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Now We Have Met

Now We Have Met
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17 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017

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28 Back Burton Terrace, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JH

PREVIEW Friday 16.06.17 | 7.30-9.30pm 

‘Now We Have Met’ is a project by Naomi Gilby that takes as its central premise a plethora of anonymous handwritten poetry, collected over many years and only ever read by the artist; until now. This project is about interactions and connections both physical and virtual, the difference between place and space, and how people connect over subject matter. 

Through installation, sound and performance ‘Now We Have Met’ will use the intimate domestic environment of BasementArtsProject as a space for reflection and communion; a place in which old memories can be recalled and new ones created. Gilby’s practice is one of social engagement that encourages the building of relationships between people and place through the lens of her artwork.

Naomi Gilby is a cross-disciplinary artist based in Leeds, who is currently studying a Masters in Art & Design at Leeds Beckett University. She uses installation, sound and performance to create ambiguous yet inviting works, encouraging viewers to reflect on their own human interactions and memories. Gilby’s work often encompasses text and the notion of DIY.

Gilby has exhibited nationally & internationally, including: Finland, Estonia, Berlin & Macedonia.

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Thursday 29th June 12.30 - 2.30pm

Lunchtime Conversations: Naomi Gilby

This is an informal in conversation event. Hot lunch is provided (Meat and Vegetarian option) but places are strictly limited.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL for this event To book contact Bruce Davies on 0750 672 1504 or on 

Although we are at present unable to facilitate wheelchairs we are able to assist those with limited mobility and / or visual impairment. We are currently working on ways to make the venue wheelchair accessible in the future. Watch this space.

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