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11 for 2011 is a pilot programme of artist films featuring emerging and established contemporary artists, based in the North East of England, who are gaining National and International recognition.
"Turning Point North East wanted to promote and celebrate these artists by profiling them in a programme films that we hope can continue annually", says Julia Bell, National and North East Coordinator of the Tunring Point Network. "Artists were nominated by the visual arts community, and members of the Turning Point North East consortium selected eleven to profile".
The 11 for 2011 films have been promoted by a number of stakeholder venues and are hosted on a number of websites. The featured artists are Richard Rigg, Thomas Whittle, Eric Bainbridge, Graham Dolphin, Jane Millican, Kelly Richardson, Matt Stokes, Richard Forster, Iris Priest, Laura Lancaster and Cath Bertola.
You can see all the entire series on the TPNE Vimeo page.
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The Contemporary Visual Arts Network’s ultimate goal is to nurture contemporary visual artists and organisations in order to produce internationally regarded, critically engaged work that is valued by our society.