‘VANE98’ consisted of almost fifty exhibitions featuring the work of over 100 artists spread over the whole of the city of Newcastle with projects also presented in Gateshead and North and South Tyneside. As well as the types of venues used for ‘VANE97’, exhibitions took place in churches, cafés and restaurants, a Metro station, a railway tunnel, hospitals, a library as well as at various outdoor locations.

For a writer’s response to the work in ‘VANE98’, read Julia Darling’s One day. Louise Wirz gives a curator’s opinion in her essay, VANE98.