We talk to i-D about Blackpool’s DIY art scene Article written by Kamila Rymajdo November 2017 “It’s the town’s independently run spaces that are receiving impressive recognition, however. Abingdon Studios and UNIT both made it onto artist Kevin Hunt’s second Artist-Led Hot 100, while annual graffiti festival Sand, Sea & Spray draws […]
Not Yours Mine, Anya Hassett Installation Shots PLATFORM residency #2 For information about Not Yours MIne, please click here. For a copy of the exhibition text or a list of the works, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the exhibition essay, written by sociologist and art critic Adekeye Kolade, […]
Not Yours Mine Accompanying Essay By Adekeye Kolade “The unconscious is not the preserve of wild drives that have to be tamed by the ego, but the site where a dramatic truth speaks out.” – Slavoj Zizek, 2006 To accompany the exhibition text for Not […]
PLATFORM Not Yours, Mine, Anya Hassett 27 July 2017 – 24 August 2017 Private View – 10 August 2017 UNIT, in partnership with Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, is pleased to announce Not Yours, Mine by Anya Hassett. Not Yours, Mine is Hassett’s debut solo show […]
Artist-Led Hot 100 Assembly Liverpool May 2017 We are delighted to be included on the Artist-Led Hot 100 (version ii), composed by Kevin Hunt and commissioned by a-n Resources, on the occasion of Assembly Liverpool, May 2017. The list serves as a directory of the […]
PLATFORM Anya Hassett 27 July – 24 August UNIT, in partnership with Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, is pleased to announce Anya Hassett as our next PLATFORM artist in residence. PLATFORM is a comprehensive programme of support for emerging contemporary artists, culminating in an exhibition. PLATFORM […]
Forum Discussion Group 30 March 2017, 6-8pm Abingdon Studios Forum is a critique and discussion group for women working in the arts and culture sector. Participants are invited to bring their experience, skills, ideas and curiosity to the table, to unpack and probe subjects relating […]
Means Group exhibition Installation shots Exhibiting artists: Joe Fletcher Orr, Tom Ireland, Nicola Ellis, David McLeavy, and Tina Dempsey. For information about the exhibition, click here. For a copy of the exhibition guide or a list of the works, please email email@example.com.
Big Fun in the Big Town / Screening Other Worlds Film Festival 14th October 2016, 7:00pm Bootleg Social UNIT is pleased to present a special one-off screening of cult hip-hop documentary Big Fun in the Big Town, as part of Other Worlds Music Film Festival. Big […]
Means Group Exhibition 31 August 2016 – 24 September 2016 UNIT is pleased to present Means, a group exhibition that seeks to explore the economics of art. An economy is the social domain that emphasises the practices, discourses and material expressions associated with the production, use and management of resources. […]
Classic Man, Steven Wilson Installation Shots Platform Residency #1 For information about Classic Man, please click here. For a copy of the exhibition guide or a list of the works, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLATFORM Classic Man, Steven Wilson 27 May 2016 – 10 June 2016 UNIT is pleased to present Classic Man, an exhibition of new works by emerging artist Steven Wilson. Classic Man inaugurates UNIT’s Platform initiative, which supports emerging contemporary artists living and working in Blackpool, Fylde and […]