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Volunteer Opportunity: Exhibition Host

Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food – Volunteer Opportunity: Metal are looking for enthusiastic people who would like to volunteer in our new exhibition FOOD. About the Exhibition: This exhibition is the culmination of an 18-month residency the artists have had with Peterborough. In 2015, Lucy + Jorge created 70 x 7 The Meal Act XXXIX […]

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RESIDENT: Matt Lewis

Matt Lewis is a musician and sound-artist based in London. Key areas of interest include the politics of sound, Foley, urbanism, notation and alternative methods of media distribution. His work is most often focused on particular physical sites, or around particular social issues, such as regeneration and street vending. As part of his residency Matt […]

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RESIDENT: Jessie Brennan

Jessie Brennan is a visual artist based in London. Her practice explores the representation of places through drawing and dialogue, informed by their local histories and changing contexts. The places of focus are often sites of contradiction, inextricably shaped by urban change. Her work responds to the political, economic and class contexts of specific sites, […]

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RESIDENT: Marc Atkinson

Marc Atkinson is a visual artist, originally from Peterborough and now based in Norwich. Working primarily with moving image, his work is concerned with place, landscape and identity. Marc has used his time at Metal to explore the marginal outskirts of Peterborough, the fastest growing city in the UK. He is interested in ‘uncharted’ territories […]

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NOTES ON BLINDNESS

“There is something so totally purging about blindness that one either is destroyed or renewed…”     Last year, film-makers James Spinney and Peter Middleton came on a residency to Metal Southend to develop their feature film Notes On Blindness It is now our immeasurable pleasure to see how their work developed. And what work it is…     […]

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ARTIST VILLAGE LINE-UP UNVEILED FOR VILLAGE GREEN

We are very excited to announce the fantastic artists who are part of Artist Village at this year’s Village Green Festival. Curated by exciting artist and Village Green stalwart Jonathan Kipps, the hand-picked artists will develop bespoke art for this one-day multi-disciplinary arts and music festival – a unique opportunity to present their work to the thousands of people who […]

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North Street School, Netpark, Bluetits & Peacocks

Hive of activity here at Chalkwell Hall here today. We’ve got the pupils of North Street School exploring the park using the fabulous Netpark facilities. Also in attendance some rather colourful birds…          

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Recipe Comp

Do you have a tried and tested recipe that has been passed down the generations? Is it on a slightly dog-eared piece of paper, wedged into a bulging recipe book stained with bits of ingredients or is it preserved in special plastic files? Is it a well-kept family secret or something you would share with […]

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