Unit A, Holbeck New Mills, Braithwaite Street, Leeds, LS11 9XE, 26 March 2017

European Unision | Ruth Spencer Jolly

European Unison’ will be a performance intervention staged at Besbrode Pianos in Leeds on Sunday 26th March 2017 at 6pm, conceived by the emerging artist Ruth Spencer Jolly. 28 pianists gather to represent the members of the European Union and play out the history of the EU from its birth to Brexit. The piece acts as a eulogy to the rich cultural exchange and peacekeeping cooperation we have turned our backs on. The ensemble of pianos demonstrates that ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’.

Ruth Spencer Jolly is an emerging artist from Birmingham. She recently graduated from the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford and is currently Artist in Residence at St George’s School, Ascot. She has been noted as ‘one to watch’, profiled on Radio 3 Young Artists’ Day in 2015 and has featured in the Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibitions this year. She specialises in an interdisciplinary practice called ‘Musart’ which lies in the grey zone between the visual arts and music.

Schedule

  • Thu 13 July 2017

    Caustic Coastal presents CCTV17

    Coastal presents CCTV17, a televisual production of artistic and music performance presented for both a live studio audience and streaming online via www.thisistomorrow.info. Inspired by TV shows such as TFI Friday and The Word, CCTV17 will present a chaotic mix of the wonderous, curious, pop-influenced, and potentially d

    isastrous. Turn up, tune in…

    13th July 2017Gallery open from 6pm GMT Performances start promptly from 7pm GMT (Warehouse & online) Beth Kettel, Alliyah Hussian & Mariel Osborn, Colden Drystone, Rory Mullen, EKKAH, Gery Georgieva, Ella Deacy, IMPATV More to come…