RI: Matt Copson & Alastair MacKinven


Matt Copson and Alastair MacKinven
‘Eggy and Seedy’
14 February to 13 May 2017

Saturday 18 February 2017
6.00pm to 9.00pm
Munchees, 2–3 Butter Market, Reading RG1 2DP, UK

Reading International is pleased to announce Matt Copson and Alastair MacKinven’s ‘Eggy and Seedy’, the first project in the organisation’s new series of exhibitions, events and public artworks that will run through its initial phase between early-2017 and mid-2019.

Copson and MacKinven’s project will comprise an exhibition in a tower block, a sequence of performances in Reading town centre, a temporary public sculpture, a serialised radio play based on a fictional birthing ceremony connected to the historical legacy of Land Artists Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt, two concerts and the publication of a limited edition 7″ vinyl record featuring Mike Skinner (formerly of The Streets). Additional contributors will include Ben Wallers (formerly of the band The Country Teasers) and the musician felicita.

About Reading International:

Reading International is Reading’s new contemporary visual arts organisation promoting and commissioning major solo exhibitions, group and thematic shows, a programme of events including performances, film screenings, workshops and talks as well as offsite projects and temporary public artworks. Its activities are supported using public funding by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of England’s Ambition for Excellence Programme, the University of Reading and Reading Borough Council.

For further information, please visit readinginternational.org

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