OBSESSION: LOVE, RITUAL, COLLECTION is the second installment of a three part project that deals with hidden worlds, private collections and obsessional behaviors, from innovative Independent Curator, Charlotte Meddings.
In 2012 Charlotte devised part 1 CONFESSIONS a concept that was born out of a set of strange circumstances, she found herself in.
Commissioning 4 photographers to create a series of 10 portraits. Each sitter was asked to make an anonymous confession to something they had done in their life.
Read more about the project here: http://www.richmix.org.uk/whats-on/event/confessions/
OBSESSION: Love, Ritual, Collection is now Charlotte's biggest scale project to date, inviting 55 international artists to respond to following categories:
The state of being obsessed with something or someone.
Compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea or an unwanted feeling or emotion, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
A compulsive, often unreasonable idea or emotion.
The strong feeling of affection.
The most spectacular, indescribable deep euphoric feeling.
Love can make you do anything, and sacrifice for what will be better in the end.
A ceremonial act or a series of such acts. The performance of such acts
A detailed method of procedure faithfully or regularly followed.
The act or process of collecting
A group of objects or works to be seen, studied or kept together
Something gathered into a mass or pile.
The chosen works have been carefully considered, an ongoing narrative threads each piece of work together, carrying the audience through a visual guide to the darker parts of the artists minds.
Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Installation and Performance awaits you....
THE SHOW is open by appointment only 24. JUNE - 27. JUNE
PRIVATE VIEW 27. JUNE 6-9pm
OPEN TO PUBLIC 28-29 JUNE
THE EMBASSY TEA GALLERY
195 - 205 UNION STREET
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