Past events 2018

June 2018

Continues until Friday, 08 June 2018, Access Space Labs/Grace Gallery

What Is The Sound Of Ice Melting

What Is The Sound Of Ice Melting? is a live, experimental space cultivating the practises of four emerging artists. Over the duration of the show the space will be activated by a series of material growths, fragmentations, digital interventions and live transmissions.

Exhibition open by appointment 25 May to 08 June 2018: email Hannah Lamb

 

Thursday, 07 June 2018, 5.30-8.30pm, Access Space

Hannah Directory – Sheffield Launch

Call in for a chat with the Sheffield-based contributors to this year’s Hannah Directory and pick up a free copy, hot off the press, of one of the most beautiful publications made in England’s north. Hannah Directory is named after and inspired by suffragette and rebel Hannah Mitchell.

 

Saturday, 09 June 2018, 7.00-10pm, Access Space

Life is Beautiful. Always.

A virtual reality exploration into the life experience of multi-disciplinary artist, Marcel Schreur, thirty year oral cancer and seven year vascular dementia survivor.

 

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 1-6pm, Access Space

Vinyl and Craft Cutting – Free Workshop

Learn how to create your own cut-outs, stencils, stickers, packaging and paper engineering projects with the first session in our Digital Fabrication for Artists course.You will be introduced to the excellent open source graphics editor Inkscape and gain the skills to translate your designs in vinyl, paper or card using the vinyl cutter.

Please book your place here.

 

Preview: Friday, 29 June 2018, 6.30-10pm, Access Space Labs/Grace Gallery

Life is Beautiful. Always.

A virtual reality exploration into the life experience of multi-disciplinary artist, Marcel Schreur, thirty year oral cancer and seven year vascular dementia survivor.

Installation runs from  28 June to Sunday, 01 July 2018.

 

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 1.15-2.30pm, Access Space

Alternative Acts of Architecture

A new performance by ‘The DIV’, alter ego of artist in residence Benedict Phillips. The DIV will lead a walk across Sheffield exploring the impact of the invisible, conceptual and ephemeral on the physical environment of the city to revel what was and could be, utilising a brand-new digital visualisation platform (vue-case mark 1) developed with support form Access Space.

 

May 2018

Tuesday, 01 to 04 May 2018, Access Space Labs

Twelve Months Notice I – hosted by Random Access Life and Access Space

Twelve Months Notice is a work in progress by artist Susanne Palzer, happening on or around the 29th of each month until March 2019.

 

Saturday, 05 May 2018, 1-4pm, Access Space

BUTOH Workshop,  hosted by Beatrix Ward-Fernandez

“Move as own breathing rhythm” – An incredible opportunity to participate in a Butoh dance workshop lead by Mushimaru.

See Facebook event for booking details.

Saturday, 05 May 2018, 7-9.30pm, Access Space

BUTOH Performance with Live music,  hosted by Beatrix Ward-Fernandez and Charlie Collins

Butoh dancer Mushimaru Fujieda and vocalist/pianist Aya Ogawa visit Sheffield as the final leg of a short European tour, collaborating with percussionist Charlie Collins and violinist Beatrix Ward-Fernandez. The event is supported by ame, the Yorkshire based arts hub.

 

Saturday, 12 May 2018, 10am-5pm, Access Space

Practical Electronics for Artists – Intensive Day Course with John Moseley

In this small group workshop you will learn how electronic components work and how to build circuits. Ideal for those wishing to get started or in need of a refresher course.

Tickets: £36 (including materials)

 

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 2-4pm, Access Space Labs

Wild Weed Kitchen – a performance by Monika Dutta & Jake Harries

A performance in the large window of Access Space Labs on Fitzalan Square. Bringing wild food plants from their collaborative practice, “a little piece of land”, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the artists will enact ways of creating delicious meals from what would normally be thought of as vegetation to be thrown away or destroyed.

Wednesday, 16 May to Friday, 18 May 2018, Access Space Labs/Grace Gallery

Spring Uprising – a work in progress by Monika Dutta & Jake Harries.

