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Artsadmin provides a comprehensive producing and presentation resource for contemporary artists working in theatre, dance, live art, visual arts and mixed media. It also runs bursary and mentoring schemes and a free artists' advisory service. Its newly refurbished building, Toynbee Studios, houses a theatre, rehearsal spaces, office/studio spaces and a bar and cafe. Our funding contributes to core costs and programming in the theatre.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £530,000
  • 2013-2014: £542,190
  • 2014-2015: £556,287

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Unlimited Launch 2014 - Audio Description Version

On 31 March 2014 Unlimited announced awards of over £400,000 of funding to support 26 disabled artists across the UK to create ambitious work covering all genres. Funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England (ACE) and Creative Scotland (CS) & led by Shape and Artsadmin, the 2014 round of the programme aims to build on the successful legacy that was at the heart of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, which celebrated the work of disabled artists on an unprecedented scale.

Unlimited 2014 launch film

On 31 March 2014 Unlimited announced awards of over £400,000 of funding to support 26 disabled artists across the UK to create ambitious work covering all genres. Funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England (ACE) and Creative Scotland (CS) & led by Shape and Artsadmin, the 2014 round of the programme aims to build on the successful legacy that was at the heart of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, which celebrated the work of disabled artists on an unprecedented scale.

Artsadmin & Exeunt Artist Insights: Station House Opera

Welcome to the first of our Artist Insights series, featuring Julian Maynard Smith of Station House Opera, interviewed by Performance Editor Diana Damian-Martin. Julian Maynard Smith is the founder and artistic director of Station House Opera. Founded in 1978, Station House Opera creates solo and group performance work as well as sculpture and installation. Dissolved is the company's first new work since the city scale site specific project Dominoes in 2009 and follows earlier intercontinental performances developed as far back as 2004. Their distinctive engagement with audiences crosses new boundaries with an installation and performance that uses live video streaming to dissolve spaces in London and Berlin, bringing people from both cities into dynamic connection. Artist Insights is a collaboration between Artsadmin and online magazine Exeunt, bringing together an artist or collective with a critical writer. Drawing on the wide range of artists and practices that Artsadmin supports, the series provides an overview of different artistic processes, contexts and histories, using current projects as starting points.

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ARTSADMIN IN 2013

A quick update of what Artsadmin has been up to this year including (amongst other things) dancing through the streets of Derry, our Two Degrees festival, remaking an award winning Station House Opera performance, putting feminist icons on Nailwraps, a weekend in Brightlingsea and East End Bingo in the Olympic Park.

Bridget Mckenzie - Ethical Fundraising

Money Talks event in partnership with Live Art Development Agency and Home Live Art funded by Arts Council England's Catalyst scheme.

Two Degrees 2013

A short film from Artsadmin's Two Degrees festival, a week long season of work focussing on climate, consumerism and community.

Edgy Centres: Experiments in Space

From January -- April 2013 Artsadmin ran a project with Leyton Sixth Form College and artist Chloe Cooper on experimenting with space.

Out of Water

Filmed excerpts from live performances of Out of Water by Helen Paris and Caroline Wright with music composed by Jocelyn Pook. Out of Water was performed at 8am on Holkham Beach, Norfolk from 25th to 27th August as part of the London 2012 Festival. The artists worked with singers and swimmers from the local area to make the performance. Out of Water is a Live Art Collective East commission supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England, Escalator Live Art, Norfolk County Council and the Women Make Music scheme through the PRS For Music Foundation. Produced by Artsadmin.

Artsadmin Summer Project 2010-2012.mov

The Skin of My Teeth - a three year reflection From 2010 -- 2012 Artsadmin commissioned Mark Storor to create a triptych of work that would set up a space and an offer for young and emerging artists to kick start or develop a performance practice. Over the three years Artsadmin have supported those involved in the Summer Project and worked with film maker Chris Keenan to share the processes and ideas that took place during these special August months.

Artsadmin in 2012

A snapshot of our projects in 2012. We've worked on a beach in Holkham, on London monuments, in a Cambridge Café, on the streets of Helsinki, in a park in Wandsworth and under the canopy of Spaghetti Junction, as well as in galleries and theatres around the world. Edited by James Leadbitter Music 'Valley of Paradise' - Psychemagik https://soundcloud.com/psychemagik 'Out of Water' - Jocelyn Pook

Artsadmin Weekenders: Richard DeDomenici

On 1 & 2 December Richard DeDomenici will lead an Artsadmin Weekender at Toynbee Studios. It will be a weekend of auto didactic self sabotage where risks will be calculated and failure will be embraced wholeheartedly. It's time to take Art to the next illogical step, time to confuse the world into submission. It's futurology. It's revolution through obfuscation. This weekend you will change the world... If only a teeny bit. More info / book your place: http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/events/3232

Plunge

Plunge, by Michael Pinsky, imagines a time 1000 years in the future when the effects of runaway climate change have completely transformed the London we know today. See more at http://www.plungelondon.com Created by Michael Pinsky and produced by Artsadmin and LIFT as part of the Imagine 2020 network programme. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, the European Culture Programme, Trust Greenbelt, WWF-UK and the Big Give. In partnership with Royal Parks, Seven Dials Trust and Paternoster Square Management Limited.

Artsadmin's Bursary scheme

A short film about Artsadmin's Artist Bursary Scheme, featuring Zineb Sedira, Harminder Judge and Stacy Makishi.

∆E=W by Emma Smith at Tate Modern

Shot and edited by Hydar Dewachi this video taken from the debut performance of Emma Smith's game ∆E=W, performed at Tate Modern in the Energy and Processes gallery on 3 December 2011. ∆E=W (Change + Energy = The Work) is an ongoing project that Emma has been working on with support from an Artsadmin Bursary, and is developed from a series of experiments involving touch, the gaze and spatial harmonics.

Plunge Paternoster Square Voxpops

The Plunge team headed down to Paternoster Square and the Occupy London Camp to open up the debate and discussion on issues raised through Plunge. Next week we will be at 7 dials - message us, get in touch and make yourself heard! http://www.plungelondon.com http://www.facebook.com/plungelondon @plungelondon #plunge

Michael Pinsky on Plunge

Time lapse footage of the installation of Plunge on the Duke of York Column on Sunday 5th February. Plunge, by Michael Pinsky, is an artist's imagining of a time, 1000 years in the future, when the effects of runaway climate change have completely changed the London we know today. Plunge is lighting up 3 columns in London: Duke of York column, Seven Dials Sundial Pillar and Paternoster Square column, until the 4th March. Filmed and edited by Kristian Buus Artist and voice: Michael Pinsky Plunge has been created by Michael Pinsky and produced by Artsadmin and LIFT as part of the Imagine 2020 network programme. Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, the European Culture Programme, Trust Greenbelt, WWF-UK and the Big Give. In partnership with Royal Parks, Seven Dials Trust and Paternoster Square Management Limited.

All The WavesYou Washed Away

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

My Sugar Coated World

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

A Family Affair

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

The Fall of the Centurion

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

Dragon Snap

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

Forward Bends Extends

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

Feather One's Nest

Summer Project 2011 led by Mark Storor.

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Commercial Street
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E1 6AB

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