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Thanks so much to everyone who came along to the underlined project open-evening on Thursday – it was great to see you all, thanks too to all the participants in the project and those who have helped in so many […]

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Untitled blog post from "New ways of seeing…"

Preparations are well underway for the underlined project open evening and exhibition of participants work! please do print or share this poster/flyer with your networks & social media – it would be great to see as many folk there as possible all […]

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Untitled blog post from "New ways of seeing…"

During last Tuesday’s open-access workshop, a group of relative strangers came together to produce a series of collaborative drawings – one mark at a time. There were periods of concentration and periods of conversation. Some of the drawings were pattern […]

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Well despite the David Shrigley Rabbit above, drawing at the underlined project workshop last Thursday evening was not at all scary…! Collaborative drawings made between  groups of two or three people contributing to a single drawing revealed the different ‘grammar’ a […]

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I had an instructive introduction to ‘process-based’ drawing today from Adam, as part of our preparation for the next two Underlined Project workshops: Thursday 8 March 6-8pm Tuesday 13 March 2-4pm This was a fascinating experience which involved taking turns to make […]

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YVAN – which way?

Well a 6am start and a convoluted journey (which way is it now??) were worth the bother to get to the YVAM conference, aimed at early career artists: “the artist’s journey – which way is it now?”. Lots of advice […]

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Untitled blog post from "New ways of seeing…"

The next two workshops facilitated by the underlined project team will look at process-based mark-making through a series of ‘drawing conversations’. Aimed at those who feel they can’t or don’t normally draw, or those who have an interest in process-based drawing, […]

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the power of portraiture…

In a world saturated with photography I was intrigued by the reaction of underlined project participants to seeing themselves in beautifully crafted documentation drawings made by Adam Wilson at our previous workshops. There was something that connected people to each […]

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‘Unexpected Engagement’ @ Artlink…

Jason Wilsher-Mills’ exhibition Unexpected Engagement marks the end of his year-long Square Peg residency at ArtLink Community Arts Centre.  Having met Jason at Hull’s Disability Arts Network (DAN) meetings last year, and hearing his passionate advocacy for the inclusion of […]

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Delivering this week’s underlined project workshop at a Hull-based Memory Café was great fun, with some fantastic work produced and wide-ranging conversations. As a group, we shared experiences of time in Scotland, the efficacy of midge-repellents, what type of paper […]

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PRINTED OPINIONS/Lubaina Himid (Turner Prize 2017)

PRINTED OPINIONS/Lubaina Himid (Turner Prize 2017) WARNING: Some explicit content. Today I was fortunate enough to attend a Hull 2017 Writing Workshop (Printed Opinions) at the Ferens Art Gallery, led by performance-based British Fine Artist Nicola Singh and supported by Art-Writer and Turner Prize 2017 Co-Curator George […]

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NOW SHOWING #225: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes an enigmatic nighttime mise-en-scene in London, an installation exploring mental health inequalities across sites in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and large-scale sculptures in Hull.

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My name is Fraser Briggs

My name is Fraser Briggs and I have been asked to blog about my involvement in the Artist as Activist talks that Hack and Host did earlier this year.   I make shit out of shit.     I first […]

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Off The Shelf – Hull

Encounters between photographer Jerome Whittingham and the Hull Library Service, an installation of photographs.

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Post-StudioBook 2017

Post-StudioBook 2017   Astoundingly, it has been over three weeks since the end of the StudioBook 2017 fortnight. And so, now is probably the time to write my third blog post, to document post-StudioBook 2017 thoughts before the actuality of […]

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Week One of StudioBook 2017

First Week of StudioBook 2017   The first week of Mark Devereux Projects’ StudioBook 2017 surpassed my expectations. I arrived in Manchester on Sunday night at Islington Mill, the incredible space that I and two other StudioBook artists are staying […]

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Clare Holdstock StudioBook 2017 a-n Bursary

I am one of twelve artists selected for Mark Devereux Projects’ StudioBook 2017 and one of five artists selected to receive an a-n bursary to support the costs of StudioBook.

This blog contains my reflections on the lead up to, during and after the Studiobook 2017 programme.

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Where are we now?

Where are we now? Our Hack & Host a.n “Artist-led Group Bursary” funded project kicked off on Friday 12th May. The intention of the project, titled “Thrash Out: Artists as Political Activists” is to explore the notion of the artist […]

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Words from Paul Collinson

Prologue for Hack & Host My role as Chair will have been enacted many times before, even the debates undertaken will probably be similar to numerous previous ones. Yet the Hack and Host debates are happening in a time when […]

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