Tag: public sculpture

Tree sculpture unveiled in Cross Flatts Park

The latest addition to Beeston’s Cross Flatts Park, a beautiful sculpture created in one of the trees earmarked for felling because it is suffering from the Ash dieback disease, was unveiled by the Lord Mayor on Saturday (11 May 2024). The sculpture, created by Shane Green, reflects both the nature

Pedal to the metal – Basement’s gotta’nother new exhibition

BasementArtsProject is finally a full-time concern. Recently I managed to find myself some funding that allowed me to give up my full-time job and turn my attention to two things that matter most to me. In no particular order of hierarchy; Art and Community.

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,

BasementArtsProject: View From The Corner – Notes On A Pandemic 3

It is funny how opinions change based on situations. Not for any reason other than sometimes things happen that allow people to take a different perspective. A recent poll in The Times suggests an interesting viewpoint on what is considered useful during a pandemic. The top five non-essential jobs ran

BasementArtsProject: View From The Corner – Notes On A Pandemic 2 (Night)

The stillness of a pandemic night is unnerving having spent seventeen of my twenty years in Leeds ‘On The Corner’ of Tunstall and Dewsbury Road. Where once the sound of car engines being gunned at the junction, bowel juddering bass from others sat with engines idling outside the garage, arguing

FREE LUNCH at BasementArtsProject this Thurs. BOOK NOW

Over the last twelve months BasementArtsProject has been working with four artists whose ages range from 21 – 61. The project has been an educational experience for everyone involved, including myself as curator and project manager, and is still ongoing. On The Corner is a project that involves five individual