Monika Dutta and Jake Harries have been developing and testing a new work using wild food plants as a starting point. The gently animated sculpture and light installation, emulating movement in the natural environment, will be visible through the door of The Grace Gallery, Fitzalan Square.

 

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 7-10pm, Access Space

Miki Yui + Ryoko Akama & Charlie Collins

Access Space welcomes the wonderful Miki Yui, joining us as part of her European tour to promote “Mills”, her 6th studio record, and the latest release on the remarkable Cuspeditions label.

Tickets: £5 on the door

 

Saturday, 19 May, 2018, 10am-5pm, Access Space

Digital Design & Laser Cutting for Artists – Intensive Day Course with Toni Buckby

On this one day small group course, you will learn the basics digital design and how to create a wide variety of objects using using a laser cutter.

Tickets: £30

 

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 7-9pm, Access Space

Art and the Creative Process Gathering with Lyn Hodnett, hosted by Beatrix Ward-Fernandez

This month Lyn Hodnett, artist painter, will be running the workshop, sharing her point of view in the matter of improvisation.

 

Wednesday, 23 May to Friday, 25 May 2018, Access Space

Four Short Films by Monika Dutta & Jake Harries

Four Short Films is a video installation in Access Space Foyer comprising of film, animation and drawing.

Opening times: Wed – 1-8pm, Thur-Fri – 11am-6pm

 

Preview: Thursday, 24 May 2018, 6-9pm, Access Space Labs/Grace Gallery

What Is The Sound Of Ice Melting

What Is The Sound Of Ice Melting? is a live, experimental space cultivating the practises of four emerging artists. Over the duration of the show the space will be activated by a series of material growths, fragmentations, digital interventions and live transmissions.

Exhibition open by appointment 25 May to 08 June 2018: email Hannah Lamb

 

Tuesday, 29 May to Friday, 01 June 2018, Access Space Labs

Twelve Months Notice II – hosted by Random Access Life and Access Space

Twelve Months Notice is a work in progress by artist Susanne Palzer, happening on or around the 29th of each month until March 2019.

April 2018

Continues until Wednesday, 25 April 2018, Access Space

ashes to ashes – Rachael Hand

An exhibition of artists books: a quixotic attempt to hand-make a flawless series of identical objects to appear mass-manufactured.

 

Saturday, 07 April 2018, 1pm-6pm, Access Space

Stitched Circuits – Hand embroidery and electronic textiles – Workshop with Toni Buckby

A one day workshop in embroidery and electronic textiles: learn how to stitch simple ‘soft circuits’ using conductive thread and basic electronic components. Ideal for beginners and more experienced stitchers alike.

Tickets: £44 (including materials)

 

Saturday, 19 April 2018, 1-4pm and 6-7pm, Access Space Labs

New Performance by Pink and grAy

Pink and grAy are presenting two Public Performances on Thursday, 19 April, during their ‘Un-residency’ at Access Space Labs from 17 to 20 April. Pink and grAy are following in famous Victorian mediums Georgiana Houghton’s and Agnes Guppy’s footsteps to produce spiritual artwork.

 

Saturday, 21 April 2018, 9.30am- 1pm, Access Space

Linux & Open Office for Non-Profits

A gentle introduction for beginners. If you are curious but uncertain how to try the free software called Linux this workshop is for you. Learn ordinary office tasks and more without any geeky technical language.

Tickets: £23.64

 

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 1-6pm, Access Space

Weaving Basics – Intensive Day Course

An introductory, intensive one day course, guiding you through setting up and using a rigid heddle loom to create your own fabrics. Suitable for all abilities.

Tickets: £70 (includes all materials and a loom for you to take home

 

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 10am-5pm, Access Space

AuduinoMAXX – Build a mini synthesiser Workshop with John Moseley

Auduino = audio + Arduino: build an AuduinoMAXX mini synth to take home, ready to perform music and noise!

Tickets: £50 (including all materials)

 

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 8-11pm, Access Space

Rian Treanor, Renick Bell, Heavy Lifting x Yaxu

A computer music showcase featuring artists from Yorkshire and Tokyo!

