Bill Drummond's The Curfew Tower Residency 2020 - County Antrim, Ireland.

The Curfew Tower has acted as an artist’s residency since 2003.

The Republic of Užupis is a micro nation.

The Republic of Užupis has three mottos.

They are:
DON’T FIGHT
DON’T WIN
DON’T SURRENDER

But…
translated into twenty three languages.

To know more about The Republic of Užupis click HERE

For the year of 2020 the artist’s residency in The Curfew Tower is being curated by The Republic of Užupis.
The weight of these curatorial duties will fall mainly on the shoulders of Gleb Divov.
Gleb Divov is a citizen of The Republic of Užupis and an inventor.

Gleb Divov is also the Minister for Sound, Events and Innovations for The Republic of Užupis.

Republic of Užupis is also currently situated in the country known as Lithuania.

The Curfew Tower has acted as an artist’s residency since 2003.

The Curfew Tower is also currently situated in County Antrim, Ireland.

Since 2009 each year The Curfew Tower has been curated by a different set up.

These include:
2009: Void in Derry 2010: Catalyst Arts in Belfast 2011: Eastside Projects in Birmingham 2012: Static in Liverpool 2013: Spike Island in Bristol 2014: The Seamus Heaney Centre in Belfast 2015 / 2016: Nothing but Longing in Jerusalem 2017: Penthouse in Manchester 2018: Neu! Reekie! in Edinburgh 2019: Searching for the Miraculous in Miami

On the 1st of January 2020, Zippy Kearney raised the winter flag of The Republic of Užupis, on a makeshift flagpole, on the top of The Curfew Tower. The flag will remain flying there until winter passes, when Zippy Kearney will ceremonially lower the flag and hoist the Spring flag of The Republic of Užupis – acts of God aside.

/ as seen on January 14, 2020 at www.penkilnburn.com /
The Republic of Užupis and surrounding Alternative Reality are theming this Creative Art Quest with a Classic/Digital/CryptoArt, Poetry, Music, AI, xR and other unexpected innovations.

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