A Kickstarter for the Radical Renewable Art + Activism Fund, which aims to turn electricity generated by a wind turbine into a funding stream for radical art projects, has smashed its £1500 target.
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For her online artwork We Need Us – currently showing at group exhibitions in Manchester and London – Julie Freeman has powered an audio-visual animation with live data from the citizen science project The Zooniverse. She explains why data and how it’s used is so important in our increasingly digital lives.
The Turner Prize is no stranger to cries of ‘Is it art?’, but this year even those who live and breath contemporary art have been sceptical about awarding the £25,000 prize to the architecture collective, Assemble. Chris Sharratt welcomes the question.
On the eve of the United Nations’ International Day of Disabled People, Unlimited’s Jo Verrent says there is still much to be done in supporting the work of disabled artists, but that this is an opportunity to commit to change.
There have been some fantastic artists’ books published this year and Sarah Bodman at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research has read most of them. Here she picks ten of her favourites.