LeftCoast’s Golden Section with Brian Griffiths

LeftCoast is Blackpool and Wyre’s Creative People & Places Programme funded by Arts Council England. We’re dedicated to bringing the very best arts and creative happenings right to your doorstep.

What is Golden Section?

Golden Section is LeftCoast’s monthly creative conversation with inspiring guest speakers. We invite pioneering artists, performers, social innovators, entrepreneurs and generally amazing people to share their experiences and knowledge with you.

Previous speakers have included a man that set up his own football club, a woman that closes London bridges to host giant meals, a theatre maker, social photographer and a sword swallower – what’s not to like?

For this month’s Golden Section we are welcoming artist Brian Griffiths for a visual arts special. Brian makes sculptures and installations of over blown theatricality and pathos. His work has been exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally. He has had solo shows at Tramway, Camden Arts Centre, Arnolfini, A Foundation Vilma Gold, Galeria Luisa Strina and internationally has shown work at numerous museums including The Groninger Museum in the Netherlands, The Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, and Belém Museum of Modern Art, Brazil.

It would be great if you could pass this email on to your students, colleagues and friends.. It will be a fantastic opportunity for them to hear from someone who has a huge amount of experience in the arts and find out first-hand what it is like being a professional artist.


ON: a re-imagining of Blackpool Illuminations

 26 May – 28 July 2012
Please join us on the opening night Saturday 26 May 6pm – 8pm
Grundy Art Gallery has commissioned artist Brian Griffiths to respond to the town’s famous Illuminations for their 100 years anniversary.
Exploring the idea and uses of light, Griffiths has created an exhibition that will be a unique presentation of a selection of actual or fragments of illuminations from the Blackpool Illuminations department and archive.

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‘likeable’ @ Supercollider | Contemporary Art Projects

‘likeable’ is an exhibition of sculpture and painting by 9 emerging artists and is curated by Murray O’Grady and Matilda Moors. ‘likeable’ is on show now until 4th May at Supercollider | Contemporary Art Projects in Blackpool.

Supercollider | Contemporary Art Projects / FYCreatives / 154 – 158 Church Street / Blackpool  / FY1 3PS Hours: Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm (or by appointment).

Please note that the gallery is closed on 25th/26th April and 1st May. Supercollider apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Seri-Grafff – Robin Ross

Seri-Grafff the return of the print Blackpool based screen printer Robin Ross presents his brand new urban collection of hand pulled Limited Edition screen prints. Images from around the world – New York, London, Lisbon, Blackpool ! Bridges, Owls, Trees, Punks as diverse as life takes me 

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