Mercy’s Young Pines collective announces No Vacancy show

There has been an unspecified natural disaster and you, one of many survivors, have been crammed into a rather crowded hotel, where the effects of overpopulation are being brought to light.

No Vacancy spread
No Vacancy cover

This supposition is the premise for No Vacancy, an exhibition of visual art based on the poetry of Greg Gibson, featuring the work of Will Daw, Christine Gore and Thom Ison.

No Vacancy spread
No Vacancy spread

They form part of the collective Young Pines which has been born out of an intern programme run by consultancy Mercy.

No Vacancy spread
No Vacancy spread

When Mercy isn’t branding, it’s sidelining in self-initiated literature, art and music forays, in this case No Vacancy, the second project to come from the sprightly Young Pines.

No Vacancy spread
No Vacancy spread

A hand-stitched and screen printed promotional zine arrived at DW towers, inviting guests to get into the spirit of the exhibition through the dystopian hospitality offered in the words and prints of Gibson and the Yong Pines.

Screen printing the zine
Screen printing the zine

 A limited run of 50 promo zines have been created ahead of the show.    

Stitching the zines
Stitching the zines

 No Vacancy runs from 16-18 March and 22-25 March at The Wolstenholme Creative Space, 11 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool, L1

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