Case study

Case Study: ARTbound

Published: 19/03/2019  

ARTbound is an arts organisation, developed and managed by photographer and curator, Meg Oxford. It began in 2014 and primarily creates events and exhibitions, by building partnerships with other art organisations, galleries and creative venues, to support artists in showing and selling their work.

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Artist profile

Alan Pergusey

I'm based in Leeds and currently painting is at the forefront of my practice. The paintings are about the people I know and landscapes that are painted from memories of special places. I attempt to exhibit the work regularly, and curate solo and group shows at 'Gallery 16', a venue in my house....

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News article

Featured organisation: Lumen Studios

Published: 14/11/2019  

Lumen is a collective of three artists - Louise Beer, Melanie King and Rebecca Huxley. We work across disciplines in themes of astronomy, light and environment, and together curate exhibitions, residencies and seminars and create art commissions. Our aim with these activities is to raise a dialogue about how humanity understands existence, and through this, encourage awareness of human imprint on Earth and inspire positive action to remedy this impact.

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Curator profile

Alex Hetherington

I sustain a visual art practice (with an emphasis on the moving image, performance, text and sculpture) through various positions as artist, curator, programmer and writer, and often work under a title or pseudonym, for example Modern Edinburgh Film School, Neon John and ‘The Men and...

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Upcoming opportunity

Seeking writers of any kind for an exhibition

Deadline: 08/12/2019   Location: London  

Writers of any kind are welcome.

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Artist profile

Steph Shipley

Places that exude a sense of past, a public fascia and private interior; where a gap or an interval might pervade their decline or revival, are an ongoing source of enquiry. Familiar but often estranged, transitory or abandoned, I examine how such sites of heterotopia simultaneously reflect...

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #5: Laurie Ramsell

Published: 14/11/2019  

Laurie Ramsell’s cross-disciplinary practice investigates what it means to be human in an age of genetic modification, virtual reality, and disruptive technologies, often explored through the use of biological materials.

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Upcoming opportunity

44AD Winter Exhibition (Deck the Walls) 2019 Call for Entries

Deadline: 08/12/2019   Location: Bath, Somerset  

44AD artspace annual winter exhibition ‘Deck the Walls’ is now open for submissions, with plans to convert the gallery space into its traditional quasi record store extravaganza!

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Curator profile

Theresa Easton

Theresa Easton is a printmaker and activist working with artist’s books, based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.   Printmaking and artist’s books provide a platform for Easton’s interpretation of social history and cultural...

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Upcoming opportunity

Artist Call - City of London Corporation Pride in London 2020 Commission

Deadline: 11/12/2019   Location: London, Greater London  

2020 will see the City of London Corporation deliver a significant new outdoor arts programme entitled Believe! Faith, Freedom (and Football). As part of this programme the Corporation is looking to commission an artist to create a float for Pride in London on 27th June 2020 working in collaboration with City Pride LGBT+ Staff Network.

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Artist profile

Annie Conboy

My rediscovery of artistic creativity began in 2009. Since then I have been exploring my joy in painting. I work with with acrylic paint and ink as well as drawing with pastels and charcoal. My pieces are mainly abstract energy pictures. I am based at Studio 6, Artsmill, Linden Road, Hebden...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #5: Woman Up!

Published: 11/11/2019  

Woman Up! is a series of podcasts devised by artist and curator Amy Dignam from Desperate Artwives in collaboration with Artist Susan Merrick and in association with the Women’s Art Library. The series invites self-identifying women artists, academics, campaigners and initiators to come and speak with them, not only to record and celebrate the achievements and practice of these women, but also to raise awareness on issues that affect women.

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Upcoming opportunity

Snow & Fire Festival, North Iceland

Deadline: 12/12/2019   Location: Ólafsfjörður  

Collaborative open call working throughout February to celebrate the small yet mountainous community energy in Ólafsfjörður - focussing on nature, environment, fire, ice, and welcoming the light back into the mountains as Spring approaches.

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Curator profile

b-side

b-side is an arts organisation based in Dorset, UK. We work with and commission artists to make new site-responsive work revealing the marginal, often forgotten and less commercial aspects of our coastal towns and communities. We invite professional artists to make artworks in response to...

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Artist profile

Susan L. Allan

Artist and landscape photographer

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News article

Art and Design as Research seminar

Published: 08/11/2019  

What does it mean to produce research using art and design both inside and outside academia? And how can artists collaborate with researchers across academic disciplines to create new hybrid forms of research?

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Upcoming opportunity

Artist In Residence at Lumen Studios 2020

Deadline: 13/12/2019   Location: London, Greater London  

Lumen invites artists or artists groups to apply for a two week residency between the months of January 2020 and December 2020.

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Upcoming opportunity

'New Visions' Mister Gallery Photography Open Call

Deadline: 15/12/2019   Location: Edenbridge, Kent  

We are seeking submissions that identify and explore current themes, trends, and innovations in Contemporary Photography.

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Curator profile

The Art House

The Art House provides studios and programmes offering time, space and support for artists and associates to develop their creative practice and progress their professional careers.

The Art House building is home to 50 artists' studios. We also have a three-bedroom accessible flat for...

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Artist profile

Ingrained Culture, Robert Lawrence.

I am a wood carver & artificer. I specialise in contemporary life size and life like figurative sculpture that reflects today's values and society. I'm also known for my climate change, plastic litter and conservation art. My work is aimed to induce natural human responses and...

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Featured artist: Kate Walters

Published: 07/11/2019  

Kate Walters is a visual artist with nineteen years combined training and practice in classical shamanism. During that time she has used her art to work with groups and individuals to bring healing and vision to hidden or problematic areas of people’s lives.

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Rose Butler: Investigatory Power to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall

Published: 05/11/2019  

Investigatory Power brings together photographic work captured in the UK Houses of Parliament with video footage and imagery selected from the Stasi Records Agency film and video archive. The exhibition runs in Berlin until 4 January 2020 and coincides with 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on the 9th November 2019.

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Artist profile

Ken Banks

In my practice, I make paintings, photographs, videos, pen and ink drawings, collage, traditional prints, and sculptures My work is about documenting the "seen and the obscure"

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