Event

Cultivate presents ReCultivate - a maximalist art show

On line via Organ magazine at www.organthing.com, United Kingdom
Exhibition
06/01/2021 to 06/01/2022

ReCultivate will be another carefully curated maximalist group show, ReCultivate will be the 12th online show from Cultivate and we think the 160th Cultivate show since painters Sean Worrall and Emma Harvey started it all ten years ago. 35 artists and 174 pieces of art waiting to be explored, recultivate...

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Case study

Case Study: Benji Appleby-Tyler

Benji Appleby-Tyler is an emerging artist turned curator, who is currently studying Fine Art at University. He create an open call on CuratorSpace to work with other artists on his participatory project 'IDEA Portable Protest Kit'. Artists followed instructions to construct a 'soap box' and create an individual performance which was collated into a showreel.

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Artist profile

Anna Stevens

Stevens works with experimental film and video art to discuss the absurd and the vulnerability of the body. Using low-tech filming techniques to imitate late 20th-century horror, the artist plays with black comedy to accentuate the body's corporeal reality and society's denial of this truth....

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News article

George Sfougaras: Light in the Darkness

The installation, 'Light in the Darkness' symbolises the fragility of life and the power of hope and remembrance. Both tents (one exhibited at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery and the other touring various venues including the Leicester Unitarian Chapel) represent the common need for shelter by all exiled and displaced people and the responsibility to remember those lost.

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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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Upcoming opportunity

Bankley Open 2021

25/07/2021   Manchester, Greater Manchester  

Bankley Open is back! Our annual Open Call invites submissions from artists working in any discipline. Approximately 20 artists will be chosen by a panel of judges to exhibit in the Bankley Open exhibition opening September 2021. The judges will also choose a first prize winner of £700 and a solo show at Bankley. The second prize is £200, as well as a Visitor’s Choice Prize. Selection & Judging Panel: Tamar Hemmes: Assistant Curator at Tate Liverpool, Simon Buckley: Artist, and Audrey Albert: Artist and Creative Facilitator.

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Event

CULTIVATE presents SELF - A show of self portraits

Organ magazine, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
23/02/2021 to 23/02/2022

Cultivate presents Self - a carefully curated show of self portraits - an online show and 33 invited artists, mostly painters, one or two who paint with cameras or pencils or... A show curated by artists and Cultivate founders Sean Worrall and Emma Harvey.

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Artist profile

Nancy Krakaur

A former private investigator and fiction writer, I use light, sculpture, photography, sound, and cinema, to explore the relationship between language and object. My research-led practice embraces scientific experimentation and narrative. I work with new and old technologies to create new,...

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News article

Ones To Watch: CuratorSpace prizewinners

May 2021 saw the opening of the Ones to Watch exhibition by Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, an annual open exhibition showcasing the best of Yorkshire's graduate artists. The exhibition brought together work by artists from across disciplines, from painting to sculpture, film, photography, ceramics, and design.

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Upcoming opportunity

Wakefield Museums & Castles - Call for artists

26/07/2021   South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire  

Wakefield Museums & Castles is inviting artists working in all disciplines to submit proposals to develop a new co-produced installation at the South Elmsall Library museum hub. This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with local people to discover and interpret their stories in an innovative and visually exciting way.

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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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Event

Cultivate presents Alright?

Cultivate, London, United Kingdom
Exhibition
16/03/2021 to 16/03/2022

Alright? Another carefully cultivated thoughtfully curated maximalist artist-led on-line group show featuring 200 pieces of art from 39 invited artists from all over the land and indeed the globe.

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Upcoming opportunity

Submit to the MASS! July: OBJECTS

26/07/2021     

the MASS is a monthly online collection of discursive art, articles, opinions, prompts, thoughts, and questions, gathered in response to global issues. Released on the last day of each month, the MASS aims to provide a space for reflection, criticism, and a platform for art as activism the Mass is a non-monetised publication (we are not down with the capitalist agenda), and is free to access by all. Everyone is welcome to submit to the MASS: artists, thinkers, writers, worriers – people with opinions prepared to be critical. All we ask that submissions are offered in a spirit of openness. Our open call is now live forJuly 2021. the July MASS: OBJECTS - "stuff and things and non-human agents" Deadline 26th July @ 23:59 UK time.

