Cathartic Heresy

Posted on Feb 22, 2022
Cathartic Heresy

Cathartic Heresy screened with Platform Gallery Belfast March 18th – 31st 2022. A selection of video works and performances by Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Eoin O’Dowd, Eleanor McCaughey, Luxury Mollusc, Reija Meriläinen, Richard Proffitt, Switch Collective (Frida Retz & Didde Borup Larsen) and Steve Maher. Curated by Eoin O’Dowd & Eleanor McCaughey Selected stills: Text:                        […]

Young Artists Callout 

Posted on Feb 17, 2022
Young Artists Callout 

Young Artists Callout We are super excited for spring around the corner! With our gallery currently getting a spring clean and some general maintenance done we would LOVE to invite local budding artists to showcase some spring paintings in our windows! If you are an artist aged 3-12 and you want to have your work […]

Open Call for Exhibitions 2022

Posted on Dec 8, 2021
Open Call for Exhibitions 2022

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31st January 2022, 5pm. Platform Arts is accepting proposals from artists and curators, working in any media or discipline to be included in our 2022 exhibition and events programme. Please refer to the guidelines before completing your proposal. PROPOSAL FORMAT Email your proposal as single PDF file to platformbelfast@gmail.com with “Exhibition Proposal: […]

December Members’ Show 21

Posted on Nov 30, 2021
December Members’ Show 21

Our December Members’ show showcases both our current Studio Holders and Co-Directors, as well as previous studio holders and Co-Directors. It is a celebration of the new space being established here in Connswater Shopping Centre and the reemergence of the arts after what has been a tough couple of years! We love an excuse to […]

Salonathon show 2021

Posted on Nov 2, 2021
Salonathon show 2021

Preview Thursday 4th November 6-9pm Open to the public Friday 5th November 6-9pm Continuing until 17th November Platform Arts are delighted to announce the opening of The Salonathon exhibition. 39 talented artists from our creative little Island have been selected to showcase their work in our new space @connswatersc. The exhibition will be running a soft opening […]

Co-Director Call Out 2021

Posted on Aug 9, 2021
Co-Director Call Out 2021

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 and education programs. A […]

Studio space available

Posted on Jul 29, 2021
Studio space available

Studio space available in our new location at Connswater Shopping Centre. This is a great opportunity for an artist looking to rent a large semi-private space just outside of Belfast city centre. The studio would suit a variety of different uses and is approximately 11 square metres. WIFI, electricity and access to toilet facilities are included […]

Postcards from Platform

Posted on Jul 28, 2021
Postcards from Platform

We are delighted to be finally marking our move out east with something big and we want YOU to be part of it. Submit an image related to the sea/coast/beach/shore. This will be used as part of a pop-up A3 ‘Postcard’ exhibition across the car park Exhibition dates: August 7th – 8th Submission Deadline: Midnight, Monday […]

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Fix up our new space

Posted on Jul 22, 2021
Weʼre raising £1,000 to Fix up our new space

We need some money to help us fix up the space and help keep supporting artists in our exhibition program and studios while bringing you the best events and keep the arts thriving in our beautiful new space in Connswater Shopping Centre At the moment we are looking for some extra support for this and to […]

nothing alien is human to us

Posted on Jul 8, 2021
nothing alien is human to us

        Nothing Alien is Human to Us is an exhibition of new work by visual artist Tara McGinn.  In this new, ongoing body of work, she explores themes of historical absence and the uncanny in relation to domestic space, after a period of heightened anxiety and close proximity to her family home. Using […]