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WEEK 1 / EVA ROTHSCHILD + JOE MORAN
11 – 15 September 2018
WEEK 2 / OREET ASHERY
18 – 22 September 2018
WEEK 3 / BROOMBERG + CHANARIN
25 – 29 September 2018
WEEK 4 / PATRICK COYLE + FRANCESCO PEDRAGLIO
3-7 October 2018
Across four weeks Kettle’s Yard presented a programme of quick-fire exhibitions, each lasting for only one week.
fig-futures at Kettle’s Yard began with a presentation of A Setup, a collaboration between renowned sculptor Eva Rothschild and choreographer Joe Moran. Rothschild’s architectural structures occupied the Sackler Gallery along with two dancers who performed live in the spaces each day during the exhibition.
For week two, artist Oreet Ashery’s sonic performance Passing Through Metal was staged for the first time in the UK, involving participants from Cambridge creating sound through mass knitting, accompanied by a heavy metal band. Ashery’s award winning video series Revisiting Genesis was also screened.
New work by artists Broomberg & Chanarin was displayed in week three, and new performances and installations by Patrick Coyle and Francesco Pedraglio took place in week four.
Each of the four projects started with free public events on Monday and Tuesday evenings, offering an exciting, exclusive opportunity to explore the spaces when they would usually be closed.
This project was in partnership with Norwich Castle Museum.
Eva Rothschild and Joe Moran – 11 – 15 September 2018
Oreet Ashery – 18 – 22 September 2018
Broomberg & Chanarin – 25 – 29 September 2018
Patrick Coyle and Francesco Pedraglio – 2-7 October 2018
Eva Rothschild & Joe Moran’s ‘A Setup’ was commissioned by Block Universe in partnership with fig-2, 2015 ICA Studio, London.
Oreet Ashery’s ‘Passing through Metal’ was first produced in collaboration with by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmo, Sweden in 2017.
fig-futures was a project supported by Arts Council England, Art Fund, and Outset and followed the major project fig-2 in which 50 projects were presented across 50 weeks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London in 2015. fig-futures took the one-week exhibition structure along with fig-2 alumni artists to four venues across the UK including Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool; Kettle’s Yard; The Gallery at De Montfort University, Leicester; and Plymouth Arts Centre.
Eva Rothschild & Joe Moran, ‘A Setup’, 2015. fig-2 opening, week 23/50. Courtesy of the artists, Block Universe and fig-2. Photography by ©Sylvain Deleu
©Oreet Ashery, Revisiting Genesis, web series still, 2016. Revisiting Genesis was commissioned by Stanley Picker Gallery, 2016
©Oreet Ashery, Passing through Metal, sonic performance 2018. Passing through Metal was originally commissioned by Lilith Performance Studio, Malmo, 2017.
Image: Broomberg & Chanarin, Untitled 31, 2018, UV print on cardboard
Image: Francesco Pedraglio, Spoken Sculpture No. 4
Opening hours throughout fig-futures:
Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm
Research space, shop and café:
Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm
Tuesday – Sunday 12 – 5pm