17 May — 28 June 2009

A number of talks, performances and events took place during the exhibition Performed.

Performed Events

Saturday 30 May, 11am-4pm
A one day symposium on performance and contemporary art practice today.
Chaired by Dr. Gavin Butt of Goldsmith College, with invited speakers artists Mel Brimfield & Elena Cologni, Dr Amelia Jones, Professor in Art History, Manchester University Kathy Noble, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern.

Friday 12 June, from 7pm
Special late evening with live performances:
Mark Wilsher 5 estimated minutes
Andy Holden & his band The Grubby Mitts

Thursday 25 June, 6-8pm
Artists Townley & Bradby talked about their practice which explores the routines and rituals of public spaces through interventions, performances, walks and artists' books. Townley & Bradby were in residence at Wysing Arts Centre and featured in Performed.

Saturday 27 June, 1-4pm
Visitors were invited to create their own designs for cotton shopping bags or personalise their own clothes with fabric stencilling techniques in this free, drop-in, hands-on, artist-led workshop. Olga Jurgenson, one of the artists featured in Performed, helped realise designs on a fabric shopping bag (provided free).