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  • Emma Bolland
    ... Emma Bolland Festival Coordinator Situation Leeds Patrick Studios St Mary s Lane Leeds LS9 7EH +44 (0)7931 150 863 situationleeds@esaweb.org.uk
    Message 1 of 2 , May 3, 2005
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      > From: Emma Bolland <situationleeds@...>
      > Date: 3 May 2005 15:12:20 BST
      > To: lvaf@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: SITUATION LEEDS: Contemporary Artists & the Public Realm
      >
      > SITUATION LEEDS 16th � 29th MAY 2005
      >
      > One hundred & fifty-three artists over fifty-two sites over two weeks.
      > A new contemporary art festival will animate the city of Leeds in May
      > 2005. Situation Leeds will create opportunities to see the city
      > through the eyes of the artists. SITUATION LEEDS will profile nearly
      > sixty different projects through its catalogue & festival guide. The
      > artists and practitioners taking part range from internationally known
      > names to emerging artists, new graduates & students. Their projects
      > will include performance, sculpture, installation, film, video, text,
      > drawing, research, public participation & collaboration, signage,
      > posters, newspapers, surveying, multiples, curatorial activity,
      > auctions, maps, resources & information, sound sculpture, restoration,
      > printed matter, education & lectures.
      >
      > The festival was initiated by the steering executive as a response to
      > the rapid changes taking place within the city, & a perceived need for
      > artists to engage in developing urban culture. The executive sees the
      > two-year process of delivering the festival as being as important as
      > the festival itself. The strategies & partnerships formed along the
      > way have had a significant impact upon the way the city views
      > contemporary visual & public art. The steering executive�s curatorial
      > policy was to lay out a series of guidelines that the artists should
      > respond to, but not to select beyond that point. This inclusive ethos
      > was undoubtedly a risky strategy, but the group see it as a gamble
      > worth taking, & one that has in fact paid off. Please join us in May
      > to experience the city through artists eyes.
      >
      > Emma Bolland
      > Festival Coordinator
      >
      > Situation Leeds
      > Patrick Studios
      > St Mary's Lane
      > Leeds LS9 7EH
      >
      > +44 (0)7931 150 863
      > situationleeds@...
      > www.situationleeds.org.uk
      Emma Bolland
      Festival Coordinator

      Situation Leeds
      Patrick Studios
      St Mary's Lane
      Leeds LS9 7EH

      +44 (0)7931 150 863
      situationleeds@...
      www.situationleeds.org.uk


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    • Emma Bolland
      ... Emma Bolland Festival Coordinator Situation Leeds Patrick Studios St Mary s Lane Leeds LS9 7EH +44 (0)7931 150 863 situationleeds@esaweb.org.uk
      Message 2 of 2 , May 12, 2005
        Begin forwarded message:

        > From: Emma Bolland <situationleeds@...>
        > Date: 3 May 2005 15:40:48 BST
        > To: lvaf@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: Fwd: SITUATION LEEDS: Contemporary Artists & the Public Realm
        >
        >
        >
        > Begin forwarded message:
        >
        >> From: Emma Bolland <situationleeds@...>
        >> Date: 3 May 2005 15:12:20 BST
        >> To: lvaf@yahoogroups.com
        >> Subject: SITUATION LEEDS: Contemporary Artists & the Public Realm
        >>
        >> SITUATION LEEDS 16th � 29th MAY 2005
        >>
        >> One hundred & fifty-three artists over fifty-two sites over two
        >> weeks. A new contemporary art festival will animate the city of Leeds
        >> in May 2005. Situation Leeds will create opportunities to see the
        >> city through the eyes of the artists. SITUATION LEEDS will profile
        >> nearly sixty different projects through its catalogue & festival
        >> guide. The artists and practitioners taking part range from
        >> internationally known names to emerging artists, new graduates &
        >> students. Their projects will include performance, sculpture,
        >> installation, film, video, text, drawing, research, public
        >> participation & collaboration, signage, posters, newspapers,
        >> surveying, multiples, curatorial activity, auctions, maps, resources
        >> & information, sound sculpture, restoration, printed matter,
        >> education & lectures.
        >>
        >> The festival was initiated by the steering executive as a response to
        >> the rapid changes taking place within the city, & a perceived need
        >> for artists to engage in developing urban culture. The executive sees
        >> the two-year process of delivering the festival as being as important
        >> as the festival itself. The strategies & partnerships formed along
        >> the way have had a significant impact upon the way the city views
        >> contemporary visual & public art. The steering executive�s curatorial
        >> policy was to lay out a series of guidelines that the artists should
        >> respond to, but not to select beyond that point. This inclusive ethos
        >> was undoubtedly a risky strategy, but the group see it as a gamble
        >> worth taking, & one that has in fact paid off. Please join us in May
        >> to experience the city through artists eyes.
        >>
        >> Emma Bolland
        >> Festival Coordinator
        >>
        >> Situation Leeds
        >> Patrick Studios
        >> St Mary's Lane
        >> Leeds LS9 7EH
        >>
        >> +44 (0)7931 150 863
        >> situationleeds@...
        >> www.situationleeds.org.uk
        > Emma Bolland
        > Festival Coordinator
        >
        > Situation Leeds
        > Patrick Studios
        > St Mary's Lane
        > Leeds LS9 7EH
        >
        > +44 (0)7931 150 863
        > situationleeds@...
        > www.situationleeds.org.uk
        >
        Emma Bolland
        Festival Coordinator

        Situation Leeds
        Patrick Studios
        St Mary's Lane
        Leeds LS9 7EH

        +44 (0)7931 150 863
        situationleeds@...
        www.situationleeds.org.uk


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