NOISE Festival 2014: The Showcase

Here they are, the very first details of the NOISE Festival 2014 Showcase!

We’re celebrating the selected artists that have been handpicked from over 5,000 entries by our stellar Curating and shortlisting panel, featuring Brian Eno, Gerald Scarfe, Elaine Constantine and Sir Nicholas Grimshaw.

Taking place from September to November, the NOISE Festival 2014 showcases bring you events in London, Manchester and Leeds, plus online galleries and in the media

We’d like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who entered work this year. We were absolutely blown away by your entries and of course, we’re not the only ones:
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For all the details on the NOISE Festival 2014 Showcase, as well as the selected artists, you can keep up with the latest at here.

Curator Choice artists are being notified as we speak. Artists who have received high commendation for their work, will receive a rosette directly on that piece on their portfolio from September 9th.

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the launch and awarding event
House of Commons, London - 9th September 2014 

The NOISE Festival 2014 officially launches at the prestigious House of Commons on Tuesday 9th September, hosted by Manchester MP Lucy Powell. In attendance will be the Curators, press and MPs, to announce and celebrate the winning talent handpicked from over 5,000 global festival entries.

Although it’s invite only, you can be sure we’ll be live tweeting the entire thing and posting on our instagram. To keep up with all the action, follow us and watch the hashtag #NOISEfest14

Best new creatives: NOISE FESTIVAL 2014
Southbank & Bankside, London

Sumner Street, Bankside, 9th September – 5th October 2014

The award-winning charity presents an outdoor visual art exhibition in the heart of London’s Southbank celebrating 57 up and coming creatives, handpicked by the NOISE Festival 2014 Curators including Brian Eno, Tim Marlow, Elaine Constantine and Gerald Scarfe.

Visit the exhibition, situated close to the iconic Tate Modern to discover the creative stars of tomorrow, exclusively endorsed by the biggest names from the art world.

The exhibition is open to the general public 24 hours a day and is free to attend.

More London, Southbank, 7th October – 7th November 2014

NOISE Festival moves its outdoor exhibition from Sumner Street to the More London estate, overlooking the iconic Tower Bridge.

The exhibition is open to the general public 24 hours a day and is free to attend.

Victoria and Albert Museum, Seminar Room 1 - 16th September 2014
1.30pm – 5.45pm as part of the London Design Festival

Discover the Design Industry's future stars, handpicked by NOISE Festival 2014 Curators Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, Ian Livingstone CBE (Life President, Eidos), Andy Bird (Executive Creative Director, Publicis), & Jude Biddulph (SUCK UK).

Join two seminars hosted by Herbert Wright, Blueprint Magazine's Contributing Editor, to demystify the paths to a successful career in the Design industry and find out what the best in the business are looking for in the portfolios of the designers of the future.

1. NOISE Future Architecture, Interiors & Product Design Stars with Sir Nicholas Grimshaw and SUCK UK

2. NOISE Future Graphics & Advertising, Games & Digital Design Stars with Richard Baynham, Creative Director at Publicis and Dr Jo Twist, CEO of Ukie

Both seminars will be followed by a Q&A session

This is a first come, first served drop in event. To secure a seat in the seminar, please reserve your free place via the relevant link above. Between the seminars and during Q&A sessions, visitors are free to drop in and meet the speakers.

Best new artists of noise festival 2014
The Old Granada Studios, Manchester, 26th – 28th September 2014, as part of Buy Art Fair

The award-winning charity presents a 3-day exhibition of the brightest new visual art talent; curated by iconic music producer Brian Eno, Tim Marlow (art historian, broadcaster and Director of Artistic Programmes at the Royal Academy), and Elaine Constantine (award winning photographer, soon to release her much anticipated “Northern Soul” feature film).

Visit this unique showcase at the Old Granada Studios, one of the most historic venues in Manchester’s rich cultural heritage, to discover the art world’s stars of the future, exclusively endorsed by internationally acclaimed art professionals.

This NOISE exhibition is part of the annual Buy Art Fair, the place to buy original art in the North for 8,000 people every year.
It’s free to enter and open to the general public.

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The Tetley, Leeds, 3rd to 5th October 2014

As part of Leeds Light Night 2014, discover the next generation of artistic superstars at the visual arts exhibition; curated by Brian Eno, Tim Marlow, Elaine Constantine, Gerald Scarfe and Giles Deacon, the inspirational panel of NOISE Festival 2014 Curators.

Join us from 3pm - 8pm on Friday 3rd October to meet the exhibitors, watch special film screenings, attend Q & A’s and take part in music / art workshops with a fantastic selection of local art organisations.

Between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 4th October, there will also be exhibition linked workshops open to all.

The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free.
The Tetley