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A Q&A with… Richard Billingham, photographer and director of Ray & Liz

The artist Richard Billingham came to prominence in 1996 with the photo series Ray’s a Laugh, which documented the chaotic life of his alcoholic father and violent mother in a Black Country tower block. Now he’s made a feature film, Ray & Liz, about his early family life. Fisun Güner talks to him.

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Now Showing #285: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of the week’s best shows, including: Anya Lewin’s haunted memories of Jewish life at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, Freya Dooley’s multi-channel sound installation at Eastside Projects, Birmingham, plus influential feminist artists, activists and collectives question patriarchal systems at Backlit, Nottingham.

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Now Showing #282: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of the week’s best shows, including: immersive installation by Daniel Steegmann Mangrané at Nottingham Contemporary; formative Diane Arbus photography at Hayward Gallery; the burnished ceramics of Peter Hayes at Black Swan Arts in Frome.

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The Sadd Artist

New live Sadd Artist video on YouTube, basically me conducting a Photo-shoot at Chester Art Centre. A rare insight, if you’ve never worked with a photo studio before

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Untitled blog post from "The Ragwort"

Oxford ragwort, you are everywhere or elsewhere. Even…   Research Clip from The Ragwort, 42 sec, Ellie Kyungran Heo on Vimeo.     If I were you, I wouldn’t come down either.   You took root next to a chimney or […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Ragwort"

  How do we look at and treat one another? How do the labels assigned to living things affect this?   Who do you think is a better neighbour to the plant and you?   With the support of the […]

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Now Showing #272: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: a retrospective of photographer Edward Woodman at John Hansard Gallery, Southampton; Jade Montserrat’s huge charcoal wall drawings addressing decolonisation at Bluecoat, Liverpool; and Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard’s ‘Multigraphs’ at Kate MacGarry, London.

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From stills to moving image

Alongside photography and video I work with weave. My sculptural work ‘X-Ray’ series (2009-ongoing), which tests how far I can push weave against its own conventions, exposes its vertical warp, which is usually hidden. I have developed my own weave technique to reveal and manipulate the warp […]

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Now Showing #271: The week’s top exhibitions

Five recommended shows from across the UK, including an exhibition of work by graphic artists, painters and designers at Thames-Side Studios in London, a large-scale installation of new work by Emma Talbot at Caustic Coastal in Salford, plus a retrospective of the performative sound art of the Bow Gamelan Ensemble in Dundee.

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A Q&A with… Margaret Salmon, artist-filmmaker

The Glasgow-based artist has had a high-profile 2018, with a survey show earlier in the year, a nomination for the Jarman Award, and a forthcoming solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Jessica Ramm talks to her about practice, ethics and new work that aims to counteract commercial and patriarchal depictions of love, pleasure and bodies.

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Let it go!

I am carrying on making art using primarily 2 different processes. The first is using my usual photo montage technique, but then ripping the image up, collaging it on to a surface and then painting within it. The second way […]

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The spoken and written representation of a practice

The project also included mentoring with an arts professional whom I had in-depth discussions about my practice, projects, perspective, representation and goals. We refined the language I use to express my concepts and narrative; together we worked on my artist statement and […]

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  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Sluice HQ
  • From:
    November 08, 2018
  • To:
    November 18, 2018
  • Location:
    London
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Footage and editing

My project included a short course in editing which I undertook at UAL. I’ve been recording videos, mainly on my iPhone for a few years, and I felt it was time to learn a new skill to evolve my work through experimenting with […]

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