Press Release

Exhibition and Artist Garage Sale

FleaMarket: May Day Bank Holiday Weekend

With the active participation of over 80 artists, events, bands & DIY catering
Saturday 1st May, Sunday 2nd May 2004, 12-6pm
20p admission

Exhibition: continues for 1 week
Tuesday 4th – Sunday 9th May 2004, open daily 12-6pm

admission free

We are pleased to present ‘FleaMarket’ a large exhibition and artist garage sale hosted in The Old Seager Distillery, Deptford, London.

The social-selling-swap-meet event will last for one weekend, with artists activities including exhibiting on rugs and blankets, making, exchanging, rehearsing, recording, demonstrating, and curating. After the weekend, FleaMarket will transform into an exhibition open for one week – a large survey show documenting current modes of artistic production open daily until Sunday 9th May.

FleaMarket is a unique opportunity to sift and rummage through a treasure trove of group displays, artist’s wares, collections, cast-offs and garage junk. Showcasing works from over 80 prominent and emerging artists and galleries, FleaMarket offers a chance to see and buy rare and affordable artworks as well as engage personally with artists, curators and their participatory projects.

2nd Floor, Atlantic House
The Old Seager Distillery
Deptford Bridge
London SE8 4JT

Right next to Deptford Bridge DLR
Entrance on Brookmill Road / Deptford Bridge.
www.tempcontemp.co.uk for map
info@tempcontemp.co.uk for further information

Curated by Anthony Gross


“…one formal system has been substituted for another: since the early nineties, the dominant visual model is closer to the open-air market, the bazaar, the souk, a temporary and nomadic gathering of precarious materials and products of various provenances. Recycling (a method) and chaotic arrangement (an aesthetic) have supplanted shopping, store windows, and shelving in the role of formal matrices.” Nicolas Bourriaud, ‘Postproduction’


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