Content by Author: Kirsty Young
June - July 2018
Site Gallery Introducing: Video Art Open Call
Are you 14 – 25 years old? Do you make video art and want the world to see it? This year at The Folk Forest, the Society of Explorers present a new area of the festival: Site Gallery Introducing where they will present a selection of submissions by young artists.
6 June 2018
Site Gallery wins Freelands Artist Programme Award
Site Gallery has been awarded £375,000 by Freelands Foundation to support 20 Sheffield-based artists over the coming 5 years.
Thursday 3 May, 6pm
In Conversation: Daria Martin and Sara Cluggish
Site Gallery welcomes artist Daria Martin and curator Sara Cluggish for a screening and discussion around Martin’s newly commissioned film A Hunger Artist (HD, 16 minutes), currently on view at Sheffield’s historic Abbeydale Picture House.
See You In September
The writing is on the wall (windows) – See You In September! The new Site Gallery building is complete, we have the keys and are looking forward to reopening this Autumn, bigger and better.
13 April - 4 May 2018
Daria Martin: A Hunger Artist
Daria Martin’s most ambitious short film to date, A Hunger Artist is based upon Franz Kafka’s last short story edited from his death-bed in 1924. Futility and endurance are entwined in a story of a durational performance artist whose act of fasting is going out of fashion.
14 March - 6 April 2018
The Busan Exchange – Artists
This first City of Ideas urban realm commission brings together three of South Korea’s leading artists to produce new works which investigate forgotten or overlooked spaces in Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter.
Site Sessions Podcast
Welcome to the Site Sessions podcast, bringing together art, science, technology, philosophy and more.
Society of Explorers – Spring Term 2018
The theme for the 2018 Society of Explorers is Transformation. There is always space for inquisitive young people to join in with our projects – find out how to get involved here!
A Gothic Futurist Look at What it Means to be Alive Today
The River Project 2018: Categories of Life and Death
Taking inspiration from marginal landscape in Hillsborough where a derelict Victorian Cemetery meets the River Don, three groups of young people will collaborate with award-winning artist & filmmaker Eelyn Lee to create a new moving image artwork.