ONE FOR THE DIARY:Artprojx presents “The Posters Came From The Walls ” (Depeche Mode Fans around the world) a film by Jeremy Deller and Nick Abrahams Saturday 17th October 2009

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Artprojx presents in association with Gavin Brown’s enterprise and The Modern Institute
The Posters Came From The Walls a film by Jeremy Deller and Nick Abrahams
Artprojx at Prince Charles Cinema
A documentary co-directed by Nick Abrahams and Jeremy Deller, artist and winner of the 2004 Turner Prize, about Depeche Mode fans around the world.
Saturday 17th October 10.30am-12.15pm (doors open 10.15am)

Screening and brunch with an introduction by Jeremy Deller & Nick Abrahams
www.artprojx.com
A documentary co-directed by Nick Abrahams and Jeremy Deller, artist and winner of the 2004 Turner Prize, about Depeche Mode fans around the world.

In Russia, May 9 is Victory Day, a national holiday. It’s also the birthday of Dave Gahan, lead singer with Depeche Mode, and a group of Muscovite fans have declared it Dave Day, gathering together to celebrate the group with homemade banners, mass sing-alongs and club nights. In Russia and countries of the former Soviet Union, the band’s music has been treasured since it was only available on illegal bootlegged cassettes in the 1980s, and it formed the soundtrack of the march toward freedom those countries embarked upon following the fall of the Berlin Wall. This situation is mirrored in Tehran, where fans take huge risks in listening to their music in a country that has banned all Western music since the Cultural Revolution. In the UK, the church of St Edward King and Martyr in Cambridge holds services for goths where they play Depeche Mode records. Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller and collaborator Nicholas Abrahams tell these and other stories of faith and devotion from around the world in this fascinating and inspired documentary about fandom, which is at turns bizarre, funny, sad and often touching.

Tickets £10

Purchase online at:HERE
Box Office: 0870 811 2559
(open for telephone bookings 1.30-8.30pm or in person)

About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazine, ' A curation of the world’s most interesting culture' [PLUS] Art of Conversation: A tri-annual 'no news paper'

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