A successful PR campaign has seen In Another Place – 10 billboards, 10 places, 6 weeks – gain profile across the region and nationally!
The project has been covered in print and online by 69 Degrees, Left Lion, Arts Beat, Hey What’s on in Notts (preview & review), Great Central,(preview and review), Visit Nottinghamshire, the Derbyshire Times, The Mansfield Chad, the Belper News, the Derby Telegraph
This is great, and more exciting still is that it’s been noticed by the BBC!
After an initial interview with Liz and Theo Miller – Leicester Print Workshop’s billboard artist – in the lead up to In Another Place going live, BBC Radio Leicester conducted another interview with Theo in June.
BBC Radio Nottingham carried out an interview, firstly with UK Young Artists’ billboard artist Charlie Birtles and Backlit’s artist Ryan Heath, followed by a further interview with CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham and Charlie, in front of her billboard in Hyson Green, Nottingham.
Of course, this is all alongside the fantastic public programme that our In Another Place venues are delivering. See what’s on:
Attenborough Arts Centre: Amartey Golding: Is it just me, or is it you? – 14th April – 17th June 2018 – Attenborough Arts Centre premiers Amartey Golding’s largest solo show to date, offering an honest & self-implicating observation on contemporary British culture.
Backlit: Mountain of Tongues – 26th May – 17th July 2018 – Inspired by the unique characteristics of the Caucasus, this exhibition attempts to region between Europe & Asia , this exhibition attempts to reactivate transnational ideas, behaviours & thought-processes, between Eastern & Western identities. Featuring work by In Another Place artist & BACKLIT studio holder Ryan Heath.
Gunby Hall and Gardens: Pioneer -1 to 31 August 2018 – CommonAs presents a series of artworks in Gunby’s Orchard Gallery made with the participation of artists, National Trust volunteers & staff to celebrate, entertain, engage & prompt questions.
Leicester Print Workshop: In Another Place – 19th May – 28th July 2018 – LPW presents new work by Phil Hackett, Khush Kali, Theo Miller, Emma Powell & Matt Strong, responding to our billboard’s context in Oadby & the aesthetics & ubiquity of advertising.
Relics – 19th May – 28th July – The Print Room, LCB Depot – Exhibition by In Another Place artist Theo Miller presenting a series of new works inspired & informed by his Print Futures 2017 award.
New Art Exchange: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail, the Dark Lioness – 28 April 2018 – 24 June 2018 – An exhibition of work by South African visual activist Zanele Muholi, whose work presents critical questions about social justice, human rights & contested representations of the black body.
Quad: Joey Holder: Adcredo: The Deep Belief Network – 14th July – 21st October – A major exhibition by In Another Place artist Joey Holder, investigating the construction of belief in online networks, examining the rise of unjust ideologies & fantasies, & how these are capable of affecting our worldview.
Attenborough Arts Centre: Family Workshops – Saturdays 26th May & 2nd, 9th & 16th June – Free, drop-in activities exploring themes, materials, and ideas from the exhibition suitable for all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome, booking is advised.
Backlit: This Way / That Way – Saturday 2nd June – In Another Place artist, Ryan Heath will be joined by BACKLIT director Matthew Chesney for a walk & talk around the gallery & to his billboard by Nottingham Ice Stadium to discuss his work in relation to language & symbology.
Leicester Print Workshop: Cultural Quarter Lates – Friday 25th May – In Another Place artist, Theo Miller talks about his new letterpress work, Norderstedt, showing simultaneously at LPW and on a billboard in Oadby’s Asda car park.
New Art Exchange: Film screening & discussion – Thursday 10th May – Director Campbell X’s recently made documentary film, VISIBLE, challenges common misconceptions that LGBTQ+ People of Colour have no history & no story to tell.
Exhibition tour – Thursday 17th May – Senior Curator & Head of Archive & Research at Autograph ABP, Renée Mussai, leads a tour of In Another Place artist Zanele Muholi’s ongoing self-portrait series.
Africa: Image and Identity – Thursday 7th June – Writer, critic & curator Ekow Eshun explores the cultural context of the work of In Another Place artist Zanele Muholi: a contemporary Africa where history & modernity, the personal and political exist in vivid tension.
Primary: In Conversation – Saturday 30th June – In Another Place artist Melanie Jackson in conversation with writer Bianca Stoppani, exploring the overlap between art, technology & advertising.
Quad: Discussion – Wednesday 30th May – In Another Place & exhibiting artist Joey Holder leads a discussion with QUAD over 50s group GoldsQUAD on the influence of the internet.
What are deep belief networks? – Wednesday 30th May, 7 pm – A discussion led by In Another Place & exhibiting artist Joey Holder & University of Derby Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Andrew Wilson.
The Collection: Make and Take drop-in sessions – Tuesdays 29th May & 7th – 28th August – Drop in making sessions for years 7+ to inspired by the development of the aircraft industry in Lincoln in World War One & to celebrate the Centenary of the RAF.
UK Young Artists: Making conversations – Wednesday 30th May – In Another Place artist Charlie Birtles leads a workshop exploring the needle lace techniques she used in her billboard artwork. Includes a visit to her billboard nearby where she will talk through the story behind the work.
In Conversation – Tuesday 5th June – In Another Place artist Charlie Birtles maps her journey post-study to life as a self-employed maker for artists, students and members of the public. Followed by a visit to the billboard in Hyson Green led by the artist.