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EU referendum: An artist responds in Newcastle

A recent artists’ discussion at The NewBridge Project, Newcastle saw three pro-EU speakers stressing the importance of voting to remain in the forthcoming EU Referendum. North East-based artist Lesley Guy reports.

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Creatives for Europe launch at House of Lords

Creatives for Europe, a coalition of organisations, trade unions and representative bodies from the arts and creative industries, launched last week with a panel discussion at the House of Lords. Pippa Koszerek reports.

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A Q&A with… Soheila Sokhanvari, Champagne Life artist

As part of the Saatchi Gallery’s 30th anniversary show, Champagne Life, Cambridge-based, Iranian-born Soheila Sokhanvari is one of 14 artists in the gallery’s first ever all-female show. Dany Louise discovers more about the artist and her work.

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Extract taken from my essay The Russian Linesman

We, Wallinger’s companions, can also now witness this event. We witness how Petit carefully traverses a point in space that events have since effaced. I am travelling back to my memory of the BBC news footage of 9/11. Wallinger is […]

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Eye of the Needle

One of the great things to have come out of my Stitched Time project has been that the artists involved have formed a loose group, which can expand and shrink and whose members flag up interesting events to go to […]

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A 19th century voting system for 21st Century world?

After two weeks to stew over the election result (a one which I sadly predicted) I cannot see the new Tory Government placing the ‘arts’ top of it’s agenda. In fact, I would doubt it is even on the footnotes of […]

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Vote Art goes live from Aberdeen to Plymouth

Artworks encouraging people to vote in the general election will be appearing on billboards around the UK from this Thursday, 23 April, with a new work by first-time-voter Jordan Alex Smith joining those of the five already announced artists.

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