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

Tootique

Fibre Artist. I sculpt 3D images with wool using the needle felting technique. Some sculptures include wet felting, bees wax and glass eyes for added effect. My main focus is on animals and recently I have added human heads/busts.

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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

Spaghetti Intaglio

Deadline: 20/11/2019   Location: London  

Open call for December exhibition and print fair / special event for DIY printmakers. Looking for innovators, domestic printmakers, DIY print and non-toxic print enthusiasts. Whether you make beautiful fine-art potato prints, cola litho T-Shirts or have scavenged a skip to build your own screenbed, this exhibition is to showcase the work that our wonderful print community makes.

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Artist profile

Lisa Davies

I an illustrator and textile artist living in Bristol. Combining printmaking and embroidery, I create thought provoking visual narratives, featuring curious characters reminiscent to those found in folk tales. These characters embody ideas and express emotions, exploring the world as I...

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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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Whitegold Public Space Commission - OPE

Deadline: 21/11/2019   Location: St Austell, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly  

OPE - A public space commission from The Whitegold Project with a total budget of £30,000. Ope is a Cornish word for “alley“. This project is one of a number of public space commissions for St Austell by the Whitegold Project. Artists, makers and designers are invited to apply for a commission for Chandos Place, one of St Austell Town Centre’s main pedestrian thoroughfares. Whitegold is keen to see an artwork that connects to one or more of the key concerns of the project – China Clay, the culture of clay country, the area's gardens, the natural world and the future environment, somehow adding to a sense of place. We would like to see an innovative, contemporary and forward-looking project which indicates a creative future for the town and surrounding areas.

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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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Whitegold Public Space Commission - TREMEN

Deadline: 21/11/2019   Location: St Austell, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly  

TREMEN - A public space commission from The Whitegold Project with a total budget of £20,000. Tremen is the Cornish word for “passage“. This project is one of a number of public space commissions for St Austell by the Whitegold Project. Artists, makers and designers are are invited to apply for a commission to make artwork for Grant's Walk, a covered passageway that is an important connection into the town from one of the main car parks at Priory Rd. It joins the main street in town, Fore St, with Biddicks Court behind. A contemporary artist, maker or designer is needed to lead on its refurbishment and create art for this space that makes a positive contribution to the environment. We are keen to see an artwork that connects to one or more of the key concerns of the project – China Clay, the culture of clay country, the areas gardens, the natural world and the future environment, somehow adding to a sense of place. We would like to see an innovative, contemporary and forward-looking project which indicates a creative future for the town and surrounding areas.

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Artist profile

Finlay Flint

I am a photographer and artist shooting on 35mm and primarily in black and white. I discovered artists and photographers who are able to create a particular aesthetic in their work that reflects aspects of youth,skate and street culture like Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman and Martin Parr.

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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

Whitegold Public Space Commission - TREUDHOW

Deadline: 21/11/2019   Location: St Austell, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly  

TREUDHOW - A public space commission from The Whitegold Project with a total budget of £15,000. Treudhow is the Cornish for “threshold“. This project is one of a number of public space commissions for St Austell by the Whitegold Project. We are seeking an exciting and innovative artist, maker or designer to create a new work for an important threshold at a key entrance into the town centre on the old Bodmin Rd. The location is also the start of one of the main ways out of the town towards the Clay Country - the villages that sit the ridge above St Austell town. In doing so the road passes Menacuddle Well and Wheal Martyn Clayworks – a museum dedicated to the culture of clay in the area. It also connects to the Clay Trails – a network of cycle and walking routes joining together Clay Country, the Eden Project and the town. We are keen to see an artwork that connects to one or more of the key concerns of the project – China Clay, the culture of clay country, the areas gardens, the natural world and the future environment, somehow adding to a sense of place. We would like to see an innovative, contemporary and forward-looking project which indicates a creative future for the town and surrounding areas.

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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

Robyn Woolston

Robyn Woolston is a visual artist who works across installation, photography, moving image and print. From socially engaged practice to site-specific responses her work seeks to harvest, uncover and re-appropriate what is 'left behind' from archetypal narratives to manufacturing by-products.

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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

Art-culiar Performance Open Call

Deadline: 21/11/2019   Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire  

Calling all artists!! Want to present your work, in our first ever, live art performance event? Art-culiar Performance are on the look out for works!

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Performers open call

Deadline: 23/11/2019   Location: East Dulwicj, London  

Seeking performance artists for the Housekeeping exhibition at Jeannie Avent.

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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

Diana Terry

Recently been able to work full time as an artist after a life combining other roles in the Arts and Heritage sectors. Trained originally as a potter and now still obsessed with materials and textures. Nature both internal and external is my starting inspiration.

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News article

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

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. I also produce installations supporting 'aerial orreries'...

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