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Creative business focus: David Brewis

Over the past year, 45 creative practitioners and organisations from across Sunderland have received £1000 funding via the CLLD Creative Industries Grant to help support the growth of their business. We’ve taken the opportunity to highlight some of the recipients of the funding here in our blog to shine a light on their work, their creative […]

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Creative business focus: Sidekick Dog Designs

Posted on 19th April 2023 at 9:22 pm. Over the past year, 45 creative practitioners and organisations from across Sunderland have received £1000 funding via the CLLD Creative Industries Grant to help support the growth of their business. We’ve taken the opportunity to highlight some of the recipients of the funding here in our blog to […]

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Creative business focus: Ron Lawson

Over the past year, 45 creative practitioners and organisations from across Sunderland have received £1000 funding via the CLLD Creative Industries Grant to help support the growth of their business. We’ve taken the opportunity to highlight some of the recipients of the funding here in our blog to shine a light on their work, their creative […]

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Artist-Photographer Duo John Kippin and Nicola Neate explore island life with a major new commission in partnership with Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

In this week’s blog, we hear from John Kippin and Nicola Neate about their move to North Uist and the resulting photographic residency project ‘IN this DAY and AGE’. In February 2019 John Kippin and Nicola Neate journeyed to North Uist in the Outer Hebrides to undertake a Photographic Residency Project, ‘IN this DAY and […]

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Exhibition Review: Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

Jodie and Maxima, students from Durham Sixth Form Centre, have been spending 4 days of their Easter break on a work experience placement with Sunderland Culture. As part of their week, they spent some time in the Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences with Volunteer Tour Guide Alison and Posy from the Learning Team […]

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In Conversation with artist, Graham Dolphin and pianist, John Snijders

In this week’s blog, we discuss Graham Dolphin’s new film, ‘Gnossiennes’, with the artist himself, and pianist John Snijders. Can you tell us a little about yourself and your practice? (GD) I’m a visual artist that works across a range of mediums including film, sound, drawing, sculpture, text and curatorial projects, exploring the concepts of […]

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