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

Aylwin Greenwood-Lambert

Born 1981. Middlesbrough MA Fine Art (Distinction), Sheffield Hallam University, 2016 Recent exhibitions include Is This Real Lyf??, IOUAE, Newcastle (2017); Nature Here and Now, Wirksworth Festival, Wirksworth; The Kippenberger Challenge, De Appel, Amsterdam (Both 2016); Showdown, Bloc...

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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

OPEN CALL: Penny Thoughts (Arts Publication)

Deadline: 14/11/2019   Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester  

Penny Thoughts is a free newsletter publication that is distributed around Manchester and now further afield including an online presence. We print a new issue fortnightly and have published 26 issues so far and are looking for artists / writers / thinkers / procrastinators to submit to our upcoming issue!

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Artist profile

andy nelson

I am an artist, photographer interested in human relationships and the built environment.I focus on the seemingly mundane to discover traces of narrative

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News article

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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OPEN CALL - Ceremonial

Deadline: 15/11/2019   Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian  

'Ceremonial' is a call for artworks responding to the concept of 'tradition' whether that be through definition or process. It will take place in January 2020 and is open to Edinburgh-based artists.

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Curator profile

Karen Sherwood

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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Joya: AiR / winter sun residencies for artists and writers / Andalucía

Deadline: 17/11/2019   Location: Vélez Blanco  

“Joya: AiR is a not for profit arts residency developed by artists for artists of every conceivable discipline. Consider Joya: AiR not only a unique, stimulating and contemplative environment for international artists and writers, but as a meeting point for divergent and creative thinking. This is a multi-disciplinary residency, self determined, critical and profoundly engaging.”

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Artist profile

Joyce Datiles

JOYCE DATILES is a writer, director and historian. Her work has screened and won on the international film festival and art circuit, exhibiting at the Cannes Film Festival, PRADA Journal, VOGUE Italia, Canada Indie, the British Film Institute (BFI), Open City London, Festival of the Moving Image...

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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

35 Chapel Walk Christmas exhibition : “Brought to Birth”

Deadline: 17/11/2019   Location: SHEFFIELD  

35 Chapel Walk Christmas exhibition call for submissions: “Brought to Birth”.

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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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Artist profile

Anders Rindom

Visual artist primarily working with large scale projects and installations. Please visit www.paintedwithsound.com and www.andersrindom.com.

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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

Graphic Artist Wanted For Music Art

Deadline: 17/11/2019   Location: Leeds  

We are looking for a talented and creative graphic artist to create and respond to our brief. Artwork will be used as the cover art for a single by a local Leeds rapper to be released in December as well as made into a GIF for promotional purposes.

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Re-visible - A call for artists

Deadline: 18/11/2019   Location: Halifax  

‘Re-visibe’ is open for submissions. Artists with a strong body of work that explores the theme of ‘the human condition’ are invited to exhibit in a new a group show.

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Curator profile

Alice Bradshaw

Alice Bradshaw is an artist, curator and writer. She is interested in discarded, everyday materials and words. Recycling and repetition are important strategies in her work, which sets up a dialogue around the value of rubbish through objects, publications, exhibitions and events. Alice's...

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Artist profile

Cheryl Callaghan

I am a special needs teacher by day working within the senior leadership team of a service for assessment of children with complex and additional needs. My form of escapism is my work as an artist, something that I am redeveloping and expanding through partnership with Norfolk Street Arts. I...

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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

Gabrielle Harris

i am a figurative artist, my work is generally based on the drawings i make of things that take my interest. Colour is very important to me and i like to vary the prints so each is different.

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