Informationen zur Ausstellung: ‘Offshore: artists explore the sea’ curated by Invisible Dust: Ferens Art Gallery and Hull Maritime Museum, HU1 3RA
The exhibition includes ten exciting new commissions including a new essay by author China Miéville and commissions by Martin Parr and Mariele Neudecker together with works by Artes Mundi 2017 winner John Akomfrah, Tacita Dean and John Smith.
Alice Sharp, Curator and Director of Invisible Dust, says: "Since 2009, Invisible Dust has been working with leading artists and scientists to stimulate new scientific ideas and to produce exciting works of contemporary art. We are delighted that that this major new exhibition puts Hull at centre stage in a unique collaboration between the Ferens Art Gallery and Hull Maritime Museum."
John Akomfrah, Jonathan Baldock and Ian J Brown, Badgers of Bohemia, Adam Chodzko, Phil Coy, Tacita Dean, Alexander Duncan, Tania Kovats, Lawrence Lek, David Malone, China Miéville, Kasia Molga, Mariele Neudecker, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Martin Parr, Emily Richardson, Shimabuku, Zineb Sedira, John Smith, Bik Van der Pol, John Wedgwood Clarke and Rob Mackay.
Offshore is part of season two of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Roots and Routes, which also includes Somewhere Becoming Sea at Humber Street Gallery. That exhibition features recently produced work by artists from the North Sea region, which has been curated by Steven Bode and supported by Film and Video Umbrella and runs from 5 April – 17 June 2017.