various locations, Aberdeen, Wolverhampton, Manchester, and Plymouth, UK | Website
British Art Show 9 will visit Wolverhampton, Aberdeen, Plymouth and Manchester with a mix of exciting new commissions and works that have not previously been seen in Britain. This edition will be curated by Irene Aristizábal and Hammad Nasar.
The British Art Show is the biggest touring exhibition of contemporary art in the UK and it is widely acknowledged as the most important recurrent exhibition of contemporary art produced in this the UK.
The exhibition has been developed at a precarious moment in Britain’s history that has brought politics, narratives of identity and questions of agency to the centre of public consciousness. The featured artists respond in critical ways to this complex context; imagining more hopeful futures and exploring new modes of resistance.
10 July – 10 October 2021: Aberdeen: Aberdeen Art Gallery
22 January – 10 April 2022: Wolverhampton: Wolverhampton Art Gallery and University of Wolverhampton School of Art
13 May – 4 September 2022: Manchester: HOME; Manchester Art Gallery; Castlefield Gallery; The Whitworth and the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)
8 October – 23 December 2022: Plymouth: The Box, Plymouth; KARST; The Arts Institute’s Levinsky Gallery and The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art
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