SUNSHINE & PRECIPITATION / DE LA PLUIE ET DU BEAU TEMPS

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La Station - Nice - France

From 05-12-2012 to 19-05-2012

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SUNSHINE &  PRECIPITATION / DE LA PLUIE ET DU BEAU TEMPS

with:
JANE BUTLER, GERARD CARSON, JAYNE CHERRY, COLM CLARKE, BENJAMIN DE BURCA, FIONNUALA DORAN, HEATHER GABEL, BEATRIZ G ZAMBRANA, JACQUELINE HOLT, JORDAN HUTCHINGS, EMMET KIERANS, KIM MCALEESE, ZOE MURDOCH, TADHG O’ CURRIN, BRENDAN O’NEILL, PAULINA SANDBERG, IAN WIECZOREK, SHELBY WOODS.

From a proposal of EMMANUELLE NÈGRE, director of CATALYST ARTS at Belfast, Irlande.

OPENING on SATURDAY, MAY 12, from 6 pm
CAUTION at 8 pm an unplugged session with SARAH MAISON and LITTLE d BIG B
SHOW from MAY 14 to MAY 19, 2012
OPENING HOURS: exceptionally every day from MONDAY 14 to SATURDAY 19, 1 PM to 7 PM

This project is an exchange between French and Irish cultures : SUNSHINE &  PRECIPITATION / DE LA PLUIE ET DU BEAU TEMPS refers to a first meeting between two people, when we talk about the weather and we gradually find out about the other. This exhibition presents a series of curiosities, most of them in connection with each other. Science, culture, imagination, are major leads for this collective exhibition. Manipulation, assembling and reconstruction; like an immense collage, the works let the cultural origin of each artist show.

CATALYST ARTS is an organization and a gallery based in Belfast, in Northern Ireland. It was created in 1993 by a small group of artists wanting to promote contemporary art and emerging artists, in a city deeply marked by its history. Based on the principle of volunteering, the directors take over each other every two years, which enables to perpetuate a relentless freshness, enthusiasm, and energy. Because of its organization, CATALYST ARTS offers a wide variety in its programming, transforms its space for any surprising ends, and promotes artists of all kinds. CATALYST ARTS is a gallery, but it has also been a cinema theater, a recording studio, a publishing company, a radio station, a discount store, a wrestling ring, a sauna, a brewery, an agnostic chapel, a banqueting hall, a darts club, a recreation center, a nightclub, and more recently, a boutique.

with supports of ARTS COUNCIL OF NORTHERN IRELAND, BELFAST CITY COUNCIL, BRITISH COUNCIL and VOLUNTEER NOW.
For further informations :
https://www.facebook.com/catalystartsgallery et http://www.catalystarts.org.uk

La Station would like to thank Emmanuelle Nègre, Nathan Crothers, Katrina Sheena Smyth, the Catalyst Arts team, the Villa Arson and Anne-Sophie Lecharme.