Duncan Campbell at Chisenhale

Details

16 Dec 2009 to 20 Dec 2009
Opening times:

<p>Wednesday - Sunday 1 &ndash; 6pm<br />
During exhibitions, the gallery will be open on the first Thursday of each month until 9pm.</p>
<p>Admission free<br />
Wheelchair accessible</p>

For his first major solo public exhibition in London, Chisenhale Gallery premieres a new film by Glasgow-based artist Duncan Campbell, co-commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Film and Video Umbrella; Tramway, Glasgow and The Model, Sligo. Make it new John (2009) tells the story of the DeLorean car, its creator John DeLorean and the workers of the Belfast-based car plant who built it. The film deftly contrasts the DeLorean dream with its spectacular downfall during a critical period in Northern Ireland’s history, and the canonisation of the car – the DMC12 – as a symbol of the American myth of mobility