OUR PROJECT GALLERY OPENS WITH AN EXHIBITION EXPLORING PAINTING, COLOUR AND ABSTRACTION. Friday 25 October saw the opening of our new Project Gallery; a fundamental part of BACKLIT’s new programme to support Studio members, MFA students and larger collectives....

EXAGGERATE EVERYTHING This week, we announced our next major exhibition, EXAGGERATE EVERYTHING, which explores the role of art in understanding mental health.The exhibition is a collaboration between BACKLIT and Manchester-based artist initiative, Broken Grey Wires,...
FUNDED STUDIO RESIDENCY

FUNDED STUDIO RESIDENCY

FUNDED STUDIO RESIDENCY BACKLIT is pleased to invite applications for a funded studio residency for a twelve-month period beginning October 2019.BACKLIT will work closely with the resident artist to develop activities that engage BACKLIT’s Studio members and our wider...
GRADUATE STUDIO PROGRAMME 2019

GRADUATE STUDIO PROGRAMME 2019

Graduate Studio Programme 2019 BACKLIT invites UK-based recent graduates to apply to join our new Graduate Studio Programme. The 6-month programme will start on September 1st 2019 and will culminate with an exhibition at BACKLIT. Click here for full...
TATE EXCHANGE: ART SCHOOL RULES OK?

TATE EXCHANGE: ART SCHOOL RULES OK?

Tate Exchange: Art School Rules OK? BACKLIT is proud to be a Tate Exchange Associate. For our latest takeover, we were asked to respond to the theme of ‘movement’, which we translated as artist-led movements and how they influence and are informed by arts...