Exhibition

Artists

/ Ronnie Close / Bethan Elford / Darren Luke / Shirley Pegna /

/ Davide Tidoni  /Duncan Whitley / Paul Whitty /

The exhibition features More out of Curiosity a film by Ronnie Close exploring the culture of Egypt’s Ultras; Paul Whitty’s field recording project Get Rid! featuring the ephemeral football soundscapes of the parish council pitches of South Oxfordshire; Davide Tidoni‘s studies of the sounding culture of the terraces of the Stadio Mario Rigamonti home of Brescia 1911; Duncan Whitley‘s archive of chants and sound from Coventry City’s erstwhile home Highfield Road and G D Parada his study of training sessions at Grupo Desportivo de Parada an amateur football club in Portugal; Darren Luke’s photographs of Cornish football; and Bethan Elford’s studies of song and singing – or the lack of them – at West Ham’s new home the London Stadium.

At the closing event – Extra Time – on July 13th a work by Shirley Pegna and Paul Whitty exploring the sound created during a match as the actions of the players resonate through soil, grass and air; and seep across the touchline will be installed and Davide Tidoni will perform Ultras Mash-up.

Venue
Glass Tank Gallery, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford Brookes University, OX3 0BP.
Private View
June 13th 18.00-20.00
Opening Hours
June 15th– July 13th Monday – Friday 10.00-17.00
Extra Time
July 13th 12.30-15.00

(featured image taken from from ULTRAS MASH-UP / Davide Tidoni / 12″ vinyl available from SARU)

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