Tag Archives: Art

Sharon Kivland: Reports on Knowledge.

Friday 28th March 2014 saw the culmination of Sharon Kivland’s highly successful Library Intervention at Leeds College of Art. The Blenheim Walk Gallery was the venue for a delightful evening of readings, installation, performance, film and games, each the outcome of her agents’ creative research within our library: their “Reports on knowledge”. I am extremely grateful to […]

Defining Library Interventions

Explorations Inventions Investigations Collaborations Games Presentations Revelation Mediation Exposition Play Redefinitions

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Holly Stevenson

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Agent Holly Stevenson : Dear Rouge Dear Sharon I would like to propose that at the bidding of your red lipstick I should attend the Leeds College of Art Library where as a dutiful female ‘agent’ I shall research the idea that writing postcards and lipstick share a language in […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Rachel Smith

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Rachel Smith : Library Intervention Dear Sharon I write as a willing agent, submitting my proposal for your approval as my potential master. In order to fulfill my role, I resolve to use literary research and close analysis of library books, which I anticipate finding at Leeds College of Art […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Katya Robin

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Katya Robin I propose to act as your Trustee, to work in a self-directed manner for the stated benefit of the project (your Library Intervention). I will commence by investigating the Photo Books and Artists’ Books collections at the two library sites. I plan to review books and other sources […]

Library Interventions. A Call for Agents: Sharon Kivland’s Proposal

As part of LIBRARY INTERVENTIONS at LEEDS COLLEGE OF ART, Sharon Kivland issued the following A CALL FOR AGENTS: While I would like nothing better than a month in a library (I had the luxury of a whole day working in the British Library recently), following the kind invitation from Leeds College of Art Library, […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Lou Hazelwood and Jo Ray

Your invitation for surrogates to gather and impart knowledge relates directly to practice we are developing which explores the struggle to communicate; specifically how this manifests in spoken language, graphic, and text. The two set Venn diagram (where the intersection, the common property, is an ellipse) is recurring motif, a structure through which we speculate, […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Jane Harris

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Jane Harris I will concentrate three days of total immersion in language into three minutes of film. Three minutes that will refuel Dr. Kivland’s love for Jacques Lacan. And then she will be the slave. J. H.

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Lesley Guy

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Lesley Guy During our first tutorial you told me to find and read Mladen Dolar’s essay ‘I Will Be With You On Your Wedding Night’. It was perfect; it was just what I needed at that time and it took me where I needed to go. This was the first […]

Library Interventions. The Agents Respond: Christopher Gibson

Library Interventions : Sharon Kivland Christopher Gibson I will conduct research on the subject of desire, particularly desire in relation to collection and ownership. The research is informed by the art work Reproductions, and will be carried out in order to understand some of the myriad motivations for the building up of collections. During the […]


Writing Visuals Collaboration

Books On Books

Curated by Robert Bolick

sebastiane hegarty

an audio visual notebook

Ensixteen Editions

Unlocking the cabinets


~ notes from my studio ~ thoughts about drawing ~ books read ~ work seen ~ music heard ~ places explored ~ conversations with artists ~

Words and Pictures

By Lesley Guy

Boats for difficult times

our evolving relationship with boats

Painters on Paintings

A conversation between contemporary artists and their influences across time.

Urban travel tales

by Lisa Samloglou

The Halt

Silt and shingle. Prose and poems by Brian Lewis

Grilled fish

Unlocking the cabinets

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller