Tag: art

Carving ‘On The Corner’ FREE WORKSHOPS with BasementArtsProject

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

Schools’ artwork explores the transatlantic slave trade

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

Art Life: South of The River | Reclaiming Time and Space

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,

Totem Explorer 2-day Art Workshop with Nicholas Vaughan

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