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HERETICS at Ladybeck, Leeds
New York Times-bestselling writer-artists, international comic-book artists, metalsmiths and dark bohemian jewellery artists collaborated to create the HERETICS exhibition of folk-horror art as part of the 10th international Thought Bubble sequential arts festival in Leeds, UK.
Featuring a range of sinister artwork inspired by the comic-book series of the same name, created by Martin Simmonds, P M Buchan and series editor Kasra Ghanbari, the HERETICS exhibition was hosted by Lady Beck, an artist-led studio space in Mabgate at the heart of Leeds artistic quarter, and co-curated by P M Buchan and John Pearson. Featured artists included: Martin Simmonds, Ben Templesmith, Caspar Wijngaard, John Pearson, Stevie-Leigh Smith, Luke Axworthy, Sarah Gordon, Alisdair Wood, Anna Fitzpatrick, Conor Boyle, Will Kirkby, James Usill, Andrew Tunney (aka 2hands), and M D Penman, with live art on the opening night from Tasha Wild and Steve Myles from Pyre Climber, and a musical setlist from Rue Morgue Radio's Tomb Dragomir.