Kala Sangam 5th December 2020

Kala Sangam Blog

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Here you will find Kala Sangam news, industry updates and information about upcoming projects, events and opportunities, as well as highlights and achievements. We welcome approaches for guest blogs on the topic of south Asian arts and artists. Please do keep checking back to stay in touch with what’s happening.

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Introducing Our Back to the Studio Artists

Introducing Our Back to the Studio Artists

                      We are delighted to introduce our 26 Back to the Studio artists. Each will receive £1000 plus a week of no-pressure studio time to restart their creative practice. 10 are artists we hand picked because of our long standing working relationships and the other […]

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Back to the Studio Packages – Restart your creative practice.

Back to the Studio Packages – Restart your creative practice.

Since we started to reopen our studio spaces, we’ve been listening to artists coming through our doors, and it’s clear that just being in a dance studio again is a significant, emotional, and often overwhelming experience for many people. We want to make sure that when artists finally get that Project Grant or DYCP funding, […]

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Kala Sangam receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Kala Sangam receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Kala Sangam receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund Kala Sangam, Bradford’s Art Centre, has been awarded £123,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today. Kala […]

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Exa Networks Provide Kala Sangam with free high-speed internet

Exa Networks Provide Kala Sangam with free high-speed internet

Kala Sangam is delighted to be receiving continued sponsorship from Exa Networks, one of the biggest independent Internet Service Providers in the UK. A near neighbour of ours in Bradford, Exa’s sponsorship provides free high-speed DarkLight to the premises. The ability to communicate easily, quickly and securely is essential to much of what happens here […]

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Latest update from Kala Sangam Creative Director Alex Croft

Latest update from Kala Sangam Creative Director Alex Croft

Launching our new crowdfunder campaign (crowdfunder.co.uk/kalasangam) has been bittersweet in many ways. In the process of pulling everything together, I’ve been reminded of both the incredible impact Kala Sangam has had on people’s lives for over 25 years, and taken time to properly reflect on the last 6 months – six of the toughest months […]

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‘Earth Mothers’ Sonia Sabri and Keira Martin take over Kala Sangam with a week of online activities and creative tasks

‘Earth Mothers’ Sonia Sabri and Keira Martin take over Kala Sangam with a week of online activities and creative tasks

Every summer, Kala Sangam welcomes artists to take over its Arts Centre in the heart of Bradford, filling every available space with artistic activity. Keen to continue handing over the reins to independent artists, but with the building shut due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Kala Sangam will instead be giving over their social media channels […]

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