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ICA, London - ICA Collectors' Evening: Pavilion Without Walls, Wednesday 17 April 2013
Writer and critic Jonathan P Watts discussed the Eastern Pavilions Print Portfolio Project with Curator, Kaavous Clayton, and participating artists, Coco Crampton and Kate Owens, alongside an exclusive reading from Jonathan's newly commissioned text in connection with the project.

Norwich Castle Museum, 26th January 2013
A presentation and discussion exploring collecting in collaboration with Norfolk Contemporary Art Society, led by Hannah Higham, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Norfolk Museums and Archeology Service with artist printmaker Colin Self and Robert Lee from The Collective.

A selection of works from the portfolio can be viewed at Norwich Castle Museum as part of the current exhibition 'Drawn from the Collection'.

16 - 20 January 2013
Eastern Pavilions presented their print portfolio at London Art Fair, Islington Business Design Centre, London, 2013 alongside new editions from Firstsite, OUTPOST and Wysing Arts Centre.

London Art Fair

12 to 15 October 2012
Eastern Pavilions presented the print portfolio at Multiplied Art Fair at Christies, London, 2012 alongside editions from Firstsite, Kaavous Bhoyroo, Outpost and Wysing Arts Centre.


During 2012 a programme of public talks will continue across the region, to encourage discussion about collecting contemporary art and supporting regional artists.

During November 2011 the November Pavilions presented opportunities for the public to buy critically engaged contemporary art by some of the regions' most exciting and innovative contemporary artists, working at the forefront of their field

IPSWICH, Atrium Studios 17 to 23 Nov 2011
A series of installations at the Atrium Studios

NORWICH, Pitt Street 19 to 27 Nov 2011
An exhibition of work for sale by over 50 contemporary artists

CAMBRIDGE, Aid & Abet, Station Road 24 to 26 Nov 2011
The collected and the collectable; the exhibition featured works from the collections of six art collectives from across the country alongside works for sale by artists represented within these collections.


Exhibition at Bethnal Green Library 7 to 22 October 2011
Work of twelve artists living and working across the eastern region including Coco Crampton, Desmond Brett, Frances Kearney , James Metsoja, Jennifer Campbell, Joe King and Rosie Pedlow, Kate Murphy, Robert Filby, Simon Davenport, Simon Liddiment, Simon Newby and Steve Dowson.

An Evening of Performance and Sound at Testbed1, Battersea 21 Oct 2011
including Charles C C Audsley, John Boursnell, Kimi Conrad and Simon Davenport.

Smiths Row - An evening of contemporary art, Thursday 20 June 2013
Adam Bridgland, artist and print-maker talked about his work and collecting limited edition prints. Louise Thirlwall, Wysing Arts Centre discussed the collective, a movement of individuals who pool resources to purchase contemporary art, and Niki Braithwaite launched the new Smiths Row Supporters Scheme.

Wysing Arts Centre -Thinking Around Exhibitions 5 June 2011
A discussion led by artist, curator and collector Hugh Pilkington, explored some of the commercial aspects of exhibitions and exhibition making.

Kaavous Bhoyroo - Collecting Contemporary Art @ OUTPOST Summer Fayre 23 June 2011
An introduction to collecting contemporary art sharing the experiences of collectors and demonstrating the rewarding and exciting journey collecting can be.

Outpost - Artists, Spaces and Survival @ OUTPOST SUMMER FAYRE 25 June 2011
Artists, Spaces and Survival included a series of presentations by artist run spaces exploring how they survive and how they support artists.

Art Exchange - O Painters! My Painters! Artists Talk 16 July 2011
The talk explored the benefits of living with paintings presented by Kaavous Clayton, curator of the exhibition in discussion with Jess Kenny, the curator of Art Exchange.

Firstsite - Too Many Artists 9 Nov 2011
Over the last few decades, in the commercial and subsidised art worlds, the assumption has been that more, and bigger, is better; more galleries, more art students, more artists, more art projects, more arts facilitators, more participants. But would society, the art world and artists themselves actually benefit from a drastic reduction? Could the funding crisis and thousands of people falling out of the profession be a positive development?

UH Galleries - Collecting Collectively 15 Nov 2011
Tim Eastop talked about his work with The Collective, a growing network of social groups who collect and circulate cutting edge contemporary art to live with it in their homes or places of work.

Smiths Row - New Object Lessons at Smiths Row and Moyes Hall 5 Jan 2012
Created and led by historian Dominique Tessier the session explored links between the local and global through everyday objects as well as items found in museums, archives and libraries

Norwich Castle Museum - New Object Lessons 6 Jan 2012
A CPD workshop for curators, artists, cultural heritage professionals, academics, students... encouraged participants to look at cultural history in a whole new light.

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East England Art in Focus,
article by Matt Roberts, Guardian online

The Eastern Pavilions print portfolio
reviewed in
Art in Print, Volume 2, No. 5

Other Eastern Pavilions
reviews and press coverage:


Eastern Pavilions commissioned writer Jonathan P Watts to write a text to accompany the portfolio. Read the article 'Paradox of a Pavilion Without Walls

The Eastern Pavilions print portfolio can currently be viewed at the following venues
Norwich Castle Museum
The Minories, Colchester
Wysing Arts Centre