The Old Red Bus Station invites you to a venue wide evening of creativity in celebration of our 6th birthday. With work from our in-house design team alongside public submissions from Project Distort, expect a night of unusual and unnerving visuals, installations, disruptive design and more.
Project Distort aims to provoke a conversation around the ways in which human behaviours are controlled, conditioned and manipulated within our society. Exploring mass hysteria, subliminal messaging, Capitalism, data consumption, advertising and the distortion of reality.
Featuring a live music performance from our very own Bar Manager Tom PM ft guest musicians and live painting from local artists Jamie Sheridan and Morgan Scriven.With Free Music Downstairs from our resident DJ's.
Free Entry // One Night Only // 28.04.22 // 7pm-Late
The Old Red Bus Station, 104 Vicar Lane, LS2 7NL, Leeds
Video compilation of typographic word art animations by digital glitch art, op art, and street art.
Cal Lewis explores the ironic comforts of living in a dirty world, and how that comfort is what is making our current society stagnate.
A response to Harlan Ellison‘s dystopian short story and video game of the same name.
This piece of work seeks to explore the ways that a constant and overwhelming influx of information and imagery can affect us.
Responding to the way porn and social media have distorted our view of sex and being miseducated about bdsm, classing ‘vanilla’ as boring and a negative thing.
It is the posthuman vision of transgression. Transgression of the field of laboratory creations, which endanger the lives of human beings.
piece of pure expression, an extension of a thought. The brushstrokes flow outside of the restrictions of the canvas, as our free will tries to form the restrictions of our world.
A superfluous, jarring and inevitably doomed representation of an attempt to create an image of the perfect family - which leads to a descent into madness.
Photography series exposing the bills the Government has been passing on the sly by gathering media attention for the Lockdown Parties instead.
This poster should have some kind of description about how the masses are all placated by the Powers That Be with Netflix, cheap fast food and salacious news stories etc to distract everyone from their evil deeds.
Marion’s work portrays an invasion of privacy. Outside agencies require compliance but there may be a way out.
This piece focuses on how far-right newspapers and the media distort reality.
A film about the advertising industry's insidious infection of social media.
'Cognisant or Vegetative'
By using our mobile phones our humanity can be compromised and we become not-present, less physically linked.
String Theory is an algorithmically generated abstract animation, spontaneously grown from a carefully balanced mixture of chaos, repetition and mutation.
‘I Can See You’
The film reflects on the behaviours towards women accused of being witches, drawing from research on the witch hunt era in England and inspiration from a local Lincolnshire book of folklore tales and beliefs.
Advertising is everywhere in the modern day, on buses, trains, on our phones, and even in our houses.