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Leicester Festival 2014
Leicester Festival - Workshop Programme
News - Meet our Leicester Festival artists
12th September 2014
We’re delighted to announce the artists selected to take part in our upcoming Leicester Festival.
News - UK Talent
3rd Sept 2012
WEYA will launch in Nottingham on 7 September 2012, 1,000 artists from 100 nations have been selected to take part in this unprecedented showcase of creative talent.
News - How will my application be assessed
23rd May 2014
If you're thinking of submitting your work in our current Call for Entries, here's an outline of how we'll go about assessing submissions and selecting artists.
News - Call for Entries - now closed
1st July 2014
Our open Call for Entries closed on Monday 30 June.
Event - Leicester Festival 2014
13th May 2014
Our third biennial showcase event takes place in Leicester. The city plays host to talented young artists presenting their work at established venues and independently run spaces.
Artist - Andrew Jamison
Although influenced by Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Louis MacNeice, Andrew cites the one major influence on his poetry being the place where he grew up: Northern Ireland.
Artist - Chun-yu Liu
Born in Taiwan and studying for her MFA at Wimbledon College of Art, Chun-yu trained as an abstract painter before using moving image as her medium. Her work explores identity, mig
Artist - Christina Peake
Christina Peake currently lives in London. She studied MA Postcolonial Studies at Goldsmiths University 2008
Artist - Matthew Barnard
Matthew Barnard lives in Scarborough. He graduated from University of Hull with a PHD in Music by Composition 2010
Artist - Needless Alley
Exploring artistic bonds on stage and drawing on influences from both Modernist and post-dramatic performance to create theatrical happenings through juxtapositions of, and collis
Artist - Vicky
Vicky Chen is from Taiwan and currently lives in Cardiff. She studied MA Contemporary Crafts (ceramics) at University for the Creative Arts Farnham 2010
Artist - You?
Does your work not fit into one of our normal categories? Don't worry! Submit your work under the 'other' category as we really want to see your work.
• 53 days left until Leicester Festival 2014
• 53 days left until Leicester Festival - Workshop Programme
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