Saturday 16 January, 2pm
In Conversation: Laura Wilson
An opportunity to find out about artist Laura Wilson’s upcoming Platform residency and collaboration with Sheffield bakery Forge Bakehouse.
17 December 2015 – 16 January 2016
Exhibition: The Artist Proposes
Preview: Thursday 17 December, 6 – 9pm
An exhibition looking at the ideas of the 2016 Platform Residency artists: from sculptures that speak, to focus groups that transition into game-like performances; from artists hunting for mushrooms, to dancers and bread bakers working together in the gallery.
19 January – 6 February 2016
Platform Residency: Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson
The first of our Platform Residencies for 2016, Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson will develop a new series of live performances in the gallery with a group of actors.
Saturday 21 November, 11 - 4pm
Platform Study Day
Join the 2016 Platform artists as they share the initial ideas that will shape their residencies.
29 March - 1 June 2013
Platform: In the Making
Re-introducing some of those who completed a Site Gallery Platform residency over the past seven years, this group exhibition considers the long term impact of the residencies on artists’ practice.
Reticent, Ripe, Rotten Project
Reticent, Ripe, Rotten was an intensive script writing and performance project which saw artist Tom Woolner, in the build up to his Site Residency, working with young people from Sheffield and Rotherham Young Writers to explore the sculptural and performative areas of his current work through generated scripts and related performances.
Assisting Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone
Five young apprentices invigilated and assisted collaborating artists, Graham Ellard & Stephen Johnstone during their Platform residency in January 2010.
An Interview with Artist Richard Wheater
16 year old, Jacob Millen Bamford researched and conducted an interview with artist Richard Wheater towards the end of their Platform residency [Neon Lights] at Site Gallery in January 2010.
Show & Tell and Neon Sculpting Workshop with Richard Wheater
In January 2010, artist Richard Wheater gave a captivating and detailed insight into the art, science and history of neon to young apprentices through a Show & Tell and hands-on workshop that offered a rare opportunity to sculpt neon.