New Year News

image taken at the Famine Museum, Donegal in September 2007.

Alongside the reading, writing, reading, writing and the tax return, January is a month for...

The Launch of the Manifesto of Possibilities, London
An evening event to ‘test-drive’ the Manifesto of Possibilities – a manifesto relating to commissioning public art in the public environment.


31st January 2008, 6pm – 8.30pm,
Wellcome Collection, Conference Centre,
183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
BOOK YOUR PLACE: https://www2.bbk.ac.uk/business/bc.html

My Curating as Critical Practice module at Birkbeck Collegebegins:

Hinterland: http://www.hinterlandprojects.com/
I'll be travelling to Nottingham again this month to take part in a two day walk around the Big Track transport network to discuss plans for future temporary public art projects. As part of my visit I'm also working with Hinterland to host a workshop with local residents to discuss the possibiltieis of art in the area.

Art for Kidbrooke
I am currently working with Independent Photography on developing a community art programme for Thomas Tallis School. The first event on 24 November on the Ferrier Estate brought together videos and images of past community art initiatives in the area with food and workshops. For more info go to our blog: http://art4kidbrooke.blogspot.com/

I'm building another simple web page to document my research for my PhD (on how public funding over the last 10 years in the UK has effected what it means to be political and /or critical as a socially engaged art practitioner), including links to relevant projects and articles plus theory and policy timelines, texts, diagrams and workings out.

Posted by bandb on January 08, 2008 at 01:09 AM