Tickets: £5.10 – £11.10

 

March 2018

Continues until Monday, 12 March 2018, AS Labs and Access Space

The Path of Least Resistance – Stephen Carley

New work by Stephen Carley. Exhibitions and performances across two sites.

 

Thursday, 01 March 2018, 7 – 10pm, Access Space

Anton Mobin, Charlie Collins, Derek Saw, performing as a newly formed intense but thought provoking electro-acoustic trio.

Tickets: £5 on the door

 

Friday, 02 March 2018, 5-9.30pm, AS Labs and Access Space

The Path of Least Resistance – Stephen Carley Exhibition completion event: Access Space Labs, 5-7pm, followed by a performance at Access Space, Sidney St, 8-9.30pm

 

Saturday, 03 March, 2018, 10am-5pm, Access Space

Digital Design & Laser Cutting for Artists – Intensive Day Course with Toni Buckby

On this one day small group course, you will learn the basics digital design and how to create a wide variety of objects using using a laser cutter.

You will be introduced to the excellent Open Source graphics editor Inkscape and learn how to configure the laser cutter to bring your creative ideas to life in wood, acrylic, mdf or card.

Tickets: £30
Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 6-8pm, Access Space

Kay Grant with Art and the Creative Process Gathering, hosted by Beatrix Ward-Fernandez

Join Kay Grant for a free-improvisation workshop celebrating our most deep-seated human skill. Open to all levels and all instruments / sound-sources.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 8.30-10pm, Access Space

Kay Grant and guests in concert, hosted by Beatrix Ward-Fernandez

Art and the Creative Process Gathering at Access.
Kay Grant will present a concert with the members of the Art and the Creative Process Gathering workshop, exploring sounds and other creative genres.

Tickets: £3 on the door

 

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 2-4pm, Access Space

Modified Records for Mechanical Techno – Workshop

A two hour, hands-on workshop with Graham Dunning in advance of his mechanical techno show in Access Space later that same evening at Eulerroom #9.

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 7.30 – 10.30pm, Access Space

Eulerroom#9: Top broken algorithmic and mechanical noise for dancing featuring Miri Kat, Graham Dunning, Spednar, Callum Gunn, Heavy Lifting, Class Compliant Audio and Interfaces.

Tickets: £5

 

Preview: Friday, 23 March 2018, 6-8pm, Access Space

ashes to ashes – Rachael Hand

An exhibition of artists books: a quixotic attempt to hand-make a flawless series of identical objects to appear mass-manufactured.

Exhibition: 27 March -25 April, Tue/Thu/Fri 11am-6pm, Wed 1pm-8pm

 

Saturday, 24 March 2018, 10am-5pm, Access Space

Practical Electronics for Artists – Intensive Day Course with John Moseley

In this small group workshop you will learn how electronic components work and how to build circuits. Ideal for those wishing to get started or in need of a refresher course.

Tickets: £36 (including materials)

 

February 2018

Thursday, 01 February, 2018, 7 -10pm, Access Space

Score by Lois Palframanthe first performance of the latest work by artist Lois Palframan – with Charlie Collins, Beatrix Ward-Fernandez & Faye MacCalman

 

Thursday 8th February 2018, 7pm-10pm, Access Space

Eun-Jung Kim & Charlie Collins + Max Hummus (solo) 

Access Space presents the only UK concert by the remarkable komungo player Eun-Jung Kim, in partnership with regular collaborator Charlie Collins. While exploring both traditional and contemporary techniques they create an improvised music uniquely informed by both non-Western and Western tradition.

Friday, 09 February 2018, 6-8pm, AS Labs and Access Space

The Path of Least Resistance – Stephen Carley

Exhibitions and performances across two sites. Preview events at Access Space Labs, Fitzalan Sq (6-6.45pm) and Access Space, Sidney Street (7-8pm). Exhibitions run 9 Feb-12 March.

January 2018

Friday, 08 December, 2017 – Friday, 19 January, 2018, Access Space

20×20 2017, Access Space’s annual open submission art exhibition.

 

 

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 7-9pm, Access Space

Art and the Creative Process Gathering, hosted by Beatrix Ward-Fernandez