Monday 24 March

AV FESTIVAL 14: FESTIVAL LAUNCH

Thu 27 February 2014, 6–8pm: Middlesbrough Exhibitions
Fri 28 February 2014, 5–6pm: Sunderland Exhibitions
Fri 28 February 2014, 6–9pm: Newcastle Exhibitions

AV Festival 14 launches with two evenings of free exhibition openings across Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough.

On Thu 27 February from 6–8pm we open our exhibitions in Middlesbrough at mima and Platform A. The Festival curated group exhibition at mima focuses on the raw material of metal, and Platform A features a new installation by Rossella Biscotti & Kevin van Braak.

On Fri 28 February from 5–6pm we open our exhibitions in Sunderland, the Festival curated group exhibition at NGCA focuses on the raw material of stone. From 6–9pm we launch all our exhibitions across Newcastle, including installations by Lara Almarcegui, Akio Suzuki, Jessica Warboys, Susan Stenger, Wang Bing and Anna Molska.


Group exhibition: Stone

Sat 1 March – Sat 17 May 2014

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA)

The Festival group exhibition at NGCA focused on the raw material of stone and how it has been shaped by human agency... more


Salvatore Arancio: Cathedral

Sat 1 March – Sat 10 May 2014

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA)

Cathedral is a single screen film and sound work filmed and recorded at Fingal’s Cave, a geological formation on the uninhabited island of... more