In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Artists sign open letter protesting dismissal of director Catherine de Zegher from the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent; report says ‘outdated recruitment practices’ are holding back diversity in the arts; buyer of destroyed Banksy artwork to go through with purchase.
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Kaori Homma, artists and coordinator of Art Action UK discusses about her experience of art after Fukushima
Visitors to Bob and Roberta Smith’s show at William Morris Gallery have been leaving postcards calling for London’s prospective mayoral candidates to sign up to arts education pledge.
The artist Gordon Shrigley is running in the general election on a no-policies ticket. In a piece originally published on The Conversation, Lois Rowe speaks to him and declares herself unconvinced by his campaign tactics.
The artist Tania Bruguera is to remain in Cuba to face charges of ‘resistance and disrupting the public order’ after being arrested and detained three times following her attempt to restage her 2009 performance, Tatlin’s Whisper #6, in Havana’s Revolution Square.
As the controversy around the staging of Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B at The Barbican reaches a climax, with the London run now cancelled due to protests from anti-racism campaigners, Index on Censorship’s associate arts producer Julia Farrington explores the issues around the presentation of this live installation.
South African artist Brett Bailey’s controversial performance involving caged black performers has been shut down following protests and accusations of racism.
The controversy around Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B installation, which opens tomorrow at the Barbican, London continues to grow, with a petition calling for its cancellation attracting nearly 23,000 signatures and a discussion event about the work taking place tonight.
Sharing thoughts and research related to ‘Tangled Yarns’, an Arts Council England – supported solo exhibition exploring the politics of the global textile industry through time. ‘Tangled Yarns’ launched at William Morris Gallery and then toured to Cromford Mills.
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