Absolutely Cultured is a cultural development organisation passionate about the ability that arts and culture have to be a vehicle for change.
Here are our current projects taking place across our three strands; Programming & Curating, Social Action and Talent Development & Learning.
© Funke Alafiatayo
Other Cinemas with Black Heritage Collective, An Untold Story Voices and Cinenova platform the work of community education, campaign, and transformative justice organising that exists in Hull.
Jasleen Kaur, Be Like Teflon, installation view, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Copperfield, London
This new body of work by Jasleen Kaur for Humber Street Gallery explores our relationship with visceral emotions such as grief and ecstatic healing.
Installation view. HSG Open Call - Season Two. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery and the artist, 2021. © Jules Lister
HSG Open Call invites artists, printmakers and designers to submit pre-existing limited editions and original artworks to be displayed for free on the walls outside of our Humber Street Gallery spaces.
Yoga @ Humber Street Gallery. Creative Hull, 2021. Courtesy of Absolutely Cultured © James Mulkeen
Humber Street Gallery’s weekly yoga classes offer a unique setting to practice - it's a yoga studio like no other!
Diversity and equality are crucial to arts and culture. Join us for this online discussion where we will Introduce Art Council England's 'Creative Case for Diversity'.
Join us for this online conversation where we discuss the Ins and outs of working with young people.
Awakening Ceremony, Kara Chin. Courtesy of the artist, 2021. © Kara Chin
For her most ambitious solo exhibition to date, artist Kara Chin will transform Humber Street Gallery into a ‘blue screen’ studio, where sculptures resemble props from a CGI movie set.
Ashley Holmes, Distend 2021 © Peter Martin. Courtesy the artist and Leeds Art Gallery
Trust Melody is an ambitious new installation made up of audio, textiles, sculpture and moving image works.
© Kat Griffin
Join us for a 90-minute immersive sound bath in the unique setting of Humber Street Gallery with sound healing specialist, Kat Griffin.
Thursday Lates: Otis Mensah & G, 2021. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery © Studio Blue Creative
One Thursday a month, Humber Street Gallery is showcasing new commissions relating to the themes of exhibitions on display in Space 1 and 2.
Annabel Streeton at Middle Child © Anete Sooda
A special extended Thursday Lates over three nights, Middle Child will present Out Loud - a scratch night for writers in Hull.
Kristin McGuire © Studio McGuire / Nikki Rummer © Camilla Greenwell
Absolutely Cultured is proud to present a double bill of physical performance in partnership with the University of Hull.
Fruit Factory Network site visit to Bloc Projects, Sheffield © Absolutely Cultured
INTER_CHANGE is a new 12-month programme supporting local creatives at the start of their careers and across all artforms, offering professional assistance and guidance.
Imagination Alley, Absolutely Cultured © Tom Arran
One of our social action sites, and an ongoing project working with local residents and artists. Currently the area features a 120 metre-long mural by Andy Pea, and drop-in creative sessions are held fortnightly on Saturdays, 10am-12pm at Gipsyville Library.
Peel Street Park Mural, Lydia Caprani. Absolutely Cultured © Gerry Smyth
One of our social action sites, and an ongoing project working with local residents and artists. Currently it features artwork by Sergej Komkov and a mural by Lydia Caprani.
Dead Bod, originally painted on a shed at Alexandra Dock in the 1960s, was a familiar sight for sailors and trawler-men sailing to and from Hull.
Model City workshop, Absolutely Cultured © Thomas Arran
Fun and family-friendly activities inspired by our past, present and future projects.