Artist profile

Emma Bolland

I am an artist, writer, researcher and educator, based in the North of England. I work across media, including writing-as-praxis, moving image and live film narration, performance, voice, installation, and drawing.

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News article

Featured artist: Amanda Jobson

Published: 18/02/2019  

Amanda Jobson is a visual artist based in Hastings on the Sussex Coast. Here she describes her recent explorations into ethnography and place through photography and video.

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Curator profile

Saltaire Inspired

Saltaire Inspired is an ambitious arts charity, creating quality contemporary arts events in unique settings.

We have a vision to establish Saltaire as an internationally recognised centre for the visual arts, inspiring people of all ages and...

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Upcoming opportunity

Open Call: Miniature Works

Deadline: 24/02/2019   Location: Altrincham, Cheshire  

We are seeking small artworks to take part in a group show next April.

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Artist profile

Norma Foulds

I am an artist maker, finder of things. I love to draw and use print. Sharing my knowledge and skills is an adventure, I am always learning from the people I work with and it is always amazing when people find they can achieve great things given the opportunity .

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News article

New artist-led studios and gallery for Lincoln

Published: 04/02/2019  

This week’s featured organiser is Anne Stansfield, a Lincoln-based creative whose ambition is to develop a new artist-led studios and gallery space in the area.

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Upcoming opportunity

SOLO Open Call

Deadline: 24/02/2019   Location: London, London  

SOLO, a not for profit group of artists, actively helping each other to succeed in their individual efforts and improve their careers, is offering a promotional opportunity. We are creating a showcase magazine and inviting artists to submit their work for entry. This magazine format is targeted directly at galleries, the design of which, places each artist foremost, in its presentation. We aim to publish quarterly and we select recipients (galleries) as carefully as we select artists. This first edition will be London based, and only 100 galleries will receive the magazine. We constantly strive to widen our community and include artists from a wide range of backgrounds, working in a vast array of media whether traditional or contemporary. The SOLO magazine serves to provide a voice to our network and highlight individual art practices to galleries, institutions, and eventually, to the general public. Initially, the magazine will be designed, printed and circulated physically, and eventually, will be expanded to have a digital and online presence.

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Curator profile

The Fruitmarket Gallery

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Upcoming opportunity

Queerology-Open Call-Heavy Souls Exhibition, Switzerland

Deadline: 24/02/2019   Location: Vevey  

For our upcoming Heavy Souls exhibition at Emergency gallery in Switzerland we have been asked to take along some texts to accompany the exhibition. Heavy Souls will feature artists from Queerology making work about their experiences of misogyny.

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Artist profile

Salma Patel

I am a sculptor from Bradford, West Yorkshire, working primarily in plaster + stone. Inspiration for my sculpture is varied; from memories of family holidays to the architecture I see across Yorkshire every day. The work explores themes relating to my cultural heritage; visually translating my...

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #2: Romily Alice Walden

Published: 29/01/2019  

We are delighted to announce the winner of CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #2, Romily Alice Walden, who is based between London and Berlin. Romily’s work explores ideas of sickness, disability and embodiment through installation and performance.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open Call for "Moving Stories: Transitions" exhibition

Deadline: 25/02/2019   Location: London, London  

“Moving Stories: Transitions” is a touring exhibition showcasing the stories of those who have experienced migration in London; those who have travelled and those whose communities, churches and lives have been changed by the movement of others. The exhibition will aim to challenge some of the issues surrounding migration in London, opening the conversation up about the media’s portrayal of migration whilst giving a voice to actual migrants and in the process celebrating what migration brings to London.

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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

Zoe Toolan

I'm from the south via the north, and now live in Brighton. People, time and 'things' form the crux of my practice, and I'd describe myself as a multidisciplinary artist with one foot in the conceptual, one foot in the visual, and one foot in the in-between. I'm a drawing tutor at The Art...

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News article

New arts magazine with a focus on the Far North

Published: 28/01/2019  

As part of our focus on highlighting the work of arts organisations and how they support artists, we spoke to Ian McKay from ART NORTH Magazine, a new publication which aims to showcase artists working outside urban centres, in particular those in the Scottish Highlands and their Nordic neighbours.

