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Art Map London; art community, gallery reviews, and creative opportunities in London

Published: 22/09/2015  

This month CuratorSpace speaks with Jenny Judova from Art Map London. We find out how and why she set it up, what services the organisation offers artists to artists and curators, what their plans are for the future, and how you can get involved.

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Berwick Visual Arts

Berwick Visual Arts is an initiative managed by The Maltings (Berwick) Trust, which also manages The Maltings Theatre & Cinema.

We are committed to developing a welcoming and engaging environment of exceptional, ambitious visual art to inspire, challenge and encourage learning and...

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Open Call for artists to exhibit in Liverpool in 'On to the next'

Deadline: 29/05/2016   Location: Liverpool  

We are MUESLI, an artist led organisation based in Liverpool, currently in residence at The Royal Standard. We are looking for artists to show work in ‘On to the next’ our last show in residency, June 10th-26th. Each artist will show alongside 5 pre-selected artists.

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The Allotment Gallery

Deadline: 31/05/2016   Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire  

Greenbelt is a festival that is engaged with culture, inspired by the arts and sustained by faith; we aspire to be an open, generous community. This year the festival will be held over the bank holiday weekend (August 26th-29th) at Boughton House, three miles north-east of Kettering. Previous exhibitors in the visual arts programme at Greenbelt include Billy Childish, Anthony Green, Simone Lia, Bobby Baker and Willie Williams. Each year the festival adopts a theme, and this time it's ‘Silent Stars’. You can find out more about the event here - www.greenbelt.org.uk

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Space & Place: Summer Group Show

Deadline: 31/05/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Space & Place: Group Exhibition

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East Street Arts

East Street Arts is a contemporary arts organisation in Leeds. Our mission is to focus on the development of artists through our events programme, membership activities, professional development and studio/facility provision.

Patrick Studios is a bespoke venue for artists and provides...

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Todmorden Open Studios 2016

Deadline: 01/06/2016   Location: Todmorden and surrounding area., West Yorkshire  

Todmorden Artists invite applications for the third annual Todmorden Open studios event to be held on 9th, 10th, 11th September 2016. For all artists or makers based in Todmorden and surrounding area. Other venues are welcome to apply if they are hosting an exhibition of one or more artists'/makers.

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Space.Toccata Artist Residency

Deadline: 01/06/2016   Location: Petaling Jaya, Selangor  

Arts practitioners from the performing arts sector: practitioners of all caliber (professional, student, amateur, etc) and genre are welcome. Arts practitioners local and abroad are encouraged to apply. We value artistic innovation and excellence - they are important criteria in selection process. Successful applicants are expected to present a culmination of their residency at the end of the residency period; forms of presentation may include but are not limited to: workshops, talks, performances, showcases. Applicants must be able to speak and understand English and/or Mandarin.

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Light Night Leeds 2016 - Open Call for Projects

Deadline: 01/06/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Experienced artists and arts organisations are invited to submit project proposals for Light Night Leeds 2016. For our 12th annual festival we are looking for high quality, visually engaging work which celebrates and showcases the diversity of artists and art-forms in the city.

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Nostell, National Trust

Nostell : Work'd by hand.

In our archives, in a box, bundled with faded invoices, receipts and drawings is 11 year-long daybook of accounts. It was presented by Joseph Rose, master plasterer, as a bill for his work at Nostell from 1766 to 1777 and includes an instruction...

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Light Night Leeds / Quays Culture 2016 – SHINE Emerging Artist Programme

Deadline: 01/06/2016   Location: Leeds / Salford, West Yorkshire  

We are pleased to announce that Light Night Leeds and Quays Culture are joining together to support up to 4 emerging artists through the SHINE Programme. Selected artists will be supported to exhibit or perform their work for Light Night in Leeds City Centre on Friday 7th October 2016, and then on to Lightwaves at Salford Quays/MediaCityUK in December 2016.

