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Unseen Histories: artists wanted

Unseen Histories: artists wanted
Written by Assembly House  26/07/2021

Heritage Corner, pioneers of the Leeds Black History Walk, and Assembly House are pleased to announce four paid commissions for Black artists.In September 2021 the organisations will share their collaboration on  ‘Unseen Histories’,  a festival of artwork exploring Black British history. Every weekend in September will bring a different public event  and we’re looking for four Black artists to be part of the festival’s finale.Heritage Corner’s Joe Williams, the festival’s lead artist and historian, reflects,  ‘Unseen Histories is about new expressions and new voices being heard in a society that has not only excluded those voices but also the history...

VIM Exhibition at Hyde Park Art Club: Call Out For Work

VIM Exhibition at Hyde Park Art Club: Call Out For Work
Written by Hyde Park Art Club  06/07/2021

Hyde Park Art Club's graduate open call ‘VIM’ will be a selected showcase of brilliant work created by Leeds students during the global pandemic. We're accepting applications from artists who graduated in Leeds in 2020 / 2021 working in any media or discipline. If you’re an artist, designer, photographer, illustrator, dancer, or anyone who identifies as a creative send us your wares - but please note, as a guide - works selected for the show will be displayed as follows: Visual work will be presented as printed vinyl panels [HPAC will produce these – no worries]Film/ moving image work will be included...

LEEDS 2023 artist call out for ‘My World My City My Neighbourhood’ project

LEEDS 2023 artist call out for ‘My World My City My Neighbourhood’ project
Written by Leeds Inspired  05/07/2021

Leeds 2023 are looking for 23 artists to work with 23 communities across Leeds. They are looking for artists who can co-create with their closest communities, those who have experience working on socially engaged or participatory projects in the past. It would be great to reach your network of artists, theatre makers and creatives who have worked on your communities’ programme across the city! You might be a poet, storyteller, illustrator, theatre-maker or dancer - this is an opportunity for artists working in any artform. You could make live art, films, or work in the public realm, what matters most is that...

Leeds International Festival of Ideas

Leeds International Festival of IdeasKatherine Ryan
Written by Leeds International Festival   24/06/2021

Sir Lenny Henry CBE, Kanya King CBE, Katherine Ryan and George Clarke lead keynotes plus compelling panel discussions featuring Evan Davis, Alix Fox, Gina Martin, and many more.September 2021 will see a stellar line-up in the city as Leeds International Festival of Ideas presents its ambitious programme as a platform for exploring new ideas and innovation. The festival, formerly Leeds International Festival, presents five thought-provoking panel debates running alongside four inspirational keynote speeches exploring and challenging key issues and viewpoints - all impacted on during the last extraordinary 18 months.The festival has big ambitions, bringing renowned names, experts in their field...

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About Leeds Inspired

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Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

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