Thoresby Street Thursdays was a series of diverse, experimental, energetic, confrontational short exhibitions to profile the exciting work being produced by all of our then current studio members running from the beginning of March to the end of August. Each exhibition featured two or three studio based and alumni artists selected for similitudes or conflicts in their practices.
>>>Hannah Biggs>>>Finbar Prior>>>
1st – 10th March
The first Thoresby Street Thursday featured Finbar Prior and Hannah Biggs. Two members of One Thoresby Streets newest atelier group the Death of a Mauve Bat.
>>>Alex Pain>>>Matthew Jamieson>>>Kryssy Naylor>>>
15th – 24th March
>>>Sean Cummins>>>Neil Dixon>>>
29th March – 7th April
OTS Thursdays third exhibition featured Sean Cummins and Neil Dixon. Sean Cummins makes drawings using paint on paper, board and walls and is a lecturer and Nottingham Trent University. Neil Dixon works in sculpture, drawings and is a member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.
>>>Marie Toseland>>>Institute for Boundary Interactions>>>
12th – 21st April
One Thoresby Street presented new work from Marie Toseland and Institute for Boundary Interactions in the 4th show in the Thoresby Street Thursdays series. The Institute for Boundary Interactions was an inderdisciplinary research collectinve that uses science, technology, art and design to explore complex connections between people, places and things, Marie Toseland is a Bristol based artist who has undertaken a residency at within Stand Assembly studios at One Thoresby Street.
24th May – 2nd June
Simon Davenport>>>Bryan Dooley>>>Candice Jacobs>>>James E Smith>>>Fay Nicolson & Oliver Smith>>>Black Argos.com>>>Its Our Playground.com>>>RE-RUN.net>>>Pyramidd.biz>>>B.C>>>
Nottingham Contemporary & One Thoresby Street
For the launch of Sleeping Upright, One Thoresby Street hosted two exhibitions:
The ground floor gallery featured the work of 5 artists who designed Artist Holding Pages for the Sleeping Upright website:
Fay Nicolson & Oliver Smith
James E Smith
The Attic played host to a selection of curatorial online projects that resonate with Sleeping Upright:
bazandchaz.com with a new commission from Martin Cole
blackargos.com with a new installation by Majed Aslam andChris Barr
itsourplayground.com with an online exhibition and a new commission from Aurelien Mole
pyramidd.biz with site specific collaborative work from Yves Scherer, Nigel Dunkley, Marlie Mul, Lauwrence Leaman, Jonny Aldous, Berry Patten
re-run.net a daily changing exhibition of looped video works in the gallery and on-line from Thomas Hardiman, Simon Mathers, Henrik Potter, Elizabeth Price, James Richards, Dominic Watson
Alongside these two exhibitions the opening programme also included an online exhibition; Reception Area which featured the work of ten female artists that changed every day between 24 May – 2 June 2012:
Reception Area sat alongside the Mika Rottenberg exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary and was on display in The Study at Nottingham Contemporary and online.
Sleeping Upright is a new project by Candice Jacobs.
>>>Dexter Prior>>>Pete McPartlan>>>
21st – 30th June
>>>Beth Bramich>>>Georgie Park>>>
5th – 14th July
>>>Kathryn Cooper>>>Alexander Stevenson>>>
2nd – 9th August