of Venison Listings Information for June - October 2004
24 June – 11 September 2004
Animals is a group exhibition that includes artworks by seventeen acclaimed international contemporary artists from Europe and America. The works in the exhibition all explore the issue of how the otherness of animals opens up new ways of thinking. Most of the works are new or previously unseen in the UK, and a number have been made especially for this exhibition.
include Lothar Baumgarten (German, born 1944), Berlinde de Bruyckere (Belgian,
born 1964), Katharina Fritsch (German, born 1956), Ellen Gallagher (American,
born 1965), John Isaacs (English, born 1968), Marina Kappos (American,
born 1972), Mike Kelley (American, born 1954), Oswaldo Macià (Colombian,
born 1960), Jean-Luc Mylayne (French, born 1946), Bruce Nauman (American,
born 1941), João Onofre (Portugese, born 1976), Marjetica Potrc
(Slovenian, born 1953), Bojan Šarcevic, (Serbian, born 1974), Kiki
Smith (German/American, born 1954), Diana Thater (American, born 1962),
Rosemarie Trockel (German, born 1952) and Bill Viola (American, born 1951).
Thomas Joshua Cooper (born California 1946) is one of the world’s most celebrated and distinctive landscape artists and photographers. Cooper’s most ambitious project is The World’s Edge – The Atlantic Basin Project, an epic endeavour begun in 1990 to map the extremities of the land and islands that surround the Atlantic Ocean. The Haunch of Venison exhibition, Point Of No Return, marks the completion of Part I of this project, with the first showing of photographs mapping the western, northern and southern points of the continents of Europe and Africa. The exhibition will include more than forty works made in over ten countries including Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, France and Norway.