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Unseen Histories: Finale Exhibition

Unseen Histories: Finale ExhibitionImages: Complex Simplicity
Written by Assembly House  14/09/2021

Join us on 25th September from 1.30 pm at Leeds Industrial Museum and Assembly House for our Finalé Event to close the month-long festival of Unseen Histories.Unseen Histories is a month-long festival of artworks and events exploring Black British history in Leeds. The festival is curated by Black artists in and around the city, with support from Heritage Corner, pioneers of the Leeds Black History Walk and Assembly House, artist studios, and project space in Armley, Leeds.The industrial revolution included contributions of peoples from different parts of the world, many of whom are represented in Leeds today - how can we celebrate inclusion...

Art, Age and Environment

Art, Age and Environment
Written by Inkwell Arts   31/08/2021

Inkwell Arts are looking for creative individuals between 18-25 years of age to take part in an exciting intergenerational ten-week environmental art course.This latest project from Inkwell Arts is funded by Time to Shine. Exploring the relationship between art, our mental health and the environment this intergenerational course explains the views of different ages and encourages building creative relationships in pairs and groups. Under 25s and over 50s will be working together on a unique creative project.Most importantly, the course aims to connect generations and reduce social isolation and improve overall wellbeing for all participants.We are looking for individuals aged 18-25, who have:Lived...

World on our Doorstep - a festival of world music

World on our Doorstep - a festival of world musicWorld on our Doorstep: Finale with Claudio Kron and Kwame D.
Written by World On Our Doorstep  04/08/2021

After running successfully in 2018 and 2019, and we all know what happened in 2020, World on our Doorstep is back - covid aware and exclusively at Seven Arts, Chapel Allerton from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th September.A weekend ticket will get you into the five featured concerts, kicking off with the boundless energy of FROM EAST TO EAST on Friday evening. Saturday features an afternoon show by the mesmerising KAMINARI TAIKO (UK) DRUMMERS, a spectacle of Japanese drumming and choreography.On Saturday evening we will be celebrating ‘WOMEN OF THE WORLD’, with five outstanding women artists. SATNAM GALSIAN delivering soaring Punjabi folk songs and cross-genre pieces; OLJANITA present Baltic energy with...

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...

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About Leeds Inspired

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