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DUNDEE LAUNCH WEEKEND Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 June 2014 Celebrate the opening of GENERATION exhibitions in Dundee and surrounding areas, by joining the launch; a weekend packed full of dynamic art events in a number of city spaces.


GENERATION is a major, nation-wide exhibition programme showcasing some of the best and most significant art to have emerged from Scotland over a period of 25 years. GENERATION offers access to world-class art on an unparalleled scale, with over 60 venues across Scotland taking part. It’s free, it’s exciting and it’s accessible. This is a once in a generation opportunity.

#YAGgen Journey at GENERATION Dundee Launch Join the Youth Action Group #YAGgen on an interactive social media trail with a difference, around exhibitions and events on Saturday 28 June. Meet them in The McManus Creative Learning studio at 3pm, before starting the journey at the official GENERATION Dundee Launch at Nick Evans: The White Whale exhibition. This is part of a co-production project for young people aged 12 - 25 based across Dundee Contemporary Arts and The McManus, exploring 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland. For more details contact creativelearning@leisureandculturedundee.com


GENERATION IS

THE DUNDEE LAUNCH WEEKEND IS MANAGED AND SUPPORTED BY:

Photo Credits [l-r] The McManus Youth Action Group Aggregation 24 © Andy Lomas, University of Dundee, D’Arcy Thompson Art Fund Collection Michael Corr’s studio, WASPS’ Meadow Mill Studios ©Dapple Photography Let The Day Perish © 2014, Fiona Jardine, Hospitalfield Arts

Hannah Maclure Centre

Cooper Gallery

Le Drapeau Noir, Interior 3 © Rob Churm and Raydale Dower, Continue Without Losing Conciousness Installation view, Neues Museum, Nuremberg ©Nick Evans; Mary Mary, Glasgow Studio Jamming ©2014, Cooper Gallery Eye for an Eye ©2014, David Lyons, Hannah MacLure Centre


WHAT’S ON & WHERE

WHO WE ARE

Manifesto 2014

Live performances, videos, songs and artworks which explore globalisation, national identity and collaboration.

Generator Projects is an artist-led organisation that supports artistic practice in Dundee.

Generator Projects 25/26 Mid Wynd Industrial Estate, Dundee, DD1 4JG

www.generatorprojects.co.uk @GENERATORproj

A Glimpse of a Great Vision: The D’Arcy Thompson Art Fund Collection

University of Dundee’s Museum Services stages exhibitions of artworks, artefacts and specimens from their collections

Exhibition featuring the results of a two-year project to build a collection of artwork inspired by this pioneer of life sciences. Tower Foyer & Lamb Galleries, Tower Building, University of Dundee

WHEN Friday 27 June Launch Event 5 - 9pm

Saturday 28 June Exhibition 9.30am - 4.30pm Exhibition continues until 26 July

www.dundee.ac.uk/museum @UoD_Museums

Saturday 28 June

Visit Meadow Mills Studios

Join a guided tour of six visual arts studios, meet artists and learn about their varied practices. Duration approx. 1.5 hours.

Studio Tours

11am & 2pm

Morning Workshops

Morning Workshops Project Space 1 & 2 [1] Adult’s Drawing [2] Children’s Printmaking* Afternoon Workshops Project Space 1 & 2 [1] Children’s Sculpture* [2] Adult’s Photography

Meadow Mill is home to 58 artist studios housing up to 100 artists, plus two gallery and project spaces.

WASPS Meadow Mill Floors 2, 3 & 4, West Hendersons Wynd, Dundee, DD1 5BY

www.waspsstudios.org.uk @WaspsMeadowMill

10.30am - 12.30pm

Continue without Losing Consciousness

Afternoon Workshops

1.30 - 3.30pm

Free, no booking required. *Children’s workshops suitable for 5+ Children must be accompanied by an adult. Studios are fully accessible.

Saturday 28 June

Meet the Artists - Join Rob Churm, Raydale Dower and Tony Swain for a special conversation and sneak preview of their exhibition.

DCA is a major centre for contemporary art and culture.

Dundee Contemporary Arts 152 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4DY

www.dca.org.uk @DCAdundee

Nick Evans: The White Whale

Meet Artists

2.30 - 3pm

Free, but booking is essential. Tel 01382 909 900 Exhibition continues until 24 August

Evans is known for his organically-shaped, white plaster sculptures - The White Whale exhibition is inspired by the Gothic architecture of The McManus and the museum collections contained within.

