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Ride Your Pony No.4

Preview Saturday 21st October 5-8 pm exhibitions runs across the 24/7 Window Gallery (Ground Floor) and Project Space (Top Floor). Curated by Marie Jones, Garth Gratrix & Kerry Tenbey Ride Your Pony’s ethos is to allow participants the… Read More

First Outing by Queerly Made

First Outing Claye BowlerDan ChanMatthew Rimmer Produced by Queerly Made Preview Saturday 25th Sept 3pm – 5pm Starting at Grundy Art Gallery foyer and then including artist talks leading us to Abingdon Studios Project Space with light refreshments… Read More

PROXIMITY

PROXIMITY; An enquiry into the spatial and social elements of practice as research. Anne-Marie Atkinson | Ann Carragher | Antony Hall | Jackie Haynes | Rebecca Howard |Sarah-Joy Ford. 26 Aug – 16 Sept* *Window Gallery visible 24/7 *Upper Floor… Read More

Three’s a crowd: curated by Short Supply

Exhibition ran: 23rd July – 10th August  ARTISTS:GRACE COLLINS // KATE HODGSON MOLLIE BALSHAW // LYDIA MCCAIG  REBEKAH BEASLEY // THOMAS GRIFFITHS  Three’s A Crowd was an exhibition of work created through peer exchange, bringing the collaborative efforts of 6… Read More

Rockified: Gustavo Ferro & Sam Meredith

ROCKIFIED Gustavo Ferro (São Paulo/Blackpool) in collaboration with Sam Meredith (London) Exhibition Ran: 18 JUNE – 10 JULY Gustavo Ferro (b.1988) is a visual artist based between Brazil and the United Kingdom. He is interested in the urban… Read More

Many Splendored Things: Garth Gratrix & James William Murray

17 May – 07 June GARTH GRATRIX (Blackpool) JAMES WILLIAM MURRAY (Brighton) This collaborative project brings together two artists exploring concepts of queer materiality through contrasting aesthetic approaches. The collaboration will culminate in two exhibitions occurring concurrently at… 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

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