14 March - 18 March 2000
On the House
Uncovering a universe where real, filmed and imagined time frames kaleidoscope into one intimate and amusing event, On The House is a physical, visual and sonic delight, a place deep inside the woods where people go to talk a different language, slide off the roof, swing, perch, fight, catch, hold, love and cherish in a house where every private act is visible through transparent walls.
4 March - 11 March 2000
Not For All The Tea In China
Mayling To’s work re-examines the identity of the ‘eastern hero’ which grew out of the kung-fu craze of the seventies.
5 February - 11 March 2000
Peeping Tom is a large-scale projection work that extends Lewis’ investigation into what he terms the “parts” or “bits” of cinema (titles, end sequences etc.). The work takes its title and its inspiration from Michael Powell’s seminal 1959 psychological thriller, “Peeping Tom”.
20 November 1999 - 22 January 2000
New Art from the North
Immediate is the first presentation by the gallery of work selected from the most innovative and experimental artists working across the North who are either engaged in current post-graduate study or are recent graduates.
2 October - 13 November 1999
Internationally acclaimed artist Susan Hiller’s most recent video installation, PSI Girls, consists of five floor-to-ceiling projections exploring the relationship between “magic” and “art”, using excerpts from popular cinema, collected, sampled and manipulated by Hiller over several years.
7 July - 25 September 1999
Overhang is an inventive and witty look at two apparently unrelated viewing technologies.
10 June - 31 July 1999
Traffic takes as theme the contrast between American ideas of the Road Movie and the romance of road culture and the European equivalent which is more involved with tailbacks, traffic, monotony and stasis. The works in the show highlight this dichotomy and deal with what has become an attitude, a way of life not just a side-effect of travel.
14 November 1998 - 30 January 1999
The first major exhibition in the U.K. of the international artist, Sophie Calle. The exhibition combined a major retrospective with new work.
23 October - 21 November 1998
Shunted formed part of Public Sightings, a ground-breaking programe of publicly sited art works for Photo 98, the UK Year of Photography and the Electronic Image.