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Plymouth Art Weekender: an ambitious event in a changing city

The inaugural Plymouth Art Weekender presents work across the city by over 400 local, national and international artists. Artist and AIR Council member Steven Paige welcomes this audacious new festival and looks at how the city’s visual art ecology has developed in the five years since British Art Show 7.

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Bristol Biennial: What now, what next?

I wrote this for a-n: In keeping with the spirit of this year’s artist-led Bristol Biennial, on Sunday 28 September the city’s nomadic Hand in Glove project followed the 10-day festival with a special Interplay event exploring the question: What now, what […]

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Bristol Biennial: What now, what next?

To mark the end of this year’s artist-led Bristol Biennial, Hand in Glove hosted a special Interplay discussion to explore what the festival should do next. Julie McCalden reports.

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Hauser & Wirth Open New Arts Centre in Somerset

I wrote this for a-n: Hauser & Wirth Open New Arts Centre in Somerset With Galleries in Zurich, London and New York and a stable of international artists, many will be familiar with art dealers Hauser & Wirth. The power […]

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The South West Scene

I wrote this for axisweb: The South West Scene From the closure of established arts organisations to the freezing of Discretionary Business Rates Relief (DBRR), recent times have been challenging for the contemporary arts across the UK. And the South […]

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