The artistic, social and political challenges of working on three ceramic art projects.
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The former creative programmer for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad is to take on role at the creative production organisation.
Fourth annual report from the DCMS, published in summer 2016.
Summarises key findings from the Institute of Cultural Capital evaluation of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
An internal report gives Arts Council England a clean bill of health in relation to Artists Taking the Lead in Yorkshire.
For his Cultural Olympiad commission, Alex Hartley created Nowhereisland and embarked on an epic journey. As that journey draws to an end, we catch up with the artist.
The co-editor of The Art of Dissent: Adventures in London’s Olympic State, makes a case for an Olympic legacy that veers from the time-worn official narrative.
The relationship between art and big business has often been a troubled and contradictory one. But does a forthcoming Cultural Olympiad exhibition of luxury cars painted by famous artists cross the line into pure brand promotion?
A new film by Turner Prize winning artist Douglas Gordon premieres in Newcastle upon Tyne this week.
It’s sixteen years since the Disability Discrimination Act came into force; so are disabled artists more in the mainstream now, or have the goal posts just moved sideways asks Emma Geliot.
In 2009 and selected by regional groups, twelve arts commissions worth £5.4 million were awarded for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Emily Speed takes a look at how some of the Artists Taking the Lead projects are progressing around the halfway point between commission announcements and their presentation.
What does the country’s new government mean for the visual arts? Can the Cameron-Clegg alliance steer us through a recessionary climate intact? Last month Jeremy Hunt, the new Culture Secretary, announced in a TV interview on Newsnight that the Department […]
As part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, the Unlimited programme is designed to celebrate disability, arts, culture and sport “on an unprecedented scale”.
From over 2,000 entries, 59 projects were shortlisted for Artists Taking the Lead. Artists get a
Artists across the UK are being challenged to use the nation as a blank canvas for twelve inspirational commissions that will showcase our creativity to the world, as part of Cultural Olympiad.
Outlines Museum, Libraries and Archive Council proposals for five projects which contributed to the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.