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Socially Distanced Exhibition Opportunity launched

Published 11/06/20

Socially Distanced Exhibition Opportunity for Portland Residents launches this week

The Corona virus pandemic and resulting lockdown has had a huge and catastrophic effect on the arts. With venues closed more and more artists exhibitions going online, what happens if you don’t have good access to the internet?

b-side has come up with a simple but ingenious solution and has asked Portland residents to join in too. B-side is best known for its biennial Festival on Portland,  the festival has had to be postponed this year but the b-side team are keen to make sure that everyone on Portland can still be part of their creative programme.

b-side’s project space on Fortuneswell High Street has huge front windows, perfect for safe exhibiting! Following a call out on social media for anyone on Portland who has been making, and creating during lockdown a plethora of drawings, painting, poetry and craft has been sent to the team. These are being printed up into huge posters and exhibited in the two large street level windows for a few weeks at a time.

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The Corona virus pandemic and resulting lockdown has had a huge and catastrophic effect on the arts. With venues closed more and more artists exhibitions going online, what happens if you don’t have good access to the internet?

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