Tue 09 Jul 2013

The Hecklers

PV: Thursday 18 July. 6pm -8pm
19 July – 22 September 2013
New Art Gallery Walsall

Caroline Achaintre, Edwin Burdis, Slawomir Czajkowski (Zbiok),
Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson, Ruth Ewan, Andrew Gilbert,
Joel Gray, Tod Hanson, Geoffrey Ireland, kennardphillipps, Cedar Lewisohn (curator), Kieron Livingstone and Ian Allison, Alexis Milne, Laura Oldfield Ford, Max Reeves, Clunie Reid, John Russell, Francis Thorburn, Vicky Wright.

A heckler is someone who ties to unsettle others with questions, challenges or jibes. This exhibition brings together a range of artists who comment on social or political issues, often with a degree of playfulness. Woven through the exhibition is an exploration of ideas around “primitivism” and the re-working of modernist ideologies in the present day.

The exhibition includes photography, video, painting, sculpture, printmaking, performance and installation. A range of beer mats designed by artists Sarah Baker. M-CITY, Bob and Roberta Smith and Gavin Turk are presented offsite at The Black Country Arms in Walsall.

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