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Lubaina HimidNavigation Charts

20 January to 26 March 2017

Exhibitions A solo exhibition by Zanzibar-born, Preston-based artist Lubaina Himid, who was a pioneer of the Black Arts Movement in Britain in the 1980s. Read more →


Giles RoundThey bow. Curtain. No applause.

8 April to 18 June 2017

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 7 April, 69pm Giles Round works across disciplines and engages with a variety of materials, processes and collaborators to address the relationship between art, design and functionality. His work is populated with citation and appropriation and, over the ... Read more →


Andrea Luka ZimmermanCommon Ground

8 April to 18 June 2017

Exhibitions The work of Andrea Luka Zimmerman explores the impact of globalisation, power structures, militarism and denied histories. Common Ground, Zimmerman’s first UK solo exhibition, celebrates strategies of social and cultural resistance and proposes new ways of living together in the ... Read more →


Test SpaceSkye 2

11 to 26 March 2017

Exhibitions Preview: Friday 10 March, 6–8pm In January 2017, Test Space International and Volkskammer, Berlin presented Operation Skye, a series of works, performances and interactions which took place at Kilmuir, North Skye, Scotland. Operation Skye takes its title from the 1944 code ... Read more →

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Spike Island spring 2017 programme

Browse our spring 2017 programme Thu 23 Mar 2017

Syllabus III programme open for applications from artists

Wysing Arts Centre, Eastside Projects, Iniva, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island and Studio Voltaire, invite applications from artists for Syllabus III: a peer-led alternative learning programme in its third year that will support ten artists across ten months. Mon 20 Mar 2017

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