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Sheffield: This is Hardcore

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Wednesday 31st May 6pm | Free admission.
An illustrated talk by Jones the Planner. “Sheffield is heroic. It’s like a boxer struggling back to his feet after a series of knock-down blows; down but not out. Sheffield is masculine, raw and powerful. But it is Pittsburg, not Detroit, still optimistic that its past, improbable, greatness can be rekindled. And it is often wrong-headed about how to do this.”

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Art + Copyright/Copyleft : A Symposium and Exhibition

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Friday June 16th | 11am – 4pm | tickets £10
Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Richard Taylor, Lawyer and partner at DLA Piper LLP, specialist in Intellectual Property & Professor Robert Burrell, Head of School of Law, University of Sheffield. Occursus and Bank Street Arts are pleased to invite proposals for 20-minute contributions (including, but not limited to, papers, presentations and readings) that reflect critically on the issues and practicalities of copyright and copyleft, with particular reference to the arts (broadly interpreted).

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Our May Opening Hours

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Our gallery maintenance is continuing into May and our opening hours this month will be limited. If you’re interested in viewing our 4 current exhibitions, Taken to Pieces: Peculiar Wood, IOTA, Atrium Occupation, Mania, and The Nymph and the Shepherd, we’ll be open on the evenings of Friday the 26th and Saturday the 27th for The Unsung’s funeral party for the forgotten fallen heroes of music and Chris Graham’s Atrium Withdrawal respectivly.

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The Unsung

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Friday 26th May 7:30pm
You’ve heard of Kurt Cobain. You’ve heard of Jim Morrison. Have you heard of Scott Johnson, or Lina Prokofiev? The Unsung is a funeral party for the forgotten fallen heroes of music – not the famous dead rock stars, but the people whose story has never been told.

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Our April Opening Hours

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We’ll be spending most of April getting on with routine gallery maintenance and our opening hours this month will be limited. If you’re interested in viewing our 5 current exhibitions, Taken to Pieces: Peculiar Wood, IOTA, Atrium Occupation, Mania, and The Nymph and the Shepherd, we’ll be open from Wednesday 5th- Saturday 8th April only and for Oliver Manning and James Ewan Tait’s co-headline gig on Friday 21st April from 6pm.

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IOTA

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Weds 5th – Sat 8th April
Iota is a collective of eight 2nd year photography students currently studying at Sheffield Hallam University. Their exhibition serves to showcase the diverse range of work they are creating, touching on identity, motion and spaces.

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Oliver Manning and James Ewan Tait co-headline gig

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Friday 21st April from 6.45pm
Songwriter, musician and Bank Street Arts resident Oliver Manning is currently recording his forthcoming album in the various spaces around our building. While he’s played a few impromptu gigs with us, his first ‘official’ BSA performance will be taking place on the evening of Friday 21st April. The show is a co-headliner with fellow songwriter James Ewan Tait.

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One evening, six exhibitions

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On Friday 31st March from 6pm we’ll be hosting an event that will give visitors to Bank Street Arts the opportunity to spend the evening taking in six very different exhibitions: Lucy Wright’s Bling!, Andrew Jackson’s Wake-Up Call, Laura Smith’s Mania, resident Jesse Alexander’s The Nymph and the Shepherd, Ben Lewis’s Taken to Pieces: Peculiar Wood, and resident Chris Graham’s Atrium Occupation.

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