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2Day Gallery (All the rest)

Here as promised (if a bit later than expected…) are images from the rest of 2Day Gallery. It was so great to work with all these artists and see what they would do with their time.

Beth Savage performed ‘Captivity’ May 14 and 15. The text presented on the first day was relating to the story of Icarus. Beth fashioned a newspaper wing on the second day while held captive in the Gallery.




Jonathan Brodsky’s ‘Options’ transformed the gallery into on interactive game on May 16 and 17. This was fun and very open to interpretation.




Gayle Miekle presented 04/14, one in a series of 14 digital ‘prints’, created whilst in residency in Bergen, Norway. You can view the entire series at



Justin Hopper and Lucy Greeves shared ‘The High Wood (Part 1)’ an audio piece exploring the landscapes of the First World War’s Western Front using newly written and archival texts.



Claire Briegel and Tara Chaloner were resident artists on May 22 and 23. Their ‘For Want of an Information Place’ gave the Bureau of Exchange a place in the DJCAD Degree Show from which to consider the (essential?) conditions of leisure, appreciation and familiarity in the wider Dundee city context.





The last weekend was quite emotional for all of us preparing to Graduate. NOW NOW was formed by a group of students that graduated from DOJ in 2008. 5 years later and it was time for a reunion, and a party (of course). Don’t forget – there IS life after art school.




What a blast! Thanks to all of the artists that put work (and play) into 2Day Gallery. I am working on a publication about 2Day now – stay tuned for more details. Also a big thank you to all who came to see the many fabulous degree show exhibitions this year.

2Day Gallery (7 days in)

A week in and so much has already happened. Why in the world did I want to put together a gallery? Didn’t I know how exhausted I would be after hand-in on Monday? Ahh well, since when has logic ruled me? I am so pleased – such a talented group of artists are part of this – I couldn’t have asked for more.

But I digress….

Here are the images from the pamphlet:

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Here are same images from the artists so far.

The initial installation was by Holly Keasey, who is linked to the space by her river stones which were in residence for 2 years. In the spirit of her work as a water tourist, she took on a 2 day water fast.Her piece is titled Collection and Time: Beginning with a Wander…a Text Will Follow.

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Here is Mary Beth Quigley drinking some of the proffered water:

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Alexander Aitken did a 2 day performance titled The Hypocrisy of Being (1 is better, more is better) Here are some images.
Day One:

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Day Two:

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Katie Reid brought items from some previous exhibitions, including her DJCAD degree show, to play with a new installation in the space. Her untitled (restructured play 2Day) brought the gallery into its first weekend.

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And the fourth artist is James Bell whose Proposal for a Site-specific Work is now adorning the outer door.

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There are still many more artists to come for 2Day Gallery. Beth Savage will be performing Captivity on May 15th. Jonathan Brodsky will have his Options on display during the Degree Show opening night. There will be a video of Gayle Meikle’s and an audio piece by Justin Hopper and Lucy Greeves. Claire Briegel and Tara Chaloner will be performing their For Want of an Information Point. Now Now will close the gallery with Reunion. I will update with pictures of these soon to be occurrences. Until then, your best bet is to show up in the flesh.