Polly Braden: Holding The Baby

Arnolfini, Bristol 19 February to 12 June 2022 So the show’s already been at the Museum of the Home, London. How is the Arnolfini show different? Polly Braden:  When the Arnolfini show opened on Saturday 19 February, there were queues to get into the space. It was jammed all day with people reading the text,... Continue Reading →

Watching A Man Crying at Love & Chaos

In the basement of Alchemy Experiment there’s a film of a man crying. Over the course of 15 painfully slow minutes we watch him, the steady camera focused on the emotions in his eyes and the bob of his Adam’s apple as he swallows.  The film, ‘Unfeeling’, is directed by Babar Suleman and stars Omer... Continue Reading →

S/He into Flesh: Skye & Kham Answer Our Questions

Artists Skye Reynolds and Khamlane ‘Kham’ Halsackda discuss their live Zoom performance piece ‘S/He into Flesh’. This conversation is based on questions by Ana Hine. Kham: So the first question is, “What were the circumstances that led to the ‘S/He into Flesh’ online screening with Tramway?” Skye: We arrived at an idea we were delighted... Continue Reading →

Karla Black: There Is No Hierarchy In Materials

Inside the newly refurbished Fruitmarket gallery the wall of text introducing Karla Black’s ‘sculptures (2001 – 2021): details for a retrospective’ tells us that the artist is searching for a paint that never dries and a sculptural material that never hardens.I carry this beautiful sentiment with me as I ponder the works in the Lower... Continue Reading →

Hopepunk at the Abertay Digital Graduate Showcase 2021

The Abertay Digital Graduate Show features a smorgasbord of brilliant projects. There are over 100 digital projects in the online exhibition, which spans videogames, interactive technologies, animation, digital design, and more. These are all created by the honours students at Abertay University’s School of Design and Informatics. This year, the showcase was held at V&A... Continue Reading →

Art Night

Art Night is a festival that utilises unusual public spaces to bring art to those who might not normally set foot in a gallery. Starting on 18 June and running until 18 July this year’s festival includes a series of billboards by Guerrilla Girls, as well as new work by Alberta Whittle, Isabel Lewis, Oona... Continue Reading →

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