At DKUK clients get haircuts in front of art instead of a mirror. Realised by artist/hairdresser Daniel Kelly, DKUK is a platform for making contemporary art and the discussion around it more commonplace and accessible. Each episode Daniel chats to a range of guests whilst giving them a haircut, talking through the themes present at DKUK.
Daniel and artist Theo Turpin discuss undercuts, exhibiting art post-lockdown, and his recent show at DKUK.
Daniel chats with Sadé Mica during a cut about their exhibition and the themes of gender identity and that run throughout.
Sam Jacob, Marysia Lewandowska and Sarah McCrory
Architect Sam Jacob is joined by artist Marysia Lewandowska, Goldsmiths CCA director Sarah McCrory and DKUK's own Daniel Kelly to discuss the impact of architectural space on how we experience art. Through their different day jobs, each brings their own perspective on how culture and commerce can or should balance together in art spaces, including plenty of juicy anecdotes.
Daniel sat down with Woodsy to discuss wood, wood and more wood. The discussion also verges over how it feels to be an artists existing in multiple disciplines.
Daniel chats with Salon 63 curator Sasha Galitzine.
Daniel chats with Alistair Hudson, Director of Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth.