Arts Council are reopening National Lottery Project Grants, their fund for all individual artists, community and cultural organisations. From Wednesday 22 July, you can apply for funding to support arts, museums and libraries projects that benefit the public in England. Arts Council have prioritised reopening this programme to help fund independent organisations, creative practitioners and freelancers as […]
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Friday, July 3, 2020 2:00 PM 3:00 PM At a time when questions of health are most critical, curator Bárbara Rodriguez and artist Oreet Ashery explore the ever pertinent relationship between art and health. Follow this link to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cvan-presentsart-politics-of-health-barbara-rodriguez-oreet-ashery-registration-111275331512
New Digital Commissions invites seven artists to create digital artworks which will be released online over the next four months. These artworks will appear across a range of social media platforms and are part of our response to the ongoing lockdown. The commissions examine the significance of objects – museums artefacts, personal possessions or things noticed […]
On Tuesday we posted a black box on Instagram in support of #BlackOutTuesday. We were challenged about this and now recognise that a black box is not enough. We need to be stronger and more proactive in our response to systemic racism. At Crescent Arts we express our solidarity with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people […]
Resident artist duo, Webb-Ellis, have just returned from the preview week of Venice Biennale. Assisted by an a-n ‘Go and See’ bursary, they made the 2,418 mile round trip (from Scarborough to Venice and back) over land. This writing and video is their response: “Books were only one type of receptacle where we […]
Resident artist Steven Malorie Potter reviews the work of Stephen Chambers in our recent Northern Print exhibition, ‘Glossary: How and Why Artists Make Prints’. Utilising the idea that something as “bog standard” as a potato can be used to create something beautiful Stephen Chambers shows off how even the simplest of printing techniques can yield complex […]
Resident artist Steven Malorie Potter reviews the work of Julian Meredith in our recent Northern Print exhibition, ‘Glossary: How and Why Artists Make Prints’. Artist uses corpse of dead bird to create ‘Swifts (The Scream)’ Using what he describes as a ‘hunter gatherer’ methodology Julian Meredith utilises direct printing to produce haunting reproductions. When describing […]