Neesha ChampaneriaLife is a trompe' lioel. Eating a samosa filled with mushy peas.
The relationship of resemblance is inherently paradoxical, therefore, in that it cannot be pushed too far without turning into its opposite: a bad imitation is a good imitation and a too-good imitation is a bad imitation.
WUNDERBAR09 FESTIVAL, Performance Now and Then, Gallery North, Newcastle.
*****HATE2, Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle.
Hot DANCE! ', ArtHouse, The End, Newcastle. Exploration of Peanut Butter Tasting Part 1.
*****HATE, Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle.
Celine, Performance based around Celine Dion's Song Think Twice.
PUNCTUM University of Northumbria Degree Show, Newcastle. Pedro and Hubert: Dancing Pube video Model.
Banana and Peesh Pie shop opening, Newcastle. A new shop and travelling art space.
Little Jewel Cinema, JET season at Waygood Gallery, Newcastle.
SQUEEK! Star and Shadow cinema, Newcastle.
THIS IS 'LifeWorkArt 07 'ART SLASH FASHION' show with squeaky dog toys and 8 male models, Gallery Glue's Serious Playtime season.
Eyes Wide Open, Star and Shadow cinema, Newcastle. Film screening of untitled film. A still life portrait of the artist Cai Nyahoe.
'Monumental Circle Sale' The Circle, Heaton Rd, Newcastle.
Press and Publications
NARC magazine. Hello We Are Dynamic. Neesha Champaneria and Hannah Gillespie, November 29 2009.
PERFORMANCE ART NOW AND THEN. Gallery North. Catalogue, November 2009.
The Journal, Challenging gender stereotypes with art, by Barbara Hodgson. Pedro and Hubert, June 17 2008.
http://www.whatsonne.co.uk/gb/arts-and-exhibitions/news/challenging-gender-stereotypes-with-art. November 2006, Platform NorthEast Bursary, Vital Chinese Live Art Festival, Manchester.