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MPIA: Surreal inspiration

MPIA: Surreal inspiration
Written by Miz DeShannon  03/11/2015

We support artistsWe like creativityWe curate exhibitionsWe are an agencyOf sorts.MPIA started as an MA research project at the University of Salford, into representation for creative photographers. The research discovered there isn’t any, and thus MPIA was born. It’s life in Manchester was very short-lived… But a move to Leeds re-invented the project, with new people, a new home, and new ideas.Now an outlet for all kinds of artists, with a favourable leaning to photography where possible, MPIA curates small exhibitions in the free-and-easy environs of Outlaws Yacht Club – a place much admired by current exhibitors Mothmeister. They just...

Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle

Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle
Written by Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle  27/10/2015

Hello from the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle! Founded in 2011, we are a partnership of four arts venues that sit in close proximity – the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Yorkshire is home to this exceptional group of dedicated sculpture galleries, and Leeds Art Gallery, which holds one of the most significant modern British sculpture collections outside of London. Yorkshire is also where both Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth developed their hugely influential sculptural practices. With all this in mind, our goal is to put Yorkshire firmly on the map as the key...

Fresh Yorkshire Aires: Visualising Sounds

Fresh Yorkshire Aires: Visualising Sounds
Written by Jacob Thompson-Bell  26/10/2015

Fresh Yorkshire Aires is a brand new project bringing together visual art and graphic scores – I’m looking for artists and composers based in Yorkshire to submit work. Selections will be shown as an online exhibition, published in a limited edition print zine designed by Leeds College of Art graphic designers, and showcased in a live performance by pianists Matthew Bourne and Philip Thomas. Read on for further details on how to submit. You can also get updates on the project and events by visiting the online exhibition site.A bit more about graphic scores and sounds in visual artGraphic scores are any...

A Matisse On Your Mantelpiece?

A Matisse On Your Mantelpiece?
Written by Abby Dix-Mason Leeds Inspired  21/10/2015

This weekend Leeds Art Gallery opens its doors for the latest Picture Library selection event. It's a great chance to bags yourself some original art for a year and then swap it for something else! Axis Web thought it was such a fabulous thing they made a film about how to get involved. You'll can find more information about how to join the scheme here or contact Leeds Art Gallery on twitter @leedsartgallery.Lead image: Paul Floyd / Leeds Art Gallery...

Wakefield's Art House

Wakefield's Art House
Written by The Art House  19/10/2015

Taking over the @Unfold_Leeds Twitter account this Tuesday it's The Art House. Read on to discover what happens in their Wakefield artspace:Based just a stone’s throw from Wakefield Westgate station, The Art House provides time, space and support for artists to develop their work and connect with audiences. We occupy two adjoining buildings, the beautifully restored 1906 Carnegie Library, which we converted into artists’ studios and a publicly accessible project space in 2015, and a connecting purpose-built studio building that opened in 2008. We value diversity within contemporary arts practice, and our whole building is exemplary in terms of physical...

Project Radio

Project Radio
Written by Marion Harrison and Sophie Mallet  01/10/2015

Less than one week to go until the launch of Project Radio…this time next week we start broadcasting from &Model in Leeds!On Wednesday October 7th at 2pm, the day before British Art Show 8 opens at Leeds Art Gallery, Project Radio launches three exciting weeks of broadcast from &Model.  Devised by artists Marion Harrison and Sophie Mallet, Project Radio will be working with over 40 artists to air a mix of live broadcasts, events and interviews.  Highlights for the first day of broadcast include Pavilion who presents Little Birds and a Demon - a Live Transmission, which is a sound...

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About Leeds Inspired

About Leeds Inspired

The Leeds Inspired website lists thousands of events happening in Leeds every year. You’ll find gigs, exhibitions, dance,…

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

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Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

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