46 artists in 23 venues.
See the programme for this weekend:
FRIDAY 1 JULY – SUNDAY 3 JULY
11am – 5pm each day – University of Essex, Elmer Approach
LIZZY LE QUESNE – Moving and writing, the artist makes direct engagement between body and space, bringing inner sensation and awareness of body into dialogue with outer environment, and transforming the glass of a window into the threshold between private and public worlds.
SATURDAY 2 JULY
10-4pm – Pier Hill
MADELAINE MURPHY’s Dovecote is made from architectural and nautical salvage and celebrates the cultural wealth of Essex. The public are asked to contribute to the artwork to complete its intention. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
12-4pm – The Royals
LIFE IS ELSEWHERE events:
Artists run a Salon in the Royals discussing the theme of Pause with public and inviting local artists to come and join them
+ OLIVIA NOTARO sets up and repaints the background of an old portrait to feature the indoor ‘landscape’ in front of her
+ At the turn of each hour between 12-4pm – OLIVER GUY-WATKINS performs When the God Speak, a two-minute snowstorm – at top of the Pier Hill
+ 12-1pm BETH FOX & KONSTANTY CZART will engage the public in discussions about the René Julien sculpture outside Southend Victoria train station
12-5pm – Southend High Street
KATE MURDOCH‘s sign Stop Look Listen will be seen carried around Southend town centre and the seafront
2-5pm – Southend High Street
STEVE ROSENTHAL’s unusual market research questions our relationship with the ethos of market research and the weight of ‘personal opinion’. Hear out for: ‘Free Seaside Views, Free Seaside Views’!
FRIDAY 8 JULY – Utopia
KESHET BUCKLE will be in and drawing throughout the day, with the resulting works going up within few days