The building provides a nice space for exhibiting, but seems sparsely used. There were two exhibitions, one on sound and sights of theatre, ( a bit to off the wall for my tastes... read more
Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex....
Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex. Firstsite's stunning golden building was designed by the Uruguayan architect Rafael Vinoly, and opened in September 2011.
The gallery initiates world-class exhibitions by established and emerging artists, produces publications, and has extensive learning opportunities and artists' support initiatives.
Over the last fifteen years firstsite has gained a strong reputation by presenting ambitious work to new audiences in the East of England and beyond.