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2014

Get Started – Year 1 Complete!

Year 1 of Get Started has whizzed by and what a year its been.  Regular updates have been posted here on the projects page and also on the blog page, we’ve also had lots of Twitter action too!  The year was rounded off with celebration events at Calverlands Day Centre, Bramley Fulfilling Lives and LiLAC….

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Get Started – Year 1

Get Started has continued throughout this year, working with Bewerley Croft, Ramshead Wood Fulfilling Lives and Potternewton Fulfilling Lives.  We also continued our work with the forum group, LiLAC.  A broad breadth of work was explored during this period including printing with light, large scale painting and drawing, bubble sculptures, light projection, animation, drama and…

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A Bird’s Eye View

From May through to July 2014, Artlink’s Studio 3 group collaborated with artists Jill Johnson and Beverley Haines to produce a diverse collection of artworks.  The group took their inspiration from a selection of aerial photographs of Britain from the Aerofilms Collection taken by daring young men in their flying machines between 1919 – 1953….

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The Oasis Project

The Oasis Project is the result of planning between Artlink, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board and the artists Becky and Bryony over many months.  This project came about as we were aware of the growing numbers of unpaid carers within our communities, how these voices are sometimes not heard, with levels of care often taken for…

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Get Started – Year 1

Our Get Started project began in earnest at the end of January 2014 across four independent living sites (Wetherby Fulfilling Lives, Jude Court, Bedford Place and LiLAC).  During these sessions, participants have worked with professional artists exploring movement, large scale painting and storytelling to give a few examples.  Participants have use coloured liquid chalk, inks,…

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A Thousand Paper Cranes

Artlink is nearing completion of this three-year project at The Yorkshire Centre For Eating Disorders, funded by Comic Relief’s Young People and Mental Health Fund.  This unique opportunity has allowed us to embed creative discovery into individual recovery programmes alongside the work of the clinical staff on the unit.  Over the three years, service users…

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365 Leeds Stories

Studio 3 have recently completed the 365 Leeds Stories project together with artists Jill Johnson, Matthew Bellwood and Alison Andrews.  This project formed one of the 7 strands of work which has been taking place across the city.  It has used a wide variety of artforms and artists to explore creative and interesting ways of…

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