ESA Social Club presents: Multitude

East Street Arts (ESA) present their third Social Club: Multitude, taking place over three weekends in November 2008. Multitude will explore ideas of consumerism, collecting and hoarding through a variety of socially engaged art events, exhibitions, artist commissions and residencies.

PROGRAMME:

Salon

A non-hierarchical open submission selling show for ESA members.

Jess Wilkin You’re Never Alone When You Collect
Artist Jess Wilkin will show the culmination of her two month research residency at Patrick Studios, exploring archives, collections and the motivation behind their owners.

Transpennine Memorabilia Collection and Café
Enjoy a cup of tea and cake whilst viewing artist Kwong Lee’s Transpennine Memorabilia Collection which showcases discarded tourist souvenirs of the Transpennine region's villages, towns and cities.

Socialist Jukebox: Fri 7 Nov (launch night)
Socialist Jukebox will present a mystery collection of 7" vinil singles get a one time 'airing' before being whisked away by their new owners to add to their collection.

Studios Programme : Fri 7 - Sun 9 Nov
A selection of ESA studio holders will exhibit artwork in their studios created directly in response to their concerns of collecting and hoarding.

Digital Lounge: Thu 13 Nov 6-9pm
Digital Lounge will feature a new commission by artist and film maker Katy Woods, Dear Phyllis.Other films showing include: Martin Hampton’s The Collector, BBC documentary The Life of Grime and AGRIFASHIONISTA's The Librarians.

Round Table Discussion: Artists' Collections: Fri 14 Nov 5-7pm
Contemporary artists discuss the role that collecting and collections play in their art practice. An open public discussion to follow their presentations.
In collaboration with and held at The Stanley&Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds

The 'You're Never Alone When You Collect' tour : Sat 15 Nov, 3-5pm.
Meet at ESA, Patrick Studios.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Please email sarah.barrett@esaweb.org.uk.

Visitors will have the opportunity to explore collectors' homes.
ESA Social Club presents: Multitude


Event Title: ESA Social Club presents: Multitude
Postcode: LS9 UK
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