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FACT celebrates a Hacky Birthday

Liverpool’s pioneering media arts centre is staging a special birthday event this weekend to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its Wood Street building.

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Craft + Technology Residencies: from ideas to tangible prototypes

In January, three UK makers began Watershed’s Craft + Technology Residencies, bringing together making and design with digital, networked technologies. Taking place in Bristol, Plymouth and Falmouth, we talk to the participants and discover how digital technology is influencing their practice.

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Creating space for dialogue and support

In partnership with ixia, artist Hannah Hull is presenting a series of events in Newcastle, Bristol and Birmingham for socially-engaged artists who want to be part of a ‘hyper-local critical support network’.

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ACE provides Catalyst for development

During 2012, around ten per cent of funds awarded through Arts Council England’s Catalyst fund – to help improve fundraising capacity – went to visual arts organisations.

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Turning Gove threat into golden opportunity

While Michael Gove’s recent scrapping of the English Baccalaureate Certificate is welcome, Q-art Director Sarah Rowles suggests that there’s much more work to be done when it comes to the wider issue of art education.

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100% cuts in Moray: “It sets the arts sector adrift”

While Harriet Harman’s comments have put Newcastle’s cuts to the arts back on the radar, in the North East of Scotland Moray Council is also about to vote to cut its entire arts budget. And while the figures are much smaller, the impact locally could be just as devastating.

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Launch Pad encourages North West artists not to take off

Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery is encouraging ‘user-generated’ content via its CG Associates scheme, which includes the Launch Pad series of short exhibitions. We find out more from artist Maurice Carlin and the gallery’s Deputy Director Clarissa Corfe.

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Gove U-turns on EBC, but where does that leave EBacc?

While campaigners against the EBacc have welcomed Michael Gove’s scrapping of the English Baccalaureate Certificate and the announcement of a new performance measure for schools in England that will include arts subjects, the detail is far from clear.

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