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Maria Jose Arceo MS Photo credit Ed Stone
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Maria Arceo: “The Thames is a tumble dryer of time. Now is the moment to advocate for change”

London-based Spanish artist Maria Arceo uses installation to explore the human manipulation of the natural world. Her latest work for the Totally Thames festival features a giant footprint constructed from thousands of plastic objects found along the river. Jack Hutchinson visits her studio and discusses the environmental issues her work highlights.

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Marcus Orlandi Cabinet, courtesy Nunnery Gallery, copyright the artist
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2017 Bow Open Show line-up announced

19 artists from across London-based charity Bow Arts’ 13 studio sites have been chosen for the annual exhibition which this year is curated by East End-based sculptor Alex Chinneck.

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David Brian Smith
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A Q&A with… David Brian Smith, painter

The Shropshire-born artist grew up on a farm, with his childhood experiences influencing everything from the content to the materials of his paintings. Here he discusses the continuing importance of painting and his latest body of work, currently on show at the Saatchi Gallery’s ‘Painters’ Painters’ exhibition.

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Uptin House, Ouseburn, Newcastle
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Resisting gentrification: why we should fight hard to protect affordable creative spaces

Newcastle-based artist Kathryn Hodgkinson believes that the city council’s planning decisions are having a detrimental effect on the area’s creative community. In the wake of the recent decision to demolish the creative space Uptin House to make way for ‘yet another block of student flats’, she argues that local authorities need to embrace the true value of artists.

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Hotel Elephant. Photo: Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz
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Hotel Elephant: “A spring board for artists in Elephant and Castle”

A new development in south London that will provide between 80 and 100 workspaces for emerging artists and creative entrepreneurs is in the final stages of construction, with a hot desk space, gallery and café already open. Artist and Hotel Elephant co-director Emily Woodhouse speaks to Jack Hutchinson about how the project, established in 2009, found its new home.

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