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Public art – because you’re worth it

In a time of austerity, it’s become more important than ever for the visual arts to articulate their value to society. But, asks Claire Doherty, Director of arts producers Situations, what forms of evidence should be produced and whose criteria are we to use?

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Conference report: Cr8net does digital diversity

The third Cr8net creative industries conference, themed around ‘Digital Diversity’, started badly for our correspondent. But thanks to adept chairing and a whirlwind visit from Ed Vaizey, this annual one day event managed to transcend its achingly cool Shoreditch venue to explore some genuinely important issues.

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Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 has opened at The Photographers’ Gallery in London and offers the most expanded view of what photography is, or can be, since its inception.

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Liverpool Art Prize exhibition set to open at Albert Dock

The sixth edition of the Liverpool Art Prize opens on Thursday in the city’s historic Albert Dock. We talk to Kevin Hunt, one of the shortlisted artists, and Robyn Woolston, winner of the 2012 Prize and one of this year’s judges, about the significance of the new venue.

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Sound installation re-examines Stephen Lawrence murder

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Artist Tahera Aziz has created a sound installation that revisits the events surrounding the racially motivated murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence. After showing across the UK and internationally, this weekend it opens at Bermondsey Project, London.

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GI launches new bursary award

Glasgow International announces the launch of two open funding strands for 2014 including the new Open Glasgow Bursary for final year students and recent graduates.

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Thatcher and a-n: exploring the archives

As the debate continues around Margaret Thatcher’s legacy ahead of her all-but state funeral, one thing is sure – the influence of her actions and ideas continues to be felt across the UK. Formed in the midst of her first term, a-n is no exception. Here, Director Susan Jones remembers the dawn of Thatcherism and trawls the a-n archive for pertinent references to the Iron Lady and her policies.

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