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Drop-in session to help you gain information and tips from artists and experts, and network to find out about a range of strategies to support artists’ livelihoods.

Job Professional Development

Negotiating with Confidence

Our Paying Artists campaign identified a lack of confidence and training in negotiation as a barrier to artists achieving fair payment. This workshop will help equip participants with the communication skills to empower them to advocate for their work and value.

26 Library Books, a trans-Atlantic collaboration by Lenka Clayton (USA) and Chris Taylor (UK), The Tetley, 2015. Photo: Louise Atknson
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Artists’ Books #15: Pages project 20th anniversary

John McDowall and Chris Taylor are celebrating 20 years of their Pages artists’ book project with a series of events and exhibitions, including the 20th Leeds International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair in March. Sarah Bodman looks forward to this significant milestone.

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Blog Post

YOU ARE A ROCK, Mene Mene 2005

A favourite public realm artwork of mine that inhabits Leeds is ‘Mene Mene’ a collection of 13 artworks created by Pippa Hale, David Hawkins and Stuart Tarbuck for Situation Leeds in 2005. It is a series of text based works, displayed in […]

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Kirkgate Market, Leeds, Personal Shopper, Katy Etheridge and Simon Persighetti
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Walk this way: Compass Festival brings live art to Leeds’ streets

This year’s Compass Festival of live art features 18 events, many of which have walking at their heart as performers and participants infiltrate and interact with the city around them. Lydia Ashman finds out more from the festival’s director and some of the artists taking part.

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Review

The Human Condition

A group of artists respond to the theme ‘The Human Condition’. Garry Barker, Leeds College of Art and Design, writes a review.

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Event Exhibition

IMPROVISATIONS

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    The School of Design, University of Leeds
  • From:
    February 17, 2016
  • To:
    April 13, 2016
  • Location:
    Yorkshire
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Blog Post

British Art Show

Yesterday, I travelled up to Leeds with a friend to see the British Art Show at Leeds art Gallery. We got there by 10.30, after leaving early to avoid the traffic . Not bad going really. Although I’d been to […]

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Caroline Achaintre, from left, Om Nom Ore, 2015, Todo Custo, 2015,  Mother George, 2015, British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery. Photo: Jonty Wilde
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British Art Show 8 review: common threads, bleak narratives, alternative meanings

The British Art Show happens every five years, bringing together a selection of work by UK-based artists who in the view of the exhibition’s curators have made a ‘significant contribution’ to the country’s art scene in that time. Now on its eighth edition and this year featuring 42 artists, it begins its four-city tour at Leeds City Art Gallery. Amelia Crouch reports from Yorkshire.

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Supermundane, SuperLeeds, at Leeds Station, 2015. Photo: Leeds Inspired and Sarah Zagni
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British Art Show 8: how Leeds’ independent and artist-led scene is responding

British Art Show 8 opens in Leeds on Friday 9 October and the city – currently bidding to be European Capital of Culture 2023 – is responding with a raft of additional activity. Leeds-based writers and artists Amelia Crouch and Lara Eggleton report on what the city’s homegrown and artist-led organisations are up to as Leeds City Council throws its support behind a showcase of the city’s buoyant visual arts scene.

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Blog Post

Epigone, October/November 2013

Somehow I came across the word Epigone in my research and decided it would be a good concept to use for a solo exhibition, which explored a collaborative practice inherent in making work in varied mediums. The word itself references […]

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Collider, June/July 2013

Collider, was the name of my first solo exhibition, which took place at Mexico Project Space in Leeds. The opportunity arose through applying to Embassy Gallery’s (Edinburgh) Residency Exchange programme. This programme brings artists from other artist-led groups up to […]

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