Originally posted on Bristol Culture:
Art installations in unusual locations have become something of a Bristol speciality of late, with empty cathedrals, police cells and even disused toilets being employed as temporary galleries. For two weekends only in Bishopston, it’s the turn of an old swimming pool to play host to an exhibition.
The Deep End is a “fully immersive exhibition of art and common sense” taking place in the former Bristol North Baths on Gloucester Road.
Inside, art lines the walls around the old pool, with a rocket last seen hitting the roof of the RWA for its graffiti exhibition protruding from one row of seats, two “hoodies” sitting opposite, and a giant plug that has presumably drained all of the water.
It is the first time in seven years that the doors to the baths have been opened, and the very last time the swimming pool will be seen in its original form…
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