Factory Nights

Friday 17th September / 5PM @ Martins the Printers

Factory Nights is a series of inspiring working sessions for creatives of all types, run by Newcastle-based Rednile Projects. This free session will allow artists to explore behind the scenes at Martins printworks in Spittal, an independent printers with a history dating back to 1892. For details on booking, go to www.rednile.org.

Followed by a reception in the Maltings’ Stage Door Bar

Background

Factory Nights is a series of inspiring working sessions for any visual artists, photographers, writers, poets, musicians, filmmakers and any other creatives.

Back In April of this year, Berwick’s Town Hall hosted a Factory Nights session for 25 artists, giving them a guided tour of the Guildhall, Council Chamber, and Prison Cells and access to the Bell Tower.

With an aim to support new commissions and new collaborations, rednile, together with Inspire Northumberland and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, commissioned artists Helen Edling and Sarah Tulloch to create a video installation inspired by the graffiti in one of the prison cells.

Rednile Projects Company Profile

Established in 2004, Rednile Projects Ltd is an artist led initiative, creatively directed by artists Suzanne Hutton, Michael Branthwaite and Janine Goldsworthy. Rednile initiate collaborative projects with artists, specialists, business and communities and work in temporary venues, creating temporary projects and artworks that respond to site. Rednile encourages professionalism in the arts and are committed to engaging others in the exploration and enjoyment of art. The group have two bases, one in North East England and the other in the West Midlands.

 

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Duration 120 minutes