Factory Nights 2009-10

 


Building on the success of the pilot Factory Nights programme in 2008, rednile Projects Ltd succeeded in gaining further funding from Arts Council England and Northern Rock Foundation to deliver a more experimental, research based series of Factory Nights over a year long programme in 2009 – 2010.

The programme consisted of seven Factory Nights events across the North East with the addition of a celebratory Factory Folk exhibition and a publication. The programme also saw the introduction of a New Commission/ New Collaboration fund which gave opportunities for all attendees to apply for a bursary to develop work inspired by the Factory Night they attended . Due to the popularity of the programme and interest from local businesses and Local Authorities, further Factory Nights were added to the programme, this included hosting a Factory Night in the West Midlands and Northern Thailand allowing the project to have further reach in terms of geography, funding, support in-kind and artistic engagement.

 


 

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Film and Dance piece by Mat Fleming and Film Bee inspired by the Wallaw Cinema in Blyth, in development.

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A collaborative piece between Choreographer Dora Frankel, Visual artist Sam Goodlet and composer Peter Coyte around the Apollo Pavilion, Peterlee, July 2011

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New iconophonic work by composer John Keffala Kerr inspired by Science Factory Night, June 2011.

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Factory Night @ Old Telephone Exchange, Stoke-on-Trent, Nov 2010.

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Helen Edling and Sarah Tulloch collaborative project centred around the Berwick Old Town Hall and Prison Cells, Sept 2010

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Factory Nights @ Martins The Printers, Spittal, Berwick Upon Twee as part of Berwick Film and Media Festival, Sept 2010.

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Factory Night @ Dove Marine Laboratory, Cullercoats. Artists and Scientists collaborate. Sept 2010

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Factory Folk Showcase @ Literary and Philosophical Society, July 2010. Celebration event to showcase new work developed from the Factory Night programme since 2008.

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Factory Night @ Dunston Coal Staithes, Gateshead. July 2010.

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Factory Night @ Wallaw Old Cinema, Blyth, June 2010.