AV FESTIVAL 10: LAUNCHES

Thu 4 March 2010, 6-8pm: Middlesbrough
Fri 5 March 2010, 6pm-2am: Newcastle/Gateshead
Tue 9 March 2010, 6-9pm: Sunderland

AV Festival 10 produced three special launch nights of exhibition previews and live performances in Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

The Middlesbrough Launch included the preview of the Festival exhibition by Felix Gonzalez-Torres and William McKeown.

The Newcastle/Gateshead Launch began with the UK premiere performance of Carillon Bells by Charlemagne Palestine, followed by exhibition previews across Newcastle. The evening concluded in Gateshead with a performance of Liliane Lijn’s Power Game.

The Sunderland Launch started with an installation of buddha machines at the Winter Gardens, followed by exhibition previews across the city. The evening concluded with a performance by Simon Fisher Turner.


Festival Launch: Middlesbrough

Thu 4 March 2010, 6-8pm

mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

AV Festival 10 launched in Middlesbrough with the preview of a new exhibition by Felix Gonzalez-Torres and William McKeown...more


Late & Live: Newcastle/Gateshead

Fri 5 March 2010, 6pm-2am

Various locations across Newcastle

AV Festival 10 launched across Newcastle and Gateshead in a special evening of...more


Late & Live: Sunderland

Tue 9 March 2010, 5.30-8.30pm

Various locations across Sunderland

AV Festival 10 launched across Sunderland in a special evening of exhibition previews and performances...more