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15 & 16 OCTOBER

Sluice2011 was generously hosted by the THE MUSICROOM

SLUICE is both exhibition space and platform for discussion and creation. Featuring an open layout for expansive installations, performative works and screenings including a multifaceted supporting programme consisting of, panel discussions, art-making educational activities for children and young people and artist publishing bookstands.

Primarily focusing on artist & curator run spaces, Sluice provides an informal and accessible temporary platform to exhibit, gain exposure and encourage dialogue between artists, curators and audiences.


A two day programme of performances included the following artists:

  • Rainer Ganahl
  • Edwina Ashton
  • Alexander Costello
  • Filmarmalade screenings
  • We buy from the poor and sell to the rich
  • Kate Janes
  • Alex Baker and Kit Poulson
  • Simon Linington and William Mackrell
  • Ladies of the Press*

*to download publication from their website: Click here

Sluice Panel 2011

Art fairs - are they necessary? What's their relationship or even impact on art production? What's the effect on the way art is digested and understood by the wider public beyond the art world in-crowd?

Panelists: Jasper Joffe Artist and founder of the Free Art Fair. Cathy Lomax Artist and founder of Transition Gallery. Alistair Gentry Artist, member of Market Project and author.


Sluice 2011