Remote Roundup 18th – 24th May 2020


NUDE II – Live Life Drawing and Performance.
Level Centre
⁠If you’d like to join Level for next week’s sessions (Thursday 21st May 2.00pm – 3.30pm & 7.30pm – 9.00pm) then book your space via the link:

Creative Hub: East Midlands Forum
Creative Federation forum to hear from the creative industries in the East Midlands to better understand and represent their needs to government. Zoom session Tues 19 May 10:30am

Listening Workshop Adrian Riley
Our Big Picture
Part 2 of the #artsactivity mini zine ‘Sounds Into Words’ with Grimsby Top Town Market #eavesdropper in residence, Adrian Riley. Join Adrian listening to sounds and creating a quick mini artwork from what he hears. #artinthemarket at Grimsby Top Town Market

Sensory Atelier at Home
Attenborough Arts Centre
The SENsory Atelier at Home resource kits created by our Artist In Residence Sian Watson-Taylor for children with SEND to create exciting  environments and activities at home for discovery, play and learning during our national Covid-19 Lockdown. Activities are designed for large scale and table top activities catering for ASD, SEMH, MLD, SLD & PMLD with resources and objects you should be able to find in and around your home.

Lakeside Arts
While Lakeside’s doors may be closed, the team, associate artists and the many fabulous companies and artists they work with continue to work hard to bring you insights, activities, recommended reading and music playlists, and much more to help nourish as many souls as we can during strange times.

Online Exhibitions and Events

Nott Stopping Festival 2020 23-24 May
A Bank Holiday Extravaganza Celebrating and Connecting Nottinghamshire whilst fundraising to provide gifts, treats and experiences for Frontline Workers. Check out the festival events here and get your schedule together!

Fermynwoods Podcast
The podcast is hosted by Fermynwoods Assistant Director Jessica Harby and will feature artist talks, discussions, original commissioned sound art and audio essays. The first episode is a talk with Sarah Gillett, an artist and writer investigating the life of things across space and time. Sarah has been commissioned to produce work over two years and multiple sites as part of our programme In Steps of Sundew. In this talk, she discusses the inspiration provided by the grounds, archives and staff at Rockingham Castle, research on how astronauts dream, the promise of future seances, and the joy of collaboration. This episode features clips from her sound work “Well Well” as well as a presentation at the end of another work in its entirety, the hypnotic “Black Night”.

Webinar #2 – Thursday 21st May 2020, Creativity Consultant
The Imagination Economy
In this short talk explore the Imagination Economy where creative skills are essential, what it means for creatives and the future of work in general. The imagination economy is said to be the next industrial revolution if it hasn’t started already, the future belongs to the creative and those with the cross-functional creative skills, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication.

Online Explorations: Being/Seeing
Bring QUAD Gallery into your home with our immersive virtual exhibitions, video tours, resources and more with Exhibition Explorations.
This week, join QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell and Curator Nikki Zoë Omes for a virtual tour of 2018’s ‘Being/Seeing’

Launch of new online magazine
The Limit LU Arts
Brand new online magazine, The Limit. An online platform that will showcase the best homegrown content, celebrating creativity at Loughborough. Video tutorials, creative writing, articles & more. Live now!

Harry Martin BARDO
Chaos Magic Space
An interview with Harry Martin, who’s exhibition ‘BARDO’ is on display at Chaos Magic is now online (pre/post lockdown). Read about his strong connections with Buddhism, improvised music & the natural rhythms of the growth of plants…

Junction Arts In Conversation With…
Duncan & Emma from ‘Write, Print, Create’.
Tune in at 7pm on Monday 18th May