Back Lane West

BACK LANE WEST (BLW) is a non-profit, artist-led residency, project, and meeting space in Redruth, Cornwall. Its aims are to support critically engaged visual art practice and artists' professional development. Central to this is the commitment to develop regional, national, and international networks of exchange, discussion, and opportunity, and contribute to the building of a nationally and internationally connected, contemporary visual art community in the South West.

Established in 2009, BLW’s largely self-sustained project has grown into a regular programme of artists’ residencies, exchanges, exhibitions, performances, screenings, talks & discussions. We have developed links & collaborations with other artist-led groups – CINESTAR now shares our space - NPOs, curators, HE institutions, & community groups, regionally, nationally, & increasingly internationally.

BLW's core programme is grounded in its artists'/groups'/collaboratiors' self-funded residencies, projects and events. We therefore continue to welcome proposals - application details can be found on the BLW website.

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9 Back Lane West
Redruth
Cornwall TR15 2BT

01326 376484
info@backlanewest.org
www.backlanewest.org

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Rod Maclachlan, Inland Art Festival

Image Credit: Roderick Maclachlan - Inland Art Festival

PLASIZMO, Rosie McGinn

Image Credit: Rosie McGinn - PLASIZMO

Arabella Pio at BLW

Image Credit: Arabella Pio - Inland Art Festival

Nayoung Kim, china clay research

Image Credit: Nayoung Kim - residency

Working at BLW

Image Credit: Kirsty Lowry - One for the Frog

Artists in Conversation 4

Image Credit: Sarah Ciurysek & Lisa Hirmer - Artists in Conversation

Harrison & Wood, Inland Art Festival

Image Credit: Harrison & Wood - 10 x 10

STRYX Birmingham, collaborative exchange

Image Credit: STRYX, Birmingham - Exchange residency

What's on

Kurt Jackson: Bees (and the Odd Wasp) in My Bonnet

Jackson Foundation, North Row, St Just, Cornwall, TR19 7LB

Saturday 25 March 2017 – Saturday 19 August 2017

A Certain Kind Of Light

The Exchange

Saturday 27 May 2017 – Saturday 23 September 2017

Mike McInnerney: Ebb & Flow

Kestle Barton, Manaccan, Helston, Cornwall TR12 6HU

Saturday 15 July 2017 – Sunday 03 September 2017

Nina Royle

Newlyn Art Gallery, New Street, Newlyn, TR18 5PZ

Saturday 22 July 2017 – Saturday 19 August 2017

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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