At Wet Paint, we’re pretty much addicted to the stuff and given half a chance we’ll get our hands dirty whenever we can. So, to spice up the launch of compARTment at the Open Market in Brighton this Saturday, we asked some artists to put some work up to mark the occassion. compARTment is a collective of artists, crafts people and social entrepreneurs from the slack space movement in Brighton who are looking to revitalize large empty/disused sites in the city and they asked us to get involved. Headed up by Snub 23, artists including Foundry, Matt Sewell, T.wat and the infamous Luke da Duke (over for a rare visit) got busy and transformed the site before the grand opening and live paint session tomorrow. So if you’re in he neighbourhood we hope to see you there.
In the meantime, this is what compARTment have to say:
Damn we’re excited!
compARTment’s pilot project at the Open Market officially opens on Sat 31st July. Stalls 38 and 39 on the south side of the market. Be there!
Here’s what’s happening on this most auspicious of days:
Sweet live sounds from POG, The Death of Me and the Ukelele Research & Development Society.
Kicks off at 9am sharpish! The best in affordable art, jewellery and fashion that Brighton has to offer.
Zines yeah Zines!
9am onwards! Including Choose Your Own Adventure, philosophy comics, and The Bedsit Press.
It’s all beautiful and legal! Presented by Wet Paint Productions and others.
Elastic Installation by Nic Blair
Co-founding compARTment member Nic Blair will be taking over our exhibition space to create a site specific installation using up to 1km of elastic. Woah!
Nic Blair’s elastic art