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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Director / Stour Valley Arts


Stour Valley Arts, pills | the vibrant and experimental visual arts organisation based in Kent, sale is seeking an experienced and dynamic Director to lead and develop the organisationt. Stour Valley Arts has a reputation for commissioning exceptional works by contemporary artists across the visual arts disciplines developed over long residencies during which artists respond  Continue Reading »

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:48 pm

Michael Stanley: 1975 – 2012


25 September 2012   The death of Modern Art Oxford Director Michael Stanley, announced this week, was a great shock to the arts community; it’s also a particular loss here in the South East, where he leaves a significant legacy. Stanley has been described by  Nicholas Serota as ”a curator and director with enormous talent, imagination  Continue Reading »

Posted on September 25, 2012 at 5:56 pm

David Blandy: the depth of obsession


David Blandy is fascinated by the way love of culture shapes the worlds we inhabit. Mark Sheerin meets the artist behind the installation Odysseys at Phoenix Brighton and Lighthouse during the Brighton Digital Festival.   It is September in Brighton and David Blandy’s largest solo show to date could not have come at a better  Continue Reading »

Posted on September 21, 2012 at 5:22 pm

“Turner or Terry?” Bob and Roberta Smith in Margate


Bob and Roberta Smith’s 2006 banner artwork project Should I Stay or Sound I Go: Dilemmas for Margate, initially commissioned by Turner Contemporary in 2006, returns to the streets of Margate this autumn.   The banners tackle the local issues of regeneration and gentrification that are inevitably bound up with the arrival of a major new art  Continue Reading »

Posted on September 11, 2012 at 8:18 am