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22 JUL: Short Supply: Three’s a crowd

*Launch Day: 22nd July 2021 Open 1 pm – 6pm Exhibition continues: 23rd July – 10th August  Open Thu-Sat, 12 pm – 4 pm *No bookings required, just bring your going out mask and sign in on arrival…. Read More

Rockified: Gustavo Ferro & Sam Meredith

ROCKIFIED Gustavo Ferro (São Paulo/Blackpool) in collaboration with Sam Meredith (London) *18 JUNE – 10 JULY (Open Wed – Sat, 11am – 4pm) *accessible via stairs only at this time and the main doors will be locked. To… Read More

SOFT HANDS ON MOSSY ROCKS: Kerry Tenbey & Ellie Barrett

SOFT HANDS ON MOSSY ROCKS is an exhibition of research, ideas and artworks by Ellie Barrett and Kerry Tenbey. READ THE REVIEW by Grace Edwards, Corridor 8 here: https://corridor8.co.uk/article/soft-hands-on-mossy-rocks/ All of the things around us pulsate. Material stores… Read More

Heritage Action Zone: Calling all artists, creatives, and organisations on the Fylde Coast

Are you an Artist, creative business or arts organisation on the Fylde Coast?If so, this is your chance to take part in new research to inform Blackpool Council’s Heritage Action Zone (HAZ). The research aims to understand what… Read More

WORK/LEISURE_2: OPEN CALL 2020

Work/Leisure is inviting emerging and mid-career artists, living and working in the UK/Europe, to create new work in 2020. In its first iteration, Work/Leisure (2016), delivered 5 short-term, non-prescriptive artist residencies designed to enable artists to research and… Read More

MEANWHILE…

In 2020, during Covid-19, Abingdon Studios presented a series of invited artist talks. Meanwhile… in partnership with Grundy Art Gallery, LeftCoast and Blackpool School of Arts is pleased to present this permanent digital archive, encapsulating the essence of… Read More

Continuation and/or duration: Margrethe Aanestad & Elin Melberg

24 OCT 2019 Refreshments provided “Conceptually the works will revolve around abstract expressions of universal existential themes, such as contrast and dualities between fragility and strength, the eternal and ephemeral, and the liminal space where the human being… Read More

Harry Clayton-Wright: The Fortnight

Across 14 days, Harry Clayton-Wright presented 14 brand new eight hour performance pieces. Each day involved its own persona, its own world. Each piece experimented with the different ways in which people stage themselves over time. Reflecting on… Read More

JOYRIDE

  JOYRIDE: Bethany Costerd, Sarah Louise Hawkins and Daniel Newsham 08 – 22 Feb 2019. Bethany Costerd, Sarah Louise Hawkins and Daniel Newsham. Diverse disciplines and varied perspectives converge, showcasing a shared interest in methodical, repetitive processes and… Read More

Alison J Carr: Felicity Means Happiness

Allie Carr Felicity Means Happiness 13 Sep – 01 Oct 2019 Felicity Means Happiness is video work that tells the story of a 98-year old former chorus girl. Alison J Carr interviewed Felicity about her time as a… Read More