Remote Roundup 6th – 12th July 2020

Online Events

Digital Dialogues, 3:30pm 6 July
Join CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham as she talks to Northampton-based artist Sally Sheinman and Creative Producer Andrea Hadley-Johnson about their practice and their project linking the National Justice Museum and Nottingham Prison. Sally and Andrea are both contributors to CVAN EM’s interview series Meet the Artist and Curating the East Midlands.

She’d 1 Exhibition
Artcore x The Hatchery
She’d is the first of two exhibitions as part of The Hatchery, exhibiting 7 Artists for the UK, Canada and Italy. Hatchery began as a self-directed residency that aimed to experiment with new creative approaches using the time to think deeply and differently about their creative practices.

FORMAT PhotoForum Live: Niamh Treacy with Camilla Brown, Tue 7 July, 3pm
PhotoForum Live is a series of inspirational talks between leading photographers, curators, producers. Niamh Treacy is the Coordinator for FORMAT International Photography Festival and an artist. Camilla Brown is a curator, writer and lecturer on contemporary art, specialising in photography based in Derbyshire. Niamh Treacy is Coordinator of FORMAT International Photography Festival. She is also a mixed media artist whose practice explores the impact that ever-changing environments, increased social pressures and overexposure to visual information can have on our state of mind. This Photoforum talk will take place via Zoom. Registration is FREE with an optional donation to support FORMAT events and artists. All registered ticket holders will receive an access link prior to the talk beginning. All attendees video and audio functions will be turned off and there is no requirement to have a Zoom account to attend. The talk will also be streamed live to Facebook. Please do not share your access link with anyone who is not pre-registered.

Conversation: Barrie Tullett, Wed 8th July 2pm
Leicester Print Workshop
In Conversation is our FREE series of talks with LPW artists, as they discuss their ideas, inspirations and challenges as practicing artists. Join us for our second online In Conversation event, with The Typographic Dante artist Barrie Tullett on Wednesday 8th July, at 2pm. Barrie Tullett will be talking about his work, including The Caseroom Press, and his 30 year typographic project to depict all 100 Cantros of the Divine Comedy, using letterpress, typewriters and Letraset, currently showing at Leicester Print Workshop.


Cultural Quarter Earlies Online, Saturday 11th July 12- 4pm
Cultural Quarter Earlies is back, online with more FREE family art activities all within a few clicks of each other. Free, drop in and no need to book! It’s probably helpful if children are helped by an adult!

Free Family Workshop 5-10y/o, 1pm Sat
Leicester Gallery
Join us every Saturday from your home for our Free Family Workshop with Morgan and Tia. We have picked some of our favourite moments out of our wonderful family workshop photography archive and used these images as a starting point to create a series of activity sheets inspired by your creations and participation at our workshops.

Open Play 0-4y/o, 11am Sun 5
Based on some of our favourite moments and beautiful photographs from our Open Play sessions we have created a series of activity sheets for grownups with little ones that will explore sensory and play led activities. We will post the activity sheets into the Open Play facebook event at 11am every Sunday or get in touch with Morgan if you would prefer it by email:

NCCD Art Club
Through craft, design, making and performing we’re encouraging everyone to unleash their creativity and improve their health and wellbeing at this time. Inspired by current exhibition Body & Mind: Seen & Unseen, NCCD are inviting YOU to be part of an open exhibition with NCCD. NCCD are calling for creative artworks that respond to four themes that link to our exhibition and your experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Artworks can be in any art-form (visual arts 2D or 3D, digital, craft, performing arts, dance, written/spoken word, music, creative writing, etc.) and you can submit one entry per person per theme. All entries must be sent to to by 13 July

Desire Lines Toolkit
Mansion of The Future
MotF is delighted to share Alicja Rogalska’s ‘Desire Lines Toolkit’, the culmination of her commission of the same name, which took place from May 2019 – February 2020 and formed part of the Urban Form: Social Architecture & The Commons programme. ‘Desire Lines Toolkit’ can be downloaded here – Or, please email if you would like a print copy.

Online Exhibitions and Content

Podcast Amy Lay-Pettifer
Fermynwoods Contemproary Art
Episode 2 of the Fermynwoods Podcast – an audio essay by Amy Lay-Pettifer talking Meeting The Universe Halfway at Deene Park with artists Bethan Lloyd Worthington and Alice Channer.

Accelerate Sessions- Female Figures
Animate Projects
This is a recording of the online Female Figures event held on 2 July 2020.
Presented by Animate Projects in association with London International Animation Festival.

2020 Degree Show
LU Arts
2020 Creative Arts graduates online, including a huge variety of pieces from across our Foundation, Textiles, Fine Art and Graphic Communication & Illustration students.