A year after it launched in the Devonshire Ward of the East Sussex town, the Devonshire Collective is hosting its second Digital Weekender as it continues to work with artists to develop and strengthen the local scene. Eastbourne-based artist Judith Alder reports.
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An exhibition of banners by artists including Turner Prize winners Jeremy Deller and Elizabeth Price is protesting against the building of a new luxury apartment complex close to local homes, a school, church and park.
The recent Artist Hotel event organised by Bristol’s Knowle West Media Centre involved an overnight stay in a community centre as part of a wide-ranging discussion about community art and artist-led regeneration. Rowan Lear reports.
The Stove Network in Dumfries, Scotland has won the ‘creative regeneration’ category in this year’s SURF Awards For Best Practice in Community Regeneration. Chris Sharratt reports.
Bristol Biennial, the artist-led festival now in its third edition, combines art and ideas in a city-focused combination of new commissions and timely discussions. Maddy Hearn reports on the opening weekend of this nine-day event.
For her book REGENERATION!, artist Jessie Brennan spent time on the soon to be demolished Robin Hood Gardens estate in Poplar, London talking to residents and making rubbings of their doormats. She speaks to Chris Sharratt about the nature of her practice, the importance of conversations and the clash of ideologies that the regeneration of the estate represents.