Bryan Biggs with his work @ the Frieraum

Field Trip #16: Cologne

Artist, and Artistic Director at the Bluecoat, Bryan Biggs reports back from Cologne… There’s a joke going round in Germany at the moment about its Chancellor: ‘What does Angela Merkel do with her...

Guernica, Pablo Picasso

Field Trip #15: Madrid

Absinthe, indie and Guernica, all part of a whistle-stop tour of Madrid, one of the world’s finest cities…  It’s always a thrill landing in one of the world’s greatest cities, but as we...

Lampione, installation by Denise Mawila, curated by Katharina Mantel

Field Trip #14: Frankfurt

Artist Natalie Hughes infiltrates Frankfurt, observing camping punks, art schools, curated balconies and confused Americans …  It’s 9:20 am Frankfurt time on the 14th September and there’s a chill in the air as I make...

BBC 6 Music

Field Trip #13: BBC 6 Music, ICA, Tate Modern, BFI — London

When we were invited down to Radio 6 Music, we thought it would make perfect material for a London Field Trip… This particular Field Trip has been a long time coming. London is...

Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Field Trip #12: Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Berlin: a city where gothic meets space age architecture… Fired up on caffeine courtesy of a beautiful cafe in north east Berlin (Anna Blumen), I rock up at the Neue Nationalgalerie, where construction...

Indietracks Allo Darlin

Field Trip #11: Indie Tracks Festival

Paul Forster reports from Indie Tracks Festival, and asks: ‘is this the last bastion of indie-pop?’ If indie-pop is the last bastion, then Indie Tracks, the festival located in the Derbyshire countryside, is...

Detail from Geoffrey Farmer's installation, dOCUMENTA (13)

Field Trip #10: dOCUMENTA (13)

Linda Pittwood takes a trip to the exhibition of modern and contemporary art in Kassel, Germany… On a bright sunny afternoon we followed the map to a shabby building, went round the back,...

The Marina Abramović Method

Fieldtrip #9: Milan

José Carlos Diaz reports back from the historic northern Italian centre of art, fashion and culture: Milan An artist friend recently invited me to attend her solo exhibition at the up-and-coming Brand New...

No Direction Home Fest

Field Trip #8: No Direction Home

Marc Hall reports back from the latest festival to be added to the summer roster, No Direction Home… Friday 8 June My car is weighed down with camping gear and I’m struggling to...