Eastside Projects July Events @eprjcts

Eastside Projects are keeping busy over the summer with a host of events for the Digbeth venue…

PRODUCTION RESIDENCY: SIGNALS AHEAD
13–28 July 2012    
During July Amsterdam based artist Uta Eisenreich is undertaking a short production residency the second gallery. Focussing on the language of signage in the locale she will be producing and recording object moments across the entire space of the gallery.
OPENING EVENT: INTRODUCING UTA EISENREICH (picture above), Friday 13 July, 6.30–8pm
FINAL EVENT: A PERFORMANCE IN 5 ACTS, Friday 20 July, 6.30–8pm

LUNCH CLUB
Friday 13 July, 12–1pm
Escape your desk or studio for an hour and join Eastside Projects for lunch. Everyone is welcome. They have an array of tea, coffee and herbal teas – all you need to bring is your packed lunch.

SCIENCE TALK: SEEKING SERENDIPITY
Wednesday 18 July, 6.30–8pm
£4 / £2 concs / free to Extra Special People
Dr Stephann Makri (UCL Interaction Centre) and Dr Debbie Maxwell (University of Dundee) discuss the slippery, subjective phenomenon of serendipity and their research around how one might design physical and digital spaces that create opportunities for serendipitous encounters and interactions.

IN CONVERSATION: CAROLINE ACHAINTRE, SARA BARKER, ALICE CHANNER AND LISA LE FEUVRE
Thursday 26 July, 6.30-8pm
£4 / £2 concs / free to Extra Special People
Lisa Le Feuvre, Head of Sculpture Studies at the Henry Moore Institute, (Leeds) leads this conversation between the three artists currently exhibiting in Eastside Projects’ main gallery. Talking amongst, and around, the works on show they will discuss individual and shared approaches and ideas, and consider the possibilities sculpture offers for contemporary practice.

FAMILY WORKSHOP: EXPLORING SCULPTURE
Wednesday 25 July, 2–4pm
Learn more about contemporary art as you explore sculptural materials in a hands-on, artist-led, family workshop. In this practical session children will have the chance to transform clay and plaster into colourful creations inspired by Eastside Projects’ current exhibition ‘Caroline Achaintre, Sara Barker, Alice Channer’. Suitable for children aged 5–11. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Places are free but must be reserved – to book call 0121 771 1778 or email bethan at eastsideprojects.org

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