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.
Art in Rural Areas - a-n The Artists Information Company
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from London, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Rotherfield in East Sussex, Hexham and Plymouth.
Taking place in venues across west Cornwall including an abandoned church, a telecommunications station and a snooker club, the five-month Groundwork programme of international contemporary art is organised by the Cornubian Arts & Science Trust (CAST). David Trigg discusses art and place with the organisation’s influential curator.
Artists Jenny Brook and Kate Gilman Brundrett are using their new workspace in a former village school house in Cumbria as a space for exhibitions, residencies and community art activity. Pippa Koszerek reports.
London-based artist Zoe Childerley has been walking the English-Scottish border as part of a residency with Visual Arts in Rural Communities in Northumberland. Pippa Koszerek talks to her in the lead up to an end of residency exhibition
Arts Council England has awarded six Creative People and Places projects over £5 million between them to build on the successes of their community-embedded arts programmes.
A Kickstarter campaign organised by Cumbria Printmakers hopes to fund a new open access printmaking space for local artists and the wider public at Ellers Mill in Dalston. Jack Hutchinson reports.
A temporary artwork commissioned by Cumbria’s Eden Arts for the top of England’s highest mountain has been destroyed by an act of vandalism.