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Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair. Photo: Nick Cunard
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Art Car Boot Fair heads to Margate

Turner Contemporary hosts a Margate edition of the Art Car Boot Fair this weekend, with work by high-profile artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk and Tracey Emin.

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Ars Electronica building, Linz, Austria
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International: Ars Electronica and the art of global thinking in a local context

While it is known internationally for its annual media arts prize and September festival, Ars Electronica is also firmly rooted in its home city of Linz, Austria thanks to its stunning building and work with schools. Chris Sharratt talks to artistic director Gerfried Stocker who explains how, 20 years after he joined the organisation, the relationship between local and global working remains crucial to its success.

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Mike Inglis, The Ark Camps, 2015 new vinyl wrap, a Travelling Gallery commission.
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Turner Prize takes road trip across Scotland

In the lead up to this year’s Turner Prize exhibition opening in Glasgow, a showcase of works by former Scottish winners and nominees will set off on a tour of Scotland in The Travelling Gallery.

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Rabab Ghazoul, It’s a long way back (Chilcot project), three-channel video, 2015
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A Q&A with… Rabab Ghazoul, Iraq Pavilion artist

Iraqi-born, Cardiff-based artist Rabab Ghazoul is one of five artists featured in the Iraq Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, with a three-channel video piece that focuses on Tony Blair’s testimony to the Chilcot Inquiry. Chris Sharratt finds out more.

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Wesley Goatley, Familiars.
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Brighton Digital Festival announces arts and technology commissions

Commissioned projects at this year’s ‘celebration of digital culture’, which takes place in September, will include a pop-up shop selling white noise, an immersive map tracking the movement of transport infrastructure, and a work that uses the virtual world to explore human identity and post-colonialism.

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