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Still from The Tent (2012), Elizabeth Price

Elizabeth Price: The Tent

8th February 201725th February 2017

An exhibition of work by Elizabeth Price ― winner of the Turner Prize 2012 and PhD Fine Art alumna. Curated by University Academic Fellow in Fine Art and Curatorial Practice, Sam Belinfante.

February 2017

'ARCHIVE', a touring exhibition of 55 artists' books, curated by Chris Taylor and John McDowall, 2003

PAGES: Future Present

2nd February 201723rd April 2017

An exhibition of publications, ephemera and photographic documentation from the past 20 years of PAGES International Contemporary Artists' Book Fairs. Private View Thursday 2 February 6-9pm at The Tetley.
Sarah Bodman, Flowers in Hotel Rooms Volume II, 2005, inkjet and screenprint. Photography by Melissa Olen.

Future Legacies: Collections, Collecting and Artists’ Books

11th February 201710th June 2017

An exhibition of artists' books from Special Collections which explores thematic, visual and other formal relationships between books produced over time. Curated by John McDowall and Chris Taylor, in collaboration with Rhiannon Lawrence-Francis (Collections & Engagement Manager in the Brotherton Library).
Cao Fei, Cosplayers: Tussle, 2004 C-print, 75x100cm. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.

Contemporary Art, East Asia: Cultural Spheres in Conversation

28th February 2017, 6.00pm8.00pm

Join a discussion at The Tetley, Leeds, with art historian Maki Fukuoka and curator Pauline J Yao about evolving perceptions of contemporary art in East Asia.
Andy Holden: Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape

Andy Holden: Laws of Motion in a Cartoon Landscape

1st March 2017, 6.00pm7.00pm

This new one-hour performance is the culmination of five years of idiosyncratic research and public lectures exploring the possibility of using the Laws of Motion as they appear in cartoons. Organised in collaboration with the Centre for Audio Visual Experimentation (CAVE).
Sleeping quarters in the Great Hall at Alexandra Palace © IWM (Q 64157)

The Global War Against the German ‘Enemy Alien’: Internment in the British Empire, 1914-1920

2nd March 2017, 5.00pm6.30pm

Join us for the latest in the Legacies of War seminar series, when we welcome speaker Panikos Panayi, Professor of European History at De Montfort University, Leicester.
20th International Contemporary Artists Book Fair

20th International Contemporary Artists' Book Fair 2017

4th March 20175th March 2017

The longest running artists’ book fair outside of London celebrates its 20th anniversary at The Tetley. Co-curated with PAGES.
Oswaldo Maciá, Scenario in Construction, 2015. Public sound-sculpture for Bogotá, Colombia.

Visiting Artist’s Talk – Oswaldo Maciá

6th March 2017, 2.00pm3.30pm

Oswaldo Maciá creates olfactory-acoustic sculptures that have been exhibited internationally, including the first public sound-sculpture in the southern hemisphere, recently unveiled in Bogotá.
'Red Light District' by Yan Lei. Year 1998/2016. Image courtesy of the artist.

Japan, East Asia, Asia: Cultural spheres in conversation

7th March 2017, 6.00pm7.30pm

Join a discussion with art historian Maki Fukuoka and curator Pauline J Yao (M+ Hong Kong and Leverhulme Visiting Professor) about contemporary art in Japan and Japan’s relationship with its regional neighbours.