Saturday 2 December 2017

The Drone Ensemble performance at the Great North Museum: Hancock on 13th December, 6-8pm

An Artistic Encounter
Wednesday 13th December, 6pm-8pm
Great North Museum: Hancock

On Wednesday 13th December The Drone Ensemble will be performing as part of An Artistic Encounter, an evening of contemporary art and live music staged amongst the collections of the Great North Museum: Hancock.

It is hosted by Connecting Principle, the multi-disciplinary research forum at Newcastle University.

The digital artworks showcased will be set in dialogue with the museum's rich collections of natural history, archaeology, geology and world cultures.

Visual artists:

Aurelio Andrighetto, Enrique Azocar, Murray Ballard, Daniel Brown, Irene Brown, Keith Brown, Paul Bush, Roi Carmeli, Chris Cornish, Juliet Flemming, Andrea Frank, Nils Guadagnin, Lois Hobby, Michael Jank, Ant Macari, Simon Martin, Jasmine Matthews, Michael Mulvihill, Colin Priest, Claudia Sacher, Sabina Sallis, Wolfgang Weileder, Albert Weis, Louise Winter

With live music:

The Drone Ensemble and The Improvisors’ Workshop Ensemble

The project builds on a collaborative research project between Newcastle University, Montpellier University, La Panacée: Centre d’art contemporaine, Montpellier, and the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier Agglomeration. In an exhibition staged in University of Montpellier’s medieval libraries, a series of newly commissioned artworks were presented in response to artefacts held in their historical scientific, medical and art collections.

Connecting Principle is an art centred international multi-disciplinary research forum at Newcastle University instigating a dialogue between art and other disciplines. The aim of the forum is to increase opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration within academia and independently. Connecting Principle sees itself as an international network of artists, theorists and researchers.

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