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Projects

In The Moment

The In The Moment project began in October 2014 and finished in January 2015 with exhibitions of the artwork.  This project working with people living with dementia and their carers, took place at Donisthorpe Hall, a residential care home and Bay Tree Resource Centre, both based in Leeds.  Participants explored the visual arts and creative…

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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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A Thousand Paper Cranes

Artlink completed its fifth workshop at The Yorkshire Centre For Eating Disorders in November.  Artists Rozi Fuller and Bryony Pritchard worked with patients and staff to explore light, texture, shape and colour through producing their own artwork and creating new environments through projection.  This was then captured through photography to create some stunning images.  These…

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Flavours of Artlink

We hosted a two-hour workshop as part of The Love Arts Festival at Artlink on 15th October.  This was a real treat for those who attended as they experiemented with a variety of unusual, organic and creative materials.  Artists Becky Cherriman and Bryony Pritchard led participants through painting with icecubes, drawing with cress and creating…

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