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II. A Tale of Two Cities (Manchester to Leeds)

Depot Art Studios at BasementArtsProject present . . .

II. A Tale of Two Cities (Manchester to Leeds)

The last five years have seen a significant period of development for both BasementArtsProject; Leeds and Depot Art Studios; Manchester. Defined over time by a sense of mutual support for each others projects A Tale of Two Cities / A City of Two Tales will be the first opportunity for these two organisations to realise a project that cements a long term working relationship.

Bankley member Linda Hemmersbach will be exhibiting alongside Michael Branthwaite, Kasumi Dean, Kieran Leach and Martha Lyons.

PREVIEW
Friday 11th May | 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Exhibition Open
Saturday 12th May | 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 13th May | 2pm – 4pm
Monday 14th May | 11am – 2pm
Saturday 19th May | 2pm – 4pm
Sunday 20th May | 2pm – 4pm
Monday 21st May | 11am – 2pm

Exhibition Remains Open By Appointment until
Monday 11th June

www.basementartsproject.com/a-tale-of-two-cities

BasementArtsProject. 28 Back Burton Terrace, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 5JH.

Previous Events from Bankley Gallery Artists

East-West Art Award 2015

27 - 31 October 2015

La Galleria, Pall Mall, 30 Royal Opera Arcade, London, SW1Y 4UY

Bankley Artist in Residence Philip Kennedy is one of the finalists on display at this years East-West Art Award.

www.ewaac.net/art2015compe.html

www.philip-kennedy.com

Absolutely Fabulous Aloe Fashion Show

Saturday 22nd August
7:00PM-10:30PM

An exciting event organised and presented by Bankley Studio member, Caroline Baldry. Join us for a night of fashion, music, art, performance, health & wellness, pampering and food & drink.

Check out the Facebook page for more information

www.facebook.com/events/388419758025551

Open Studios - Manifest

Sat 11 July 2015
12.00 - 4.00pm

As part of Manifest weekend, come for an informal visit our artists' working in their studios.

There will also be exhibitions in our gallery and on Floor 3 throughout the weekend, as well as guided tours from Levenshulme Market.

Part of Manifest Events throughout Greater Manchester
www.facebook.com/manifestartsfestival

For Posterity - Castlefield Gallery

Launch Evening: Thursday 12th February, 6-8pm
Open: Wed-Sun, 13 - 22nd February, 1-6pm

Bankley studio holder and CG Associate member Lucy Harvey has been selected to curate Castlefield Gallery's next Launch Pad exhibition. The exhibition will include works by Rosanne Robertson, Richard Proffitt, Cherry Tenneson, Fliss Quick, Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Lucy Harvey.

The exhibition title is drawn from Harvey’s research into traditional crafts and Burnley-based filmmaker, Sam Hanna’s documentaries (1940-80) which, in his own words, depict “old English crafts captured for posterity”. For Posterity brings together six artists whose practice engages with chance, failure and the functions of objects. Working across sculpture, installation, film and performance they present the transformative ways in which artists invent and reinterpret history, place and language.

Events
Thu 12th, 6-8pm Preview : featuring a live performance by Rosanne Robertson
13 - 22nd Feb Residency : Lucy Harvey will periodically be in the gallery producing work, when she is not present her tools, ephemera and unfinished works will be on display
Sat 21st, 2-4pm Film Screening + Artist Talk : selected excerpts of the Sam Hanna 'Old English Crafts' collection followed by a discussion with the exhibiting artists and Launch Pad selector and artist, Hilary Jack

Castlefield Gallery
2 Hewitt Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M15 4GB view map
www.castlefieldgallery.co.uk

Hankering for Classification

TOAST
New Art Spaces, Federation House, Federation Street, Manchester (just off Balloon Street)
15 November - 20 December 2014
Thurs & Fri: 1 – 9pm & Sat 1 - 6pm other times by appointment

Preview: Fri 14 Nov 6 - 9pm

An exhibition Curated by Elizabeth Wewiora and Matthew Pendergast at TOAST

Exhibition work by: Nicky Bird, Andrew Bracey, David Gledhill, Katie Goodwin, Martin Hamblen, Tobby Huddlestone, Kwong Lee, Niall Macdonald, Claire Tindale and Poppy Whatmore

Hankering for Classification presents new and existing work by ten artists from across the UK, who employ methods of classification, archiving and collecting. The exhibition will also include bespoke exhibition design developed by artist Poppy Whatmore.

