A Language of Holes is a project co-developed by Wysing Arts Centre and Sarah Hayden, as part of Voices in the Gallery. Together, we are developing innovative and creative approaches to making live art and performance events maximally accessible.
Club Urania is once again taking over Junction's J1 auditorium!
After another sold-out season of cabaret shows, Cambridge’s star-studded night for the arty queer crowd goes supernova. Join us on the dancefloor – allies welcome – for the best and bizarrest of LGBTQ+ performance and music.
Temporalities of Access
Presented by The Art of Captioning and A Language of Holes
Saturday 5 November, 12-5.30pm
Join us for Temporalities of Access: an afternoon-long exploration of access in relation to time, liveness, literary arts and time-based media.
Join us online for a special in-conversation event to celebrate Uma Breakdown’s gallery exhibition Earth A.D. Uma has invited researcher, curator and artist Angela YT Chan and Dr Tom Dillon to discuss systems of archiving, collapse and repair and queer counter-culture science fiction.
Earth A.D. Launch event
Saturday 24 September, 4–6pm Video introduction from the artist, 5.30pm
Join us at Wysing to celebrate the launch of Uma Breakdown's new exhibition Earth A.D. a new body of work draws on the artist’s research into the structures and historical context of Gothic narratives, and their creative relationships to time, space, identity and social relations.
Friday 16 September, 8pm-midnight
Re-entering the atmosphere after a sold out first season, Club Urania is back!
Cambridge’s premium performance and music night for LGBTQ+ people and allies returns this autumn. Bringing you a constellation of star performers, otherworldly open-mic, and heavenly mixes from resident DJs.
Saturday 16 July, 11am to 7pm
Onsite and on WysingBroadcasts.Art (selected highlights and digital programme)
Join us online/onsite on 16 July for ‘From the Ground Up: The Gathering’, an exploration of how to shape our collective future from where we are.
Open Studios 2022
+ Open Platform presented by Motion Sickness X Wysing Arts Centre
Saturday 23 July, 12-6pm
Join us on-site for Wysing Open Studios 2022, a celebration of Wysing’s studio and associate artists, and our first Open Platform event, presented in collaboration with artist led space, Motion Sickness.
Wednesday 29 June, 12.30–2pm (Online)
Join us for a workshop that explores different aspects and specificities for approaching caption writing and consultation with practical exercises that target particular skills in order to begin interpreting and consulting on captions.
Wednesday 25 May, 12.30–2pm (Online)
You are invited to join us online for a lunchtime panel discussion, Making Access Work, the first in a series from The Art of Captioning research group.
Friday 25 March, 8pm
Enter into the orbit of Club Urania, a monthly night of music and performance for LGBTQ+ people and their allies in Cambridge. You can expect DJs, artists, poets, performers and open mic slots for performance, Drag, readings and more.
Saturday 16 April, 2 – 4.30pm
We are delighted to invite you to the final performance of A Tender Ascent at Wysing. Developed by choreographer and performer Maëva Berthelot and musician, vocalist and DJ Coby Sey, the performance expands on the exhibition of the same name, which can also be viewed during the event.
Saturday 26 February, 2 to 4.30pm and 6 to 8.30pm (performances: 2pm and 6pm)
We are delighted to invite you to our first exhibition of 2022, A Tender Ascent, from choreographer and performer Maëva Berthelot and musician, vocalist and DJ Coby Sey.
Friday 11 March, 12.30 to 3pm (GMT)
Drop-in, on Discord
Join British Council Net//Work Residency artists Laura Andreato, Halik Azeez, Wajeeha Batool and Wendy Teo on Discord to celebrate the opening of the Net//Work Exhibition.
Friday 18 February, 8pm
Enter into the orbit of Club Urania, a new monthly night of music and performance for LGBTQ+ people and their allies in Cambridge. You can expect DJs, artists, poets, performers and open mic slots for performance, Drag, readings and more.
Friday 25 March, 10am–12pm at Wysing and Saturday 26 March, 10–11am on Zoom
As part of our open call for Artist-Led Courses, we are holding two open mornings for artists who are interested in delivering courses, to find out more about our plans for public art courses at Wysing.