Slideshow invite and call for submissions

May 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

For information about the call for submissions follow this link.


Mapping the collectives

February 23, 2011 § 4 Comments

This time next week, Mapping the Flâneur will be opening as part of the Collectives Encounter exhibition ‘The Flâneur: The Dwelling Place of the Collective’ at Format11.

Below is the list of collectives contributing work to the installation:

ASA Collective / UK

Belgrade Raw / Serbia

Black Box / Nigeria

Black Dog Collective / Denmark

BlankPaper – La Escuela / Spain

Blind Collectif / France

Boreal Collective / Canada

Collectif Item / France

Depiefoto / Spain

Dreamboats Collective / US

Dvafoto / Serbia + US

Galeria Experiência / Brazil

Garapa / Belgium + Brazil

MJR / International

NAPO Images / Poland

Role / Brazil

TerraProject / Italy

Verso Images / Russia

Wideyed / UK

Zorye Kolektiv / Slovenia

Our special thanks go to Arturo Rodriguez Castillo of for coordinating contributions from La Escuela BlankPaper in Spain, and to Nathalie Belayche at ON THE ROOF for help with contacting Nigerian collective Black Box.

Preview invitation for ‘BLINDBOYS WIDEYED’

March 2, 2010 § Leave a comment

Empty Shop launch event

February 19, 2010 § Leave a comment

Carlo and Nick invite you to the opening of the brand new Empty Shop HQ.

Set over two floors and featuring 6 exhibitions, this is the biggest Empty Shop event yet and also celebrates the opening of our first ever full time venue.

The event features:

  • The 2nd Annual Empty Shop Open
  • Work by the new Empty Shop studio group, The Freebirds
  • The first residency in the new Stairwell Gallery
  • A new mixed media exhibition by photographer Toby Lloyd
  • Original wall drawings by the Cloud Commission
  • Expanse Gallery Expanse: The smallest gallery in the world curated by 50ft Long Horse

6pm – 9pm Friday 19th February 2010

Empty Shop
35c Framwellgate Bridge
Durham City

Richard and me will be there tonight – we just have to see what fresh direction Toby’s thing with Greggs sausage rolls is taking!

cheers, Lucy

Invitation to ‘Centenary’

November 26, 2009 § Leave a comment

So, Louise is opening ‘Centenary’ tomorrow afternoon.

Information above, and also on the ‘Centenary’ page of the ‘What We’ve Done’ section of this website.

Invitation to ‘Social’

November 17, 2009 § Leave a comment

Arts collective BLIMEY! are hosting an event on the theme of ‘social’, 2-8pm on Saturday 21st November at the Darlington Railway Institute. Curated by James Lowther, BLIMEY! members and selected guest artists – including Wideyed’s own Louise Taylor, who will be giving a sneak preview of some images from her upcoming exhibition ‘Centenary’ – will show and create work, and the event will end with an auction.

For more info about the programme and participation, email or look for BLIMEY! on Facebook.

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