In Time, a collection of case studies recently published by Live Art UK represents some of the innovative and pioneering ways in which live art has both posed and responded to exciting cultural challenges of our times.
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Mobile Picnic Pavilion
At the beginning of March this year, the Arts Council of Wales hosted ‘Arts in Health and Well-being’, a conference about prevention, intervention and creative action in healthcare.
Ten embroidered wall pieces by textile artist Karina Thompson made for the treatment and consultation rooms in the Centre for Clinical Haematology, University Hospital, Birmingham is the latest commission in the Cure Leukaemia Arts Programme.
Contemporary Art Society’s latest initiative, the Annual Award for Museums, will provide
Artist/filmmaker Anton Hecht’s new work will premier this month.
A remarkable place on the outskirts of Vienna, Macondo exists between an airport, a freeway and the imagination.
Beacon co-director John Plowman and artist Kelly Large discuss the project ‘Our Name is Legion’.
Growth of independent curators and curatorial agencies within the UK over the last decade is no accident. Generated in part as a response to inherent constraints within the traditional gallery and museum world and development of specialist curatorial courses, it has undeniably brought fresh perspectives to artist-curator relationships and, increasingly, supports those practitioners seeking to move across into curation as a natural extension of their visual arts practice.
Sonya Dyer responds to the Mobile Conference event at Peckham Space, 15 March
The Art in the Social Sphere symposium positioned Radar’s latest programme of work, ‘Group Process’, within the wider context of an increased artistic interest in socially engaged practice. Speakers addressed issues of “authorship, motivations behind an increase in engaged practice […]
Andrea Hawkins, Head of Public Engagement at Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery and artist Lucienne Cole talk about an innovative approach to publicly-engaged art.
Based in Basingstoke, Hampshire arts education charity The Making was established to promote talent, excellence and innovation in contemporary craft, art and design in Hampshire and the South East.
Group Process is the latest season of work to be staged by Radar, Loughborough University’s contemporary arts programme. Running into February; it involves new and adapted commissions produced by artists Lisa Cheung, Yvonne Droge Wendel, public works / myvillages.org, Parfyme and Yara El-Sherbini.
Art at the Centre is an award scheme from Arts Council England, South East that seeks to involve artists from the outset of regeneration projects across the region. As part of this scheme, Maidstone Borough Council looked to develop an Artists’ Quarter in the heart of the town to promote the area’s wealth of creative talent. Here video-media artist Margherita Gramegna and consultants FrancisKnight talk about their involvement in this process and the resulting work, Artists Don’t Bite.
Artist Neil Armstrong and pharmaceuticals company Specials Clinical Manufacturing talk about working towards a special commission in the latest of our collaborative relationships series.
Catherine Wilson explores the myriad ways artists can engage with specific communities via residencies, collaborations, cross-cultural projects and research.
Edited by Catherine Wilson, Community engagement explores the myriad ways artists can engage with specific communities via residencies, collaborations, cross-cultural projects and research. Alongside Wilson’s introductory text are interviews with artists Gayle Chong Kwan, Guyan Porter, Mauricio Dias and Walter […]
In this months round-up we profile six open studio events.
Rachel Lois Clapham discusses David Blandy’s Artangel commissioned project Radio Nights that aimed to uncover aspects of nocturnal London that would otherwise be invisible to regular city dwellers.
HTML version of Community engagement in which Catherine Wilson explores the myriad ways artists can engage with specific communities via residencies, collaborations, cross-cultural projects and research.
Charlie Levine on Rachel Grants’ relationship to her home town and how she explored notions of community following an award from Longhouse, an organisation in the West Midlands that supports research projects by artists focusing mainly on the public realm.
Kai-Oi Jay Yung speaks to Guyan Porter about his residency at Chandrasevana Creation Centre in Sri Lanka.
Charles Danby explores how Gayle Chong Kwan developed avenues of exchange centred on relationships with food through a community-based residency facilitated by Platform for Art.
Catherine Wilson addresses three collaborative projects by Rio de Janeiro-based Mauricio Dias and Walter Riedweg who develop works with communities and social groups often on the edges of mainstream society.