BALTIC Artist Teacher Award

 

The Artist Teacher Award is given annually to a graduate of the MA Fine Art and Education, delivered by Northumbria University in partnership with BALTIC. The Artist Teacher Award is granted as part of BxNU, a unique partnership between Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.


 

MO COADE
fract

17 January – 1 March 2015
Quay Gallery, Level 2

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

Through photography, film, and glass works, ..fract... presents a collection of imagery that reflects and reconstructs fractured memories of the North East’s industrial heritage.

The people of the North East are fiercely and rightly proud of their industrial heritage. The dwindling physical remains of the shipyards, glassworks, coal processes, armaments factories and other riverside workplaces belie the still vivid memories of manufacturing on the River Tyne.
 
St Anthony's Tar Works, at Walker on the north side of the river, was closed and demolished in 1983 after 60 years of coal tar fractionation on the site.
 
At high tide evidence of the works is minimal. Fishermen line the riverside walkway. Their fishing lines comb the gilded surface.
 
Images; refracted, reflected and diffracted, mirror a region’s nostalgia; reconstructed and fractured memories that are discordant with toxic remnants.
  
..fract... is exhibited as part of The Artist Teacher Award; an annual prize awarded to a graduate of the BxNU MA Fine Art and Education, delivered by Northumbria University in partnership with BALTIC. This year’s winner, selected by BALTIC Director, Godfrey Worsdale, is Mo Coade, Artist Teacher at Rye Hills School, Redcar.  

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