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Land2 summer event at UEA 19th June 2020 University of East Anglia A summer event for LAND2 members and associates is being hosted by Dr Rebecca Thomas and Professor Steve Baker. This will include a number of short presentations around the theme of Landscape and Contemporary Art. Members wishing to...

Land2 – Members’ and Associates’ Day 14 February 2020, 10:00 – 17:30 School of Design, University of Leeds Land2 is hosting a Members’ and Associates’ Day at the School of Design at the University of Leeds on Friday 14th February. Please see details of the programme in the downloadable PDF....

Texture of Place 3-26 April 2017 Galeria Strefa Erasmusa, Strzemiński Academy of Art Łódź Deborah Gardner and Andrea Thoma ‘Texture of Place’ is an exhibition of UK based artists Deborah Gardner and Andrea Thoma that explores juxtapositions of visual idioms to reflect on the immediacy and distance of place in...

English Diagrams, an exhibition of paintings, drawings and assemblage, the culmination of doctoral study for Helen Billinghurst. The exhibition opens with a shared reading at 2pm, on 14th July 2018, in the downstairs studios project space, Mills Bakery Building, Royal William Yard, and runs until 27th July 2018. The work has been made in response to a series of walks...

LAND2 co-ordinator Iain Biggs has a chapter – Notitia, trust, and “creative research” – in a book just published in honour of Jane Rendell, Professor of Architecture and art at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London. Organised and edited by Katja Hilevaara & Emily Orley (2018) The Creative Critics:...

Marlene Creates, who is a longtime LAND2 network member, has had a major retrospective exhibition at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. There is now a substantial book, published by Goose Lane Editions and the gallery, to accompany the exhibition, which is now available and has been reviewed in some detail at: https://ecoartscotland.net/2018/05/10/sarah-gittins-reviews-marlene-creates-places-paths-and-pauses/...

Wednesday 25 April – Saturday 1 September | Scott Polar Research Institute, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge Recently Jane Rushton’s focus has been on remote Northern areas including the Arctic, where she has undertaken extended field trips, sometimes with scientists. The Arctic environment is emblematic in terms of current...

Louise K Wilson meets fellow artists who make work inspired by the Cold War. Whether it’s childhood memories, the background hum of the threat of nuclear armageddon, or the futuristic architecture, many artists are creatively stimulated by the imagined possibilities of a war which never turned hot. Louise K Wilson...

February 17th, 2018 — February 25th, 2018 The exhibition explores the transformation of a prehistoric carved rock into artist books, prints, photography, projection, land art and film. Mapping a five-year exploration on the Ilkley Moor, the exhibition fosters new encounters with the mysterious and enigmatic ‘Badger Stone’ rock and documents...

This is a new work made by Land2 member Dr Janette Kerr in collaboration with film and sound artist Dr Jo Millett, with help from Rob Gawthrop (sound and performance artist), and local people on Shetland. Opening Saturday 22nd July 3pm Da Gadderie, Shetland Museum, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0WP The...