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Call for projects: Compass Festival 2020

ABOUT COMPASSCompass commissions and presents live, interactive art projects by UK and international artists all over Leeds.  These unfold in cultural venues, civic buildings, local businesses and out…

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Communications and Engagement Manager:…

ABOUT COMPASSIn November 2020, the Compass team will present the fifth edition of the biennial Compass Festival. We’re seeking a new Communications and Engagement Manager to join our…

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Autumn 2019 News

Etheridge & PersighettiPublic House ResidencyThe first iteration of Public House was during Compass Festival 2018. Etheridge and Persighetti created 500 special edition pint glasses designed to spark conversations about the…

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Compass August News

1000 Handshakes Exhibition. What a wonderful few days we had last week sharing the final outcomes of Sarah Caputo and Brenda Unwin's 1000 Handshakes project. Thank you to all of…

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Graduate Award Scheme 2019

We are delighted to welcome Leah Earnshaw as our first ever recipient of the Compass Graduate Award Scheme. She's written a few words about her experiences…

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Museums in People’s Homes

Joshua Sofaer | www.joshuasofaer.com What do you collect?    As artist in residence with Compass Live Art in 2019, Joshua Sofaer wants to meet private collectors in…

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A Conversation of Handshakes: An Exhibition of 1000…

Join us in Bond Court from the 7th-11th of August for a celebration of Sarah Caputo and Brenda Unwin's 1000 Handshakes created as part of Compass Festival 2018. Open 1…

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Happiness, Loneliness and Animals

We are delighted to announce the release of Happiness, Loneliness and Animals written by Chris O'Connor. This publication documents the encounters and experiences of those who engaged with the…

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What’s Eating Reality and Artist Development…

What's Eating Reality?                     Leeds International Festival 2019 We would like to thank all those involved in What&rsquo…

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