24 Hour Launch, Hatton Gallery, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Great North Museum, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Great North Museum, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Great North Museum, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Newcastle Civic Centre, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Newcastle Civic Centre, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, 16 Saville Row/ Locus+, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, 16 Saville Row/ Locus+, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, The NewBridge Project, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, The NewBridge Project, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Vane, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Laing Art Gallery, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Laing Art Gallery, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, Discovery Museum, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, CIRCA Site, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, BALTIC, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

24 Hour Launch, BALTIC, 2012. Photo: Colin Davison. Courtesy of AV Festival 12

AV Festival 12 opened with 24 continuous hours of exhibition openings and events across the North East.

The exhibition launches across NewcastleGateshead took place from 9am-3pm on Fri 2 March 2012. All 10 venues were open for these six-hours, so you could make your way across them all.

Julien Maire, Hatton Gallery
Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Great North Museum: Hancock
Susan Stenger, Newcastle Civic Centre
Jonathan Schipper/Locus +, 16 Saville Row
Jem Finer, The NewBridge Space
Torsten Lauschmann, Laing Art Gallery
Sneha Solanki + Marina Zurkow, Vane
Yoshi Wada, Discovery Museum
Benedict Drew, CIRCA Site
On Kawara, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Running concurrently from midnight throughout the day and night was Leif Inge’s 9 Beet Stretch: Ludwig van Beethoven’s 9th Symphony stretched to 24-hours at Star and Shadow Cinema.

Credit
Produced by AV Festival 12. 

24-Hour Launch: NewcastleGateshead Exhibitions

FREE

Fri 2 March 2012, 9am–3pm

Various Venues

Hatton Gallery
Great North Museum: Hancock
Newcastle Civic Centre
16 Saville Row
The NewBridge Space
Laing Art Gallery
Vane
Discovery Museum
CIRCA Site
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art