Webb-Ellis at Venice Biennale 2015

Webb-Ellis at Venice Biennale 2015

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 artists selected for a-n bursary

Resident artists selected for a-n bursary

Resident artists Webb-Ellis tell us about their a-n bursary… We are delighted to have been selected to receive an a-n Bursary to allow us to visit the Venice Biennale during preview week in early May. We will be traveling in ‘Mistress Enid Abbott’, our converted mini-bus, making the over 2,500 mile round trip part of […]

Karen T: AA2A ‘Plus’ & Craft Council Accessions

Karen T: AA2A ‘Plus’ & Craft Council Accessions

Karen Thompson has been busy this autumn! She was recently awarded an AA2A ‘Plus’ placement with York Art Gallery and York College . Karen will make work in response to York Museums Trust’s ceramic collection over the coming months. In November the artist visited the top secret York Museums Trust’s stores, searching for works to respond to. […]

In Search of Places to Sit: Miss Pilchard at Manchester Free For Arts Festival

In Search of Places to Sit: Miss Pilchard at Manchester Free For Arts Festival

Once every hour a single train takes passengers from Scarborough to Manchester (and beyond – Liverpool Lime Street is the final stop). Last week Miss Pilchard – spinster, adventurer and alter-ego – undertook this journey. More accustomed to provincial gentility than the bustle of the city, her explorations formed part of the 2014 Free For […]

Mother. I am Going

Mother. I am Going

Crescent Arts’ resident artists Webb-Ellis will be exhibiting their new film, ‘Mother. I am Going’ at The Tetley in Leeds this November. The preview is scheduled for 7.00 pm on 14th November. The exhibition will run through to 23rd November, at the usual gallery times. The pair will also be exhibiting the film at Studio […]