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A SELECTION OF EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

2019

  • November – Launch of Artist Seed Pack for Hudson Valley Seed Company , New York, USA
  • November – Solo Exhibition at Chester Lane Library, St Helens, UK
  • November – Author Talk at St Helen’s Libraries, UK
  • September – Contributor to Queer Creative Podcast
  • September – Contributor to Radio Juxtapoz   
  • September – Featured Artist talk at Nuart Plus , Stavanger, Norway
  • September – Featured artist at Nuart Festival , Stavanger, Norway
  • July – Pansy Brooches featured in ‘Misshapes – The Making of Tatty Devine’ – Lethaby Gallery, London, UK
  • May – Art in Ad Places , featured artist – New York, USA
  • May – July – ‘Hanged’ a collaboration with artist Deborah Margo and SPAO, School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa, Canada
  • May – Various events part of Qu’ART Queer Art Collective Festival, Ottawa, Canada
  • March-October – Workshops with St Helen’s Libraries, UK

2018

  • November – Screening of PANSIES at Fact Liverpool, UK.
  • September – Constructing Pansy Boy, Solo Exhibition – Le Phare, Geneva, Switzerland
  • September – Boring Talk – Speaker – British Library, London, UK
  • September – Art on the Streets – Speaker – Old Truman Brewery, London, UK
  • June – Pop-Up Festival , Creative Workshops in schools, UK
  • April – The Pansy Project at the Spencer Museum of Art , Lawrence, Kansas, USA
  • April – Pansy Boy Reading at Busboys & Poets, Washington DC USA
  • March – Paper presented, “The Pansy Project – an artist’s response to Homophobia”, LGBT History Month, Vestry House Museum, London
  • February – Paper presented, “The Pansy Project – an artist’s response to Homophobia”, LUSH Summit, London 
  • February – Paper presented, “The Pansy Project – an artist’s response to Homophobia” for LGBT History Month, Museum of Liverpool

2017

  • October – Guest on The Verb, BBC Radio 3 
  • October – Featured at Polari Literary Salon, Southbank Center, London 
  • September – Featured at BBC Contains Strong Language Festival, Hull  
  • September – Showing of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’ with Q&A, Home, Manchester 
  • September – Reading of Pansy Boy, People’s History Museum, Manchester  
  • Summer 2017 – Pansy Boy, published by Barbican Press
  • June – Presentation at M&S ​​HQ for Pride London 2017. Part of the ‘Inspiring speakers’ series, London 
  • May – City wide poster campaign, including installation and event, Geneva, Switzerland
  • May – September – ‘Never Going Underground, People’s History Museum, Manchester, UK

2016

  • October – Featured artist and presentation of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’ at Geneva International Queer Film Festival, Geneva, Switzerland
  • August – ‘Les Pensées de Paul ~’ Winner of Best International Documentray Feature at the International Film Festival Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
  • May – ‘Les Pensées de Paul’ ~  Winner of Best International Documentary Feature at the Mumbai International Film Festival. Mumbai, India 
  • May – Showing of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’, Merville, France
  • May – Showing of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’, Gognac, France
  • May – Showing of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’, Marseille, France
  • May – Showing of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’, Strasbourg, France
  • April – Featured artist and presentation of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’ at Stockholm Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
  • April – Featured artist and presentation of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’ Avignon, France 

2015

  • November – presentation of ‘Les Pensées de Paul’, Cheries Cheris Film Festival, Paris, France
  • October – ‘Les Pensées de Paul’ ~ Documentary produced by Bangumi for CANAL +, Broadcast on national French TV
  • May – Solo Exhibition, Jerk Off Festival, Paris.
  • May – ‘Une Pensee Pour Tous’ – A Happening, Jardin Du Trocadero, Paris
  • February – Friday Late, Presentation at the V&A Museum, London

