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Broadcast Yourself - an international group exhibition curated by Sarah Cook and Kathy Rae Huffman, continues at the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, until April 5 2008. http://www.broadcastyourself.netThe AV Festival has finished for another year, but the centrepiece exhibition Broadcast Yourself, curated by CRUMB member Sarah Cook and Cornerhouse visual arts director Kathy Rae Huffman, continues at the Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, until April 5th. Sarah will give a walk-through on Wednesday 12 March at 6pm. Information about the works in the exhibition and photographs can be found on the accompanying website:
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Broadcast Yourself – Artists’ interventions into television and strategies for self-broadcasting from the 1970s to today.

Active Ingredient (Rachel Jacobs / Matt Watkins); Shaina Anand; Ian Breakwell; Chris Burden; Stan Douglas; Kit Galloway and Sherrie Rabinowitz; Alistair Gentry; Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Adriene Jenik; Doug Hall, Chip Lord and Jody Procter; Joanie 4 Jackie (Miranda July et al.); Pat Naldi and Wendy Kirkup; TV swansong (curated by Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie); Bill Viola; Van Gogh TV; 56KTV Bastard Channel (curated by Reinhard Storz /

This international group exhibition, co-curated by Sarah Cook and Kathy Rae Huffman, includes a selection of TV, video installation and web-based works which demonstrate how artists have successfully challenged the dominant culture of television since the 1960s. The exhibition includes artists who have taken TV technology and turned it into a performance space, a cultural forum, and an interactive media platform, as well as projects which document how artists are now using the Internet to broadcast themselves.

Broadcast Yourself is part of AV Festival 08: Broadcast. The AV Festival is an international festival of electronic arts, and features visual art, music and moving image. It takes place across Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and Middlesbrough from 28 February - 8 March 2008.

Broadcast Yourself is a cornerstone exhibition of AV Festival 08, and has been developed in partnership with the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, where it will be on view from 29 February - 5 April, and Cornerhouse, Manchester, where it will be on view from 13 June - 10 August.

Broadcast Yourself is a Touring Exhibition produced by AV Festival 08 and Cornerhouse in collaboration with the Hatton Gallery with support from Arts Council England, CRUMB at the University of Sunderland and The Leverhulme Trust (Early Career Fellowship). The Hatton Gallery is supported by Northern Rock Foundation, Newcastle University and AHRC.




  Sarah Cook
  Kathy Rae Huffman
  Wendy Kirkup
  Karen Guthrie
  Nina Pope
  Shaina Anand