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Georgiou & Tolley: Ode to Hilversum – How Far Have We Failed to Travel

Resistance’68: A Radio-Film for the Mind’s Eye – reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the 1968 protests, social conflict, counterculture and the Art of Resistance as creative weapons against political repression. The format is a sound art prototype – a filmic cut-up for radio with a difference, linking the activism of the past to the art … Continue reading

!HOW PLACES FEEL (Genius Loci). Lanchester Research Gallery, Coventry 12-23 September 2016

‘How Places Feel’ (Genius loci) is an ongoing body of work exploring the potential to disturb the ordered categories of the archive, uncover hidden narratives and reactivate cultural memory. The project takes historical events that often involve turmoil or perceived injustice as starting points or allude to the strangeness of remembering the past through images … Continue reading

Bill Viola. Mary, St Paul’s Cathedral, London. September 2016

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation for St Paul’s Cathedral created by the internationally acclaimed artist Bill Viola, will be inaugurated in the North Quire aisle of the cathedral on 8 September 2016 to coincide with the Feast of Mary (Press View: 9 September 09:00 to 10:00). Mary has been conceived as a companion piece to Martyrs (Earth, Air, Fire, … Continue reading

Christian Boltanski: Storage Memory

French artist Christian Boltanski launched his new website project Storage Memory on 20th January 2012. Through this project Boltanski aims to reach 2000 to 3000 people via a personal internet contact with his audience. Utilising the medium of the internet he will communicate with anybody, wherever they may be in the world, who wants to participate. For an annual … Continue reading

Vik Muniz: Pictures of Junk, Jardim Gramacho, Rio de Janeiro

In 2006, Muniz started the Centro Espacial Vik Muniz, an art education project involving four hundred students each year from two hundred favelas in Rio de Janeiro  – described by Muniz as St.Tropez surrounded by Mogadishu – embedded within the Galpão Aplauso school, which specialises in theatre arts. Some of the students began working in Muniz’s Rio studio on The Pictures of Junk, 2008, … Continue reading