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

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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Featured artist: Amelia Baron

Amelia Baron is a recent graduate from Leeds Arts University, graduating with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art in 2018. Her latest project, Take 10, continues her work into art and mental health and debuts at Penistone Art Week from 20th - 22nd March 2019.

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Romily Alice Walden: Bursary #2 update

Romily Alice Walden, recipient of the second CuratorSpace bursary, is back from her exhibition at SOHO20 in New York, and has been in touch to tell us about the project and her upcoming exhibitions.

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Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: March 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 March. Here are the artists who will be showcased this month.

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Featured artist: Abdullah Adekola

Abdullah Adekola is a creative writer and poet based in Leeds. Here he describes some of his most recent projects and how other artists and writers can get involved.

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Sophie Cundale: Bursary #1 update

Sophie Cundale, recipient of the first CuratorSpace bursary, has now completed her project, and has been back in touch to share some of her research processes and what she’ll be doing next.

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Featured artist: Amanda Jobson

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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New artist-led studios and gallery for Lincoln

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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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #2: Romily Alice Walden

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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New arts magazine with a focus on the Far North

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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Visual Representations of Multilingualism Competition

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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£5m PPL insurance now available with CuratorSpace

£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

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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Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: December 2018

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

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Video artists on Leeds Big Screen: November 2018

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

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #1: Sophie Cundale

We are delighted to announce the winner of the first CuratorSpace Artist Bursary, London-based artist, Sophie Cundale. Sophie specialises in moving-image, and works with film and performance to explore the extremity of psychological states.

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CuratorSpace Salon #7: Creative Mothers Project

Our second professional development event this November will take place on Saturday 17th November 2-4pm at HEART in Headingley and is co-curated by the Creative Mothers Project. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance to have a drink and meet other people working in the creative industries.

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CuratorSpace Salon #6: Arts and Health

Our next professional development events for artists and curators will take place on Thursday 8th November at Duke Studios, Sheaf Street, and is co-curated by Arts and Minds. These events give you the chance to hear from creative professionals about the work they do and how they can help you to develop your own practice. You’ll also have the chance to have a drink and meet other people working in the creative industries.

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CuratorSpace and Leeds Big Screen to showcase Yorkshire artists

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 October. Here are the first artists to be showcased in this new partnership.

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Featured Artist: Alex Dodsworth

As part of our subscription package, we are launching a new featured artist section which showcases artists and the specific projects they are working on. The first of these is Alex Dodsworth, whose creative photography practice has developed into the production of collaborative zines, addressing issues of the representation and visibility of LGBT people.

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