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Exhibition Opening

Yesterday was the festival launch and opening of my exhibition Recyclables at Smith Art Gallery and Brighouse Library. The festival launch had some performances and a community choir which we enjoyed and I had some good rubbish conversations with people. […]

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Cross-Channel collaboration: the diep~haven festival and its post-Brexit future

Founded in 2014 and inspired by the busy schedule of the Newhaven–Dieppe ferry, the diep~haven project sees artists exhibiting across Normandy and East Sussex as well as the ferry itself. As this year’s festival launches, Dany Louise talks cross-Channel collaboration and life after Brexit with the projects creators and artists.

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Glasgow International 2018: recommended shows and works from across the festival

With nearly 100 exhibitions and featuring more than 250 artists, the eighth Glasgow International festival, which continues until 7 May, is a bustlingly busy affair taking place in venues across Scotland’s largest city. To help you navigate it, seven writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2017-18 offer their recommendations following an intense and varied opening weekend.

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A Q&A with… Richard Parry, Glasgow International director

Richard Parry was appointed director of the biennial Glasgow International festival in May last year, following a move from Blackpool where he was director/curator at the Grundy Gallery. Chris Sharratt talks to him about the artistic rhythm of Glasgow’s rich and vibrant art scene, and his approach to curating the festival, which is now in its eighth edition.

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Entry for September

So these past few weeks have all been about the ‘Hidden Altrincham’ which is an art festival near Manchester in…erm…Altrincham. It has been a well organised event with lots of different and exciting creative types kicking about. I personally have […]

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A Q&A with… Richard Woods, Folkestone Triennial artist

For the Folkestone Triennial, London-based artist Richard Woods has created a series of six cartoon bungalows around the Kent coastal town, each painted in different vibrant colours and placed in improbable settings. He explains why to Fisun Güner.

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Encountering place: Rough cut

So, I finally have a title for the project…. Encountering Place. Having been a nomad much of my life, the idea of a sense of place, which the Festival is built around, is a bit alien to me. I’ve never felt really local […]

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