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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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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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Josie Brookes, 2017 general election poster. Courtesy: the artist
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Pictures of… five artists’ responses to the 2017 general election

We pick five of our favourite artist responses to the general election that have been featured on Instagram, including a print at home poster and a game pitching Corbyn vs May.

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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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with drawings by Emily Sparkes and Greg Basterfield.
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In Venice with… Rachel Maclean

During the opening week of her Scotland + Venice film, ‘Spite Your Face’, artist Rachel Maclean spoke to Emily Sparkes about politics, inappropriate nose-touching and pasta pomodoro.

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Rachel Maclean pictured at  Chiesa di Santa Caterina where her film, Spite Your Face, 2017, is being shown. Photo: Patrick Rafferty; Courtesy: Scotland + Venice
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A Q&A with… Rachel Maclean, Scotland + Venice artist

For her Venice Biennale film, Spite Your Face, Scottish artist Rachel Maclean has created a re-working of the Pinnocchio story that explores power, political lies and the rise of populism. Moira Jeffrey talks to her about the themes and form of the work.

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

Little voices Sometimes there is a natural lull in one’s art work. Caught between a mixture of wanting to try new things completely, to wanting to use my tried and tested methods to communicate current concerns. Ideally I should both. […]

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Useful Tactics: Week 6

Hello there, I am now going to make a note about my frame of mind and then move on swiftly. The frame of mind I’ve dealt with over the past couple of weeks has been difficult.  I’m not great at […]

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