The Bridewell: Inhospitable

2 – 14 OCTOBER 2012

Viewing: 2 October 18:30 –  20:30

A Two part exhibition by Merseyside, Leeds and international artists

Bringing back to the UK, a Stockholm experience. SCIBase are a collaborative project
between Merseyside based SCI and BasementArtsProject, Leeds.

The first exhibition at The Bridewell studios and Gallery, Liverpool, features the work of
Kimbal Bumstead ( UK) David Cotton (UK), Andrew Crighton (Sweden) Kelly Cumberland
(UK) Sarah Dale (UK) Bruce Davies (UK) Julie Dodd (UK) Debra Eck (USA) Phill Hopkins
(UK) Jacqueline Kerr (UK) Jean McEwan (UK) Matthew Merrick (UK) Carol Ramsey (UK)
Alfie Strong (UK) WalkerHill (UK) Stephen White (India) and Wendy Williams (UK) All of
the artists were involved in SUPERMARKET the Stockholm art fair earlier this year and were
funded by Arts Council England.

The group have invited members of the Swedish Arts group ARTMOBILE – fellow exhibitors
at SUPERMARKET to join them at The Bridewell :

Private View: Tuesday, 2 October 1830 – 2030 Closing Event Sunday 14 October 15.30 –
18.30. Exhibition open 11.00 – 16.00 daily.

This exhibition will work in conjunction with SCIBase & DWF present INHOSPITABLE: the
collaborations ( unit 8, The Colonnades, Albert Dock Liverpool 2 Oct – 14 October )

‘INHOSPITABLE – The Collaborations’ draws into the SCIBase fold a new selection of artists
associated with both Liverpool and Leeds, and for whom collaboration is an important
aspect of their practice. The exhibition will feature new work by Matthew Merrick & Alfie
Strong, Alan Dunn & Martyn Rainford, WalkerHill, Kaye & West and Lydia Catterall.

Alan Dunn was shortlisted for the 2012 Liverpool Art Prize, Alfie Strong was shortlisted for
the 2012 Woolgather Art Prize, Sean Kaye and Jenny West were nominated for the 2013
Northern Art Prize.

Inhospitable will tour to Leeds, Sweden and New York