What’s on

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.

In Conversation as Collective Strategy

© Funke Alafiatayo

15 September 2021 - 9 January 2022

In Conversation as Collective Strategy

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.

In Conversation as Collective Strategy
Flesh ‘n’ Blood, Jasleen Kaur

Jasleen Kaur, Be Like Teflon, installation view, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Copperfield, London

22 September - 24 December 2021

Flesh ‘n’ Blood, Jasleen Kaur

This new body of work by Jasleen Kaur for Humber Street Gallery explores our relationship with visceral emotions such as grief and ecstatic healing.

Flesh ‘n’ Blood, Jasleen Kaur
HSG Open Call

Installation view. HSG Open Call - Season Two. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery and the artist, 2021. © Jules Lister

6 October - 24 December 2021

HSG Open Call

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.

HSG Open Call
Yoga @ Humber Street Gallery

Yoga @ Humber Street Gallery. Creative Hull, 2021. Courtesy of Absolutely Cultured © James Mulkeen

Wednesdays, 10 Nov - 15 Dec

Yoga @ Humber Street Gallery

Humber Street Gallery’s weekly yoga classes offer a unique setting to practice - it's a yoga studio like no other!

Yoga @ Humber Street Gallery
Creative Case for Diversity: An Introduction

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Creative Case for Diversity: An Introduction

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'.

Creative Case for Diversity: An Introduction
Working with Children and Young People

Tuesday 11 January 2022

Working with Children and Young People

Join us for this online conversation where we discuss the Ins and outs of working with young people.

Working with Children and Young People
Show Real, Kara Chin

Awakening Ceremony, Kara Chin. Courtesy of the artist, 2021. © Kara Chin

19 January - 27 March 2022

Show Real, 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.

Show Real, Kara Chin
Trust Melody, Ashley Holmes

Ashley Holmes, Distend 2021 © Peter Martin. Courtesy the artist and Leeds Art Gallery

26 January - 3 April 2022

Trust Melody, Ashley Holmes

Trust Melody is an ambitious new installation made up of audio, textiles, sculpture and moving image works.

Trust Melody, Ashley Holmes
Sound Bath @ Humber Street Gallery

© Kat Griffin

Saturday 29 Jan/26 Feb/26 Mar

Sound Bath @ Humber Street Gallery

Join us for a 90-minute immersive sound bath in the unique setting of Humber Street Gallery with sound healing specialist, Kat Griffin.

Sound Bath @ Humber Street Gallery
Thursday Lates

Thursday Lates: Otis Mensah & G, 2021. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery © Studio Blue Creative

One Thursday, monthly

Thursday Lates

One Thursday a month, Humber Street Gallery is showcasing new commissions relating to the themes of exhibitions on display in Space 1 and 2.

Thursday Lates
Out Loud Scratch Night with Middle Child and Silent Uproar

Annabel Streeton at Middle Child © Anete Sooda

Thursday 24 - Saturday 26 March 2022

Out Loud Scratch Night with Middle Child and Silent Uproar

A special extended Thursday Lates over three nights, Middle Child will present Out Loud - a scratch night for writers in Hull.

Out Loud Scratch Night with Middle Child and Silent Uproar
INTER_CHANGE

Fruit Factory Network site visit to Bloc Projects, Sheffield © Absolutely Cultured

June 2021 - May 2022

INTER_CHANGE

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.

INTER_CHANGE
Gipsyville

Imagination Alley, Absolutely Cultured © Tom Arran

In progress since October 2020

Gipsyville

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.

Gipsyville
Spring Bank

Peel Street Park Mural, Lydia Caprani. Absolutely Cultured © Gerry Smyth

In progress since October 2020

Spring Bank

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.

Spring Bank
DEAD BOD

Ongoing

DEAD BOD

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.

DEAD BOD
Learning Resources and Activities

Model City workshop, Absolutely Cultured © Thomas Arran

Ongoing

Learning Resources and Activities

Fun and family-friendly activities inspired by our past, present and future projects.

Learning Resources and Activities