"I want you to get up right now, sit up, go to your windows, open them and stick your head out and yell - 'I?m as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!? Things have got to change. But first, you've gotta get mad!... You've got to say, ?I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!? Then we'll figure out what to do...?
Such was the call to power made by Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network. Beale?s words seem to have an even greater resonance in the twenty-first century where our lives are dictated by global terror and the hysterical responses to it.
For this exhibition we have asked our artists to consider what maddens them and what they are willing to stand up and shout about.