Broken Grey Wires Website Official Launch Party

Industry: Art

Join us to celebrate the launch of our website exploring mental health in contemporary art. Come and see the first 'Broken Grey Wires introducing...'

Salford, UK (PRUnderground) November 20th, 2014

Join us to celebrate the launch of our website, at the first ‘Broken Grey Wires introducing…’ exhibition featuring the works of Lizz Brady, Mike Chavez-Dawson and new work by the Turner Prize nominee David Shrigley.

Live performances from Ed Barton and the Baby Men plus our headliners Silverclub.

Guest DJs:
Madame X & Lazy Susan
Richard Shields

Date: Friday 28th November 2014.

Preview: 5pm to 8pm
Party/event: 8pm to 2a

Venue: Islington Mill, Salford, UK

Door tax: Donations Welcome

This developing and evolving project will grow and expand over time. Starting with a website as the focal point for exhibitions and information on the artists involved with the project to a fully interactive website and a repository of artworks and innovative, groundbreaking exhibitions linking galleries across the UK. This is the heart of Broken Grey Wires, a legacy of mental health in contemporary art that is anchored internationally.

Music from Madame X & Lazy Susan

Madame X & Lazy Susan have a regular night Voyage dans le Vinyl that has been keeping people happy and dancing at Indo, in the heart of Whitechapel, for the last decade. Playing in various other venues in and around East London like 93 Feet East, The Rhythm Factory and Hackney Empire to name a few, where Madame X has also had residencies with her own nights such as Rip her to shreds and Electrocute. 

They play an eclectic range of music that crosses genres from 50’s settling on the darker side of modern electro. Think Bowie, Yeah yeah yeah’s, Depeche Mode, Harry Belafonte, Rolling Stones, Nick cave, The Knife, Kate Bush, Patti Smith, The Cramps, Kraftwerk and more…

Music to sooth the savage beast.

Henrietta Armstrong (Madame X) and Kirsty Harris (Lazy Susan) are both artists based in London where they regularly exhibit.

About Broken Grey Wires

Broken Grey Wires is more than just a website, more than a mere repository for mental health in contemporary art, more than a simple place to go to for current, innovative information and resources on mental health issues and the creative scene. It is all this and more. Broken Grey Wires is a groundbreaking project exploring mental health in contemporary art to enhance our experience and knowledge of mental health issues, using photography, illustration, performance and installation. The project is not just an exhibition space, it is also a repository of work, information and interesting items on the mind and contemporary art in general.

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