Abigail Reynolds talks to two artists who “negotiate the treacherous waters” of audience participation in event-based work.
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In the last feature in this series, the focus is on artist Anatoly Osmolovsky living and working in Moscow.
Kate Tregaskis discusses recent seminars exploring education work involving artists and the effect this has on artists’ practice.
In the run-up to the re-opening of Compton Verney in 2003, an ambitious programme of events, projects and exhibitions is taking place from 21 July to 5 August. This provides opportunity for artists to make new work in response to […]
Laurence Ward, artist-in-residence for the Community Arts Project (CAP), Darlington shares his experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and how this has enhanced his own practice.
Huntly, Aberdeenshire 29 March – 14 April
Amongst other more prosaic activities, travelling on a tram provides time to dream and if you’re unlucky, to lose things. As part of the Year of the Artist, three northwest artists have created new works which explores the experience, for […]
Ian Hunter discusses an arts and agricultural initiative being developed by Lancashire-based arts trust Littoral.
Window Sills is neither public art nor community art. It uses collaborative strategies that draw on and sit between a number of artistic practices taking its lead from ‘New Genre Public Art’ – a term used by American artist Suzanne Lacy – which incorporates activist arts, site-specific art, performance art and happenings. The project is also aligned to ideas about art and context developed in universities in the UK.
COSTA RICA’S National Gallery was the recent venue for a temporary installation by US artist Doug Fishbone – temporary because the mound of some 40,000 bananas was literally devoured by the public and vanished within a few hours. Installed in […]
Artist/writer Emma Safe examines the role of community arts in urban regeneration and in creating social cohesion.
Nature Centre is the culmination of artist and writer Brownrigg’s residency at Grizedale last year. As well as her own writings in response to this particular Lakeland forest location, it includes the work of different visual artists-in-residence from the last […]
An exhibition of Conrad Atkinson’s work which carries a powerful message about the way we live our lives today in a society focused on consumerism and mass media, opened at Kendal’s Abbot Hall on 14 October. Entitled ‘Ethical Viruses’, the […]