Lauren Healey talks to Neville Gabie about his extensive experience of residencies in settings from building sites to Antarctica, embedding himself in communities and the importance of establishing the right kind of relationships.
Olympics - a-n The Artists Information Company
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.
I was heartened to see that Grunts for the Arts, an artist organisation in London, organises training days to get artists in a more sportsman-like frame of mind.
Artists and artists support agencies have benefited from recent Arts Council England funding rounds.
The government has recently withdrawn a substantial amount of funding from Arts Council England to pay for the 2012 Olympic Games.
A new Memorandum of Understanding between Cultural Secretary Tessa Jowell and London Mayor Ken Livingstone has set out how the National Lottery and London Development Agency will be paid back using proceeds from land sale after the London Olympics.
I doubt if this letter will get to you, but I hope it does and that you have a chance to read it and seriously consider what I have to say.