MA Artistic Research Methodologies

Commissioner: Leeds Met & Holbeck Urban Village Leeds 2008 In collaboration with Trudy Entwistle. MAAP Developed of a practice based module entitled ‘Artistic Research Methodologies’ as part of the final year of Leeds Met’s MA Landscape Architecture Students developed their own research practice and produced work in response to Holbeck Urban Village. Projects outcomes included […]

Placemaking Action Research

Commissioned by Arts Council England and delivered in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture Park Yorkshire 2008 – 2010 An action research programme around Placemaking that aimed to build capacity and resilience within the (cultural) sector and its commissioners. Dr Franco Bianchini (Leeds Met), Dr David Bell (School of Geography, University of Leeds) provided contextual case studies […]

Sound Lines

Producer: MAAP Artist: Bill Fontana Dark Arches, Leeds June 2005 A live sound sculture in the labyrinthine Dark Arches of Leeds by renowned US artist Bill Fontana. Sound Lines used a specially designed loudspeaker system to emit the live sounds of the River Aire below and the Leeds City train station above transforming the space […]

Architecture Week 2005 & 2006

Commissioner: Arts Council Yorkshire In various venues including Leeds College of Music, Round Foundry (Leeds), Hull’s Central Library, The Orangery (Wakefield) and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. 2005 Programmed in collaboration with Karen Houghton 2006 Programmed in collaboration with Anita Morris Associates


Commissioner: Yorkshire Forward, Leeds City Council and Bauman Lyons Architects Intervention to Overcome Social Barriers 2006 WochenKlausur’s Website

Edges of Sound

Producer: MAAP Artist: Stephen Gill Dark Arches Leeds 2005 Funded by Arts Council England, Arts and Business, Leeds City Council and Section 106. MAAP commissioned photographer Stephen Gill to create a series of images that explored the Dark Arches and its surrounding area, at a time when it is about to be radically transformed and […]

St Martin’s Bells – Bill Fontana

Commissioner: Arts Council England West Midlands In Collaboration with University of Birmingham and Birmingham City Council Artist: Bill Fontana Birmingham 2005 An open air performance and sound piece commissioned as part of Architecture week.  St Martin’s Bells; Culmination of the US sound artist Bill Fontana’s Fellowship in Eastside, Birmimgham The project focused on a new […]

Ways of Hearing Workshop

Producer: MAAP In Partnership with Lumen Round Foundry Media Centre & Holbeck Urban Village, Leeds 2005 The Ways of Hearing workshop was a series interventions and workshops as part of Architecture Week 2005 this Included sound walks around Holbeck Urban Village led by John Levack Drever (Head of Sound Art at Goldsmiths) and Bill Fontana […]

A Public Art Action Plan for Leeds

Commissioner: Leeds Architecture & Design Initiative In partnership with pArts 2003