Projects are the opportunities we design to continually redefine and expand what the library is; question existing hierarchies of cultural heritage; and grow its collection and resources. This can take the form of residencies, periods of dedicated research or new commissions.

In-Residence at VARC 2022

May – August 2022: The Library will be at VARC researching legacies and local practitioners in Northumberland and the influence of the rural on women’s creative practice in the region.

Library in-residence at MIMA: 30 Jul - 10 Dec 2021

In-Residence at MIMA 2021

July – December 2021: The Library will be at MIMA learning about creative histories in the region, and connecting with artists and organisations in the Tees Valley.

Re reading the Library

August – October 2019: A series of collaborative gatherings with artists exploring ways to navigate the library through instruction and collective reading.