connecting principle is a 48 hour event featuring time-based work by over 20 artists and musicians that will take place in and around the Fine Art department of Newcastle University. Each artist brings to the project the sensibilities of their own practice to create a variety of experimental works which will encompass performance, sound, installation, interventions and web-based media.
Opening event: Wednesday 16 October. 5.30pm
Richard Grayson
, Artist and Curator of the 2002 Sydney Biennale will give a presentation in the lecture theatre (followed by refreshments).
The connecting principle of the work is of time-based process. The event will utilise/explore/animate the incidental spaces in and around the Fine Art building which are normally considered peripheral, creating a discontinuity with the conventions of formal exhibition and opening up new possibilities for the viewer to explore or participate in an evolving situation
Some works will be durational, some will be unanounnced, while others will occur at specific times and may require advance booking.
Performances by Fiona Wright are limited in audience capacity, bookings are essential.
Press release:
links: platform00000001, the regions first live art platform.
There will also be a special lounge area for refreshments, reflection, internet access and discussion, plus screenings in the lecture theatre of video works by the participating artists.

For further information please contact:
Michelle Hirschhorn or Monica Ross-
t: +44[0] 191 222 8687


email: connecting.principle@ncl.ac.uk