Picture House at Belsay Hall

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Boudicca Photo: Keith Paisley for English Heritage

Picture House 2007

The fifth major art and design project presented by English Heritage at  Belsay, Hall and Gardens and curated by Judith King included fifteen new works from fashion designers, film directors, artists and performers. An eclectic mix of projected film, sculptural installation, fashion, sound and performance filled the empty rooms of Belsay Hall and Castle. The works included designers Viktor and Rolf, actress Tilda Swinton and playwright husband John Byrne, singer Antony Hegarty (from Antony and the Johnsons), Geraldine Pilgrim, Mike Figgis film director working with Boudicca and The Brothers Quay.

Picture House was funded by English Heritage, Arts Council England, Northern Rock Foundation, O.N.E North East, Northumberland Strategic Partnership.