AIR Podcast March 2010

AIR attended The Future for the Arts at the RSA on March 22nd 2010. Culture policy leaders Ben Bradshaw MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Jeremy Hunt MP, Shadow Secretary debated the key issues which will shape arts policy and management over the next decade. Labour have been relatively silent on […]

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I will be participating in the Locus Arts organised group exhibition Coast at the Horsebridge Centre, Whitstable, Kent later this year. The show will feature a wide variety of work in different media, including ceramics, painting, collage and drawing. I am really looking forward to what should be an interesting event and collaborating with Locus […]

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Theo Van Doesburg live review

The Dutch artist Theo Van Doesburg experimented with poetry, design, architecture and even advertising. Tate Modern’s massive retrospective ‘International Avant-Garde: Constructing a New World’ opens this week and this Friday (5th Feb) I will be micro-blogging on my visit to the exhibition. This is a continuation of the real-time review I conducted of the State […]

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Exploitation in the arts

Exploitation in the arts is a hot topic at the moment. I have just read Emily Speed’s fantastic report on the issue in the February edition of a-n Magazine. In it she discusses the case of Nicola Vetta, who worked on an expenses-only basis for London Dream Motion Pictures Ltd. Her situation has recently been […]

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Streetlight Storm by Katie Paterson

For Katie Paterson’s Streetlight Storm the lights along East Kent’s Deal Pier flicker in time with lightning storms happening live in different parts of the world. Pairing the commonplace with the sublime, Paterson creates intricately poetic artwork that traverses geographical boundaries. She utilises communication processes to engage with technologists, engineers, meteorologists and lightning scientists in […]

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State of the Arts Conference

On Thursday 14th January I will be attending the State of the Arts Conference, Park Plaza Riverbank, London. Organised by the RSA and Arts Council England, the event brings together a wide range of creative voices to debate the value and purpose of the arts at a time of significant change. The arts and cultural […]

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Interview with AN Magazine

I was recently interviewed by an Magazine: What have you done since graduating? I have obtained my own studio and contributed to a variety of publications including a-n Magazine and Dazed and Confused. Have you stayed in the same city of the university/college at which you studied? I thought it essential I remain in London […]

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