A record of being part in the 29th Process-Space Art Festival in Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2019. How fourteen artists from seven countries, lived and worked together, discovered the ancient city and local arts scene and how they made work for the festival.
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The three-hour debate in the House of Lords, convened by Labour Peer Melvyn Bragg, explored the impact on the arts of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
With ongoing demands for greater equality in the arts, the need to reimagine a more inclusive visual arts sector is increasingly urgent. On the eve of the European Outsider Art Association Conference at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, Lydia Ashman makes the case for a new approach to ‘outsider’ artists and their art.
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2 The space between the border controls and the revolving doors is congested, kettled. The train time tables are black and yellow. I see a road sign storage facility (I notice later that some signs aren’t fixed, just weighed down) […]
3 Moon Day CC rings Daniel to ask if he would like lunch (CC has looked up falafel options – Louisenstrabe). He doesn’t but when we meet in Marche at Dresden train station, face to face, he apologises. We can […]
4 45, Mercury Karl-Marx Stadt – Chemnitz Chimney, like a tall can of OK energy drink. We find food first; both places we’ve looked up are open and nearly next door neighbours. Dhal or falafel, dhal or falafel. Syria wins […]
5 Jupiter Left instead of right. Zwickau, 30 minutes away. I get to the “small streets” but the tourist info is elusive. Second circle around I find it. They’re unaware of any artist’s studios and google it (I’ve tried that […]
6 Venus Leipzig via Werdau; a route recommended by the DB representative in their Plauen ticket office. Food first. We’re heading to Maza Pita which is the other side of the park. We follow green and blue on the map. […]
7 Moon day CC’s arranged a meeting at the building of the Plauen Art Kollective (He’s shown me how to get there, it’s near the Sternquell brewery). Big doors, wide stairs and high ceilings. It reminds me of, it’s a […]
8 Mercury Meeting Paul Elsner at GEH8 (Gehstraber). I know where to go because Daniel gave me directions from the S train stop. Local knowledge. I go to STORE on Pulsnitzer but unfortunately it’s closed. CC would’ve rung ahead but […]