Residency: Leeds Library, Room 700

We are: Gerry Turvey; dance artist. Roger Bygott; visual artist. June Gersten-Roberts video artist. Rachael O’Neill; dance artist.

Four artists for four weeks will inhabit the Leeds library art project space and transform the space by weaving a texture of dance film and visual art into the fabric of the building.

The Artists will be in Residence during April 2016.

Please come in to watch and share the process of their work.

Yoga will also happen in the space each Wednesday 12.15-1pm (see below for more details)

All welcome


The Artists will be in on the following days

Week 1

Mon 4-Thursday 7 April (10am-4pm)


Week 2

Mon 11, Tues 12, Friday 15 April (10am-4pm)

(Workshop with Castaway group Wed 13 from 10-12)


Week 3

Tues 19 open workshop 1.30-4pm (please book with Gerry Turvey >

Wed 20 workshop for Studio 3. (1.30-4pm)


Week 4

Mon 25th, Tues 26, Fri 29  (10-4pm)

PERFORMANCE Sat April 30 @ 2pm


YOGA Classes Each week 12.15-1pm on Wednesdays

Taught by Gerry Turvey

Wednesday April 6/13/20/27. From 12.15-1pm.


This yoga class will focus on breath, lengthening and strengthening the body and calming the mind, leaving you refreshed for the afternoon. This yoga class is the ideal opportunity to take your mind off your busy life and find a place of quiet. All welcome. Please bring your own mat. Entry by donation

The ideas for this project will emerge directly from the space, the library, (its inhabitants, and history) and the contents housed in the library. Abstracting the written word through the language of the body. Using mark-making onto large paper and tracing paper, as if we were ‘writing the space’ or ‘drawing in paragraphs’ We will stage a series of interventions during the three weeks, developing ‘chapters’ that can be read visually. Finally creating of an installation of tactile and multi-dimensional projection surfaces, in which film and movement  will be present.