09 Oct 2016 to 03 Apr 2017
15 Oct 2016 to 15 Jan 2017
MOVEMENT | 15 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
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Watch the creative documentary Movement (2016) by Theresa Pickles here.
About | Movement is an exhibition of dance, drama, music, photography, archives and artist’s films celebrating the cultural legacy of the artistic diva Margaret Morris (1891-1980) – a cross between Isadora Duncan and David Bowie. Following Interval and Stage, Movement is the latest of our series of exhibitions exploring the relationship between contemporary visual arts and the performing arts world.
Curated by Iliyana Nedkova & Wendy Timmons
Exhibition | Featuring newly commissioned artists’ films, limited editions and acquisitions by Brian Hartley, Su Grierson, Katrina McPherson and Theresa Pickles as part of the growing Horsecross Arts collection of contemporary art at Threshold artspace.
Free Exhibition Guide | Pick it up at the Box Office or download it here and enjoy a self-guided tour of Movement Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm and late on performance evenings | free | donations welcome
Limited edition | signs of direction (2016) by Brian Hartley featuring Solène Weinachter (dance) £50 each | As part of Movement, this is a limited edition of 10 artist’s prints on museum quality paper (Innova IFA11 smooth cotton matt paper, 315gsm, acid-free). Preview signs of direction here.
Collect + Support | Exclusive to Horsecross Arts, signs of direction is the latest in our Collect + Support initiative. Earlier editions all on view at Threshold artspace include works by Alex Boyd, Susan Collins, Su Grierson, Agnieszka Kozlowska, Katrina McPherson & Simon Fildes, Theresa Pickles and Marek Styczen (sold out) | All from £50 each
Free Collector’s Guide | Pick it up at the Box Office or download it here. For sales enquiries on signs of direction or any of our Collect + Support limited editions, please contact the Box Office or Iliyana Nedkova at email@example.com
Exhibition Tours | Book your Coffee, Croissant and Art with Iliyana Nedkova here.
Weds, 19 Oct | 2, 16 and 30 Nov | 7 Dec | 11 Jan: 11.30am | Meet at Glassrooms Cafe £3.50 per person including coffee and croissant (or teas and scones) | Spaces limited | Booking in advance essential | Any age | Special 10% OFF offer for any of our limited editions at any of our tours! Download our Free Collector’s Guide here.
MOVEMENT EVENTS & RESOURCES | CONTEXT IS HALF THE WORK
Artists’ Residencies at Margaret Morris Archive
Brian Hartley, Su Grierson, Katrina McPherson and Debra Salem
May-Aug 2016 | off-site at the Fergusson Gallery, Perth and Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh
Dance Class for under 16s | led by Yifeng Zhu & Kasumi Momoda
3 Oct 2016 | 10am | FREE | off-site at Perth High School
Dance Class for over 16s | led by Vincent Hantam
3 Oct 2016 | 6pm | FREE but booking essential | Norie Miller Studio at Perth Concert Hall
Movement Weekend | FREE but booking essential | Donations welcome
Exhibition Preview | Movement | with exhibiting and performing artists
15 Oct 2016 | 6pm | Norie Miller Studio and Threshold artspace at Perth Concert Hall
Live Performance | Movement Triple Bill | Vincent Hantam + Debra Salem & Friends
15 Oct 2016 | 7.30pm | Gannochy Auditorium at Perth Concert Hall
Post-Show Discussions | with exhibiting and performing artists
15 Oct 2016 | until 9.30pm | Threshold artspace, Norie Miller Studio and Glassrooms Bar at Perth Concert Hall
One Tour Two Exhibitions | Movement and 125 Years of Margaret Morris | Iliyana Nedkova & Amy Waugh
16 Oct 2016 | 11am | Threshold artspace at Perth Concert Hall and off-site at the Fergusson Gallery, Perth
Artists’ Talks | Movement | Su Grierson, Brian Hartley and Katrina McPherson
16 Oct 2016 | 12.30pm | Threshold artspace at Perth Concert Hall | FREE Sunday Brunch
Live Performance | My Name is Margaret Morris | one-man show | Stuart Hopps
16 Oct 2016 | 1pm | Norie Miller Studio at Perth Concert Hall
Movement is produced by Horsecross Arts in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, Moray House School of Education, Margaret Morris Movement International, Culture Perth and Kinross and the Fergusson Gallery. Supported by Perth and Kinross Council and Creative Scotland.
Image: Still from Movement (2016) by Theresa Pickles | single-channel video as featured in the exhibition. Courtesy of the artist
Please note that a small part of the Movement exhibition may occasionally be interrupted due to the public nature of the Threshold artspace. To ensure your visit is fully rewarding, please contact us in advance or book yourself a Coffee, Croissant and Art tour.
MORE EVENTS AND RESOURCES AT THRESHOLD ARTSPACE + OFF-SITE
Masterclass for students | Contemporary art & Activism led by Mare Tralla
1 Nov 2016 | 10am-5pm | off-site at Perth College, The University of Highlands and Islands
Exhibition Preview | World AIDS Day | Annual Students Show
30 Nov 2016 | 5-7pm | off-site at Perth College, The University of Highlands and Islands + St John’s Shopping Centre and on-site at Threshold artspace + Norrie Miller Studio at Perth Concert Hall
On View | Horsecross Arts Collection of contemporary art | est. 2005
With more than 150 works by 100 artists from 30 countries, our permanent museum collection features exclusive artists’ commissions and acquisitions on single and multiple screens, paper and aluminium. On view throughout the Perth Concert Hall building are selected works by Henna Asikainen, Anne Binckebanck, Alex Boyd, Alton Byers, Susan Collins, Su Grierson, Brian Hartley, Agnieszka Kozlowska, Marshmallow Laser Feast + Studio Roso, Katrina McPherson + Simon Fildes, Theresa Pickles, Martine Foltier Pugh and Marek Styczen. Enjoy a self-guided tour or take one of our recommended Coffee, Croissant and Art curator’s tour to see all the works on view.
Campaign | #TransformPerthTheatre
Threshold artspace was partly transformed by the ‘cunningly good’ designers-in-residence of VOLPA who are helping us with our campaign | Play your part by joining our Transform Perth Theatre campaign.
Venue: Threshold Arts Space