Tag: community

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

10 Years of BasementArtsProject | Celebrate by taking part

On Friday 2 April 2021 BasementArtsProject turned 10 years old. Our first ever project was ‘This Is Our House‘ by artist Kimbal Bumstead. As we threw open our kitchen door on that warm April evening 10 years ago, little did we know that we would be creating a project in

New-look Lantern Festival lights up the community

Last Saturday (12 December 2020) saw LS11 residents out in (socially-distant) numbers, to enjoy the spectacle of Christmas carols and festive cheer blasting out from an illuminated open-top bus and bicycle procession – as a Covid-safe alternative to the popular annual Lantern Festival. Over two hours, the bus wove its

Art Life: South of the River | Claire Bentley-Smith. Unmanaged Reproach

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.

Art Life: South of the River | On The Corner with BasementArtsProject

The corner was our Rock of Gibraltar, our Stonehenge Our Taj Mahal, our monument Our testimonial to freedom, to peace, and to love Down on the corner The Corner | Common & The Last Poets  Songwriters: Abiodun Oyewole / Kanye Omari West / Leon Moore / Lonnie Rashid Lynn /