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Connecting Principle Event 17:
An Artistic Encounter
Wednesday 13th December
Great North Museum: Hancock

A one-night screening event, staged amongst the collections of the Great North Museum: Hancock 

An Artistic Encounter presents contemporary artworks set in dialogue with the museum’s rich collections of natural history, archaeology, geology and world cultures. 

The project builds on a collaborative research project between Newcastle University, Montpellier University, La Panacée: Centre d’art contemporaine, Montpellier, and the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier Agglomeration. In an exhibition staged in University of Montpellier’s medieval libraries, a series of newly commissioned artworks were presented in response to artefacts held in their historical scientific, medical and art collections.

Visual artists:

Aurelio Andrighetto, Enrique Azocar, Murray Ballard, Daniel Brown, Irene Brown, Keith Brown, Paul Bush, Roi Carmeli, Chris Cornish, Bettina Dittlmann, Juliet Flemming, Andrea Frank, Nils Guadagnin, Lois Hobby, Michael Jank, Ant Macari, Simon Martin, Jasmine Matthews, Michael Mulvihill, Colin Priest, Claudia Sacher, Sabina Sallis, Wolfgang Weileder,
Albert Weis, Louise Winter

Live music:

The Drone Ensemble and The Improvisors’ Workshop Ensemble 

  • Acknowledgments

    With Special thanks to the following partners who enabled this project to take place:

    Great North Museum: Hancock and the Newcastle Institute for Creative Art Practice.

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    Wolfgang Weileder
    Fine Art, School of Arts and Cultures
    Tel: 0191 261 2962

    Hannah Kirkham
    Fine Art, School of Arts and Cultures

    Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, NE1 7RU
    Culture Lab forms part of an evolving network of artists, researchers and scientists 
  at Newcastle University looking at new ways of working across traditional academic