The McManus is a stunning Victorian Gothic building, housing 8 galleries offering an insight into Dundee. Café and gift shop.

The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square, Meadowside, Dundee, DD1 1DA

www.mcmanus.co.uk @McManusDundee

Saturday 28 June GENERATION 3.30pm Dundee Launch Formal Welcome by Lord Provost Bob Duncan Exhibition continues until 31 August

Eye for an Eye

A selection of print works, motion graphics and interactive smart devices created by artist David Lyons and computer scientist David Flatla; exploring visual abilities and perception.

The Hannah Maclure Centre is a public cultural facility within Abertay University that produces exhibitions and events.

Hannah Maclure Centre, Abertay University Top Floor, Abertay Student Centre, 1 - 3 Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HP

hannahmaclurecentre.abertay.ac.uk

Saturday 28 June

A discursive survey of the grassroots character of artists’ collaboration in Scotland, featuring Graham Eatough & Graham Fagen, Fulleye, GANGHUT & Henry VIII’s Wives. Comprises exhibitions, an event series and a Group Critical Writing Residency edited by Maria Fusco with a 12-hour Jamming Symposium on 25 July.

Cooper Gallery is a distinctive platform in Scotland for challenging and innovative practices, and critical discourse in contemporary art and visual culture.

Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design 13 Perth Road, Dundee, DD1 4HT

www.exhibitions.dundee.ac.uk @ExhibitionDJCAD

Preview of the exhibition by Rob Churm, Raydale Dower and Tony Swain featuring a special performance by Jamie Bolland of Erik Satie’s Vexations and Gummy Stumps.

Grindy music of many different tempos and origins; featuring Samoyed, Les Quinn and a performance from Mickey Mallett. Redd Venue, 3 Session Street, Dundee, DD1 5DN

@Redd_Promotions

Tin Roof: Summer Members Show

Exhibition continues until 2 August

Exhibition 7 - 9pm Preview Gummy Stumps 8pm DCA is a major centre for contemporary art and culture. With galleries, cinemas, education spaces, a print studio, plus social and retail facilities. www.dca.org.uk @DCAdundee

GENERATION Dundee After-Party

Exhibition 6 - 8pm Preview performance by GANGHUT 6pm

Saturday 28 June

Continue without Losing Consciousness

Dundee Contemporary Arts 152 Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4DY

Launch Event 4 - 6pm

@HannahMaclure

Studio Jamming: Artists’ Collaborations in Scotland

Sunday Performance National Bedtime (Shadazz Records), Les Quinn, Stevie Jones and a reading from Fiona Jardine.

Saturday 28 June

Les Quinn Mickey Mallet Samoyed

Sunday 29 June Performance

12 - 2pm

Free, but booking is essential. Tel 01382 909 900 Exhibition continues until 24 August

9 - 10.45pm 10.45 - 11pm 11pm - 1am

Saturday 28 June After Party

9pm - 1am

Free, but booking essential from DCA. Tel 01382 909 900

Sunday 29 June

A diverse range of work will be showcased in this annual exhibition. The BBQ will include live music and performances.

Tin Roof is a voluntary artist-led organisation that houses studio spaces and an exhibition space.

Tin Roof 38 - 40 Bellfield Street, Dundee, DD1 5JD

www.tinroofdundee.org @TinRoofDundee

Exhibition open: Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 June 12noon - 4pm

New commissions from Claire Barclay in collaboration with Janice Parker; and Fiona Jardine with Sue Tompkins, Friday 4 - Sunday 6 July.

Hospitalfield Arts is a contemporary art programme hosted within an extraordinary, early arts and crafts, artist’s house.

Hospitalfield Arts Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Angus, DD11 2NH

www.hospitalfield.org.uk @Hospitalfield

Following the GENERATION Dundee Launch Weekend, Hospitalfield Arts have two projects to get involved in starting Monday 30 June.

Tin Roof BBQ 2pm with performances

Fieldwork: Reports on Event Curating

An international summer school programmed with Isla Leaver-Yap, Monday 30 June - Wednesday 2 July.

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Generation Dundee Launch Weekend - June 2014  

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