2014

  • August – Talk at ‘Dig the City’, Manchester
  • August – ‘byte’ event, Manchester Pride. Fringe Festival, Manchester
  • August – December – Solo Exhibition DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester Pride Fringe Festival,
  • May – ‘We’re Here … “Group Exhibition, Winter Gardens, Blackpool
  • May – Brussels Pride / Featured Artist
  • May – The Pansy Project partners with Lush Cosmetics Limited

2013

  • May – Paul Harfleet wins Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show with Harfleet & Harfleet
  • May – For IDAHO: The Pansy Project – Tshwane, South Africa Launches: More info here
  • May – For IDAHO: Pride Festival, Brussels Belgium; More info here
  • April – ‘Cultural Hijack’, Architectural Association, London; more info here

2012

  • September – ‘Truth is Concrete’ part of Steirischer Herbst, 2012, Graz, Austria
  • May – Contributer to ‘Wide Open School’ with Fritz Haeg, Hayward Gallery
  • May – Collaboration with Homotopia & Merseyside Probation Service, Installation, Liverpool

2011

  • September – Collaboration with Tatty Devine Jewelery company
  • September – Exhibition of photographs, Tatty Devine, Brick Lane, London
  • August – ‘From Queer to Eternity’ Two – Person Exhibition with David Hoyle, Manchester, UK

2010

  • November -International program Homotopia Festival, Planting and event at the British Embassy, ​​Istanbul, Turkey
  • November – Featured artist at Outburst Arts Festival, Belfast
  • July – ‘The Pansy Project Garden’, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Conceptual Garden, Gold Medal winner, Best Conceptual Garden

2009

  • November – Shout Festival Birmingham, ‘The Pansy Project’ Hurst Street, Birmingham
  • May – ‘A Thin Pink Line’ Liverpool, Commission by Merseyside Police

2008

  • December – Participating Artist at ‘Black Market’ Hannah Hurtzig, Bluecoat, Liverpool
  • August – ‘The Best of Manchester’ Award exhibition (Shortlisted in art category for The Pansy Project)
  • June – Ruinous Recollections, Upper Space Gallery, Manchester
  • May – ‘Hanged’ Slaughterhouse, part of ‘Journey’ curated by Bjorn Roth, Egilsstaðir- Iceland, for the Reykjavik Arts Festival 2008
  • April – Solo Show, The Pansy Project – Tornado-am-Ostkreuz, Berlin

2007

  • November – ‘Memorial to the Unnamed’, St John’s Gardens, Homotopia Festival, Liverpool
  • June – ‘Meeting Point’-Axel Lapp Projects, Berlin
  • May – Solo Exhibition – Tooks Chambers, London
  • April – ‘Pansy Give Away’ – as part of LLGFF, London
  • March – Sexuality and the Ownership of Space’ South Bank Centre, 100 ideas series, ‘In Conversation’ event part of LLGFF, London
  • March – April – ‘For David Morley’, Southbank, Queen’s Walk, part of LLGFF, London
  • March-April – The Pansy Project, BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival – Festival Image collaboration with Nadege Meriau, London

2006

  • November – The Pansy Project, Crate, Project Space, Margate
  • November – The Pansy Project, Transition Gallery, London
  • September – Article featured on http://www.glowlab.com, New York
  • September – The Pansy Project, Conflux Festival, New York
  • September – Article featured in ‘Critical Friend’, London
  • August – ‘We Belong Everywhere’ for Anachron-Gen. Sheffield
  • May – The Pansy Project, queerupnorth, Manchester Art Gallery
  • Jan-April – Visitor Assistance; Social Work, Cornerhouse, Manchester
  • May-August – The Pansy Project, queerupnorth, Manchester
  • March – Travel-Agents-Projects, In-Flight Magazine, Belfast

2005

  • Nov – On the Shelf, Compartment, Rogue open studios, Manchester
  • Sep – Cyclists Dismount, Apartment, Manchester
  • May – ‘The Pansy Project’, a series of events and installations- commissioned by queerupnorth international arts festival, Manchester
  • May – “Pansy!” Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
  • April – ‘The Good Life’, Apartment, Manchester