural institutions, in particular Arts Council England funded…

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Newcastle based artist Cath Walsh writes about her practice

Newcastle based artist Cath Walsh writes about her practice, thoughts about the Other Great Exhibition of the North and the importance of engaging with urgent social issues    I have been involved in the Other Great Exhibition of the North  (OtherGEN) from the first meeting in April at George Street Social. Since then there have…

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Musicians Union show support!

The Other Exhibition of the North now welcomes support from the Musicians’ Union Northern Regional Committee, who have recently issued the following statement: “The Musicians Union (MU) North of England Regional Committee endorses and supports The Other Exhibition of The North, its manifesto, its desire to showcase the full scope of arts activities in the…

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A Manifesto

The OTHER Great Exhibition of the North: By the people, for the people, a  Manifesto Why the OTHER Great Exhibition of the North? Because we’re determined to make people understand that big showpiece events are no substitute for proper funding of arts and culture. Events like the Great Exhibition of The North (GEOTN) might have…

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Is Spectacle the Sun That Never Sets?

Call out for Artworks 21 August to 25 August 2018 , System Gallery The Other Great Exhibition of the North is calling out for artworks that challenge the dominant social and economic neoliberal narratives for an exhibition to be held at the System Gallery, 21 to 25 August. Eight years of government driven austerity has…

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System Gallery Call out

My name is Dan, I’m Artistic Director of System, an artist-run space based in the heart of Newcastle (second floor of Bar Loco). I’m open to all ideas from artists / curators / organisers to use System’s gallery space for events attached to The Other Great Exhibition of The North. Contact: systemncl@gmail.com

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Angela Kennedy

Practice Angela Kennedy is a visual and performance artist. She has a practice which involves drawing, performance, improvisation, leading walks in urban and rural settings, including developing acts of collective poetry. Angela’s socially engaged/community art work spans thirty years, with Women’s groups, under fives, elders, primary schools, as well as universities. Activity  Inspired by Drink…

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