WORK/LEISURE WAS AN ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAMME WHICH TOOK PLACE IN BLACKPOOL DURING 2016.
Work/Leisure was a pilot programme of five residencies, inviting emerging and mid-career artists to work alongside the community of resident artists based at Abingdon Studios, Blackpool. These short term residencies are non-prescriptive and designed to enable artists to research and develop new work in the historically and culturally unique location of Blackpool.
Work/Leisure is initiated by Abingdon Studios, Blackpool and delivered in partnership with LeftCoast and Grundy Art Gallery.
Work/Leisure and Abindgon Studios are made possible through the support of Arts Council England and Blackpool Council.
Work/Leisure is is a project developed by Abingdon Studios Ltd with support from Arts Council England’s previous Grants for the Arts Fund 2016/17. Work/Leisure has been coordinated by Abingdon Studio directors, Garth Gratrix and Tom Ireland.