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Lois in the CVAN spotlight

Lois spoke to Jo Townsend, Director of CVAN London (one of our newest studio residents) about her journey into the arts and what Metroland Cultures does.

11 April 2024

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Announcing Lizzie Graham, Metroland’s new Programmes Curator.

Having previously worked as the Associate Civic Curator at Serpentine, where she worked connecting artists and communities through long term residency programmes, we are thrilled to have Lizzie joining our team here at Metroland!

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Announcing studio residents CVAN London.

CVAN London will have a base at Metroland Studios, as well as programming a series of workshops and events open to their London wide network and Metroland’s community.

15 March 2024

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Peer-to-Peer update: weeks 4 and 5

The Peer-to-Peer 2024 cohort have now had 6 weeks of peer-learning sessions at Metroland and beyond! Read on to hear about what they got up to in week 4 and 5.

8 March 2024

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Peer-to-Peer Update: Sessions 2 and 3

16 February 2024

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Announcing our new NZ guest Curator!

We are excited to announce that our next curator in residence will be Māori artist, writer, curator and teacher, Hana Pera Aoake!

26 January 2024

Peer-to-Peer 2024 Cohort announced!

Today the first Peer to Peer session of 2024 took place at Metroland Studios. We are thrilled to welcome the ten artists who have been selected to participate in this year’s artist support programme, Peer to Peer 2024.

24 January 2024

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2023 Exhibitions Retrospective

In 2023 Metroland’s gallery was kept busy hosting shows from a myriad of incredible artists. Take a look back at our year in exhibitions…

22 December 2023

Squishy Collective at Metroland Studios

Read about the takeover of the Metroland gallery by the Squishy Collective and the tactile and sensory explorations they’re undertaking.

30 November 2023

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Amanda Camenisch and Therese Westin discuss their art practice

The two Brent-based artists talk about the inspiration for their sonic sculptures. As well as how the different art pieces came to be, and their intentions for the future of the exhibition.

6 October 2023