1 March 2012
Olaf Breuning, David Blandy and DVVID
'On the difficulty of believing you can be somewhere else' is a subtitle, or a summary of the three works by Olaf Breuning, David Blandy and DVVID Presper Watson, selected and presented by M-E-X-I-C-O in one half of the Trade space, the evening will also see the launch of an accumulative open source artist list madprops2012.xls supported by a proposal for an exhibition derived from the file.
"In order to recognise the need to share with and learn from our contemporaries as well as the inevitable assimilation, appropriation and replication that occurs during this process. Mad Props seeks to make more visible the support structures and interdependency that creative practice relies upon."
M-E-X-I-C-O is a exhibition space set up and run by 10 artists and curators. Based in Leeds, UK the space was set up to promote contemporary art and curatorial projects in the city. Aiming to facilitate a variety of artists' works and curatorial ideas from around the UK and internationally. M-E-X-I-C-O is: Joanna Aldoori, Simon Boase, Pat Creedon, Polly Hodson, Ollie Jenkins, James Maxfield, Chloe Plumb, Leo Plumb, Zoe Sawyer and Karl Vickers