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Toilet turned into an art gallery
Foregate St station platform two
The former platform two toilet door which now leads into the gallery

A former railway station platform toilet has been transformed into a modern art gallery.

Movement is a gallery and project space on platform two at Worcester Foregate Street station.

It's been set up by artists Nina Coulson and Alexander Johnson from artist-led family Yoke and Zoom.

The venture is a non-profit making business, and it opens on Saturday, 2 October 2010 with an exhibition called The Ultimate Painting.

The gallery has secured a long-term peppercorn lease from Network Rail and the train operating company London Midland, allowing them to show and commission work on the station by international contemporary artists.

Different journeys

Movement is a departure, a change, stopover or an arrival, taking the passenger on many different journeys through time and space.

Picture called Sun Bleached
Sun Bleached, 2007-08, by the artist Jacob Feige

The gallery artists, alongside their new base, will take projects further afield, using trains and the rail network as a site for the production and presentation of contemporary artwork.

The inaugural show, on platform two, will feature 11 paintings and installations by New York based artist Jacob Feige, and will be showing previously unreleased archive film footage of Drop City, by Gene Bernofsky, and selected photographs from the Drop City archive.

The Ultimate Painting is open from 2 October to 6 November 2010, Thursday to Saturday from 1200 to 1800 hours, or by appointment.




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