THE DISSENTER FOR SPACE STUDIES
Curator in Residence ClaireFeeley’s project is entitled THE DISSENTER FOR SPACE STUDIES. Itseeks to empower studio-holders to collaborate, experiment and explore thepossibilities of artists occupying vacant commercial properties, whilst alsoproviding a critical and historical context for artist-led-initiatives and artist-ledactivity at propertieswith various limitations and possibilities. All 20artists selected via the open call process will be profiled as part of thisproject, and a series of invitations extended to furtherartists to activatebuildings through events, provocations, social gatherings, print, talk orperformances. The physicaloutcome of The Dissenter for Space Studies is a websitewww.dissenter.space; a 4 x part artist-designed risograph periodical(profiling all participating artists and including essays to provide a historicand critical context to Artist-Run-Initatives and underused spaces); a testspace at Henderson Row; and a programme of events, commissions and talks withinvited and commissioned artists.