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SHORTLIST for Platform Graduate Award 2014 announced


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  The shortlist for the Platform Graduate Award 2014 is announced today. One recent arts graduate from each of the five participating galleries in the South East region has been put forward to be considered for the award. This year a total of 31 artists were selected from 16 participating universities and colleges. The overall  Continue Reading »


New report looks at power of arts to change lives in three coastal towns


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Cultural Value and Social Capital report launched at House of Commons   Cultural organisations are failing to appreciate the impact they are able to have on health, well being and social capital, according to a recently-launched report “Cultural Value and Social Capital”. The new report, launched at the House of Commons (Wed 16 July), points  Continue Reading »


Turner Contemporary to auction 15-litre bottle of wine signed by four artists to raise funds


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“We have little under a year to raise the remaining funds for our Catalyst Endowment Fund. All proceeds raised from the auction at Christie’s will be match funded through the Endowment and will significantly support our activities.” Turner Contemporary Director, Victoria Pomery   Britain’s biggest ever bottle of English sparkling wine produced by award winning  Continue Reading »


DIY Artists’ Groups: Mark Sheerin reports on options in the South East


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Dylan Shipton, Punishment Park on until 15 June, LIMBO, Margate   Art has always been a social activity, sucking talent from across the world into capital cities, where fame and fortune are hungrily pursued. But for those in the South East who can’t or won’t move to London, there is still opportunity reports Mark Sheerin.  Continue Reading »


Turner Contemporary seeks four arts practitioners for Summer of Colour


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Clod Ensemble – Red Ladies Paparazzi. Photo by Jessica Jordan Wrench   Turner Contemporary Margate is seeking to recruit four inspiring artists from a wide range of creative practitioners who have experience of working with young people, erectile aged from 13 to 19.   Artists from across all art forms are invited to apply to  Continue Reading »


Artist-led project LIMBO puts on its first Associate Members’ Show in Margate


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Exhibition shot LIMBO Associate Members’ Open, sick photo courtesy of LIMBO   It was a real pleasure to take part in the selection of the first LIMBO Associate Members’ Open. You never know quite what to expect when selecting from open call, viagra 60mg but in this case the work submitted by LIMBO’s members was  Continue Reading »


KEEP LEARNING: If you’re still at school, where’s the visual arts sector?


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Oliver Sumner reports on the state of the visual arts offer in education for young people living in the South East and finds that despite a tough financial climate a number of arts organisations have developed initiatives and strong new partnerships with local secondary schools.   By the educational standards of the 1970s and 80s,  Continue Reading »


Oxford art graduate Dom Callaghan wins Platform 2013 Graduate Award


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Oxford art graduate Dom Callaghan is this year’s recipient of the Platform 2013 Graduate Award for his work, You are necessary here, 2013 which includes paintings, handmade objects and clothing.   The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art graduate was presented with his award – a bursary of £2,500 and a 12-month programme of  Continue Reading »


A YEAR ON: Where Are They Now? Six Platform 2012 arts graduates reflect


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Karolina Lebek, from her new series Resistance to Erasure. Photo courtesy of the artist   The years after finishing university are often challenging, especially today when recent graduates often have severe financial burdens and yet still need to develop their artistic practice. Frame and Reference asked some of those selected last year about their experiences  Continue Reading »


aspex, MK Gallery, Modern Art Oxford and Turner Contemporary announce Platform 2013 shortlist


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Hannah Allison-Finucane, Untitled, courtesy of the artist   Eight arts graduates have been shortlisted for the Platform 2013 Award and programme – a £2,500 bursary and a 12-month bespoke programme of professional development. The eight selected artists are:   Aspex Pascale Wilson Alex Padfield   Modern Art Oxford Dom Callaghan Louise Fitzgerald   MK Gallery  Continue Reading »