12 February - 11 April
Experience The Varieties - inspired by Preston’s Will Onda and artist Harold Offeh's work and featuring work from 10 regional and national artists.
This exhibition invites you to experience the galleries in a new way, inspired by Preston impresario, acrobat, clown and filmmaker Will Onda and the work of Harold Offeh.
Playing with the conventions of 19th and 20th century variety theatre, The Varieties features work by:
Harold Offeh, Jonathan Baldock,
Mark Bleakley, Andrea Booker,
Stuart Edmundson, David Mackintosh,
Mexico (Simon Boase, James Maxfield, Zoe Sawyer),
Erkka Nissinen, Florence Peake and Sean Penlington.
The Varieties is co-curated by Harold Offeh and Clarissa Corfe.
The Varieties launches our ambitious contemporary art programme for 2015/16, Dance First, Think Later.Inspired by the quote by Samuel Beckett, the programme features commissions from some of the most exciting contemporary artists working today and group/solo exhibitions from emerging and renowned UK and international artists.
Download the exhibition leaflet here.
Image: Harold Offeh, High Bar, 2015