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Blogger Q&A: Paul Eastwood, vernacular futurist

Paul Eastwood uses video, writing and drawing to conjure things into existence, framing art as a form of social production and cultural storytelling. Throughout last year he worked on the ambitious project Dyfodiaith, which saw him create a new hybrid language from the Brythonic vernacular. Richard Taylor finds out more.

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Blogger Q&A: Nicola Ellis, streamlining sculptural problems

With a practice that conducts ‘non-expert’ skilling-up to streamline execution, Nicola Ellis is able to engage with the problems and solutions of sculpture in relation to material choice and the subversion of industrial processes. Richard Taylor finds out more.

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A Q&A with… Richard Billingham, photographer and director of Ray & Liz

The artist Richard Billingham came to prominence in 1996 with the photo series Ray’s a Laugh, which documented the chaotic life of his alcoholic father and violent mother in a Black Country tower block. Now he’s made a feature film, Ray & Liz, about his early family life. Fisun Güner talks to him.

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Pictures of… Drawing Room’s Drawing Biennial 2019

The biennial exhibition features more than 200 new and recent works on paper by international artists, with all works set to go on sale from 11 March in an online auction to raise funds for Drawing Room’s exhibition, learning and publishing programme.

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Blogger Q&A: Trevor H. Smith, walking with other artists

Trevor H. Smith’s project, ‘Walks With Other Artists’, is fuelled by a desire to share experience and excavate self identity. Through walking and conversations recorded in audio form the artist is realising a simpler, less conceptual approach to making accessible work. Richard Taylor finds out more.

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Cample Line: foregrounding rural community and industrial history

Cample Line produces exhibitions and film screenings, bringing visitors to the rural location of Nithsdale in Dumfriesshire, south west Scotland. Whilst referencing the site’s industrial history, its programme also addresses the socio-economic challenges faced by local communities. Richard Taylor reports.

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