Films by TAH

Bijan Moosavi: Nasheed Choir (2017)

8th July 2022

Bijan Moosavi is an Iranian multi-media artist based in London who was invited to The Art House in 2017, as part of the Migration: International Residency.

During his time onsite, the artist developed the Nasheed Choir to expand on the idea of ‘welcoming’ migrants. This film captures the choir’s performance of an old Islamic song (‘nasheed’), titled Tala’ al-Badru Alayna (طَلعَ البَدرُ عَلَینا).

The performance took place during the opening of the MIGRATION exhibition at The Art House in Wakefield (UK) on May 26 2017.

Watch Video


22nd September 2021

The Art House and Neon Workshops partnered to bring the work of neon artist Fred Tschida to Europe for the first time in 2021.

Film by David Lindsay. Additional footage by Nick Singleton. Music by James Wilkie.

The exhibition was supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Additional support from Wakefield Council.

Watch Video

Jill McKnight, Artists in Residence, July 2021

24th August 2021

Everything Is Still Floating is an exhibition of new work by artist Jill McKnight, developed over the course of a two-month residency at The Art House.

The show, which can be seen evolving in the gallery throughout July, presents a mix of sculpture, prints, works on paper, writing, and audio work. Each piece explores themes familiar to McKnight’s practice – feminism, the working-class experience, the connection between traditional industries and domestic life – whilst weaving the artist’s personal, familial and community stories through the exhibition.


Watch Video

A Gift from The Art House

22nd December 2020

A collaborative project that celebrates creativity and brings us together through art! In December 2020 one thousand Gift Boxes were created by artists and distributed to children throughout Wakefield.

Watch Video

Studio of Sanctuary Printmakers

23rd April 2020

What is the Studio of Sanctuary? How and why do people get involved in the project?

Find out more about the UK’s first Studio of Sanctuary, in the words of our print workshop participants.

Watch Video

Cole Ndelu & Dimple B. Shah: ROSL Artists in Residence, Autumn 2019

25th November 2019

The annual ROSL International Residency with The Art House invites two early career artists living and working in commonwealth countries for an eight week residency in UK, between London and Wakefield.

This year Cole Ndelu and Dimple B. Shah were selected by a panel of curators and professionals from ROSL, The Art House, The Tetley and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Watch Video

Laura Yuile, Artists in Residence, July 2019

21st August 2019

London-based sculptor Laura Yuile was in residence at The Art House throughout July 2019. A Brick Tunnel with a Concrete Floor (on display from 01 August to 12 October 2019), presents new works by Laura Yuile alongside works from the Arts Council Collection. Curated by Lauren Velvick.

Watch Video

Studio of Sanctuary Print Workshops at The Art House

2nd July 2019

As part of Refugee Week, The Art House teamed up with The Tudor Trust to run some family friendly print workshops in their professional print studio.

Watch Video

Stay in the know.

Stay up to date by signing up to our newsletter

Sign Up To Newsletter