Absolutely Cultured’s core purpose is to put culture and creativity at the heart of people’s lives to drive Hull’s ambition and aspirations.
Cultural events are an important part of this but there are many other things we do that also contribute to that purpose.
Here’s some surprising, ambitious and imaginative events we’ve currently got lined up.
Image: Athena Papadopoulos, A Tittle-Tattle Tell-a-Tale-Heart, courtesy of Humber Street Gallery and the artist 2019. © James Mulkeen
Athena Papadopoulos' first major institutional presentation in the UK, using her recent two-part novel, of the same title as a point of departure.
Image: Ella Dorton, Journey To The Centre Of The Couch (Couches & Other Good Ideas), courtesy of Humber Street Gallery and the artist 2019.
A series of large-scale fabric collages that depict individuals and groups of people that make up Hull, from communities surrounding her own neighbourhood.
Bursts of sounds will guide audiences on a sonic journey of discovery as PRS Foundation's New Music Biennial returns in 12-14 July 2019.
Image: RRR 2018. Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. © Frances Disley
Through her ongoing interest in the subject of self-care, Liverpool-based artist Frances Disley investigates Hull’s rich heritage around food, with an exhibition that features sculpture, painting, textiles and plant life.
Image: Instituting Care by Jade Montserrat © Brian Roberts
This installation of work by Scarborough-based artist Jade Montserrat, consists of large-scale charcoal drawings made directly on the walls of the gallery.
Image: Meat Party , 2014-19 by Faye Spencer
Through a series of sculpture, performance and installation Ecstatic Rituals explores the tradition of Hull Fair.