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MAP 2016

Deadline: 01/06/2016   Location: Macau  

MAP is a celebration of architecture, art and the public space. MAP focus on urban culture, experimentation and innovative practices to inspire new ways of thinking about the city. BABEL is looking for artists, architects and designers whose works explores the conditions of contemporary cities, it’s heritage and contemporary architecture to be presented during October 2016.

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Light Night Leeds 2016 - Centrepiece Projection Mapping Commission

Deadline: 03/06/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Leeds City Council is looking to commission a major new projection mapping art work and sound scape for the city’s annual Light Night Leeds event.

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News article

Free curator programme and networking events at the Manchester Contemporary 2015

Published: 15/09/2015  

This year the Manchester Contemporary will be running a curator programme giving art professionals a chance to network with their peers and get an inside look at the event.

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GaleriaZero

GaleriaZero - contemporary art ( from 1997)  is an organizer of international art events and promotor of artists by means of affiliation and other related resources, During the last years GZ organized exhibitions in New York, Basel, Paris, London, Tokyo,...

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Light Night Leeds 2016 - Trinity Leeds Commission

Deadline: 03/06/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Leeds City Council, in partnership with Trinity Leeds, is looking to commission a new project for the city’s annual Light Night Leeds event.

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Programme Assistant roles at The Tetley

Deadline: 03/06/2016   Location: Leeds  

The Tetley wishes to recruit a small number of Programme Assistants to support our Programme Co-ordinators in gallery invigilation and occasionally other duties such as event assistance.

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OPEN CALL for participation in our collective exhibition KUNST 2016 in Berlin

Deadline: 05/06/2016   Location: Berlin  

With "KUNST 2016" we are celebrating our 5th exhition in Berlin. This time in the Neukölns Art District that has converted the last years in one of the coolest areas for the alternative and artistic city life.

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The Tetley

The Tetley is a centre for contemporary art and learning in a landmark heritage building.

Centred around creativity, innovation and experimentation, The Tetley is a place for the development of artistic talent. Working with a spectrum of early career and established artists based in...

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Berwick Visual Arts and Centre for Rural Economy 2016-17 Artists Residency

Deadline: 06/06/2016   Location: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland  

Berwick Visual Arts is pleased to announce its fourth residency opportunity for visual artists, in partnership with the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University, which specialises in teaching and research on rural development. The residency is an opportunity for an artist working in any art form to respond to rural issues within the context of Berwick-upon-Tweed and Northumberland, to draw on the resources offered by the CRE to inform the production of new work, and to bring new approaches to rural research at the centre. In this year's residency we seek creative thinking and expression about questions of scale that meet community needs and challenge research questions.

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Scattered Stories Forgotten Spaces: Call for Artist or Maker

Deadline: 06/06/2016   Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire  

The National Trust is seeking expressions of interest for a new commission for Nostell, West Yorkshire, which will result in a temporary site‐specific art work for late 2016. The work will form part of ‘Scattered Stories, Forgotten Places': a programme of displays, activities and interventions that shares stories about collecting, loss and dispersal, and explores ways we can share our empty rooms and unused spaces with our visitors.

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Artists wanted for Collaborative Animal Exhibition!

Deadline: 10/06/2016   Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire  

We are excited to announce our first collective exhibition for 2016 will be ANIMALS running 1st July - 30th July.

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The Biscuit Factory Gallery

The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s largest art, craft & design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter. Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, our beautiful gallery spaces set over two floors display a range of exciting contemporary art, sculpture, original prints and...

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Gods Own County

Deadline: 10/06/2016   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

A one night projection of images on Weston Park museum on the theme of Yorkshire as a modern day Utopia. We can project your films, stills, drawings or poems.

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Breeze Arts Festival #whatculturemeanstome photo competition

Deadline: 12/06/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

We want to know what culture means to you! Breeze Arts Festival is a multi-arts festival organised by young people, for young people aged 11-19. This year the festival’s young people’s management team are hosting a photography competition for 11-19 year olds, and the winners will have their photos exhibited in Trinity Leeds!

