Dan Carden MP hosts Dead Pigeon Gallery

Dan Carden MP hosts Dead Pigeon Gallery

Dan Carden, local Walton MP has kindly agreed to let Dead Pigeon Gallery take over his office space for a three month period. This will be DPG’s second group show and continues their developing theme of exhibiting art in unexpected places.

It’s a unique collaboration; housing art and politics together under one roof and offers many avenues for discussion, particularly the value of art and culture to a community. It also demonstrates a new and welcome attitude from our local MP and shows the community that new ideas are welcome and encouraged.

Artists:

Andrea Ku
Andrea Ku is a Landscape Architect with a focus on urban biodiversity. She not only designs spaces but works with individuals to build them and teach the use of the landscape in relation to surveys, habitats, conservation and food growing.

Catherine Dalton
Catherine’s work centres around textile design, hand printing and stitch. This current body of work incorporates all three and is inspired by industry and wind turbines, focusing on movement and power.

Jane MacNeil
MacNeil is a commercial and editorial photographer based in Liverpool, England. She makes the unseen seen by taking photographs in a reportage, observational, street photography style. Clients include Le Monde, University of Liverpool, Aintree University Hospital, British Gas, Homebaked, Bitten Magazine and Binary Festival

Jayne Lawless
Jayne’s practice continues to highlight the diversity of her work. Heavily influenced by time
spent with community based project Homebaked and watching her home and community in
Everton bulldozed due a government regeneration scheme. Travels to Mexico, Cyprus, Poland,
Slovakia and Hungary interweave and influence thinking around positive action using art as the
vehicle for change.

Josie Jenkins
Josie Jenkins is an award winning artist based in Liverpool, UK. She studied for her BA Hons in Fine Art (Painting) at Norwich School of Art and Design, UK, graduating in 2002 and has since exhibited in the UK and internationally.

Louis Jeck Prestige
Louis Jeck-Prestidge makes sculpture using discarded materials. These objects often reference the home and are inscribed with psychological and emotional experiences. Abject, quirky and very human, these inanimate objects engage the viewer in a very direct confrontation with the materials and systems that govern our daily rituals and surroundings.

Mark Loudon
Photographer based in Liverpool. As well as commissioned work for a wide variety of clients, Mark’s personal work includes urban landscapes which in this work, he’s deconstructed to explore ideas about the changing architecture of Liverpool.

Where: The office of Dan Carden MP, 66 Priory Road, Liverpool. L4 2RZ
When: Opening night Thursday 19th July, 6-8pm

The exhibition will then be open to the public on:
Sat 21st July, 12-5pm
Mon 23rd July, 12-5pm
Tue 24th July, 12-5pm
Wed 25th July, 12-5pm
Thu 26th July, 12-5pm

Anyone wishing to see the work after this point can arrange an appointment via Jayne: jaynelawless7@gmail.com and will be included in Independent Biennial 2018 listings.

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