Search Results for: InCertainPlaces

Total posts found for "InCertainPlaces" — 11
model village_EmilySpeed_photoGarryCook

“Diversity is crucial to evolution” – How an embedded approach to contemporary art engages communities in the North West

“If the arts cannot reflect a diverse range of backgrounds, they simply will not represent who we are as a country.” Bob Dickinson explores the region’s embedded arts organisations… If there’s one clear...

Practising Place (2019), published by Art Editions North, ed. by Elaine Speight

“The democratic art of conversation-based writing”: Practising Place Book Review

What might a dating agency for artists and researchers look like? Sara Jaspan on a new book that brings together different people with the same interests in art and ideas… In his co-authored...

Annihilation (2018) Netflix (still)

Culture Diary w/c 12-03-2018

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and loads of it’s free! Monday – Annihilation (2018)...

Magda Stawarska-Beavan

Urban Vibrations: Sound, Selfhood And The City In The Work Of Magda Stawarska-Beavan

Start listening again: Dr James G. Mansell investigates the “deeply personal” sonic artworks of Magda Stawarska-Beavan… Listen. What can you hear? All quiet? Or is there a noise? Most of us rarely pause to consider...

The Expanded City, Preston; drawing by Olivia Keith (detail)

Scrutiny Of The Edgelands — Introducing: The Expanded City

Writer and artist Lauren Velvick has recently been commissioned to work on The Expanded City project within her hometown of Preston. But what has it taught her about the forgotten edgelands at the...

Artist William Titley’s ongoing project Demolition Street

“Unveiling the sediments of a lost landscape”: William Titley’s Demolition Street

A collection of door knobs. Unclaimed mail. An ironing board. Through recording the evacuation of one Lancashire community, finds Steve Millington, the artist William Titley has made permanent a series of internal displacements, and the...

Oxford Arms, London (1875) Demolished around 1876

Tracking The Process Of Abandonment: Victoria Lucas’ Decaying Urban Spaces

Oxford Arms, London (1875) Demolished around 1876 (above) Artist Victoria Lucas charts the abandonment of obsolete buildings through film and photography, finds Emma Fraser; and in doing so, salvages material relics of the modern world…...

David Jacques, The Dionysians of West Lancs, still

Inhabiting The Edge: Tricksterism And Radical Liminality

An unassuming Southport beach in the hands of artist David Jacques becomes the battleground for a social and cultural negotiation, finds Les Roberts… Edges can be many things. They can be sharp (in that they incise...

Joanne Lee, Witches Knickers (2015), detail

A Green And Pleasant Land? Rural Reality Questioned At The Harris

How do we understand our relationship with our rural peripheries? Sue Flowers considers a mix of creative responses to the British countryside at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, and finds stereotype and complexity hung side-by-side… On...