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Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina – Deleting Memory opening at Pop Recs Ltd


14 November 5-7pm
Venue: Pop Recs Ltd, 51 Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RS.

Join us this Thursday for the opening of  ’Deleting Memory’ an exhibition of work created by Tita Salina, Irwan Ahmett and 10 residents of Sunderland.  Tita and Irwan will introduce the project and also launch a small urban game for Sunderland! Free refreshments, all welcome and booking is not required.

In their new project Deleting Memory commissioned for The Social: encountering photography, Indonesian-based artists Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina set out to explore the relationship between the city and its citizens. Using photography as their primary device, they seek to uncover and playfully intervene in everyday patterns of memory. As visitors to Sunderland, they have invited 10 residents to work with them in a process of swapping and deleting photographic memories of the city.

Exhibition runs 15 Nov-24 Nov.

Supported by the Ford Foundation and NEPN.

Image credit: Tita Salina and Irwan Ahmett, concept image for Deleting Memory



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Mark Henderson – Steels Social Club Residency Social Morning

The Concert Room

15 November 11am-1pm
Venue: Steels Social Club concert room, 1 Peacock St W, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR4 6LQ

Join us this Friday for a presentation of findings as part of Mark Hendersons residency at Steels Social Club.

Working with both photography and video the exploration Mark has created a series of images and video interviews featuring a wide and varied cross section of the community that have a cultural/social connection to the space, to provide an insight into the lives that have been played out within the room.

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