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University of the Creative Arts,
New Dover Road,
|Tue 21 Oct||Beethoven & Butterworth Farewells at St Gregory's Centre for Music|
|Sat 18 - Wed 22 Oct||Canoe Taster Sessions at The George And Dragon|
|Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury at Lilford Gallery|
|Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury at the Brunch at Brunch|
|Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov||Canterbury Festival at Canterbury|
|Sat 18 - Sun 26 Oct||Canterbury Society of Art - Autumn Exhibition at Canterbury|
Facing Extinction is an ambitious re-working of Gustav Metzger's seminal work Mass Media: Today and Yesterday. Thousands of newspapers stacked in a rectangular mass in the centre of the gallery space collected and sourced by staff and students from UCA and partner institutions.
During the opening and for the duration of the show, the public will be invited to interact with the work, selecting articles in response to the subject of extinction and pinning them to the gallery walls. Metzger's installation is intended to be a work in a state of flux; continually changing and growing as visitors are invited to add newspapers to the stack.
Project initiated by the Fine Arts Department at UCA, Farnham. Curated by Andrea Gregson.
Preview 16 October 2014
5.30pm to 7pm The Web: A Time for Talking. An Event with Gustav Metzger and guests.
7pm to 8.30pm Exhibition opening.
Image credit: Dyrenes Verden – Pattedyr II (Animal Kingdom – Mammals II) by Ingvald Lieberkind c. 1961
|Sat 18 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014|