We talk to i-D about Blackpool’s DIY art scene
Article written by Kamila Rymajdo
“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 in artists from around the world and is consistently featured in the national press. What’s especially fascinating about the scene today is that so much of the highest quality activity is driven by a commitment to DIY projects — even when artists have been the beneficiaries of significant funding.”
Check out the full article here: https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/3kvjd9/blackpool-art-scene.
Image credit: James Stradner, Installed as part of A Symptom of Objects at Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, Blackpool. Image © the artist and courtesy of the artist and Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, Blackpool.