The Art of Revolutions

The concepts of ‘art’ and ‘revolution’ intersect in many and various ways. This year’s University of Bristol Autumn Art Lecture Series explores some of them. It does this in the year of the centenary of one of the world’s most profound revolutions, that of Russia in...

Odds & Ends.

Spaces for learning – past, present and future. I didn’t want to hold the April workshop in a school, but since there wasn’t much of a discussion of other possibilities, we went there. At least it was empty. For me school held too many negative memories although...

Co-art BBC Four Thought programme

Zoe brought this programme to our attention. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b088fp48 Ellen Mara De Wachter says collaborative art or “co-art” offers new insights into human relationships and the role of sharing in society. “The co-artists who were...

Groundwork, Cornwall.

Zoe and I attended the launch of Groundwork, at Cornwall College in St Austell last Thursday (4 May.) This three year project, funded by the Arts Council Ambition for Excellence programme is working with universities, colleges and non-art partners in terms of...