22 July 2014

SUMMER UPDATE 2014

ALL THE B.’s

We have now selected the artists for the residency and mentoring opportunities that form part of B.professional our integrated 12-month programme of development opportunities for artists, audiences and arts professionals.

B.resident
Alexandra Parry, Lorrice Douglas and Cedar Lewisohn have been selected to B.resident. Over the coming months they will each spend two weeks living and working in the studio in the Lincolnshire village of Wellingore. Each residency will culminate with an exhibition and a presentation by the artist as part of the B.talking programme.

B.mentored
East Midlands based artists GAEST (Laura Mahony and Dale Fearnley), Marc Renshaw, Ellie Collins, Scott Mason, Alice White and Claire Morris-Wright have been selected to B.mentored. Each artists will give a presentation about their art practice at a B.talking event.

B.talking
A free programme of events scheduled for 7-10pm on Friday 10 October 2014, Friday 9 January 2015 and Friday 17 April 2015 the Reading Room and Chapel, Wellingore, Lincolnshire. B.talking offers all participants an opportunity to contribute to and develop their understanding of contemporary art practice, a user-friendly forum for the sharing of opinions, understanding and support.

B.audience
Make a note of the dates for the B.talking events above and come and join us for a social, convivial and stimulating evening to see and hear about the art practice of the B.resident and B.mentored artists. Attendees living within a 25mile radius will be offered free return travel by Minibus.

IN OTHER NEWS

Please support this crowd funding appeal for Performing Poplar an exciting artist led project that will transform a disused, subterranean car park at the heart of an East London housing estate into a performance art specific studio and exhibition complex.

https://www.spacehive.com/performingpoplar

AND FINALLY

Tune in to Howard Leaders programme ‘The Scene’ on BBC Radio Lincolnshire (94.9/104.7 FM) on Tuesday 5 July 6-7pm. Nicola Streeten and John Plowman will be appearing discussing art and life including Beacons current B.professional project.

UNTIL THE SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER HAVE A GOOD SUMMER.