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Scattered Stories Forgotten Spaces: Call for Workshop Leaders

Deadline: 13/06/2016   Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire  

The National Trust is seeking expressions of interest from artists to deliver creative workshops in the autumn at Nostell. The workshops will form part of ‘Scattered Stories, Forgotten Places’ a programme of displays, activities and workshops that shares stories about collecting, loss and dispersal, and explores ways we can share our empty rooms and collections with our visitors.

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Left Bank Leeds

Left Bank Leeds is a multidisciplinary arts venue set an amazing Grade II* listed former church building. Our mission is to preserve our amazing venue in order to inspire and empower our community via a sustainable programme of arts and events that promotes creativity, connection and...

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News article

CuratorSpace and Axisweb team up

Published: 12/08/2015  

We’re always looking for ways to improve our service and to deliver more to our members. To this end, Curatorspace and Axisweb have teamed up in what they hope will be the first of many ventures. The current arrangement allows open calls listed on CuratorSpace to be automatically sent to Axisweb, where they can be reviewed and included in Axisweb listings.

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Be My Medici patronage platform – Curator Call

Deadline: 15/06/2016   Location:   

Be My Medici patronage platform – Curator Call

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Open Call for Artists; SPECTRUM

Deadline: 17/06/2016   Location: Manchester  

Spectrum is an open call to all artist across visual mediums. Artists are encouraged to create entries exploring colour, moving away from the limitations of monochrome.

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Wood Street Studios - CALL FOR ARTISTS

Deadline: 20/06/2016   Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire  

WE ARE have unlocked 5 empty shops on Wood Street in Wakefield for artists and collectives to use as free studio space. For 2 weeks artists have the opportunity to take over Wood Street in Wakefield and transform it into open artist studios.

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West Studios

As Chesterfields newest Arts Centre, West Studios aims to provide a creative space for the creative community offering an inspiring and contemporary atmosphere within Chesterfields old boys Grammar School on Sheffield Road.

Through regular workshops, creative groups, exhibitions and...

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Saltaire Festival Open Gardens Sculpture Trail 2016

Deadline: 27/06/2016   Location: Bradford  

An opportunity to showcase sculpture, ceramics and glass for sale or commission within a popular Open Gardens Trail as part of the annual Saltaire Festival. Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2016

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Makers Fair at Saltaire Festival 2016

Deadline: 27/06/2016   Location: Saltaire, Bradford, West Yorkshire  

Call for artists and designer/makers working in a wide range of craft disciplines, to exhibit at the Makers Fair at Saltaire Festival, taking place from 10-11 September 2016 in gorgeous Victoria Hall at the heart of The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire. We are looking to select and showcase high-quality, innovative work in ceramics, textiles, jewellery, glass, metal, artists' books, paper, leather, wood, furniture, plastics, fashion textiles and accessories, printmaking and mixed media.

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monoCHROMA: Black & White Issue

Deadline: 27/06/2016   Location: LONDON  

CHROMA is a curation of visual thought and exists both as space and document  It acts as a platform for elaboration and articulation, exploring the narrative potential of aesthetic and visual arrangement The published and exhibited results are amalgamations of open submissions CHROMA produces experiments in chromatic language

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Leeds City Council

The Arts Development Team runs a funding scheme and a programme of cultural events throughout the year.  

Our aim is to:

  • CREATE opportunities for local people to take part in the cultural life of the city;
  • SUPPORT local artists and arts organisations working in...

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The Ten Human Years Of Preta Eshana

Deadline: 30/06/2016   Location:   

Open call for Musicians, writers and artists. Experimental vinyl album project due for release 2018

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Open Call — PUSK Digital Arts Festival

Deadline: 30/06/2016   Location: Vladivostok  

PUSK is a non-profit annual festival of light technology and digital arts in Vladivostok (Russia)

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The Annex Collection £500 Acquisition Award (TACUK)

Deadline: 30/06/2016   Location: , Surrey  

The Annex Collection £500 Acquisition Award supports artists with a small injection of funds to assist with the continuation of practice. Open to submissions from artists working across all mediums.

