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

Andy Sowerby

Andy Sowerby is a filmmaker and visual artist. His films have been screened internationally, including at London Short Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, and BBC Music Video Festival and on websites such as Omeleto.com and Booooooom.com.

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News article

Featured Artist: Paul Digby

Published: 09/05/2019  

Paul Digby is a practising artist based in Leeds and has exhibited widely throughout the UK. He has shown work in the Saatchi Gallery, Wellcome museum, and The Tetley, and is currently touring his most recent project, a celebration of the public sector, in venues throughout England.

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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

Open Call: BLANK 01 Publication

Deadline: 22/05/2019   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

BLANK is a thematic biannual publication exploring issues pertinent to contemporary creative culture. We’re looking for contributors to add to debates around making work in the current climate. The publication is a mixture of open submissions and invited contributors, which encompass the full spectrum of creative disciplines, from visual and performing arts, to film and computer game design.

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Artist profile

Gil Mualem-Doron

I am a multi-disciplinary artist, with 15 years of experience of socially engaged art / social practices projects. My work is informed by my Ph.D. thesis, activism and personal experience as a mix race person and migrant. Much of my work concentrates on themes of place and belonging, identify...

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News article

Featured artist: Norma Foulds

Published: 02/05/2019  

Norma Foulds works in a variety of media, including drawing, printmaking, and collage. She has just secured a residency at Fish Factory in Cornwall to continue her work and hopes to gain more support in return for rewards produced during the residency.

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Upcoming opportunity

Textile Artists for Temporary Contemporary Exhibition in Huddersfield from 6th - 16th June

Deadline: 24/05/2019   Location: Huddersfield  

Temporary Contemporary is a partnership project between Kirklees Council (Markets and Creative Economy Teams) and the University of Huddersfield, (School of Art, Design and Architecture). From 8 - 16 June WOVEN celebration of innovation in textiles across Kirklees and Temporary Contemporary are offering the opportunity for artists using textiles in their practice to use vacant stalls around the market to create and showcase work.

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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

sarah filmer

sarah is an artist, associate lecturer, researcher and vet, based in southampton, uk.

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News article

CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3: Adele Jackson

Published: 29/04/2019  

We are delighted to announce the winner of CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #3, UK artist Adele Jackson, who is currently based in New Zealand. Adele describes herself as a environmental artist. Her current work uses solargraphy to explore the connection between the sun, Antarctica, and human activity over the austral summer season.

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Upcoming opportunity

Lumen: Cosmos

Deadline: 26/05/2019   Location: Oxford  

LUMEN OPEN CALL: ‘COSMOS’ at NUFFIELD ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, OXFORD, 6 JULY – 7 SEPTEMBER, 2019

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Upcoming opportunity

Heallreaf 3

Deadline: 26/05/2019   Location: Nottingham and London, London  

Call for artists for Third International Exhibition of Hand Woven Tapestry.

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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

Lee Simmons

Artist/designer creating artworks using natural colour in the form of dried botanicals.

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News article

Clare Thornton Memorial Residency

Published: 18/04/2019  

The Clare Thornton Memorial Residency is an residency opportunity at KARST Projects, Plymouth, UK. The initial funds for the opportunity were set aside by the late artist and KARST studio member, Clare Thornton. Clare also wanted to offer a way for others to contribute to supporting this residency by matching and adding to her own donations through a crowdfunding campaign. To assist with this, she has left a range of specially selected artworks which are offered as rewards to supporters.

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Upcoming opportunity

ORBIT: Open Call for June Instagram Residencies for emerging artists

Deadline: 27/05/2019   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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Upcoming opportunity

LEFTCOAST EXPRESS 7

Deadline: 27/05/2019   Location: Blackpool, Lancashire  

LeftCoast Express 7 is a self-directed research and development programme for artists, performers, creative producers with a relationship to Blackpool and Wyre aimed at developing their creative practice. The final round of LeftCoast Express (Express 7) calls creatives interested in developing or adapting a work or programme for ArtB&B in Blackpool, a new creative space that will open in September 2019.

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Artist profile

Ali Barker

My work expresses music and sound in colour. I create abstract paintings, mixed-media work and installations inspired by my personal experiences of sound-colour synaesthesia – when I listen to music, each note of the musical scale is perceived as a specific colour. I am due to complete my MA...

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News article

Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: April 2019

Published: 08/04/2019  

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 April. Here are the artists who will be showcased this month.

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Curator profile

Alice Bradshaw

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News article

Artists blow up £1.2m of high interest debt in Walthamstow

Published: 26/03/2019  

On Wednesday 13th March 2019, 411 people each with an average of £2959 outstanding high interest debt to their names, were sent yet another letter about their long overdue accounts. But this time it didn't ask them to repay the money. Instead it invited them to come and watch those debts being blown up in the shadow of Canary Wharf.

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Artist profile

Romily Alice Walden

Romily Alice Walden is a transdisciplinary artist working across sculpture, installation, text and publishing, all with a research-led and socially-engaged working methodology. Her practice centres a queer, disabled perspective on bodies, landscapes and community.

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