Four Museums compete to host Mat Collishaw for Museums at Night.
The Connect10 Vote is now closed. Head here to see the results
BACKLIT, Nottingham: an experimental event in Collishaw’s home town in which the artist will prepare and produce his work in the main gallery with public participation. Venue info here.
Lanhydrock House, Bodmin, Cornwall: a Night of Victorian visual illusions with a carnival atmosphere. Victorian characters will lead visitors to a workshop where Mat and his assistants will hlep to create a zoetrope. Venue info here.
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral: a one-night only visitor experience in the UK’s largest cathedral incorporating a light projection, music and participation in a 3D human zoetrope. Venue info here.
Northern Print, Newcastle: a participatory workshop with Mat and his assistants alongside an event about the celebrated naturalist and wood-engraver Thomas Bewick (1753-1828). Venue info here.
- Museums at Night 2013 takes place in hundreds of museums, galleries and heritage sites across the UK during the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 16-18.
- The Connect10 competition is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England