Continuing our series of year-round development opportunities, we are pleased to announce two new workshops in November and December. Both venues will be in Yorkshire, and we will announce exact locations in the coming weeks. Both are FREE to attend: to book please email

Artist Workshop with artist Shona Macnaughton

2pm Saturday 29  November, Live Art Bistro, Regent Street, LS2 7QA


Shona is an artist interested in the commercial image and its representation of property, architecture and domesticity. Using text, performance and animation her recent works have touched upon economics, politics, post-human feminism, and how technology shapes our relations.  For this session attendees will be invited to participate in the making of a site based group performance work.


Shona Macnaughton lives and works in Scotland and Belgium. Shona holds an MFA from Edinburgh College of Art and is a member of the collective Eastern Surf. Shona has performed and exhibited at CCA (Glasgow), Talbot Rice (Edinburgh), The Tetley (Leeds) and Generator Projects (Dundee).



Experiments in Staging

Workshop with artist Cara Tolmie

2pm Saturday 6 December, Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Road, BD7 1AA


Participants are asked to bring two of the following: a piece of sound or music; an action or movement; an object; a video; some writing or an image. As a group we will do a number of exercises combining these in different ways, directing one another and staging them.


Cara Tolmie is a Scottish artist based in London has shown work at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Grand Union, (Birmingham), Tramway (Glasgow), Chisenhale Gallery (London) and S1 (Sheffield).


Both workshops are free, to book please email