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WE ARE

WE ARE a Wakefield based social enterprise providing a platform for emerging creatives through collaborative projects.

WE ARE focused on encouraging and growing Wakefield’s creative scene. We do this through curating events and exhibitions that engage people with the Arts and by...

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Koumaria Resdiency 2016 Open Call

Deadline: 01/07/2016   Location: Sparta  

Since 2009 the artist collective Medea Electronique has organized an annual 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece (the village of Sellasia), focusing on improvisation and new media practices. New-media artists from all over the world, inspired by the Greek natural landscape, come together to create a multicultural and cross-media ‘dialogue’ culminating in a collective presentation both locally and in Athens at the end of the residency. Past residents have formed lasting friendships and new artistic partnerships. For us the residency serves as a model for future creative collaborations.

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Artists' Union England celebrate their first birthday

Published: 28/04/2015  

Launched on 1st May 2014, Artist Union England started with 12 founding members. It now has over 500, and represents and provides support to visual and applied artists and artists with socially engaged practices. Their aim is to present artists at a strategic decision-making level, and to positively influence the role artists play within society.

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The Book

Deadline: 01/07/2016   Location: , West Yorkshire  

'The Book' is an ongoing curatorial project which invites artists working in new media and performance to work straight into a hand bound publication.

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"The Beautiful is always bizarre" exhibition @ Cupola Contemporary Art Submissions Wanted

Deadline: 11/07/2016   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

"The beautiful is always bizarre" - Charles Baudelaire.

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ACA Allenheads Contemporary Arts

 

Since 1995 Allenheads Contemporary Arts has designed and delivered innovative contemporary arts projects that fall across diverse specialist subjects and engage people from wide ranging interests, experiences and cultural backgrounds. It has built up a lively archive of projects...

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Kirkstall Public Art Commission - Leeds

Deadline: 22/07/2016   Location: Leeds  

The Tetley is working in partnership with Leeds City Council to commission a new public artwork in the community of Kirkstall. It will be sited on an area of landscaping in front of the Kirkstall Leisure Centre at the crossroads between Abbey Lane, Kirkstall Lane, Bridge Road and Kirkstall Road. We wish to appoint a contemporary artist or artists as the principal lead on the commission.

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Open Call - Rolling Deadline

Deadline: 05/08/2016   Location: GLASGOW, Lanarkshire  

Phew is an island off the coast of Glasgow, accessible year-round and only five minutes from the city centre. In the interest of leaving windows open Phew has a rolling call for proposals. These proposals may be for one-off events or for longer running exhibitions and projects.

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Light Night 2016 - Call for Volunteers

Deadline: 01/09/2016   Location: Leeds  

Light Night Needs You! The Arts Development Team at Leeds City Council are looking for a team of enthusiastic volunteers for the next annual Light Night Leeds festival.

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The Annex Collection

The Annex Collection is an independent arts organisation designed to support artists with a small injection of funds to assist with the continuation of practice.  

The Collection asks that the artist who is granted the £500...

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Tiny Library * CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS *

Deadline: 29/09/2016   Location: Multiple (Europe)  

Reusing cassette carry cases for the purpose of housing and distributing small handmade booklets, zines and mix-tapes of varied topics across Europe.

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Re-imagining the Laws of England

Deadline: 01/01/2017   Location:   

An exhibition of artists' books seeking touring venues. Twenty-seven redundant volumes of "Halsbury's Statutes" transformed into works of art by artists who responded to a call from the Sidney Nolan Trust (www.sidneynolantrust.org). Available from July 2015 to end 2017. Exhibition designed to be relevant to the Magna Carta 800 celebrations in 2015 & 2017.

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Header images for CuratorSpace

Deadline: Ongoing   Location:   

CuratorSpace are looking for exciting images of artworks to feature on our social media and web platforms.

