Light Night Leeds 2010: Mélange, Harvey Nichols, 08/10/10

Light Night Leeds 2010: Play With Your City

Harvey Nichols, Briggate, Leeds
Friday 8th October 2010, 18:00 - 21:00

Films, dancers, graffiti and a choir will all play their parting a curated programme of interventions in response to Leeds’ most famous store, Harvey Nichols, creating a cacophony of visuals, movement and sound for you to watch, take part in and enjoy.

Melange curated by Leeds Met Gallery & Studio Theatre in Harvey Nichols

Outside: FriiSpray developed by Jam Jar Collective. Use the digital spray cans provided to graffiti the front window of the store.

Ground floor: Briggate entrance 7pm, 8pm and 9pm: The start of the choreographed work by Tina Murtagh and involving 4 other dancers, Janice Keith, Amber Zamani-Esskeli, Gemma Riley and Dwayne Simms. Acting as personal shoppers, allow the dancers to lead you through the store up to the 3rd floor. At other times the dancers will interact with the public on the escalators.

Artists’ films playing on pillar monitors throughout the store

Level one
Simon Ringe - The Old In and Out, 2010
Simon Woolham - A Short Term Effect
Heidi Schaefer - Second Iraq War, 2009
Rebecca Elliott - Iron

Level two
Phill Hopkins - Dropping the House, 2010
Alex Pearl - Sing / Dance / Little Deaths
Hondartza Fraga - Shell of Shells / Annorstades
Josie Flynn - Pen Top

Level three
Pat Flynn - Untitled (Mobile), 2006 / Untitled (Coinshower), 2001
Alice Bradshaw - Brown Paper Bag Box

Level four projection
Andrew McDonald - Finger, 2002 / Lightening, 2002 / John and the Machine, 2007

Art for Addresses: Gillian Holding and Philip Broad will be working from till points on the middle levels to create art works on postcards in return for people joining our mailings lists Nick Cass has designed a rubber stamp to be printed onto cards. The cards will be mailed out to the participants after the event.


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