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Upcoming Events

27 March - 25 April Education exhibition, Brodrick Gallery, Hull School of Art and Design, Queens Gardens, HU1 3DG
01 April - 14 May Artist Exhibition Kingston Art Gallery (KAG), 26 - 27 Humber Street, HU1 4DP
01 April - 14 May Artist Exhibition Eleven, 12 Humber Street, HU1 1TG
01 April - 14 May Artist Exhibition Humber St Gallery, 64 Humber Street, HU1 1TN
23 May - 25 May Clerkenwell Design Week
October - November Gladstone Exhibition and Stoke Biennial
24 March Opening of the student and community exhibition, Brodrick Gallery HSAD: 18:00 – 20:00
29 March Visiting Speaker Andi Dakin (sculptor) and project overview – HSAD lecture theatre: 12.30 ‐ 13.30
01 April Official Fountain 17 launch at Humber St Gallery, 64 Humber Street, HU1 1TN Screenings and Performances from 12:30
05 April Visiting Speaker Helen List (art/design historian)‐ HSAD lecture theatre: 12.30 ‐ 13.30
25 April Critical discussion event – HSAD (Tuesday evening): 18:00 – 20:00
26 April Visiting Speaker Jesc Bunyard (sound artist) – HSAD lecture Theatre: 12.30 – 13.30
03 May Visiting speakers Rob Walton & Russell Coleman – HSAD lecture theatre: 12.30 ‐ 13.30
03 May Critical discussion event KAG (Wednesday Evening): 19:00 – 21:00
06 May Art workshop - 'Embrace your Inner Surrealist' run by Lauren Saunders at Artlink 10:30 - 12:30
06 ‐ 13 May Hack and Host intervention
13 May Closing event/performance, Mike Chavez‐Dawson 2.17pm at KAG, 26 Humber Street
11:00 Galleries Open – KAG, Eleven, Humber St Bandamarama
12:30 Paul Minott: ‘Fountain: a delay in porcelain’ - Lecture
13:45 Robin Levien - Welcome
14:00 Lemn Sissay – Writer, Broadcaster and Fountain 17 Artist
14:15 The Habsburgs: Alternative Facts – performance
14:30 Amanda Lowe: R.Mutt – songs
14:45 Graham Beck: performance
15:00 Mary Aherne: Beauty of indifference - poetry
15:15 Jesc Bunyard: The Sound of Duchamp’s Fountain excerpt from soundscape
15:30 Peter and Gillian Byrom Smith: Marcel’s Last Word excerpt from musical composition
15:45 Mike Chavez Dawson: Performance/lecture
16:00 Marcel Craven: Impasse - film
16:30 Closing and thank you
18:00 Galleries close

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Fountain 17 Launch Day Video

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Fountain 17 Closing Ceremony

Sadly after 6 weeks of exhibiting in KAG and Studio Eleven in Humber Street the Fountain 17 exhibition will be closing its doors on Sunday 14th May before moving down to London’s Clerkenwell Design Week. We have had over 7,000 visitors over this time and are delighted in the positive, inspiring response. If you still […]

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Fountain 17 launches

Fountain 17 launches in London Fountain 17 was launched in London during Clerkenwell Design Week 24-26 May 2016. At an evening event, Andi Dakin (artist) gave a talk about Marcel Duchamp and Robin Levien (product designer)  revealed his ready made back to back urinal, which he invited a guest from the audience to smash with a hammer  

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Artist visit to the Armitage Factory in Staffordshire

In October 2016 Artists were invited to visit the Armitage Factory in Staffordshire. Artists had the chance to see how sanitary ware is made and the opportunity to discuss their artworks with ceramic engineers. During the day, artists were interviewed about their work and views on Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain.             […]

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