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Greenfield encourages you to enjoy, but also look beyond, whether they are funny or not. It becomes apparent that medium and context add other facets which make it hard to classify. It’s subjective.
Saturday 9 April - Sunday 19 June 2016. Double Act: Art and Comedy explores how comedy helps us to shape meaning and negotiate the complexities of everyday life. Drawing together artists from diverse cultural and political contexts, each of whom share an interest in humour as a resource to animate their art practice.
A new exhibition exploring the relationship between art and comedy is to open (Saturday 9 April – Sunday 19 June 2016) at Bluecoat. Double Act: Art and Comedy draws together the work of 16 international artists who use a variety of media to communicate their differing approaches to comedy, ranging from the bodily humour of slapstick to more conceptual articulations of wit.