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Upcoming opportunity

Call for Artists: Radar Artist Fair 15-17.03.19

Deadline: 25/02/2019   Location: London, Greater London  

Submissions now OPEN for The Radar Artist Fair 15-17.03.19 / Old Spitalfields Market. New monthly Artist Platform amplifying the next wave of artistic talent over 3 days. Over 55 exciting artists a Month will showcase their work to a global audience of over 75,000 a weekend to inspire and connect the next generation of artists/collector.

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Upcoming opportunity

50 Jewish Objects artist 2019

Deadline: 25/02/2019   Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester  

As part of major new public engagement initiative of the University of Manchester's Centre for Jewish Studies, we seek to select an artist for a two-month project working to create Manchester-based artwork and public encounters in response to one or more of the historical and unique Jewish artefacts and manuscripts held at Manchester University’s John Rylands Library. The selected artist will liaise with a post-doctoral researcher to select an artefact or manuscript and learn about the chosen object in depth. We are looking for works of creative engagement with an object (or objects) responsive to the historical, cultural, linguistic or artefactual research currently being undertaken about them by scholars and which will be able to draw interest from general audiences at one or more artist’s workshops explaining and displaying the artwork created during the project period. The artefacts and manuscripts are part of the material cultural of Jews living in a variety of Jewish and non-Jewish historical and cultural settings. We welcome ideas for creative responses and artistic interpretations in visual/plastic/musical/digital media from artists of all cultural backgrounds. The payment for the two-months’ period is £6,615 (note: all expenses, costs and taxes are be covered by the artist).

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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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Artist profile

Robert Leach

Art-Graphics – I split my time between running my own professional graphic design studio (generationpixel.com) and fulfilling my life long dream to paint. I have been painting canvasses and creating clocks for the last 11 months, I am now raising my profile to art galleries, art...

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News article

Visual Representations of Multilingualism Competition

Published: 21/01/2019  

CuratorSpace has been working in partnership with BAAL (British Association for Applied Linguistics), Multilingual Matters, and the AILA Research Network for Creative Inquiry and Applied Linguistics, to deliver their new competition, Visual Representations of Multilingualism. The competition aims to provide a creative opportunity to explore new ways of representing multilingualism through visual means and to stimulate debate and raise awareness about innovative ways of thinking about multilingualism. Dr Jessica Bradley explains further.

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Upcoming opportunity

Opportunity for UK based artists: ZK/U Artist Residencies – Berlin

Deadline: 25/02/2019   Location: Berling  

Residency Location: ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin. Residency Period: May – June 2019 (Residency 1) // June – July 2019 (Residency 2). Fee: £2400. Plus live / work studio space, travel costs and material costs, and participation in ZK/U residency program. DEADLINE: Monday 25 February, 5pm GMT

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Upcoming opportunity

ORBIT: Open Call for March Instagram Residencies for emerging artists/writers

Deadline: 25/02/2019   Location: Liverpool, Merseyside  

ORBIT is (for the timebeing) an online initiative, aiming to support and showcase the work of emerging artists and writers throughout the UK, with the initial aim of publishing reviews/articles and hosting residencies on a weekly basis. ORBIT hopes to act as a platform for discussion and collaboration between artists at all different stages of their career from all across the country.

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Curator profile

Alice Bradshaw

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Artist profile

Toni Rutherford

I've been working in education as a technician in various guises for over ten years. This has given me a wealth of knowledge and encounters that crosses specialist subject areas and allows me to bring in processes from different specialism into my art practice. My practice is based on...

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News article

£5m PPL insurance now available with CuratorSpace

Published: 15/01/2019  

£5m Public & Products Liability (PPL) artist insurance provided in association with specialist brokers Hencilla Cansworth is now included with the new CuratorSpace Artist Plus subscription.

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Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: January 2019

Published: 03/01/2019  

CuratorSpace is working with Leeds Big Screen to showcase artists with a connection to Yorkshire who work in film and video. Films will be screened in Millennium Square at 1pm and 6pm daily throughout January. Here are the artists who will be showcased this month.

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Artist profile

Jo Wolf

I studied Art & Design at University of the Arts, London: CCA and CSM, and graduated in 2005. Having participated in a number of exhibitions, I last curated a group show in 2011 and have since continued to create non-commercially while teaching English as a Foreign Language. Working across...

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