EAST STREET ART visit

EAST STREET ART visit
Event on 2015-07-16 08:00:00
Join us for a ‘Go and See’ research trip to Leeds and Hull to look at the artist led studio and residency spaces. We will be hosted by East Street Arts, and given guided tours, as well as opportunities to talk to the artists, creative businesses and project managers about their experiences of establishing and working in a shared studio environment. This is a great opportunity for anyone considering trying to establish their own exhibition/residency/workspace in Peterborough as well as building new connections with artists and organisations working in the North East. All travel costs will be paid for, and lunch will be provided. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.  Thursday 16th July  Travel: Train departs Peterborough             7:52 Arrives Leeds                                   9:17   Train depart Leeds                           13:38 Arrives Hull                                        14:34   Train depart Hull                                18:25 Arrives Peterborough                       20:47   Information about places & people to meet Patrick Studios St Mary’s Lane, Leeds LS9 7EH http://eaststreetarts.org.uk/studio/patrick-studios/ Patrick Studios is a bespoke venue for artists and provides up to 34 quality studio spaces, resource areas, project space and the office and headquarters of East Street Arts. It is unique as it addresses artists’ need for structured support outside of academic institutions and fosters an ethos of professional development. It is a place for artists who endeavour to be professional in their chosen discipline and it is expected that a reciprocal culture will evolve where by new relationships and collaborations are established and careers can flourish. The Project Space hosts a range of events and residencies aimed at offering artists opportunities to generate new ideas and develop new work; and audiences opportunities to meet artists and engage with work in progress. Duke Studios 1st Floor Munro House Duke Street Leeds LS9 8AG http://duke-studios.com Duke Studios is an open collaborative space in the City Centre of Leeds. With a company motto of people first, business second, Duke is not your usual work space provider. Based around a co-working model, Duke Studios provides a range of workspaces, creative services and facilities. Duke Studios is made up of creatives from many different fields – Web Developers, Software Developers, Online Marketing & Management for the Music Industry, Actors Agency, Designer Makers, Commercial Interior Designers, Retail Designer, Photographers, Film Makers, Music and Event PR, Architect, Graphic Designers, Illustrators, Landscape Architect, Copywriters, Art Directors, Makers, Travel Writer, DJs, Record Label, Producers, Service Designers, SEO Professionals, PPC Marketeers, Tech Startups, Bloggers in Music, Fashion, Food and Design. Laura Wellington and James Abbott Donnelly founded Duke Studios in 2011 with an extraordinary, two fold vision. First, to build an inspiring, exciting and inclusive co-working space in which creative individuals across different sectors could work. Second, to turn this space into a creative hub in order to facilitate knowledge exchange, encourage networking and spark collaboration on joint projects with the aim of nurturing talent and watching it grow. Artist House 45, Leeds  http://artisthouse45.tumblr.com/ Artists House 45 is a live/work artist residency within a traditional two-bedroom, back-to-back home in the residential area of Beeston, Leeds. Owned by Leeds City Council the property had been unoccupied and was renovated by East Street Arts who have secured the house to push the boundaries of socially engaged practice and community activity. The Artist House 45 mission is to unlock and share experiences, learning, resources and relationships by housing artists who create opportunities, encourage sustainable projects and encourage residents to become co-producers. The opportunity to change the building into a creative space has been developed by East Street Arts in partnership with Leeds Empties, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and another grant giving trust that are providing support for the community engagement elements of the project. The Goodwin Development Trust – Artist Residency house, Hull Thornton, Hull http://goodwintrust.org/category/arts/l The Goodwin Development Trust has always been involved with various Arts projects across Hull and the sub-region, both independently and in partnership with other organisations. They take great pride in our reputation for embracing unusual concepts – whether it be an award-winning documentary about young slam-poets, tree carvings of mermaids, a sell-out Remembrance week performance of music from the Great War, animated Kurdish folk tales or converting an abandoned Victorian pub into an arts centre with astro-turf for carpet The Goodwin Development Trust felt that the residents of Thornton (the council estate where Goodwin began and is still based) should be given the opportunity to see the determination and commitment of their community captured and portrayed on canvas. And so began the Artists in Residence initiative which sought out local gifted art students and partnered them with local people – with startlingly impactful results that generated huge interest. POP temporary gallery and exhibition space, Princes Quay Shopping Centre Kingston-upon-Hull East Yorkshire HU1 2PQ https://about.me/AlanRaw Hull based arts professional Alan Raw is the CEO at The Creative and Cultural Company which includes managing & co-curating POP (Pride Of Place) Arts Space in Princes Quay Hull. Alan also runs the Creative & Cultural Studios in Hull, developing studio/exhibition space and support services to artists and the creative & cultural sector; co-ordinates sustainability & training for events including the award winning Beverley Folk Festival, and many more cultural training & employment opportunities. About East Street Arts: East Street Arts is an organisation with big ambitions and believes in the importance of working with people in their locality, but having the reach to influence nationally. Founded in 1993 for the purpose of providing studio spaces, ESA has grown to become a leading arts charity with a mission to stimulate and support the development of the cultural industries. ESA achieve this through infrastructure developments, the provision of space and facilities, a high profile events programme, and through professional development for creative practitioners of all backgrounds East Street Art’s has significant experience working in Temporary spaces, with commercial stakeholders, councils and regional arts groups to get the best use out of space and stimulate growth and regeneration, and currently operate in about 100 properties nationwide. They share temporary space as a resource with organisations right across England and Wales in order to enable them to grow and become sufficient on their own terms. http://eaststreetarts.org.uk

at East Street Arts
Patrick Studios
Leeds, United Kingdom

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