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Lighthouse appoints Juha Van’t Zelfde as new Artistic Director

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Juha Van ‘t Zelfde at the installation of Dread – Fear in the age of technological acceleration, De Hallan Haarlem 2013   Following the appointment of Honor Harger as executive director of the Art Science Museum, Singapore, Lighthouse has a new Artistic Director, Juha Van ‘t Zelfde.   Zelfde is one of Europe’s most innovative  Continue Reading »

Aspex gallery competition Anne-Marie Creamer wins EMERGENCY6 People’s Choice award

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Anne Marie’s Creamer, Meeting The Pied Piper in Brasov: A Paper Prologue   The winner of aspex contemporary art gallery’s EMERGENCY6 People’s Choice award is Anne-Marie Creamer who wins a £200 prize. The runner up is Cargo Collective’s Oliver Braid with Kit Poulson in third place.   Creamer currently resides in London and was educated  Continue Reading »

Platform 2013 nominee Daniella Turbin sets up crowdfunding campaign to support artist residency

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Platform 2013 nominee and recent arts graduate Daniella Turbin launches crowd-funding campaign to support a three-month artist residency in France where she will create over sixty drawings and an installation comprised of thousands of suspended hand-drawn marks.   Commenting on her campaign, Daniella said: “Drawing is so important to my lifestyle and practice and I  Continue Reading »

Public View: Basil Beattie Promises, Promises / Jerwood Gallery Hastings

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Perhaps an image – a door or whatever – may invite thoughts of escape, but the sheer physicality of the means prevents there being an escape from the language of painting. I deliberately construct this contradiction. Basil Beattie   This month’s Public View and Photo Stroll focuses on painter Basil Beattie’s Promises, Promises exhibition which  Continue Reading »

Modern Art Oxford’s Platform arts graduates talk about their work

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Jakob Rowlinson: Facial Poetics: Face Poem Choir, live performance, 10 October 2013. Photograph © David Tolley.   Last week, Modern Art Oxford welcomed their six selected arts graduates for the Platform award 2013 to talk about their work. A performer activated Lewdjaw//Jack Wilson’s work, Et, Und, And… (Oxford Leisure) and Jakob Rowlinson performed Facial Poetics:  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 »

Stephen Codner and Simon Russell are Partners in Painting at Pallant House Gallery

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Painting by Stephen Codner   From 14 September until 6 October Pallant House Gallery presents Partners in Painting, an exhibition of work by Stephen Codner and Simon Russell.   The exhibition forms part of Partners in Art which is a key element of Pallant House Gallery’s Learning and Community Programme providing opportunities for people with  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 »

Susan Lewis is Turner Contemporary’s One in a Million

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The One Millionth visitor Susan Lewis with Turner Contemporary Director Victoria Pomery. Photo Manu Palomeque   Last week (29 August) Susan Lewis from Saltwood, ampoule Hythe became the millionth visitor to Turner Contemporary in Margate, Kent.   Lewis, who was accompanied by her husband and friend, wins 20 bottles of English sparkling wine from Kent  Continue Reading »

Term Time: what exactly does the term “emerging artist” mean and is there a consensus?

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East Sussex Open 2012, art work by Hermione Allsopp. Photo by Alison Bettles   If you want to confound a gallery professional, here’s a question which does the trick: “Could you define emerging artist?” Never mind that the phrase is a stock-in-trade of press releases and never mind the support which public galleries in the  Continue Reading »