Whilst September may be the season of mellow fruitfulness, signaling the dying embers of a year, it is also the beginning of the academic year. And with this in mind, we bring you an exhibition by Slit Collective, a group of this year’s graduates from Leeds Arts University.
BasementArtsProject is running a series of carving workshops over the coming months. These will be taking place on the land where Jacob’s Ladder by artist Keith Ackerman is sited at the edge of Tunstall Road. With the sculpture finished and upright we are now working on the next phase of
In recent months, the art departments at Cockburn John Charles Academy and Cockburn School have been working alongside Year 8 and Year 7 to design and decorate sculptures exploring Transatlantic Trade in Enslaved Africa. The World Reimagined is a UK-wide art education project featuring globally-recognised artists which aims to transform
In 2014, after three years of BasementArtsProject being a thing, I was visited by two London curators from an organisation called Sluice. They had contacted me via the email and asked if wouldn’t mind being interviewed for their project, touring grassroots and independent arts venues around the country. Of course,
The Tetley, Hunslet’s own art gallery, housed in the former brewery headquarters building on Hunslet Road is hosting three exhibitions this Spring. In this solo exhibition, Alpha Salad, artist Justin Fitzpatrick explores ideas around taste, decadence and bodily transformation. The exhibition presents a chronological narrative from soil to table. Beginning
A room at Tenants Hall in Middleton has been turned into an art gallery thanks to the work of local people attending support groups run by Health For All. I went along to the see the exhibition and speak to some of those involved in the project. Jill Scanlon is
Nicholas Vaughan is an artist with a singular vision and strident political views. Since November of last year, his exhibition at BasementArtsProject has been stirring debate amongst visitors with its analysis of the post-referendum United Kingdom. On Saturday 12 & 19 February 2022 Nicholas Vaughan will be running a series