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Artist profile

Kate Rolison

I am a hand embroidery artist and writer. I stitch words in books, stitch books, stitch words on clothes, and on antique textiles.

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News article

Timothea Armour: This is Moth Death

This Is Moth Death by Timothea Armour is the first of four new audio works commissioned for Beacon Tower by Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.

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Upcoming opportunity

Protest

26/07/2021   Sheffield, South Yorkshire  

An exhibition of protest, with A4 sized works or smaller.

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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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Event

Cultivate presents Saturation - a maximalist group show

On-line, hosted by Organ magazine, London
Exhibition
23/06/2021 to 22/06/2022

The latest in terms of the carefully curated series of on-line art exhibitions from the London-based artist-led thing that is Cultivate, a group show called Saturation, featuring around 200 pieces of work from 37 artists.

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Artist profile

Paul Malone

I am a graduate of Reading University and the RCA. Currently I have a studio at APT in Deptford, London. I have exhibited continuously since 1977 both in terms of static installations but more recently involving projection onto objects. These include reconstructions of the night sky and...

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News article

Zain Al-Sharaf Wahbeh: The Image as an Archive

Beneath the visible national territory of Jaffa-Tel Aviv lies the contested urban arena of Al-Manshiyya. This long-forgotten neighbourhood offers a layered playing field of territorial tug-of wars, paramilitary clashes, punitive demolitions, and gentrified overwrites. Because Al-Manshiyya has faced a rigorous urban evolution under the Israeli occupation since its establishment in 1948, this neighbourhood best exemplifies some of the most violent practices of cultural annihilation in Palestine.

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Upcoming opportunity

Breaking Out

27/07/2021   London  

Original Magazine welcomes nascent and budding artists to The Student Hub. Here, remarkable talents, silenced for so long can showcase their multidisciplinary work and explore a vast panoply of themes. From heritage and the body form to distortions of history and self-portraiture. The work knows no geographical boundaries. It is unbridled, ambitious, but often thoughtful and inspiring. It’s also unmissable.

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Upcoming opportunity

Open call for 2 Polish and 1 German artists for a residency in Kraków, Poland

30/07/2021   Krakow  

We are looking for 2 Polish and 1 German artists to complete a group of 6 Polish and German artists that will work, live and create together in Krakow, Poland this September!

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Event

Inch by IN:CH

Frome Museum, North Parade, Frome, Somerset, United Kingdom
Exhibition
03/07/2021 to 03/10/2021

Artist-led travelling exhibition, bringing contemporary art out of galleries, into community areas across South West UK, including Frome Festival. 11 artists tour work in an outward spiral, engaging the public with events.

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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

Alex Blakey

I am a visual artist based in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. My practice combines naturally beautiful, fragile glass with concrete, wood and metal to create a range of sculptural and wall based work. Much of my work reflects issues surrounding people and place such as memory, history and human...

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News article

Exciting new sculpture to recognise the contribution made by the NHS during the pandemic

Leeds-based artist Paul Digby is raising money from the public to create a statue celebrating and commemorating the huge sacrifices made by nurses, NHS workers and frontline staff in the city during the 2020-21 Covid-19 pandemic.

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News article

Robert Lawrence: Climate Currency

Robert Lawrence of Ingrained Culture is a woodcarver based in Aberdeenshire. His work focuses on concerns around climate change and responsible ecology. He has recenty been working on a new arts, culture and tree planting initiative, Climate Currency, with the charity Reforesting Scotland.

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Artist profile

Lisa Pettibone

Originally from California, I have a background in graphic design and was drawn to sculpture through an interest in glass-making. With a BA in 3D Design in Glass from UCA Farnham in 2005, I graduated with an MA in Art and Science from UAL: Central Saint Martins London in 2018. I have an interest...

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Case study

Case Study: ARTbound

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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Event

WORM

Exhibition
04/07/2021 to 31/07/2021

Our virtual gallery, Zest Hall brings together a diverse group of 19 artists from all around the world whose practices concentrates on digital media as their primary medium.

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