A project that asks the public to spark up a conversation with Bristol’s street furniture has been awarded the inaugural Playable City Award.
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An ambitious new exhibition at Stills, Edinburgh, and CCA, Glasgow explores the state of Europe’s economy today and the profound changes that have impacted on us all since the banking crisis of 2008. We talk to curators Angela Dimitrakaki and Kirsten Lloyd about this landmark show.
Museums Sheffield, the charitable Trust responsible for three of the city’s museums and galleries, is facing a £200,000 reduction to its annual grant as the City Council is tasked to find £50m in savings.
Multi-media exhibition TROLLEYOLOGY celebrates the first ten years of a small but potent publishing house and the life of a maverick publisher and champion of documentary photography.
Dame Liz Forgan’s farewell speech has been widely reported on for its attack on Michael Gove and the EBacc. Here, arts strategist and Thinking Practice founder Mark Robinson welcomes her forthright approach while finding plenty to take issue with.
Wondering what 2013 has in store in terms of conferences and events, art fairs and festivals? We take a look ahead to provide a snapshot of things we think are worth noting in your diary.
Speaking at the British Museum last night, outgoing Arts Council England Chair Dame Liz Forgan defended the arm’s length principle of arts funding and attacked plans for the EBacc.
Burnley-based art commissioning agency Mid Pennine Arts launches two new projects following Arts Council England investment.
Scottish web service to publish results of online survey asking: How can artists weather the recession?
a-n Director Susan Jones visited DIY Art School in Manchester where the focus is on collaboration and research.
Artangel and BBC Radio 4 launch a £1 million initiative for new site-specific commissions across the UK, with a series of introductory events in January and February.
A new partnership project seeks to make the birthplace of Moore and Hepworth the sculpture capital of Europe.
Glasgow’s Tramway is to be the host venue for the 2015 Turner Prize, bringing the UK’s highest profile art prize to Scotland for the first time.
A new opportunity in West Berkshire for recent art graduates provides space for more than just artistic development.
Artist-led collective B I T celebrate the launch of its new studio complex tomorrow with an evening of art, music, food and drink. We talk to Bob Gelsthorpe, one of the group’s founders.
The venerable London Art Fair is playing host to some interesting interventions in its Art Projects strand, enabling unrepresented artists to get a piece of the art fair action. We look at some of the methodologies being employed and test the temperature of the art market in 2013.
The energy of Northampton’s creative and cultural businesses will be linked more closely to the town’s growth and regeneration under new plans announced this week by Northampton Borough Council.
With government currently considering responses to its EBacc consultation, a campaign to keep creativity at the heart of education in our schools is calling for further support.
As the Contemporary Art Society prepares to open its first ever permanent home since it was founded in 1910, we talk to its director Paul Hobson about what the new space will mean for the organisation and its work.
Over two years since it was commissioned, Anthony McCall’s contribution to Artists Taking the Lead is yet to materialise. But beyond the obvious issues around public funding and value, what does a project like this say about contemporary art and its relationship to audiences?
In November we reported that a petition launched by artists was calling for Brighton & Hove City Council to protect artists’ and makers’ workspaces. Having exceeded the 1250 signatures necessary to ensure a full hearing, the campaign’s leader describes the next steps and how artists can make a difference.
UK-based curatorial project Open File investigates the distribution and production of art via virtual and digital platforms with an ambitious event at the ICA, London.
As the new London Centre for Book Arts opens its doors in Tower Hamlets, we talk to artist and founder Simon Goode about the importance of craft skills, the possibilities of digital and why we’ve got a lot to learn from America.
The Director of Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, reflects on the year ended and looks forward to what 2013 will bring.
The Brighton-based Macedonian artist looks back on a year that started badly but ended with a flurry of commissions including being chosen to represent Macedonia at the 55th Venice Biennale.