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INSTINCT EXHIBITION SHEFFIELD

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  • Victoria Lucas
    CLAIRE BLUNDELL-JONES | ANDY BROADEY | HONDARTZA FRAGA ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      CLAIRE BLUNDELL-JONES | ANDY BROADEY | HONDARTZA FRAGA
      >STEVE HUMBLE
      > | VICTORIA LUCAS | JON PROCTER
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      >YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO INSTINCT
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      >AN EXHIBITION COMPRISING THE WORK OF SIX ARTISTS WHO WILL EXPLOREINSTINCTIVE BEHAVIOUR
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      >PRIVATE VIEW: 15/01/10 AT 7PM
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      >34 THE MOOR, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S1 4PA
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      >OPEN 16/01/10 - 22/01/10 12 - 6PM, CLOSED SUNDAYS
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      >
      >The early bird catches
      >the worm
      >>
      >It’s a dog eat dog
      >world
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      >There are plenty more
      >fish in the sea
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      >It is not a new idea that we
      >humans are not so different from the rest of the animal kingdom. Instinct can
      >be described as behaving spontaneously, reacting in an animalistic way, not by
      >learned behaviour or based on experience but by intuition. When are the moments
      >when we feel most instinctual? What is it to be human or animal and what is the
      >relationship between us? We live in tandem with animals; in fact, our genetic
      >make-up can be extremely similar, yet as people, we consider ourselves the
      >dominant species. We ultimately govern the planet and yet we, the more
      >‘intelligent’ species, are in many ways actually destroying it.
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      >From this huge topic a few
      >of us artists will pose our own questions and comment on our ‘animalistic’
      >side, which vary from the humorous to the macabre, from the confessional to the
      >symbolic and representational. The artists have been selected because these
      >questions are already festering within their respective artistic practices, and
      >are being grappled with through a range of media and visual languages.
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