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17 October 2011The Locus+ Archive / Seeing in the Dark

Sarah Shaw, Absence, 1980
© The Locus+ Archive

Seeing in the Dark is an exhibition and series of events inspired by artist run groups from the 1970s and '80s, such as Newcastle's Ayton Basement and the Basement Group, and London's 2B Butler's Wharf.

Material on display from The Locus+ Archive includes posters, video and images from artists such as Neil Armstrong, Marc Camille Chaimowitz, Dave Critchley, Roberta Graham, Charlie Hooker, Matchbox Purveyors, Sarah Shaw and The Basement Group.

The exhibition will revisit key works from the '70s and '80s by artists associated with those groups among others, alongside contemporary media and performance artists' work, bringing together moving image and live performance.

Preview: 19th October 6-9pm
Exhibition: 20th October - 12th November 2011 Curtis Mayfield House, Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6UF