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Lara Goodband

Independent Art Curator working with artists to explore museum collections and unusual places & spaces. I create new arts projects through participatory practice. I am a Lead Artist of Sea Swim www.seaswim.co.uk and Curator of Sea Swim's touring exhibition Head Above...

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The Stalls Makers Market - Open Call For Artists & Makers

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

The Stalls are looking for talented artists and makers to take part in our Makers Market in the heart of Leeds city centre.

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GaleriaZero - Temporal studio rental for artists

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Barcelona  

We are offering temporal studios for photo-shooting, art creation (only clean techniques like installation, drawing, digital art, film...) in the center of Barcelona near Plaza Cataluña and Paseo de Gracia .

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News article

New art agency ARTbound Community aims to help artists sell more work

Published: 28/04/2015  

ARTbound Community is an organisation that aims to nurture and enhance the creative career paths of artists, and other creative practitioners, by offering advice, support, and creating participatory opportunities and events.

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Brighton Film Club

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Brighton, East Sussex  

Brighton Film Club is a monthly short film night. We are looking for short films and animations.

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Cupola Contemporary Art

Cupola Contemporary Art was established in 1991 and has grown to become on eof the largest most highly respected privately run contemporary art galleries in the North of England.  With a reputation for quality shows and innovation, the gallery regualrly hosts approximately 10 themed or solo...

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Bank Street Arts Member's Exhibitions

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

We have various spaces in the Centre dedicated to showing the work of Members. This space is available free to BSA Green Members and is ideal for small scale exhibitions of work you might otherwise find difficult to find appropriate spaces in which to show. Exhibitions are generally of a month's duration. We can host several at once (depending upon format). Membership is open to anyone.

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Bank Street Arts Residency Scheme

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

Our Residency Scheme has always been at the heart of our programming at Bank Street Arts and underpins a large part of our programming and activities in one form or another. It is entirely unfunded, along with the rest of the Centre. As such, it has no limitations, no restrictions, few rules and no mandates . . . it is what you want it to be. It seeks to encourage process based approaches and thinking, although not exclusively, it endeavours to encourage collaborative work, though not insistently, it prioritises the creation or development of new work or projects over work in progress and particularly favours applications from nice people be they artists, writers, musicians, or dancers, engineers, auctioneers or just plain chancers. Basically, if we have the space and time to support the idea we will try to do so.

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A Georgian Writing Desk

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Sheffield (any anywhere else we take the desk), South Yorkshire  

In collaboration with Dr Karen Harvey, academic and historian from The University of Sheffield, we embarked upon a long term research partnership looking into the history of the buildings we occupy, interdisciplinary research methods and practice, and the role of academic in residence: to date we have reported, recorded and exhibited the outcomes in exhibitions, talks, articles and a book with a website, physical archive and who knows what else to follow. This year we decided to create a permanent piece of artwork as a further reflection on the work and discoveries to date - our Georgian writing desk.

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Bank Street Arts

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Artist run bookshop seeking independently published artist books

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: London, London  

The Exchange @ Brunswick East is an artist led project in an artist led space. The Exchange is a space which facilitates artists connecting with the general public though book or 'bound' form. We are seeking independently published works whether that be in the form of a book, comic, zine, essentially any works (written, visual or both!) that are bound, to feature within our coffee shop bookstore based in Dalston, London.

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CoCA Shop

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: York, North Yorkshire  

York Art Gallery is currently undergoing a major £8 million development project and reopens in Summer 2015. We will also launch our Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) which aims to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of British studio ceramics. A new retail space is being created at the first floor entrance to CoCA which offers the opportunity to sell good quality ceramics to visitors.

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Glug Leeds

Glug is a series of events for the design and creative community. Our showcase event is held in London but there are now many other events around the world.

Based around a series of talks and informal networking, Glug has become one of the most exciting, credible and well attended...

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News article

Planning an open call for an exhibition, residency, commission, etc?

Published: 14/04/2015  

CuratorSpace is not another listings site, it's a submission management system. We've also added new features to make managing your submissions even easier.

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