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Site Verify Revisited

Paper Dove by Dawn Felicia KnoxWhat is Empty shop? Somewhat surprisingly positioned opposite Starbucks, the Empty Shop headquarters is a large studio, exhibition and office space covering two floors that is dedicated to artists, by artists. The founders, dissatisfied with the lack of resources for artists in the North-East and Durham in particular, set it up four years ago and now it’s a thriving rental space that provides much needed help for artists who need support and somewhere to showcase their work. It’s a not-for-profit organisation, and this attitude is embedded in the atmosphere …