Emily Speed is an artist based in Liverpool. www.emilyspeed.co.uk
The London-based artist Ben Cove, whose work explored art and design history with particular reference to modernism, has died unexpectedly after a short illness. Artist Emily Speed pays tribute to her friend and his work, while also collecting the thoughts of other artists and curators.
Art Turning Left, a new and wide-ranging exhibition at Tate Liverpool, explores how artists have incorporated political beliefs in their work and how this has changed the way it is produced. The artist and AIR Council member Emily Speed reviews the show and reflects on its relevance to her own practice.
The first Creative Campus seminar at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, looked at the collaborative work between universities and arts organisations.