Skip to main content

Preview & Artists' Talk

Here Was Elsewhere: A Memorandum of a Summer in Shanghai

Preview & Artists' Talk: Poster Club

Please join us at the Preview of our forthcoming exhibition NEW Wheat, NEW Mud, NEW Machine by artists' group Poster Club on Thursday 10 March. Before the Preview, Poster Club will present an Artists' Talk at 4.30pm.

Artists' Talk: Thursday 10 March, 4.30 - 5.30pm

Preview: Thursday 10 March, 5.30 - 7.30pm

Forum: Here Was Elsewhere: A Memorandum of a Summer in Shanghai:

Wednesday 13 April, 6.00 - 8.30pm

Exhibition: 11 March - 23 April 2016

NEW Wheat, NEW Mud, NEW Machine is a newly created installation of posters, garments and sculptures by artists’ collaborative group Poster Club. Poster Club are Anne-Marie Copestake, Charlie Hammond, Tom O’Sullivan, Nicolas Party, Ciara Phillips and Michael Stumpf.

NEW Wheat, NEW Mud, NEW Machine sees the artists create a new body of work stemming from their participation in Cooper Gallery’s major international project CURRENT in Shanghai in 2015.

Poster Club uses the medium of print as a site for experimental collaborative practice. Revisiting previous artworks and utterances is one of the key apparatus in Poster Club’s practice which they describe as a humorous 'institutional self-critique’. Through their use of elusive and humorously provocative slogans and utilisation of the ‘poster’ in its inherent multiple form, Poster Club’s works embody the plurality and complexity of contemporary cultural practice.

At the Preview of NEW Wheat, NEW Mud, NEW Machine there will be an artists' talk by Poster Club who will expand upon their practice and their participation in Phase One of Cooper Gallery's major international project CURRENT | Contemporary Art from Scotland in Shanghai in summer 2015.

For more information about the exhibition and the artists, please see our website.

* * *

Poster Club have been kindly supported in the production of their work for NEW Wheat, NEW Mud, NEW Machine by Glasgow Print Studio.

NEW Wheat, NEW Mud, NEW Machine is an exhibition that includes work developed by Poster Club for CURRENT |????: Contemporary Art from Scotland, with the support of the British Council, British Council China, China-UK Connections through Culture, The National Lottery through Creative Scotland, Scottish Government and Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Open: Monday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday Closed, and can be accessed via the Cooper Gallery doors on the right side of DJCAD.

Cooper Gallery will be closed on Saturday 2nd, 9th & 16th April due to University building closure between teaching semesters.