ARTISTS OPEN CALL: Micro-Commission Opportunity

ARTISTS OPEN CALL: Micro-Commission Opportunity

CUMBRIAN ARTISTS WANTED!  We’re delighted to announce: A call-out for an exciting new micro-commission opportunity, as part of its year-long Lost Stations digital arts programme. Artists are invited to create an artwork or series of artworks which will be exhibited this September at Cooke’s Studios, a stylish 16,000ft, Grade II listed Victorian building, running over […]

LOST STATIONS MENTEE EXHIBITION LAUNCH

LOST STATIONS MENTEE EXHIBITION LAUNCH

WEDNESDAY 7TH JUNE MARKED THE SPECIAL PREVIEW OF OUR LATEST DIGITAL ARTS EXHIBITION: LOST STATIONS, AS WE WELCOMED 10 EMERGING CUMBRIAN ARTISTS TO THE OPENING NIGHT. FAMILY AND FRIENDS WERE PACKED INTO THE RAW BUILDING SPACE AT 102 ABBEY RD TO VIEW EACH EXCITING AND UNIQUE INTERPRETATION OF THE THEME. In March We launched a […]

IN DEFENCE OF INDUSTRY: A LOST STATIONS EXHIBITION

IN DEFENCE OF INDUSTRY: A LOST STATIONS EXHIBITION

LAST WEEK WE HOSTED THE ARTIST TALK AND PRIVATE VIEWING FOR OUR FIRST LOST STATIONS EXHIBITION. THE INSTALLATION TITLED “IN DEFENCE OF INDUSTRY” BY PHOTOGRAPHER FELICITY HAMMOND WAS OPENED LAST THURSDAY 11TH MAY WITH A PACKED OUT EVENT. Felicity was the first guest artist we invited to develop a unique solo exhibition for our Lost Stations programme. We invited […]

Lost Stations: Chapter One

Lost Stations: Chapter One

Lost Stations: Digital Arts Programme – Chapter One If you’re a little late in hearing about our Lost Stations Digital Arts Programme, there’s still many free opportunities to get involved! To give you a better idea of what’s happened already, here are some highlights we’d like to tell you about. So far we have: Kicked off […]

Lost Stations: Launch Event & Artist Talk Success

Lost Stations: Launch Event & Artist Talk Success

Lost Stations: A digital arts programme launch event with artist talk On Tuesday 14th March at 6.30pm we invited the public to Cooke’s Studios to hear a free Artist Talk by Manchester based digital artist Sam Meech as the start of our official project launch! SAM MEECH, a lecturer in Graphic Design at Manchester School of Art […]

Into Film Awards: WINNER! Best Documentary: 12 and Under

Into Film Awards: WINNER! Best Documentary: 12 and Under

AN ANIMATION about a lost railway station made by youngsters from Barrow-in-Furness has clocked up over 38,000 views online after winning a national film award and featuring on BBC Radio 4’s Facebook page. The Heritage Lottery funded short, made by pupils from Barrow Island Primary School with charity Signal Film and Media, clinched the title of ‘Best […]

Lost Stations Art Programme Launch

Lost Stations Art Programme Launch

  Our new digital arts programme ‘Lost Stations’ features upcoming talks by highly acclaimed artist practitioners, mentored workshops, exhibitions and artist residencies. The project will be launched in Cooke’s Studios on Tuesday 14 March at 6.30pm. The launch will introduce a rare and unique opportunity for artists, designers, photographers and filmmakers to explore the world of […]

Join Us to Celebrate 3 years of Signal Starters

Join Us to Celebrate 3 years of Signal Starters

We’ve just celebrated 3 years of the success of our Signal Starters school holidays project on the 1st March 2017. We invited all past participants, plus the whole community to watch the films made. There was a special red carpet, balloons and snacks, plus a visit from BBC Children in Need as well as the Mayoress […]