Tether Festival - Events taking place throughout Nottingham

Three weeks of events, exhibitions, performances and screenings dedicated to new, ambitious and innovative artworks being produced in the UK.

Featuring works by some of the East Midlands most exciting, emerging creative talent, the festival represents the first major project by Nottingham artist group, Tether.


Sun 4 Nov 2007, from 7pm
Opening Party; Cast Bar, Nottingham Playhouse
A buffet, projections and live music to celebrate the inauguration of the 2007 Tether Festival.

Sun 25 Nov 2007, from 8pm
Closing Party, Malt Cross, 3 (2 CONCESSIONS)


Sun 4 - Sun 25 Nov 2007
Screenroom Cinema
Pre-movie screenings of short films and animations in association with the Tether Festival.

Sun 4 - Sun 25 Nov 2007
Broadway Cinema, Digital Screens and Cafe Projection
Short animations and video works will be displayed on Broadways digital screens.


Mon 5 - Sun 11 Nov 2007
Uneasy Dreams, by Hugh Dichmont and Chie Hosaka
At Tether Studios
It's raining again. My head feels dull after a long tiresome sleep. I look out to see the view. It's raining again.

Mon 5 - Wed 7 Nov 2007
Forecasts, a performance by Matthew Cooper and Alexandria Clark
At Tether Studios
The artists combine their practices over the course of three days, constructing unplanned and uncertain structures from words and wood.

Fri 9 and Sat 10 Nov 2007
Untitled, by Arran Poole and Benjamin Hargrave
Victoria Court Interiors
Using the resonant sounds of the Bow Chime (a metal instrument played by manipulating rods and a large metal sheet) and vodka as translucient paint, the artists aim to create an atmospheric, durational piece.

Mon 12 - Fri 16 Nov 2007
A to B and back again, by Aaron Juneau and Jonathan Watts
Tether Studios
Juneau and Watts' dual screen video installation reflects upon the natural history of destruction imminent to the Norfolk and Suffolk coast, representing an imaginary space in the gallery.

Thu 15 Nov 2007
Tomasz Jankowiac, by Benjamin Hargrave and Matthew Cooper
Victoria Court Interiors
A performance exploring storytelling and music as co-existing ways of telling a tall tale.
Limited space, booking essential. Please email bookings@tether.org.uk or call 07912548494

Sun 18 - Tue 20 Nov 2007
Vortex LW 198kHz, by Amanda Young
Balloon Woods Adventure Playground
Boxed into a 62ft shipping container Vortex LW 198kHz depicts the far shores of the British Isles in the middle of the British landscape.


Tue 6 - Sun 18 Nov 2007
Lost in Pace, curated by Samuel Mercer and Liam Aitken
Tether Studios
Lost in Pace delivers a unique subversion of a traditional group show.
Associated Event: Tue 6 Nov - Private View

Mon 12 - Fri 17 Nov 2007
Beneath the Tarmac, The Grass, curated by Katherine Webborn
Bromley House Library
A wide range of book art has infiltrated the shelves of the Bromley house library. Armed with only a map, visitors are invited to hunt down these one-off and limited edition artist-made books while exploring the beautiful 18th Century Town House.
Booking essential: email bookings@tether.org.uk

Tue 13 - Tue 20 Nov 2007
Throes, curated by Charlotte Pratley and Alexandria Clark
Victoria Court Interiors
An exhibition exploring the darker side of human nature and the human condition, to provide an antidote to easily-viewed, unchallenging artwork shown in pristine white spaces.
Associated Event: Tue 13 Nov - Private View

Mon 19 - Sat 24 Nov 2007
Pipe Dream, curated by Rebecca Gove-Humphries and Katrine Brosnan
Tether Studios (17 Huntingdon Street)
An exhibition not afraid to fail. Challenging the presumption that exhibition set up should be final, Pipe Dream will utilise the space with daily curatorial changes. Giving the opportunity for people to work with the curators altering function and display.
Associated Event: Tue 20 Nov - Private View
Tether Festival - Events taking place throughout Nottingham

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