North Devon: opening an artist-led gallery space

Opening an artist led contemporary gallery space during a global pandemic in rural Devon doesn’t sound like a good idea on paper, but one year in it feels like one of the best…

Sustainable Arts Practice

The COP26 climate summit took place in November 2021. Global demonstrations have been calling for drastic action to prevent catastrophic global warming. Now has never been a better time to consider our impact on the planet. As…

Dialogues

The latest in our Art World’s series is a video by Catherine Wynne Paton that details her journey learning about other artists practises and forming a peer mentoring group. Catherine Wynne Paton is a conceptual media artist concerned with…

Free MFA’s in the US

The art world has become increasingly global and transnational, with artists participating in residencies, exhibitions and collaborations in all corners of the globe, and biennale’s and art fairs taking place in cities as diverse as…

Conscious Isolation: Networking Together, Apart

Samuel Zealey and I set up Conscious Isolation right at the beginning of lockdown. We speak about and call upon what is important in these difficult times. Culture expands the mind and will bring us…

From Leaving London To Lockdown Collaboration

To deliberately misquote Groove Armada, “Goodbye Nightclub, Hello Country”. Back in my 30s, I thought London and I would be married for life. But then as the years progressed, our relationship became more strained,…

Bolton: Land of Opportunity

Two years ago, at a particularly challenging time in our lives my partner and I made big changes, I quit my teaching job and we moved to Bolton from London. Our aim was to prioritise being…

How to Proceed

It could be argued that the UK is experiencing a very gradual cultural shift. A decades long and relatively definitive trajectory has been ebbed slowly by episodes of both economic and civic uncertainty and we, as often…

California: an interview with Bunnie Reiss

A recent addition to the Los Angeles art community after a move down state from her old stomping ground of Oakland, Bunnie Reiss has set up studio and home in the district of Echo…