Create joins British Art Show 8

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Copy of RICHARDS_Raking Light-18 copy 2James Richards, Raking Light, 2014. Still from digital video with sound, 7 minutes 5 seconds. All images courtesy the artist and Cabinet, London

Create are delighted to be collaborating with Hayward Touring for British Art Show 8, curated by Anna Colin and Lydia Yee. Opening in Leeds City Art Gallery on October 9 2015, Create will co-curate one project within the exhibition – more details to be announced soon.

The British Art Show is one of the most ambitious and influential exhibitions of contemporary British art, and a vital marker of current developments. This year the exhibition reflects on the status of the object at a time of increasing overlap between the real and the virtual.

Artists will include:
Åbäke, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Caroline Achaintre, John Akomfrah, Aaron Angell, Pablo Bronstein, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, Andrea Büttner, Alexandre da Cunha, Nicolas Deshayes, Benedict Drew, Simon Fujiwara, Martino Gamper, Ryan Gander, Melanie Gilligan, Anthea Hamilton, Will Holder, Alan Kane, Mikhail Karikis, Linder, Rachel Maclean, Ahmet Öğüt, Yuri Pattison, Ciara Phillips, Charlotte Prodger, Laure Prouvost, Magali Reus, James Richards, Eileen Simpson and Ben White, Daniel Sinsel, Cally Spooner, Patrick Staff, Imogen Stidworthy, Hayley Tompkins, Troy Town Art Pottery, Jessica Warboys, Stuart Whipps, Bedwyr Williams, Jesse Wine and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

The exhibition tour dates are:

Leeds Art Gallery
9 October 2015 – 10 January 2016

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, and Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
13 February – 8 May 2016

Norwich University of the Arts and Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
24 June – 4 September 2016

John Hansard Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery
8 October 2016 – 14 January 2017