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Image: Throughout the Fragment of Infinity That We Have Come To Know by Chris Alton

The NewBridge Project on Gateshead High Street re-opens on Tuesday 1st September and you have around four weeks to get down there to see the exhibition by young creator Chris Alton. The exhibition was cut short when lockdown hit, however the gallery has managed to negotiate an extension to the fascinatingly eclectic and playful piece named Throughout The Fragment Of Infinity That We Have Come To Know.

Throughout The Fragment Of Infinity That We Have Come to Know uses science fiction as license to imagine alternative value systems and questions the capitalist belief of infinite growth on a finite planet. Alton has imagined alien species and their divergent concepts of money, value, debt and memory and displayed these fictional works alongside existing human currency. The collection of objects and texts is accompanied by a video essay tracing connections between classical mythology, British colonialism and contemporary tax avoidance. To visit the exhibition, book a time slot using the gallery’s online booking system.

In addition, the gallery shop will return with a selection of ‘zines, gifts and artist publications. The shop is open to new stock and relevant launches so if you are a creator who has been working on a project during lockdown this might also be a good time to get in touch and discuss your work.

Throughout The Fragment Of Infinity That We Have Come To Know is at NewBridge Project, Gateshead from Tuesday 1st-Friday 25th September

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