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3 more South East organisations join the Plus Tate network.

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The Plus Tate network, allergist has recently expanded its membership by inviting 16 more institutions to join, capsule including Modern Art Oxford, Milton Keynes Gallery and John Hansard Gallery, all Frame and Reference partners. They join existing Plus Tate members, Turner Contemporary and Towner to form a strong South East presence in the UK  Continue Reading »

The 2012 Cultural Olympiad. And the winner was…?


In these straitened times, was the idea of lumping the arts community’s spend into a single nationwide festival ever going to be a good one? How could the arts be expected to compete for attention with the biggest sporting event ever held in the UK? With the dust settling, Frame and Reference commissioned arts writer  Continue Reading »

‘There’s no curator to RELAY…’ A new way to programme art?

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The South East’s programme of new work RELAY may point the way to a new type of collaboration between organisations involved in the arts, suggests Michael Stanley, Director of Modern Art Oxford in this interview with Frame and Reference.   National arts funding is under increasing pressure, but challenges offer new opportunities. With organisations looking  Continue Reading »

RELAY: arts passing the baton in the South East


From this April, venues and arts organisations in the South East are taking part in an ambitious act of collaboration. RELAY is a series of artworks intended to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games..   Taking up the theme, arts organisations across the South East have commissioned work that rolls out in sequence  Continue Reading »