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Passion featured over 120 objects, texts, moving images, documents and sound. These items were submitted by individuals - artists, writers, members of the public. They were approached by the gallery, and were asked to send in a response to the question: What do you feel passionate about?

There was no attempt made to classify, grade, codify or value the submissions. Cataloguing and presenting the material involved respecting its personal and precious qualities and respecting the trust shown in presenting it to the public. A TV was permanently connected to live CNN broadcasts from Kosovo. A leather armchair was placed next to a video library and a bookcase containing over 1000 books.

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Passion launched a new programme of exhibitions under a new staff structure implemented by Arts For Everyone - National Lottery through the Arts Council of England.

A free souvenir catalogue of the exhibition was available, including texts by curators Peter Cross and Tim Hutchinson, and a text by Georges Perec.

Education events formed a key part of the project. Four special Sunday events highlighted particular passions: Pigments and pastries, Noise into Sound, Visions and Sick with love included workshops and debates with artists, critics, musicians and chefs.

Passion featured over 120 objects, texts, moving images, documents and sound. These items were submitted by individuals - artists, writers, members of the public. They were approached by the gallery, and were asked to send in a response to the question: What do you feel passionate about?

There was no attempt made to classify, grade, codify or value the submissions. Cataloguing and presenting the material involved respecting its personal and precious qualities and respecting the trust shown in presenting it to the public. A TV was permanently connected to live CNN broadcasts from Kosovo. A leather armchair was placed next to a video library and a bookcase containing over 1000 books.

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Passion launched a new programme of exhibitions under a new staff structure implemented by Arts For Everyone - National Lottery through the Arts Council of England.

A free souvenir catalogue of the exhibition was available, including texts by curators Peter Cross and Tim Hutchinson, and a text by Georges Perec.

Education events formed a key part of the project. Four special Sunday events highlighted particular passions: Pigments and pastries, Noise into Sound, Visions and Sick with love included workshops and debates with artists, critics, musicians and chefs.