Bruce Davies

Author Archive: Bruce Davies

Bruce Davies is an artist whose work looks, primarily, at the relationship between artist, gallery and viewer; how environments can shape the perception and understanding of an artwork and how a space can alter the nature of the work itself. He is also the curator of BasementArtsProject, a domestic house that also functions as a gallery, studio and event space In Beeston.

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Pavement parking puts lives at risk

Pavement parking puts lives at risk

As the law currently stands it is not illegal to park on pavements except in London. It is however illegal to drive on a pavement anywhere in the country. Due to a strange quirk of logistical fate, prosecutions against those who park without due care for the safety of pedestrians are few and far between. […]

By November 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Art Life: South of the River | Hypogeal: Underground with BasementArtsProject

Art Life: South of the River | Hypogeal: Underground with BasementArtsProject

‘HYPOGEAL’ BOOK LAUNCH Tuesday 7th November | 7.30pm – 9.30pm EXHIBITION OPEN Thursday 9th November | 10am -12pm Friday 10th November | 10am – 12pm Monday 13th November | 10am – 2pm Thursday 16th November | 10am – 12pm Friday 17th November | 10am – 12pm Hypogeal is a type of germination that occurs underground […]

By October 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Art Life: South of the River | WARG

Art Life: South of the River | WARG

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, I find myself sat in the back room of the Holbeck Working Men’s Club, Leeds United are playing at Elland Road whilst a small group of Norwegian fans down beer and sing songs in the other room. I am here for a presentation that will ignite a new project for […]

By February 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Art Life: South of the River | Welcome to My World

Art Life: South of the River | Welcome to My World

In January 2016 artist Ian Pepper began a project, commissioned by BasementArtsProject and supported by Leeds Inspired, to realise an exhibition that had at its core life in South Leeds. Between January and April, Pepper walked the streets of South Leeds photographing and interviewing people whilst documenting the area more generally. The images were then […]

By October 23, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
An invitation to take part in an art workshop

An invitation to take part in an art workshop

Wednesday 28 September 9.30am – 3.30pm Vale Circles Tunstall Road Beeston Leeds BasementArtsProject are working with artist Ian Pepper and Vale Circles to present a drawing, collage, and writing workshop on Wednesday 28 September at Vale Circles, Tunstall Road, Beeston. Ian staged an exhibition entitled A Feast of Beeston at BasmentArtsProject back in April of […]

By September 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Newspaper Project – seeking participants

Newspaper Project – seeking participants

Do you have one day spare this week and one next? Would you like a free tour of a selection of art venues in Leeds? BasementArtsProject, Leeds Beckett University, Lloyd&Wilson, East Street Arts and the British Art Show (at Leeds Art Gallery until 10 January 2016) are seeking ten members of the South Leeds community […]

By November 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Newspaper Project | Read all about it!

Newspaper Project | Read all about it!

Free Minibus Tour Of Art In Leeds We are currently looking for people in the South Leeds area who may be available to take part in this community newspaper project in collaboration with British Art Show 8, BasementArtsProject, East Street Arts, Leeds Beckett University and artists Lloyd&Wilson. To take part you would need to be […]

By November 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →