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b-side commissions a whole range of art, research, events and activities every year.

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New Curators

2nd March1st October 2020

Between March and October 2020, b-side will train, mentor and support 5 emerging curators under the age of 30 from Dorset to learn more about...


The Resident Residency

Thursday 27 February 2020
Resident artists receive financial and creative support for the development of an idea over a period of time, using the overarching theme of Common...
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Common Lands

22nd November 201931st December 2023

The project is an ambitious multi-layered, multidisciplinary, multi-stranded project. It will incorporate community-led research, workshops,...


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