domestic affairs

Posted on Jun 20, 2017

domestic affairs | Francesco Simeti | Zsofia Schweger | Ursula Burke Curated by Hayley Gault 7th – 22nd July Opening Thurs 6 July, 6-9pm Gallery 2 ”We are inside and outside it. No so-called ‘elevated’ activity can be reduced to it, nor can it be separated from it…And another thing: do you think art is […]


Posted on Jun 13, 2017

UnSettlement by Paul Moore  Curated by Moran Been-noon  7th-22nd of July 2017  Opening July 6th 6-9pm  This exhibition is the latest outcome of the artist Paul Moore’s ongoing #nonarnia project. This Belfast-focused project critiques the adoption of fantastic cultural icons as signifiers of the gentrification processes. For ‘Unsettlement’ Moore, a multidisciplinary Belfast-based artist, will take […]


Posted on May 26, 2017

In collaboration with Pollen Studios Platform Arts Belfast & Pollen Studios are proud to present ‘Proximity’ a studio exchange exhibition.   Opening evening: Thursday 8th June 6pm – 9pm Reception at both Pollen studios 37-39 Queen Street, Fl 1st and Platform Gallery Belfast 1 Queen Street  Exhibition continues: Thursday 6th July with a closing evening Late […]

2017-2018 Platform Residency Graduate Award

Posted on May 10, 2017

Making Scenes by Rachael Rankin Photo Courtesy of Jordan Hutchings   Platform Arts Graduate Residency Award 2017-18 Deadline: Thursday 25th of May Our annual Graduate Residency Award is now open for applications from University of Ulster (Belfast School of Art) students graduating in 2017. About us Platform is an artist-led studio group and contemporary art gallery […]

The Freedom of Platform | Call for submissions

Posted on Apr 18, 2017

To honour our artistic community in 2017 Platform Arts is inviting artists living in Northern Ireland to present “the Freedom of Platform”. When an individual is granted the ‘Freedom’ of a city, it is a recognition of their importance and contribution to the development of their community. This year the entrance and main stairwell of […]

Zine/Comic Call Out

Posted on Apr 18, 2017

April – June 2017 Newsprint

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

Newsprint Apr – June 2017

Studio Available for Rent

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

The Studio: Studio: 007                              Available: Saturday 15th April                                   Cost/month: £75 This is a great opportunity for an artist looking to rent a well-maintained studio in a […]

2017/18 Open Call for Exhibition Proposals

Posted on Mar 4, 2017

Submission Guidelines 2017:18 DEADLINE FOR SUMBISSION: By 6pm, Friday 31st March 2017 Platform Arts is accepting proposals from artists and curators, working in any media or discipline to be included in its 2017/2018 exhibition and events programme. Prior experience is not a condition of acceptance. Please refer to the guidelines before completing your proposal. PROPOSAL FORMAT […]

Vacancy for Voluntary Co-Directors 2018

Posted on Feb 6, 2017

***Deadline Friday 1st June*** Platform Arts is currently seeking expressions of interest for the role of Co – Director. Platform was founded on the basic principle of supporting and promoting the creation of innovative contemporary art. Its mission is to actively promote the creation, presentation of and access to contemporary art through its studio, gallery […]