VAI’s BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS 2014

LOFT was kindly asked to partake in the inaugural Belfast Open Studios, an initiative from Visual Artists Ireland that took place during the Belfast Festival at Queens 2014 and was sponsored by SUKI Tea, Belfast City Council, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland among many other supporters.  14 Studios took part over the five days with …

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VOICEBOX @ LOFT : 3/10/2014

Here are a few images from another VOICEBOX comedy night in LOFT that took place over the weekend! Voicebox gives a place for performers to step out of their comfort zones, to try something new and to show the audience something they will not see anywhere else, or indeed ever again! Experimentation is key, and …

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CNB14 – New Faces

As part of our CNB14 exhibition TRANSIENT BODIES, LOFT were delighted to invite some new and emerging artists to exhibit with us in the Assembly Rooms. We were overwhelmed with the response to our Open Call, and were excited by the array of talented individuals within our city.  Here are the five works that were chosen.   …

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Drink And Draw 19/08/14

Winning Drawing

David Lee Badger with the winning drawing by Brónach McGuinness who goes away with original drawing by DLB! Good swap!

Congratulations to Brónach McGuinness for coming away with the original work of art by LOFT member DLB.  It was a toughly fought night with voting having to go to a second stage!

Brónach goes away with the above original sketch from DLB and hopefully some fond memories of the night.  You can check out Brónach’s work here:

http://www.bronachmcguinness.com/

For more of DLB’s artwork and clothing range take a look here:

http://blackbloodapparel.bigcartel.com/

A huge thanks to all who came down on the night and we look forward to seeing you in our special Culture Night Xtra Drink and Draw on the 16th September in the old Assembly Rooms, Cathedral Quarter!

Nobody Wants to See That #Justhereforfun

Here are some photos from the opening of the group exhibition at LOFT. “Nobody wants to see that #JustHereForFun” by Roxie Belle, Peppy Fortuna & Woody Starr Thursday 7th August at 99 North Street. Here are some links to the artists involved: http://www.belfastarts.co.uk/  – David Turner Artist http://www.gemmagallagher.com/  –  Gemma Gallagher www.garethmartinart.com  -  Gareth Martin Congratulations …

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VOICEBOX @ LOFT

On the 16th May, something happened for the first time in LOFT.  Voicebox Comedy made its way up the stairs and delighted the packed studio with a night of unusual and side splitting humour. In the words of the host of Voicebox, Marcus Keeley, Voicebox is an alternative comedy night in Belfast: The goal of …

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