28 October – 27 November 2005

Funders & Supporters

ART SHEFFIELD 05: Spectator T was organised by Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum (SCAF). SCAF a not-for profit company working to further the presence and awareness of contemporary art in Sheffield through joint programming, creating opportunities for artists, audience development and profile raising activities. The directors of the company are representatives of Bloc Studios, Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust, Sheffield Hallam University, Site Gallery, S1 Artspace & Yorkshire Artspace and independent artists. See About SCAF for further details and contacts

SCAF would like to thank
: Gavin Wade, the artists, Bill Paton of Sheffield City Council, Matt Jarvis, The Designers Republic, Mel Jordan, Fred Gould of Ravent Developments, Makeila Drew, Laura Mark from Sheffield Hallam University and the SCAF Marketing Committee: Marge Ainsley, Sheffield Galleries & Museums rust; Ivor Lawrence, Sheffield Hallam Univeristy; Fiona Oliver, CIQ Agency; Toby Oliver, Sheffield City Council, and Katie Owens, BLOC, Annet Gelink, Gagosian, Klosterfelde, Meyer Kainer and Store galleries and The Modern Institute.

Arts Council of England
The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
The Henry Moore Foundation
Sheffield Town Trust
Urban Culture programme through Sheffield City Council

SCAF is building up a network of supporters who are helping us reach wider audiences and raise the profile of contemporary art in Sheffield through various joint promotional initiatives. Supporters include:

Devonshire Quarter Traders Association
Located directly west of Sheffield's city centre and home to the Forum, the Devonshire Quarter is half a square mile of cosmopolitan chic, fresh fashion, bohemian bars, cool clubbing and eclectic eating.

Exposed Magazine
Exposed is the definitive entertainment, lifestyle and listings magazine for Sheffield. Published monthly with a cool contemporary feel; it is the essential guide to culture, clubbing, food & drink, fashion, property, music and comedy in the city. And it’s free.
Including the return of the ShagTag, Feliz (Spanish for happy/joyful and gay) is set to be Sheffield’s boldest and craziest gay night. Feliz is set to be fun and frolics for everyone, whether you’re gay or not. Launching 20/10/05 @ the HUBS [previously the NCPM], Paternoster Row.
The Forum
Based in the heart of the Devonshire Quarter, the Forum is one of the pioneers of café/bar culture in Sheffield. It offers a range of food, drinks, art and entertainment, and houses many unique boutiques.
The Halcyon Bar
A sophisticated wine/cocktail bar where the music policy is not set in stone. We enjoy anything from disco to mowtown, hip hop to funk, rare grooves to modern house music.
Sheffield’s first ever gay week takes place in venues across the city from 14 – 21 October 2005. For more information email joe@exposedmagazine.co.uk
The independent chain of record stores that sells CD’s, DVD’s and books at competitive prices.
Groundwork Sheffield
Groundwork Sheffield is an environmental charity working to support the sustainable development of Sheffield's environment. Their purpose is to build sustainable communities through joint environment action.
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Hallam University offers undergraduate and postgraduate full and part-time courses, research, consultancy and services to business in many fields, including art and design.
Sheffield Theatres
Sheffield Theatres comprises three distinctive performance venues, the Crucible, Lyceum, and Studio Theatres. Together they form the largest regional theatre complex outside London and provide a wide variety of live entertainment
Hallam Union (HUBS)
Hallam Union is the students’ union for Sheffield Hallam University. They have recently moved into new premises, taking up residence in the ex National Centre for Popular Music on Paternoster Row.
The UK’s largest independent cinema and café bar, committed to providing a diverse range of films, education and related cultural activity for Sheffield and the surrounding region. Voted ‘Best Independent Cinema in 2002’ by Guardian readers.
A unique managed workspace and business centre for companies and individuals working in and around the cultural and media industries. Located in the heart of Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter.
Waterstone’s is the country’s leading specialist bookseller, offering range and value for money. Passionate about books, their knowledgeable booksellers aim to provide the best bookshop experience for their customers.

Other supporters include:
HLW (Hartley Linfoot Whitland)
Sheffield College
Sheffield Tourism
The Designers Republic