We are, as a rule, a social species and the idea of isolating oneself, or even a family group, away from the rest of society for an indefinite period of time is probably one of the cruelest requests that could be made of many people. Even the most anti-social behaviour is at it’s heart a social act; rarely do people set out to behave badly on their own, more often than not there is a pack instinct that draws people together based on shared values
Now that the New Year is well and truly underway and we prepare to enter February, so too does BasementArtsProject prepare to enter, not just our 2020 programme on 6 March, but also the last year of our first decade as a Beeston-based arts organisation. On 2 April 2021 BasementArtsProject
Leeds Art Walk is a free monthly tour of exhibitions, arts spaces and places of interest in Leeds, and this month it’s coming to Beeston. The walk starts on Wednesday (7 August 2019) at 5:30pm at 45 Garnet Terrace, where Kerri Jefferis and Sophie Chapman will introduce you to their collaborative
On the weekend of 22 June Leeds and Wakefield celebrated the start of Yorkshire Sculpture International and visual arts festival Index, which are running in parallel for 100 days until 29 September. I spoke to one of the Index producers, Georgia Taylor, at their launch and she explained that Index
If the point of art is to make you stop and think and maybe see the world in a different light, then the current exhibition at Basement Arts Project in Beeston certainly hits the mark. ‘Unmanaged Reproach’ is a show of work by local artist Claire Bentley-Smith. In it she
BasementArtsProject continues it’s 2019 programme of exhibitions and events with a new exhibition that focuses on a new body of work that explores issues surrounding inner city life in the 21st Century in relation to the lived experience of the artist herself. Come and join us on Friday 17th May at 7:30pm for a first look at this new exhibition.
Beeston’s BasementArtsProject has teamed up with Depot Art Studios to let artists from Leeds and Manchester show their work in each other’s city. The last five years have seen a significant period of development for both BasementArtsProject; Leeds and Depot Art Studios; Manchester. Defined over time by a sense of
BasementArtsProject invites you to join artists Jill McKnight and Josh Hart on Monday 22 January 2018 for the Lunchtime Conversation. Despite it’s potentially macabre title, ‘Jill & Josh and their Dead Petz’ is a warm and light-hearted look at our understanding of animals and their lives as pets. The exhibition