Projects & Events 2023
In 2023 we have continued our research into how we can engage with different artists, collectives and projects, and ways to utilise the space effectively to illicit conversation around the arts, place and society.
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Ideas Lab February-April
HARI opened the space to interaction with new ideas, and encouraged artists and publics to come in and share their ideas with us, and to develop events out of them with us - including residencies, sound art performances, and a surrealist drawing workshop.
Research In Practice March-April
3rd Yr Fine Art Degree students shared the research interests that inform their practice through dissertation and research posters.
We developed a programme of enrichment events to unpick these themes further.
Love Bomb March
A collaboration between HARI and Hull and East Riding Timebank, in celebration of International Women's Day - with a pop up exhibition, making and singing workshop activity, and plenty of tea, crumpets and chat!
The End Of Art Is Peace April
A 2 week residency by Melissa Martin for the unpacking of this phrase as used by Heaney, borrowed from Yates, with various creative interventions responding to and altering the space throughout.
There's No Future? 5th-19th May
Exhibition by 1st Year Fine Art Degree Students from Hull College. Taking the Sex Pistol's lyric to highlight current and enduring social issues - such as homelessness, addiction, and poor mental health - as a group, through their individual practices and interests.
Colour Quarry 1st-15th June
A residency by Liz Dorton, in which she explored local past and present colour and paint manufacture, particularly Reckitt's Blue.
Liz also shared the space with a number of her past puppets, and worked on constructing a colourful starling.
Phygital Phonics 3. Event June
HARI invited contributions of sound clips and accompanying images / info on a theme of Celebration, which were then reworked into compositions by Internationally based Sound Artists for our hybrid PHYsical-diGITAL event.
HARI designed a 3 month season of enquiry around, clothing, identity and the fashion and textiles industries, within the context of our declining High Street environs. 4 Artist Residencies responded to these themes in light of their particular practices.
Blue Green Zine 7th-8th October
A weekend Showcase of individual zines and a collaborative publication made by 14-16 College Creative Media students, through working with The Critical Fish team and invited artist interviews to explore the environments they know and Climate implications.