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The Caravan Gallery: Jan Williams & Chris Teasdale


30 July 2016 - 18 September 2016

The Caravan Gallery is a project in three parts that addresses the identity of Teesside and the UK.

extra{ordinary} – Photographs of Britain by The Caravan Gallery
Launch – Saturday 30 July, 12.00pm – 3.00pm. On view until Sunday 18 September
extra{ordinary} is an exhibition featuring a collection of photographs taken across the country over the last fifteen years. These works capture the extraordinary ‘reality and surreality’ of the way people live in contemporary Britain.

Middlesbrough Pride of Place Project
30 July – 27 August
The Middlesbrough Pride of Place Project sees an empty town centre shop converted into a civic hub-cum-alternative visitor information centre throughout August, where members of the public can share their thoughts and exhibit Middlesbrough-related artworks and memorabilia.

The hub is based at 95 Linthorpe Road (next to McDonalds), TS1 5DD. Join us for the opening on Saturday 30 July, 3.00pm – 6.00pm.

The Caravan Gallery
Various dates
Throughout July and August, The Caravan Gallery – a gallery in a caravan – tours around Middlesbrough to engage with the local population and encourage involvement in the project:

Friday 22 July, 9.00am – 4.00pm: Redcar market
Saturday 23 July, 9.00am – 5.00pm: Cleveland Show
Tuesday 26 July, 1.00pm – 7.00pm: Golden Boy Green Community Centre, South Bank
Wednesday 27 July, 10.00am – 5.00pm: Captain Cook Square, Middlesbrough
Tuesday 2 August, 9.00am – 3.30pm: North Ormesby Market
Thursday 11 August, 10.00am – 4.00pm: Centre Square, Middlesbrough

The Caravan Gallery was founded in 2000 by artists Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale, who have been collaborating ever since. They have exhibited nationally and internationally in their unique mobile venue as well as in ‘normal’ museums and galleries. This project is part of a touring programme delivered by The Caravan Gallery throughout 2015 and 2016, funded by The National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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Caravan site. Redcar, North East England, 2008 © The Caravan Gallery


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