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Community art in the material world

Definitely settled in as Community Artist: collaborating with local art projects, connecting with the V&A collections and mapping out my own artistic concerns. First off, spray painting at the Henry Dickens Court Community Centre. Local children working with TMO, Steph Perkins and lead artist, Claire […]

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Jessie Brennan, A Fall of Ordinariness and Light (The Enabling Power), graphite on paper, 50x64cm, 2
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A response to Hogarth: “I’m thinking about progress as a concept”

As part of an exhibition marking the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth’s death and featuring work by David Hockney, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Grayson Perry, Jessie Brennan is exhibiting a series of newly commissioned drawings of the soon to be demolished Robin Hood Gardens in Poplar. She talks about the project.

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V&A Museum Community Artist in Residence

I’ve just completed my residency at the V&A Museum. This was the first time the museum funded an artist to be based outside the museum. My studio was in North Kensington and connected to a housing development. From July 2014-Jan […]

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Re: What do festivals add to a city?

In her article asking ‘What festivals add to a city’ (a-n Magazine, July-August 2011), Dany Louise points out that local authorities tend to favour them for extrinsic reasons like improved tourism and city profile. Based on my recent experience in Folkestone, where I was undertaking a short residency, I would argue that these supposedly extrinsic reasons are in danger of eclipsing the intrinsic benefits, as festivals are increasingly understood within the context of urban development and economic growth.

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Children as Damien Hirst?s skull and Julie Opie?s portrait of Blur at Art Boot Camp
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Artists question regeneration

Led by curator Vicki Lewis and artist Katherine Clarke (muf), the We Are Artists, How Can We Help? action research project questions the presence of artists as a model in regeneration. What does the artist gain? Is there a benefit swap between the artist constituency and their neighbours?

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Place beyond place

A one-day symposium in April developed by In Certain Places is aimed at urban planners, artists, public art commissioners, architects, urban designers and people with an interest in the future of cities.

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Down to a fine art

The planet’s ‘environmental emergency’ is providing inspiration for a growing movement of artists whose work focusing on habitats, social issues and survival aims to raise awareness. Anna Minton reports.

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Sharon Haward

In June 2004 I was shown around an empty flat in Farley Bank, Hastings, with a view to taking it on as an experimental space.

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Temporary Monument for Communication
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Work in progress

Paul Stone examines some of the issues arising from the a-n event in June.

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Untitled (retail park) detail
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Urban Legacies

CBAT, The Arts and Regeneration Agency is to hold a two day conference, Urban Legacies, in Cardiff on 6-7 May 2004. This coincides with ‘Aint no love in the heart of the City’, a series of temporary art projects in […]

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