Conversations is a working residency by emerging artists Jane Bennett, Steph Fletcher, Rob Smith, Nuala Riding, Natalie Morgan and Evelyn Rose, who are in the completion stage of their Fine Art: Site and Archive MA at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. The works on show are exploring the ephemeral nature of time, place and memory using a varying range of media. Continue reading
Call for Papers / Photographic Work
Space, Location and Territory
Fieldwork is dedicated to publishing innovative work in contemporary photographic research. The journal is a forum for practitioners, writers and theorists to explore ideas and debates motivating new photographic work and new photographic thinking. Continue reading
The fabulous Victorian architecture of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, played a welcoming host to the 60×60 Athena Mix 2012 on Friday 8th March, 2013. The Grade 1 listed building is an amazing space ordinarily and boasts the largest gallery space in Lancashire but when it was filled to the rafters with 60 sound-works by 60 women artists, composers and musicians recently, it became even more so. Continue reading
Sat 23rd and Sun 24th March 2013.
Evening performance from workshop participants Sun 24th @ 7pm
Following the success of several Global Grooves ‘bloco’ courses, we are proud to announce our next installment in this series.
Global Grooves and the UCLan Worldwise Samba Drummers Present….
8 consecutive Wednesdays 23rd January – 13th March 2013.
Classes run from 6.00pm – 8.00pm
This eight week course will focus on modern percussion arrangements drawing upon the lively rhythms and grooves from styles including Samba, ‘Drum n’ Bass’ and ‘Breakbeat’.
Do you feel passionately that Preston should be THE place to go in Lancashire for great arts and culture?
Please tell your friends, family and work colleagues as well - we really want to hear from a wide selection of people who live and/or work in Preston.
An opportunity from the Harris Museum & Art Gallery for local artists to exhibit in the fantastic main exhibition space, in the annual ‘Harris Open’.
All Preston-based artists are invited to submit works in painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and more – digital works can be entered, too! Continue reading
The Presenters Mix 2012 was heard by an enthusiastic audience on Tuesday, 20 November, at the Electronic & Digital Art Unit, University of Central Lancashire, Preston UK. A fantastic sound system was specially assembled at EDAU for this eagerly awaited occasion with the 60 x 60 Presenters Mix 2012 being played simultaneously in the four rooms, halls and stairways of the building. The original sound quality of these 60 x 60 works were only enhanced further by this fabulous sounding set-up which everyone agreed brought the whole venue to life.
Oxheys Mill Studios have issued a call for submissions for their 2012 ‘Winter‘ exhibition, asking artists to submit work that respond to the theme of ‘winter’, which is open to wide interpretation. It is hoped this will build on the success of last years’ Winter exhibition, which received an impressive response from artists in all media, making an interesting and imaginative show from which several works sold during the Private View! Continue reading
Part of the Artlab Contemporary Print programme, Talking Prints is a series of talks by artists exploring issues within contemporary printmaking, discussing current research, new developments in technologies and professional studio practice. Following the talk, there will be opportunity to network and view the artist’s portfolio.