POP / BRIAN GRIFFIN
Ten years from the late 1970's until the late 1980's Brian was one of the photographers record companies, band managers and groups approached to do their album covers, single bags and publicity. This exhibition encompasses his work of that era for groups from Depeche Mode to Billy Idol.
THE DISCIPLES / JAMES MOLLISON
The Disciples, an original, sharp and highly entertaining take on contemporary music culture and the tribalism invoked by popular music stars.
OFF THEME EXHIBITIONS
LISA & JOHN / DAVID MOORE
‘Lisa and John’ tells the story of two subjects from David Moore’s 1980’s series ‘Pictures from the Real World’, documenting working class communities in the photographers’ home-town of Derby.
READY! OK? / GROUP EXHIBITION
Ready? OK! is the Naughton Gallery’s second annual sports exhibition, exploring the world of sport through a range of media including photography, sculpture, video and illustration. Ready? OK! showcases some of the most exciting sports-influenced artworks being made today.
AIR OF THE ANTHROPOCENE / ROBIN PRICE
Experimental photography - recorded using a custom-built digital light painter and wearable sensors - capture the extent of air pollution present by enlarging microscopic particulates which are usually invisible to the naked eye.
The photographs in Verges examine the potential for everyday resistance through the growth and habits of weeds. Attending more closely to our ordinary surroundings and appreciating the familiar undermines the capitalist desire for commodity and spectacle, for the exotic and dramatic.