‘Offshore: artists explore the sea’ is a new exhibition set to open in April 2017 in Hull, as part of the UK City of Culture program. Featuring new commissions and existing works artist will explore humanity’s relationship with the seas and oceans. This exhibition in partnership with Hull Culture and Leisure and is supported by Arts Council England and the Wellcome Trust Sustaining Excellence Award.
Artist Phil Coy is currently working at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) Space, the largest Space Science research department in Europe, looking to complete an ambitious art project. The residency is advised by Dr Hugh Mortimer, research scientist at RAL Space; Dr Marek Kukula, Public Astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich; Richard Dunn, Senior Curator and Head of Science and Technology at National Maritime Museum London; and Alice Sharp.
Alex Hartley is making new work from a residency at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, exploring the world of Deep Sea with Ecologist Dr Henry Ruhl.