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67 – 69 Victoria Street
LIVERPOOL L1 6DE
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For immediate release 28th June 2008 – Liverpool UK
Contact: Wayne Heaton, Gallery Director
firstname.lastname@example.org www.curvegallery.co.uk 07884411344
Live Performance & Exhibition
Placide: ‘Colors Freedom’
Private View: Friday 11th JULY 6 – 9pm
Performance: Friday 11th JULY 7.30pm
Curve Gallery: Contemporary Project Space
Exhibition: Continues until 19th JULY
Curve Gallery presents their first International Artist for 2008.
French Artist, Placide will perform an innovative contemporary piece entitled
Placide is a painter concerned with cultural intermarriage: West Indies, Africa, and
Europe. Working with musicians, actors and dancers she develops her creativity,
“je suis en perpétuel devenir.”
Her work moved towards performance in 2000 and in 2004 she performed a piece
entitled ‘the Black angel’ by the Brazilian author Nelson Rodriguez.
She realises her vision, pictorially as gestural work in narrow collaboration with
percussionniste and comediennes. Movement takes a dominate place within her work,
using movement and gesture to embrace the painting physically.
Michel Battle, French painter, speaks about her “accidental art”, art stemming from
fusions of culture to perturb the western thought.
The exhibition ‘Colours Freedom’ will offer the public an exclusive one night only
performance to live music and the first opportunity to see an exhibition of paintings
inspired by colour and movement whilst delivering a powerful contemporary cultural