Lost Stations | Digital Art Programme 2017

Lost Stations | Digital Art Programme 2017

Inspired by the vast network of disused stations and railway lines surrounding Barrow-in-Furness, our year-long Lost Stations programme opened up a world of digital art for the community and Cumbria throughout 2017, featuring a whole host of opportunities to see, experience, and get involved with. Delivered from our dedicated base at Cooke’s Studios, the programme […]

Weds 22nd Nov | Time Back Way Back | Exhibition Opening

Weds 22nd Nov | Time Back Way Back | Exhibition Opening

Inspired by a masterpiece of science fiction Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban. Time Back Way Back will see artist Sam Meech reimagine a small corner of South Cumbria as a haunting, post-apocalyptic world of science-fiction fantasy. Visitors will be immersed in a futuristic set and can expect to encounter performance, phosphorescent concrete forms, virtual reality and interactive projection mapping. Join […]

Explore Digital Art : Beginners Filmmaking & Animation Workshop

Explore Digital Art : Beginners Filmmaking & Animation Workshop

Led by professional artists and filmmakers, this practical workshop will explore using different digital media to create film and animation work. Learn about filming techniques, stop-motion animation, sound recording for film and film editing in this fun, hands-on session. Open to beginners aged 18+, the workshop will be a great opportunity to build confidence using […]

Audio Visual: Octopus Collective & Amy Story

Audio Visual: Octopus Collective & Amy Story

On Thursday 21st September, the next instalment of our year-long digital arts programme Lost Stations will see us host an evening of audiovisual delights, showcasing new work by some of Cumbria’s most exciting artists to be exploring the digital realm. The night will begin with a preview of emerging artist Amy Story’s specially commissioned artwork Lost […]

Coding & Game Design Workshop | Sat 12th August

Coding & Game Design Workshop | Sat 12th August

Hwa Young Jung is an award winning multidisciplinary designer working in art, culture and science, with a passion for opening up technology to everyone. On Saturday 12th August, she will join us at Cooke’s Studios as part of Lost Stations to talk about her work as well as lead a fun and dynamic coding workshop. […]

Chris Bucklow | Free Artist Talk | Thurs 17 Aug

Chris Bucklow | Free Artist Talk | Thurs 17 Aug

Photographer and Painter Christopher Bucklow is the next visiting artist as part of our year-long Digital Arts programme Lost Stations.  Christopher will be joining us at Cooke’s Studios on Thursday 17th August at 6.30pm to talk about his fascinating and varied career in the art world over the last four decades. Chris’s work can be found exhibited in museums around the world. His […]