Lowcs International has awarded commissions to two artists, Liam Aitken and Rich White, following the Swansea-based organisation’s second annual Public Art Open Submission competition.
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A new five-year strategy for Arts Council Wales abandons artform emphasis and sets out to enable creative professionals to work at their best and connect with the whole of Wales.
Working progress of a practicing artist with an interest in texture, surface and atmosphere.
For Artes Mundi 6, three of Cardiff’s key contemporary art venues host work by 10 international artists. Rory Duckhouse reports from the Welsh capital.
The Cardiff Open Studios Weekend sees more than 140 artists opening their work spaces to the public over two days. Artist and curator Bob Gelsthorpe – co-founder of the city’s Bit Studios – reports.
This year’s Arts Development UK conference in Cardiff took ‘arts for life’ as its theme and gave delegates an opportunity to ‘pick and mix’ from a variety of sessions. But, reports Julie McCalden, the event’s real highlights came from its lively keynote speakers.
The prizewinners of the third annual Lumen Prize international award for digital art have been announced.
Good things are happening in Cardiff’s visual arts scene, with an energy and momentum that can be seen in the current Cardiff Contemporary festival. But, argues former Artes Mundi director Ben Borthwick, there is much that needs to be done if the biennial event – and Wales’ contemporary art scene generally – is to really fulfil its potential.
Cardiff Contemporary festival continues for five weeks across the city, inviting visitors to explore and discover the Welsh capital through a series of installations and exhibitions. Rory Duckhouse reports from the opening weekend.
Cardiff Contemporary brings together a range of special commissions, exhibitions and residencies across the city for a five-week festival of the visual arts.
I began at Cardiff Metropolitan University a few weeks ago by asking artist and illustrator Anna Bhushan many many questions over the deafening hum of the ceramics party several floors below. Then a couple of days before I left for […]
Arts Council Wales has announced that photographic artist Helen Sear will be representing Wales at the 2015 Venice Biennale.
Artes Mundi, the Cardiff-based international art prize, has announced a shortlist of ten artists for the 2014 edition.
The UK’s newest photography festival, Diffusion, has just opened to the public in Cardiff. We speak to its director, David Drake, about opportunities, challenges and what sets it apart from the rest.