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Visiting Artist 8: Holly Pester

My creative life obviously largely revolves around visual art, from photography, digital work, collaging, and painting, to relief pieces and objects. However, I also have a background in creative writing, having done a two year course in a writing collective... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist 7: Susan Philipsz

Susan Philipsz is another interesting artist in our visiting artist talks because her practice revolved around the human voice and sound, rather than visual practice. The majority of our visiting artists have a visual practice which I like because it... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist 6: David Osbaldeston

David Osbaldeston studied Fine Art at Manchester Metropolitan University, and his practice is formed of installations, posters, drawings, and prints, creating a large and varied portfolio. In 2015 he exhibitied his latest solo project, The Top and Bottom of It.... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist 5: Kirsty Ogg

Kirsty Ogg is a curator who specialises in supporting and exposing up-and-coming art students early on in their careers. She used to be the director of The Showroom in London, which was a space for new artists to exhibit their... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist 4: Lucia Pietroiusti

Lucia Pietroiusti gave a lecture for the Visiting Artist Talk in October. Pietroiusti is Curator of Public Programmes at the Serpentine Galleries , and she spoke mainly about her work as a curator of performances, sound performances, digital work, and ‘Serpentine... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist 3: Simeon Barclay

Simeon Barclay's lecture was one of my favourites of the visiting artist talks. Barclay spoke to us about his current practice, which culminated in an exhibition called They Don't Like it Up 'Em. Informing his work was a deep cultural connection... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist 2: Adam Linder

This is how the Hammer Museum at UCLA described Adam Linder's 2016 exhibition In the crafting of carefully arranged dance performances, Adam Linder acts as the choreographic equivalent of a film editor, creating an assemblage of occasions, phrases, postures, and... Continue Reading →

Visiting Artist: Seize Collective

Our first visiting artist talk of the year was by Seize collective, a local group of Leeds University alumni. They spoke to us about their individual artistic processes which was fascinating, especially Sarah-Joy Ford who explained her craftwork based around... Continue Reading →

Open Studios

The Open Studios happened at the end of the semester in December, and it was where we displayed our finished and current work. I took the advice of one of my tutors and decided to make my work into a... Continue Reading →

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