Author Archives: Foreign Investments

HAPPY HOUR

  10.10.19     6pm to 7.30pm  The Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art HAPPY HOUR! is an interactive live art event inspired by weather reports, swinging between normality and crisis mode in the summer of 2019, a summer of surging temperatures, … Continue reading

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I WANNA BE ME I WANNA BE (E) U (2019)

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WORK IN THE PUBLIC REALM

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LOST, London (2016)

LOST curated and produced by foreign investment in collaboration with choreographer, Dickson Mbi for the Wild New Territories. The performance articulated, bio diversity and the loss of species within the UK. Ron den Daas & Kathy Kenny’s groundbreaking exhibition occupied … Continue reading

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FOUR WORDS, LIVERPOOL (2016)

Alan Dunn, artist/curator, presented FOUR WORDS on the The Media Wall, opposite Lime Street as part of Liverpool Provocations:  A series of artistic interruptions Dunn will host an alternative stream of provocative 10-second animations with over 100 participants from a … Continue reading

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SKY SERIES (2012 -14)

foreign investment presented their pioneering project One Square Foot of Sky as part of the exhibition “Collector Club”  curated by Ying Kwok at the art space Oi! in Hong Kong (2014) One Square Foot of Sky forms part of a newly … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING MUST GO, CFCCA, Manchester (2011)

foreign investment (FI) gathered hundreds of small unloved objects, donated by local retailers and the people of Manchester. Over a period of 6 weeks the worthless object were gilded with 18-carat gold leaf in the gallery space that was transformed into a … Continue reading

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TOPPING-OUT ACT 1, 2 & 3, Arts Council England, Manchester (2009, 2010-11)

The Arts Council England commissioned an event in 3 acts, ‘Topping Out’to celebrate the migration into the new Arts Council building: The Hive, Lever Street, Manchester . Act 1: used the unfinished, new building to celebrate the move to the site. It … Continue reading

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OSLO GOLD-EXCHANGE, Mesen, Norway (2010)

Oslo Gold Exchange was part of Hva Gjør Du Her? a project, supported and produced by Mesen (http://mesen.no/) in Oslo. As ‘travelling Alchemists’ FI set up workshops in Groruddalen using “child labour” to transform unloved and discarded toys into golden objects of … Continue reading

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SPIRES EMBERS, Gogol Fest, Kiev (2009)

RED PARADIGM for EIDOS FOUNDATION UKRAINE  GOGOLFEST 2009  Mystetskyi Arsenal, KIEV, Ukraine, Curator Adam Nankervis

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