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Michael Clark


Michael Clark in Because We Must in 1987

The first major exhibition of dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. This exploration of Clark’s work establishes his radical presence in British cultural history.

Looking back to his meteoric rise as a young choreographer in the 1980s, the exhibition presents a comprehensive vision of Clark’s career to date. It will showcase his unique multi-disciplinary approach that incorporates a wide range of subcultural influences. Film, photography, and material from Clark’s practice will be presented alongside his legendary collaborations across visual arts, music, fashion and film.

New works include Charles Atlas revisiting the acclaimed Hail the New Puritan (1986), which featured Leigh Bowery and The Fall, as an immersive film installation, along with work by Sarah LucasWolfgang Tillmans, Cerith Wyn Evans, Peter Doig, Silke Otto-Knapp, Duncan Campbell and more.

As a result of the current closure, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone this exhibition. As soon as we are able, we will provide new dates.

This exhibition contains some works of an adult nature. Parental guidance advised, and children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The exhibition has been recognised with a commendation from the Sotheby’s Prize 2019

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