The founder and director of Bristol-based public art producer Situations has been appointed director of Arnolfini gallery.
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Keith Piper’s exhibition at New Art Exchange, ‘Unearthing the Banker’s Bones’, explores the idea of what our society’s relics might look like from a future perspective. The founder member of the BLK Art Group talks to Wayne Burrows about the themes contained within the work and the continued importance of political and social questions to his practice.
As conflict and war continues across the world, artists are exploring ways to cut through the mainstream news narrative in order to highlight the ongoing refugee crisis. Lydia Ashman looks at current projects, artworks, and exhibitions that are tackling this urgent humanitarian and political issue.
Artists Alex Hartley and Tom James have created a geodesic dome constructed from reclaimed materials and situated it in the Capability Brown-designed gardens of Compton Verney, a Georgian mansion and gallery in rural Warwickshire. Anneka French finds out about their plans for the future.
In response to a call out earlier this year that sought proposals exploring how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes, six artist-led groups have been awarded bursaries to develop their research.
The key themes on the agenda at this year’s No Boundaries conference, supported by Arts Council England and the British Council, emerged as community, inclusivity and socially responsible citizenship. Sophia Crilly reports.
The recent ReROOTed Festival in Hull celebrated the legacy of Hull Time Based Arts and its ROOT festival with a weekend of performance, discussion and debate. Pippa Koszerek reports.
Richard Parry, currently curator-director of Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool, has been announced as the new director of the biennial Glasgow International festival.
a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers begins in early May with Assembly Margate, devised in collaboration with Margate-based social artist Dan Thompson. Stephen Palmer reports.
The pioneer of pop art, known for his boldly scaled painted montages of commercial imagery, died on Friday in New York City.
Six winners are working in museums and galleries based in Buxton, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London and Rochdale and will share £300,000 in prize money.