Strategies for Cities

Scunthorpe & North Allerton2009 – 2011Commissioned by Yorkshire Forward Renaissance and MBED MAAP worked with Town Teams in Scunthorpe and North Allterton that comprised council members, residents and businesses to address how they could strengthen their ability to deliver major regeneration projects more effectively.

Turning Point

Commissioner: Turning Point Yorkshire In partnership with Beam Across Yorkshire 2009 Turning Point was a 12 month programme which in its first stages investigated formal and informal learning in the visuals arts sector in the region. MAAP co-ordinated two discussions and workshops; one was a roundtable event at Huddersfield Blank Media and the second at […]

Expo Leeds

Produced in collaboration with  Sound and Music Festival of Sonic Art and Experimental Music Leeds September 2009 Expo Leeds’ aim was to illustrate the powerful, creative and playful nature of listening. Expo Leeds unveiled a programme of major new sound art commissions for the Leeds including work by artists of international standing; Christina Kubisch, Paul […]

Sonic Postcards

Commissioner: Leeds City Council, Northern Way and Yorkshire Forward In collaboration with Project Space Leeds Leeds 2009 An educational project exploring experimental sound art with pupils from various Leeds based schools. A sample audio file made by pupils at Cockburn School is below as well as a track made by Duncan Chapman which was exhibited […]

Licht auf Licht

Commissioner: Leeds City Council, Northern Way & Yorkshire Forward In Collaboration with Project Space Leeds Leeds 2009 An exhibition of 40 large scale Gerhard Kassner’s photographs of Hans Peter Kuhn’s light and sound installations. Licht auf Licht [Light on Light] showed Kuhn’s work from around the world, transforming urban landscapes and industrial architecture, beautifully captured […]

A Study for Hans Peter Kuhn

Commissioner: Leeds City Council, Northern Way and Yorkshire Forward Artist: Paul Emery 2009 As part of the Light Neville Street programme, MAAP commissioned film maker Paul Emery to create a series of video studies. The short videos document and explore the large scale panels which were manufactured for Hans Peter Kuhn’s public artwork for Neville […]

Klanging Banging

Commissioner: Leeds City Council, Northern Way and Yorkshire Forward Artists: Steve Martin, Stuart Childs and Tom Cookson Leeds 2009 Klanging Banging presented work from emerging artists of four new pieces of publicly sited sound art around Neville Street and Holbeck Urban Village. Junction by Stuart Childs and Chris Martin at Outpost, located on the Granary […]

Light Neville Street

Commissioner: Leeds City Council, Northern Way and Yorkshire Forward Artist: Hans Peter Kuhn Leeds 2009 Neville Street is the main thoroughfare into Leeds city centre from the south and the M621 motorway. Three lanes of vehicular traffic and two bus stop areas lead directly onto the main Leeds city centre loop road. It is also […]

Housing Market Renewal

Commissioner: Housing Market Renewal In partnership with Karen Houghton Sholver, Oldham and Rochdale 2008 The project was to develop a cultural strategy for creatively engaging local residents in Oldam and Rochdale. As part of this programme artist Andy Abbott was commissioned to facilitate a series of participatory mapping events. MAAP also commissioned Lucy Barker and […]

Tower Works

Commissioner: Yorkshire Forward In partnership with Bauman Lyons Architects Artists: Lee Patterson, Martin Smith and Black Dogs Holbeck, Leeds 2008-9 Tower Works is an historic landmark site in Holbeck Urban Village Leeds, with three italianate chimneys. Maverick pin-maker Colonel Harding opened the site in 1864, choosing to give Leeds factory workers and residents a little […]