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SCG//SIA - Visit to Bloc and talk with curator David McLeavy

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Bloc Projects Ltd

4 Sylvester Street

Sheffield

S1 4RN

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Come and join us on a visit to Bloc Projects and Studios to find out more about the gallery, meet some of the artist in their studios and listen to curator David McLeavy talk about getting into curating and art writing.

This event is part of a series of events aimed at Sheffield Institute of Arts students aimed at bridging the gap between graduating and professional life.

This is a free event but please reserve a ticket as space is limited.




What is Bloc Studios?

Bloc Studios was founded in 1996 by four art graduates and remains an artist led initiative to this day. Situated on Arundel Street in the heart of Sheffield, it is currently home to over 65 fine artist and crafts people, and prides itself on providing a supporting and creative environment for all it tenants.

blocstudios.co.uk


What is Bloc Projects?

Established in 2002 on the same site as Bloc Studios, Bloc Projects is a contemporary arts organisation. Bloc Projects support artists at key stages in their careers through an acclaimed contemporary exhibitions programme. They host free public talks, workshops and events supporting the creative professional development of the local community, promoting diverse creative career pathways and providing generous opportunities for participatory learning, meaningful arts engagement and skill development.

blocprojects.co.uk


David McLeavy

David McLeavy is a curator and writer based in Sheffield. He is currently the Director at Bloc Projects and the Founder and Editor of the website and research project YAC | Young Artists in Conversation. He was previously the Co-Director if the international residency and exhibition programme Picnic Picnic and has worked with a number of national and international organisations and collectives. His current interests are around the support and development of early to mid career artists by establishing long and slow conversations, usually over several years.

davidmcleavy.info

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