Vacant Shop Unit, Leeds Shopping Plaza

Vacant Unit, Leeds Shopping Plaza. Photograph: Derek Horton.

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COPY // understudy
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First Edition of COPY to be launched at The Plaza Principle, Leeds, Thursday 21 October 2010, 6pm – 9pm

COPY contains submissions of writing as or around critical practice and page/image based works with a critical / textual element. COPY // understudy explores the notion of the stand in, the examined, the inquired or performed; the temporary, theoretical or illusory and will be presented at The Plaza Principle, an exhibition curated by Derek Horton and Chris Bloor in a vacant retail unit in Leeds Shopping Plaza.


‘The Plaza Principle will provide an opportunity to see a large-scale exhibition of contemporary art in Leeds, presenting the work of over forty young and established international artists. Exploiting the scale and architectural qualities of the abandoned TK Maxx store, the exhibition will present a wide range of contemporary art, with an emphasis on sculpture, installation, video, performance, and audio works.’

Derek Horton & Chris Bloor.

COPY // understudy will be available throughout the exhibition, open 12–5pm every day from Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October 2010 and will also be available online.

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