Monday, January 30, 2006

Exhibition: 'Pagoda', as part of Vitrine's 'Trajectory', opening 30th Jan 2006

featuring Lucy Gibson, Meriel Herbert, Matthew Houlding, Pippa Koszerek and Simon Le Ruez

30th January - 19th March 2006

At all Vitrine venues in Leeds’ city centre – see for map

"Lucy Gibson intervenes in one of the Merrion Centre windows facing Wade Lane, with her mythological ‘Pagoda’ installation inspired by shapes found in the shopping centre’s existing architecture. The pagoda suggests a halfmemory in the history of the city, or a story that hasn’t quite been told, and also contains a sound piece: the bells on the unseen pagoda spire will be audible through the vitrine, perhaps at night or in a rare moment of calm amongst the hubbub of the city streets.

‘Trajectory’ reflects Vitrine’s journey into another year, with a new group of artists based mostly in the wider Yorkshire region, showing a range of work including wall-based collages, site-specific installation, and sound and video pieces. An illustrated full-colour catalogue with a text by Robert Clark, made possible by kind assistance from Leeds Art Collections Fund, is available from Vitrine at Patrick Studios or to pick up FREE from Leeds City Art Gallery and Gateway Yorkshire Tourist Information Office inside Leeds Rail Station."

For the full Trajectory press release which includes details of all the artists' work, as a PDF, please download here

**Special event:
Supper walk in association with Leeds Civic Trust, Wednesday 1st March.Cost £5 per person, limited to 30 places.

A walking tour of the exhibition with participating artists, who will talk about their work and Vitrine curators Pippa Hale and Kerry Harker, who will talk about the project. Departing from the Leeds Civic Trust building on Wharf Street at 6pm, followed by supper afterwards.
Booking essential on 07752 733 076.


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