Entries by Gina Churchill-Straffon

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Introducing the Collections in Dialogue commission with Leeds Art Gallery and the British Library

I am an artist based in Leeds working across sculpture, writing, installation, drawing and print and I’ve been selected as the artist in residency for Collections in Dialogue, a co-commission project by the British Library and Leeds Art Gallery. The project brief particularly interested me because it focused on cultural identity which is one of […]

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Gallery’s new season of film is the reel deal

Four decades of artist’s film and video will be showcased in a thought-provoking new exhibition at Leeds Art Gallery this Autumn. Opening on Saturday, September 25, Radical Reel is a group exhibition and season of screenings and events celebrating 40 years of moving image from its renowned collection. Drawing connections between cinema, performance, television and the internet, Radical […]

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Exhibition reveals hidden history of gallery’s stunning arts space

A striking new multi-media installation by a Leeds artist has rediscovered the hidden history behind one the city’s most breath-taking arts spaces. Leeds Art Gallery’s stunning arched, glazed central court was uncovered by workers during the building’s redevelopment in 2017 after being concealed behind a false ceiling for more than 40 years. While the gallery […]

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