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Tuesday, 30 August 2011
WEEKENDER LAUNCH PARTY - HOME OF METAL
WEEKENDER LAUNCH PARTY
THU 1 SEPTEMBER, 5.30-8PM
WOLVERHAMPTON ART GALLERY
DJ & Refreshments
Friends, family & colleagues welcome
Celebrate the finale weekend of the Home of Metal season. With a chance to see You Should be Living which brings together prominent contemporary artists who explore the heavy metal genre, alongside historical landscapes of the Black Country in From Ironore to Grindcore. Also showing is Manufactory by Chris Coekin which explores the notions of art, work and struggle through investigations in a historic copper factory.
3PM– 8PM - VINTAGE MOBILE CINEMA, QUEEN SQUARE Showing archival footage relating to the Black Country’s metal industries, located at Queen Square.
5.30PM – 6PM, NICHOLAS BULLEN IN CONVERSATION
Sound artist and Napalm Death founder Nicholas Bullen talks to curator Helen Oliver about his work.
6PM - 8PM - THE ALTOGETHER BOOK LAUNCH Meet the artist Chris Coekin and discuss his new publication The Altogether.
Wolverhampton’s heavy metal exhibitions are presented as part of Home of Metal, a celebration of the music that was born in the Black Country and Birmingham. The project brings people together to share their passion and to explore themes of Heavy Metal through exhibitions, film screenings, live events, a conference and family friendly activities.