Posts in UKYA Platforms
UKYA Skegness Weekender: Terrain Vague

Terrain Vague is our third micro residency, and this edition is run in partnership with the So Festival. The weekender focuses on learning how we can regenerate  a place by exploring its leftovers and its use of public spaces. Artists are called to map, re-imagine and influence Skegness. Moreover the residency aims to examine the way in which we transform our surroundings to reflect and enact the utopia of our dreams.

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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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Site Specific Workshop with Joe Rowley

In March 2017 UKYA's Young Curator, Joe Rowley delivered an all day workshop at Loughborough University exploring site specific art and interventions. Joe is currently studying for his MFA at Valand Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden and was delighted to share his expertise and practice with students and practicing artists from the region.

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UKYA Blackpool Weekender

From 24-26 February 2017, UKYA and Abingdon Studios Blackpool took 12 artists from across the country to Blackpool for a weekend of creative exploration. This mini residency offered a period of flux and change to artists with little expectation beyond being curious and having time to think and to learn and share with others.

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