To coincide with the general election, Photofusion in London is showing Simon Roberts’ The Election Project, a body of work documenting the 2010 election campaign. Here he discusses the photographs in light of the current political climate, the symbolic nature of landscape photography, and his attempts to democratise the artistic process.
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The Glasgow based artist, writer and curator explains why she is one of 11 Paying Artists Regional Advocates who are making sure artists’ voices are heard in the lead up to the general election.
The Edinburgh-based artist talks about how 12 months of residencies in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Abroath have led to a solo exhibition at Glasgow School of Art which uses film, audio and performance to explore the limits of her body as a material.
The Cardiff-based artist explains why he is one of 11 Paying Artists Regional Advocates who will be making sure artists’ voices are heard in the lead up to the general election.
For the exhibition Painting In Time, Sarah Kate Wilson has invited 12 artists who “challenge ideas of what painting can be” to exhibit alongside her at The Tetley in Leeds. Jack Hutchinson finds out more about curating a show that includes emulsion paint flowing into the gallery, an inflatable painting, and a 1960s DIY instruction work by Yoko Ono.
For the Art Across The City public art programme in Swansea, Glasgow-based artist Michael Stumpf has sited three sculptures in an amphitheatre in order that they can have ‘a debate about the nature of their thingness’. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
The Turner Prize nominated painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is the latest artist to select work from the V-A-C Collection, Moscow, as part of a series of shows at the Whitechapel Gallery. She talks about her choices – works inspired by nature and including paintings, photographs and a film.
Brighton-based artist Joseph Young is presenting his Revolution #10 project to MPs and their guests at the House of Commons on 11 March. He explains the genesis of the project and what it’s like to stand around in the street dressed like a politician.