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Sculpture as Fieldwork / Ways of Listening II

I attended the Sculpture as Fieldwork conference at Leeds Art Gallery yesterday (Manchester School of Art / University of Huddersfield / Henry Moore Institute collaboration). The first speaker was Holly Corfield Carr who is interested in caves and writing in […]

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Artists making Spaces…

Yesterday’s trip to Leeds with the Fruit Factory Network had, for me, an overarching theme: Artists making spaces East Street Arts, make spaces happen for artists to work, live and engage with communities in. Their inclusive, can-do attitude pervaded the […]

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‘It’s OK not to be Perky’

‘It’s OK not to be Perky’ – Part of the Love Arts Festival 2018 Leeds artist Helen Gibson – professionally known as The Perky Painter – shares her strange world of entwined forms expressed in bold colours and textures in […]

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Artists’ Books #28: Salt+Shaw, collaborative book makers

Sheffield-based artists Paul Salt and Susan Shaw have been making books together for more than 15 years. For the latest in her series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman celebrates their approach to the format which sees them responding to natural and urban environments to create unique pieces or small editions.

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Assembly Leeds – Resilience and Sustainability

Last Thursday I hoped to seek insights into sustaining a practice at the a-n Assembly event in Leeds. Artists were separated into small groups to participate in small discussions. I met with a curator from Tetley and a lady that works […]

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