Access Unpacked Seminar

Access Unpacked Seminar

Presented by Chrysalis Arts Development & Outside In Artists’ talks and discussions on access and barriers. Friday 20 September 10.00am–3.00pm Whitby Museum Pannett Park Whitby YO21 1RE Join us at Whitby Museum to hear from the artists currently exhibiting in our Hard Wired exhibition now on display at Whitby Library.  They’ll be sharing their personal journeys and discussing their work as we dive deeper into the themes of access and barriers in … Read More →

Hard Wired: Lynn Cox Film & Sound Works

Lynn Cox is an artist, mother, runner and partner – all of these aspects inform her work as an artist as well as the fact she has a visual impairment. Her artwork stimulates all of the senses and isn’t limited to sight alone; often it incorporates two or three sensual effects within one artwork layering the complexity. Cox is interested in Psychohistory, which is her own term to represent the … Read More →

Hard Wired

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Hard Wired is an exhibition about technology and artists’ responses to it: How artists use technology in their artwork, the impact it has on their life, how they understand it and how they are able to access it. The artists’ creativity prompts us to think about our own relationship to technology, reflecting on its impact on all of our lives. The exhibition showcases work by artists from a range of … Read More →

Hard Wired: Artist Announcement

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We’re pleased to announced the 10 selected artists for our upcoming exhibition, Hard Wired. Hard Wired is at ArtUnpacked exhibition in partnership with the award-winning charity Outside In. Read More →

Tickets Available: Crafting Change Seminar

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Crafting Change Seminar A one-day event, exploring sustainability and craft. Fri 3 May 10.30am–3.00pm Selby Abbey, Selby £10.00 incl Lunch Held in the historic Selby Abbey, this seminar will feature talks and a Q&A, as well as a lunch. You’ll have the opportunity to meet other makers and creatives who are interested in sustainability and craft. Join us, as we dig even deeper into the discussions posed to us by … Read More →

Coming Soon: Hard Wired

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We’re delighted to announced a new collaboration with the award-winning charity Outside In.Outside In works to create a fairer and more inclusive art world. They provide a platform for artists who face barriers to the art world. Barriers like health, disability, isolation or social circumstance. Read More →

Crafting Change: New approaches to sustainable making

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Crafting Change explores how a diverse group of contemporary makers explore issues and definitions of sustainability as they develop their practice into the 21st Century. Making usually means generating more ‘stuff’ and using resources and energy.  The textiles, metal and precious stone industries are some of the most polluting in the world and workers are often exploited, working in life-threatening conditions for meagre pay. The mining and shipping of raw … Read More →

Free, family friendly activities at Selby Library this summer

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Free, family friendly drawing activities at Selby Library this summer As Truth and Fantasy moves to Selby Library this August, join us for some fantastic drawing activities with exhibition artists Penny Davenport and Simon Woolham. Our first official day is Saturday 4th August but you can come in for early inspiration from 2pm on Friday 3rd. Penny Davenport will be in the library both days (2-5pm on Friday and 10-12 … Read More →