Leeds's own Kaiser Chiefs will have own art exhibition in York that will include a '˜silent gig'

The Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs will turn art curators in December, with a major new exhibition in York.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 10:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 10:11 am
Kaiser Chiefs. Picture: Dani Beck
Kaiser Chiefs. Picture: Dani Beck

The musicians were invited to create a display at York Art Gallery, using favourite pieces of music and exhibits from the institution’s collection.

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The band said: “We are from the North, and are always keen to work in partnership with northern creative institutions. We need to make the most of these spaces – they are an asset and they are ours.”

The exhibition will include a “silent gig” using light and projected lyrics to create the experience of a live show.