Through the experience of differences and relations between things, we determine the meaning they have for us. In a variety of mediums including sculpture, performance, painting and video the artists in this exhibition carry out our shared compulsion to organize, record and curate the world around us, with a will to make sense of it. Whatmore’s reworking of traditional exhibition design will visually and physically connect the art works together emphasizing the nature of an exhibition as a careful arrangement of art works, which contain their own contexts and histories but are also related to one another and the viewer.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a series of events including: Artists video screenings, talks and workshops. For a full list of programmed events please check:

www.wewioraprojects.com/hankeringforclassification

Extracts - Exhibition & Residency

PS Mirabel
14 - 20 Mirabel Street, Manchester M3 1PJ
02 August – 13 September 2014
Saturdays: 11 – 5

As winner of the residency prize at the 2014 PS Mirabel Open, Claire Tindale will be taking over the space to reflect on her practice and to produce new works. The residency launches with an exhibition of selected, existing works from the last 14 years.

The exhibition of reflective works and ongoing developments is open to the public on Saturdays throughout the residency, with the opportunity to discuss existing work and see the space, work and ideas evolve over this time.

The Travelling Art Tent

22 February - 22 March 2014
Preview Friday 21 February 6.00 - 8.30pm
Stockport Art Gallery
Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK3 8AB

The Travelling Art Tent is an older people's community project working with participants from three residential homes and a day centre in the Stockport area supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

The project has been in two parts where Community Artist Stacey Coughlin and volunteers from Arc have visited the homes and organisations involved to create artwork that has then been used to create an 'immersive and interactive' temporary art gallery space. This gallery then has visited all the groups involved and now will be making a landing at Stockport Art Gallery!

www.travellingarttent.co.uk
www.stockportartgalleryproject.com/exhibitions/samsart.php

Mondays: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 1pm - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Fabricate

Fabricate
Arundel Room, Millennium Galleries, Sheffield, S1 2PP
23 – 28 February 2014
Sunday: 11 – 4
Monday - Friday: 10 – 5

FABRICATE is a multidimensional showcase for material and conceptual fabrications by artists, designers, makers, writers and poets.

The exhibition includes artwork that explores ‘lies and miscommunication’, through pieces that create ‘a false impression, an illusion, a fantasy’, in a range of media from contemporary sculpture to video animation.

Select | An indulgent selection of contemporary art

Exhibition dates:
6th September - 11th October 2013

Exhibition open evening:
5th September 2013: 7.30pm - 9pm

Marburae Gallery, Athey Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6QU

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 4.00pm
Admission Free

Marburae Art Gallery is an artist led gallery space in Macclesfield, Cheshire dedicated to contemporary visual Arts.

The Art Gallery was founded in 2011 to create an exciting mix of music and visual arts in a combination that is accessible to Artist's and Art lovers but also to the ordinary person. Marburae Art Gallery shows national and international Artists.

Bankley artist, Marielle Hehir is one of those featured in the forthcoming SELECT exhibition, visit website for the full list.

The big opening for the exhibition will take place at Marburae Art Gallery at 7.30pm - 9.00pm on 5th September 2013. The exhibition will run from 6th September until 11th October 2013. For more information please visit www.artinmacclesfield.co.uk or follow the gallery on Twitter @artinmacc.

Marburae Art Gallery is a new space in Macclesfield dedicated to national and international contemporary visual Arts.

Contact Marburae Gallery:
Kaite Helps, marburaegallery@gmail.com

Bankley Open Studios 2013

Private View Friday 4th October 6 - 9pm
Studios Open 5th & 6th October 11 - 4pm

Bankley Open Studios 2013 will incorporate three floors of artist’s studios and the work of 34 artists open to the public, covering all artistic disciplines.

The artists who use Bankley Studios as a base for their contemporary art practice, throw open the doors to their individual spaces for this annual event. Painting and drawing, sculpture and ceramics, photography and video art-forms are represented, show-casing the diversity and quality of work by artists currently resident at this renowned artist co-operative.