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The Long Look, Michael Collins

As Bedford entered a significant era in its history, with the imminent construction of 19,500 homes and a vast programme of regeneration planned, BCA Gallery in association with Renaissance Bedford commissioned artist Michael Collins to make a series of vast, highly detailed, landscape photographs. The focus of the exhibition was Bedford’s Brickworks, once the largest

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The Secret Life of Things, Suzanne Mooney

Suzanne Mooney’s work reconsiders how we look at the world through representation by exploring the medium and the apparatus of photography itself. The relationship between production, function and mediation of the photographic image is central to her practice. Employing diverse photographic techniques, appropriated images and found objects, Mooney’s work is a conceptual play with the

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What Do I Know About Bedford Anyway, Aaron Head

During his residency at BCA Aaron Head drew on his immediate environment to generate an intriguing project that combined the mediums of sculpture, installation and film to further explore his preoccupation with food and drink and their intricate social role in contemporary, multicultural Britain. Food and drink are recurrent tools in Head’s armoury. His work retraces

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Stereography: stereophonic geography, Matt Cook

In Stereography: stereophonic geography sound artist Matt Cook focused on the sound and rhythm of a place. Whilst working in Bedford as Artist in Residence with BCA Gallery, Cook walked around the town to discover what makes it tick to create his own playfull Bedford map. It was Cook’s intention that the slightly eccentric and highly

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The Bedford Project, Andre Stitt

Over the period of one year Wales-based performance artist Andre Stitt  performed a series of eight live art performances in Bedford town and the surrounding rural areas. These performances were in direct response to the town’s own unique society and culture. Each of the performances was recorded using photography and film. 01   White Trash Curry Kick Conceived of

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