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Lighthouse Artistic Director Honor Harger to take up new international position in 2014

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Honor Harger, order photo by Roberta Mataityte   “The past four years have been hugely rewarding and enjoyable, buy and leaving Lighthouse has been a very difficult decision to make. There has never been a more important time to illustrate how technology is changing society. Lighthouse’s role in showing how artists, generic filmmakers and creative  Continue Reading »

What’s the point? Or why conceptual art photography leaves me cold

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  The current retrospective of conceptual photographic forebear Victor Burgin (Ambika P3 Gallery, London until 1 December) combined with the recent announcement of nominees for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014 and the Family Politics show (until 8 December) at the Jerwood Space London provides a timely opportunity to re-examine the conceptual approach to the  Continue Reading »

Simon Roberts’ photo project Pierdom captures piers past and present in the South East

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SOUTHAMPTON ROYAL SPANS: Southampton Water DESIGN: Edward L Stephens CONSTRUCTION: – YEAR OPENED: 1833 ORIGINAL LENGTH: 275M PRESENT LENGTH: – FIRE: 1987 STORM DAMAGE: – RESTORATION: 1838, 1864, 1871, 1892, 1937, 1963, 1986 Once Southampton’s playground, the Royal Pier was an elegant city landmark. It was opened by Princess Victoria just prior to becoming Queen  Continue Reading »

Blast Theory’s Act Otherwise: Arts and Ethics report available now

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Act Otherwise: Arts and Ethics report, allergist as PDF link at end of post. Now available to download and share.   Act Otherwise is Blast Theory’s annual forum bringing together a cross-section of talented artists, generic scholars, purchase broadcasters and curators working in interactive narratives, games and location-based media.   All photos of the event  Continue Reading »

Photoworks appoints Celia Davies as its new director

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Photoworks has appointed Celia Davies as its new Director. Davies has been Acting Director at Photoworks since February 2013 and was previously Head of Programmes (2011) following its merger with the Brighton Photo Biennial where she developed the artistic strategy of the organisation.   Davies said: “I am committed to Photoworks’ mission as a leading  Continue Reading »

What Next? Have Your Say

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Over 650 representatives from across the art forms attended a recent What Next? event in the Palace Theatre London to discuss the national campaign for the visual arts and set a date for a regional meeting. A video from the conference is now online and a date for the next meeting has been scheduled for  Continue Reading »

Public View: The Blue Route by Kaarina Kaikkonen / Fabrica

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  Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen’s two-site specific works, viagra sale The Blue Route, canada cheap and Time Passing By, no rx an outdoor work that used Brighton’s free-standing Clock Tower, have been recycled and the items of clothing given to Oxfam. The installations were made entirely from clothes donated by people in the city and  Continue Reading »