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Is Spectacle the Sun That Never Sets?

July 27, 2018

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…

System Gallery Call out

June 28, 2018

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:

Angela Kennedy

June 28, 2018

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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The OTHER Great Exhibition of the North: By the people, for the people, a Manifesto

Why the OTHER Great Exhibition of the North? Because the Great Exhibition of The North (GEOTN) is less about the North and more about a politically motivated attempt by a Tory government to Artwash its policies of austerity and privatisation. Policies that leave many communities across the country adrift and without the creative resources, community spaces and services available to them after years of cuts.

OTHER is an artist-led, inclusive response to GEOTN to give a voice and platform to individuals and communities, to showcase the full scope of arts activities in the North.

OTHER is open and inclusive not only to artists, performers, musicians, creatives, writers, scientists and academics, but to all individuals and community groups living and working in the North.

OTHER will tell the stories of the North, exhibiting and celebrating our pioneering spirit, innovation and cultural diversity.

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