Contemporary
Visual Arts Network
East Midlands

Celebrating and Supporting Visual Arts in the

East Midlands

Contemporary
Visual Arts Network
East Midlands

Celebrating and Supporting Visual Arts in the

East Midlands

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We are reviewing our processes and activities to make sure they are free of unconscious bias and not discriminatory. Read our Diversity and Anti-Racism Statement, last updated in November 2020.

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Check out our latest Meet the Artist and Curating the East Midlands interviews, and follow our contributors’ Instagram Takeovers.

 

Image: Kelly Richardson: Mariner 9’, Installation view, featured in Curating the East Midlands: Rachel Graves

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This week's #CuratingTheEastMidlands Takeover is Alligate which currently contains in its membership artists @clairemorriswright
 @sorayasmithson @sue_bkstudio Emma Davies @lucyjostevens and @misagottart 
Alligate is a women artist peer support network set up to provide a positive space for mentoring, encouragement, and creative dialogue. Go to the bio link to find out more about Alligate.
We'd like to thank Katharina Fitz for taking care of our Instagram account last week. Be sure to see Katharina's exhibition at @1thoresbystreet "When Seams Become Audible" open til 31st Oct onethorsebystreet.org/bookings and to follow @katharina_fitz 
#meettheartist #katharinafitz

Featured Events and Exhibitions view and add events

Exhibition
Take Part – The Mass Isolation Project
25th March 2020 – 25th March 2021
@massisolation/FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derbyshire
Exhibition
The Indifferent Wonder of an Edible Place
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Exhibition
Downtime
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Exhibition
The Idle Index
30th April 2020 – 31st December 2020
Phoenix Leicester, Leicestershire
Screening
WORK Online Screening
1st May 2020 – 31st December 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Talk
Fermynwoods Podcast Episode 1 – Sarah Gillett
15th May 2020 – 31st December 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants
Exhibition
London’s Hottest Postcode N1C
1st June 2020 – 30th November 2020
Hazel Bingham, Lincolnshire
Talk
Fermynwoods Podcast – Episode 2 Amy Lay-Pettifer, Alice Channer, Bethan Lloyd Worthington
27th June 2020 – 31st December 2020
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Northants

Meet the Artist: Katharina Fitz

Meet the Artist: Katharina Fitz

Katharina Fitz whose work comprises of sculpture and installation often in reference to architecture and industrial process. She questions the hierarchy and value of objects and their relationship to the viewer and the space. She completed her MFA at Nottingham Trent University in 2019 and has since been selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019 and… Read more

Curating the East Midlands: Tom Godfrey & Joshua Lockwood-Moran

Curating the East Midlands: Tom Godfrey & Joshua Lockwood-Moran

Tom Godfrey has been the Curator of Bonington Gallery since 2014. Prior to this he worked as an independent curator and publisher and co-ran the artist-led gallery MOOT from 2005-2010. In 2014 he founded TG, an independent gallery and publisher based at Primary that works with artists in both long & short terms capacities. He… Read more