Absolutely Cultured is passionate about the ability that arts and culture have to be a vehicle for change.
Here are our current projects taking place in Humber Street Gallery and beyond, across our three strands; Arts Programming, Community Engagement & Learning and Artist Development.
Installation view. Perches and Flyways, 2023. Creative Connections Artists, Juneau Projects and Jennifer Holtridge © Jules Lister
Working with artist Jennifer Holtridge and artist-duo Juneau Projects, artists from Creative Connections have created a collection of ceramic bird sculptures, focusing on species which are becoming rare in the Humber’s environment.
Installation view. INTER_CHANGE Showcase 22/23, 2023. © Jules Lister
Working across a range of art-forms including painting, sculpture, performance, moving image, music and installation, the INTER_CHANGE Showcase 22/23 presents a cross section of new work being created by some of Hull’s most promising artistic talent.
Thursday Lates: Emily Gray and Jamal Sterrett, 2022. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery © Luke Hallett
Each season, Humber Street Gallery showcases a new commission related to the themes of the exhibitions on display in Space 1 and 2.
INTER_CHANGE is our free 12-month talent development programme designed to build and strengthen professional creative practice for visual artists living in Hull and the surrounding areas.
© 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.
This One's For Us © Jessy Zschorn
One of our social action sites, and an ongoing project working with local residents and artists. The area features a 120 meter-long mural by Andy Pea, and drop-in creative workshops and Coffee and Chats are held at Gipsyville Library.
Peel St Park Festival. Absolutely Cultured © Anete Sooda
One of our community engagement sites, and an ongoing project working with local residents and artists. We host Creative Workshops and Coffee and Chat sessions. Currently the area 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.