Posts in International
United

UKYA & Platform Nord are pleased to announce a new international joint working programme for young artists to gain a better understanding of international working and the value of intercultural dialogue. United will be delivered in two parts: part one will be held in Leicester in the UK, and part two will be held in Kristiansand, Norway.

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The Beginning: South Korea

UKYA worked in partnership with Seojung Art Centre and Superior Gallery, Seoul and Chung Ang University to take 13 of the best young artists in the UK to Seoul in October 2017 to present their work alongside 10 young Korean artists. During their time in South Korea the artists participated in collaborative
workshops, talks and visits to local cultural events; facilitating intercultural exchange and international collaboration. Artists work was presented at the National Assembly of Korea, Seoul, in partnership with Seojung Art Centre and at other exciting locations.

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Work In Common Residency

Delivered in partnership with Primary, Nottingham and BJCEM, the Work In Common residency brought together 11 UK and International artists with an interest in how we choose to work with others and across disciplines to produce art. It encouraged participants to discuss and experiment with different ways of working, to ask what it is to collaborate, and to test out speculative ideas together. Here you can read the Work in Common diary from UKYA.

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Mediterranea 18: Tirana

UK Young Artists selected six artists to represent the UK at the Biennale of Young Artists of Europe and the Mediterranean 2017. The biennale took place in Tirana & Durres and saw 230 artists from across Europe and the Mediterranean present their work in cultural venues and unusual places and spaces. Dance, performance, visual arts, music, poetry, digital art and film animated the cities and artists connected and collaborated across a fantastic 5 days in Albania.

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Mediterranea 17: Milan

14 outstanding artists were selected from UKYA’s Leicester festival in 2014, to represent the UK at the 17th edition of the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean in Milan. Our artists joined 200 others from over 20 countries for 4 days of performances, exhibitions, workshops and plenty of Italian food!

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World Event Young Artists 2012

In September 2012 WEYA brought a staggering 1,000 young artists (18 – 30 years) from 120 nations to Nottingham. Over a period of 10 days, these artists brought the city to life with creative activity across all art forms including visual arts, music and gastronomy. These artists showcased their practice, exchanged ideas and built future collaborations.

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Park in Progress 2011-12

UK Young Artists collaborated with Pépinières Européennes Pour Jeunes Artistes  along with other European partners for the 4th and 5th editions of Park in Progress, taking place in two areas of the Saint-Cloud National Park in Sevré, the Nymphée d’Apollon and the Jardin du Trocadéro park in 2011, and in Nottingham in 2012.

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Mediterranea: Puglia 2008

In May 2008, a pilot project was launched in partnership between Arts Council England and four universities from the East Midlands (De Montfort, Derby, Loughborough and Nottingham Trent) to send recent graduates to take part in the 13th Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean. It was from this project that UK Young Artists was created.

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