Chris Paul Daniels Northern Lights

28 September – 15 December 2018

With original music by Graham Massey, Northern Lights is a new work by Manchester-based artist and film-maker, Chris Paul Daniels. Co-commissioned by Grundy Art Gallery and ICA Art and Screen Network, the film was shot on location at Lightworks, the Blackpool Illuminations Depot and makes its UK gallery debut at Grundy Art Gallery after recent screenings at Winnipeg Underground Film Festival and MAXXI in Rome.

Northern Lights sees ‘visitor from another place’ interrogate the traditions and artefacts of the Blackpool Illuminations, the annual light festival first established in 1879.

TALK: Chris Paul Daniels will be giving an Artist’s Talk and Q&A on Saturday 27 October from 2 – 4pm. He will be joined by musician, Graham Massey. The event is free but booking is essential; to book call 01253 478170.


Caption: Chris Paul Daniels Northern Lights, 2018 (still) © the artist. Co-Commissioned by Grundy Art Gallery and ICA as part of the Art and Screen network. Originated from a residency at Lightworks – the Blackpool Illuminations Depot with Light Up the North Network


Further information:
  • Opening times Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 5.00 pm; closed Sundays and Mondays; Bank Holidays, 11am – 4pm.
  • Location Grundy Art Gallery, Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PX.
  • This is a free exhibition
  • Further information 01253 478170
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