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Linder, You search but do not see, 1981-2010. Courtesy of Stuart Shave/Modern Art, Dependance, Andrehn Schiptjenko, Blum & Poe.
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Now Showing #238: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: Linder’s photomontage in Nottingham, the AV Festival in Newcastle and Gateshead, film essays in London, painted linguistics in Edinburgh, and polymorphous milk in Birmingham.

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Digesting Politics at MIMA

Keep It Complex added a sprinkle of politics to MIMA’s weekly community lunches on 14/12/2017. We brought cupcakes with the faces of local politicians, MPs, MEPs, councillors, the police and crime commissioner and the Mayor. We also gave people pre-digested […]

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Digesting Politics at Grand Union, Birmingham

Keep it complex headed up to Birmingham to have some tea and Teressa May cake at Grand Union. Our local supermarket had refused to print Teressa May on a Cake, we’re not sure why, something about not being able to […]

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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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2017, Rabbit Holes

My first foray into film-making and something of a DIY venture it has to be said.  I’ve been writing quite a bit lately, from fiction and poetry to various musings on various topics.  This piece began as a reflection on […]

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Katriona Beales, Are We All Addicts Now?, installation view, Furtherfield Gallery, London. Photo: Pau Ros; Courtesy: the artist and Furtherfield
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Ethics, art and technology: the need for a human-centred approach

At a recent symposium in London, academics, technologists, artists and film makers gathered to discuss the politics and ethics of art technology. Artist and writer Alistair Gentry attended and was struck by the need for a much closer relationship between the tech and ethical tendencies in this ongoing and vitally important debate.

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digesting politics

this is a blog run by the keep it complex collective to document our a-n bursary funded DIGESTING POLITICS series

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Post-election breakfast, as part of a-n’s Assembly Bristol.
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Post-election breakfast: “Artists can keep the focus on the big issues”

For the Post-election breakfast session as part of a-n’s Assembly Bristol event, four speakers discussed issues that ‘can sometimes mean having to have a difficult conversation’. Prior to this, facilitator Rivca Rubin asked those assembled to spend a few minutes reflecting on the outcome of the election. Here we report some of those reflections.

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Presentation

Wow! Not quite all change at the top (yet) … When I started the work for the festival I had a strong feeling that I couldn’t go on working in the same way as before so the opportunity came at a good […]

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