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Posts Tagged ‘Slade School Of Fine Art’

What art says about us: An interview with Silent City

The link between activism and art is at the core of Silent City’s newest venture. We spoke with members Sally Mumby-Croft, Cara Nahaul and Emily Whitebread about their new project, and their plans for the collective.

Written by Jessica Furseth



The new publication from Silent City, page ‘Art and Activism’, visit web poses three key questions: Should art be separated from activism? Should art have a political value or function? Should art be radical, remedy critical, resistant or subversive? While Silent City has chosen activism as the focus of its examination, the key question is one that can be applied to any art discussion: What do we want art to say about ourselves?

“The political value of art will always be disputed, [but] it cannot be denied that there is a relationship,” says the Silent City trio. “Modern UK activism is incredibly creative, from the actions of Climate Camp to art collectives such as the Vacuum Cleaner. It may not be always overly political, but it is far from separate.” At all times in history, art has told a story about the politics of its time; just consider the identity of the… read more

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Peek-a-Boo! Boo Saville: Trolley Gallery

Saville is represented by Trolley Gallery where she is currently showing an edition of unique prints. Gareth David is pleasantly spooked.

Written by Gareth David

All artworks courtesy of Boo Saville. Indefinate series, clinic Oil on canvas, no rx 2008 Boo Saville’s show at the Trolley Gallery on Redchurch Street isn’t the kind of thing […]

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Art Listings November 2 – 8

London

Written by Jessica Stokes

When Amelia is not managing Amelia’s Magazine she takes huge quantities of photos. You can see more of her photography on the Amelia Gregory website (which is seriously out of […]

Final Year Show: Slade School Of Fine Art: Private View

Final Year Show: Slade School Of Fine Art: Private View

Slade School of Fine Art, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT, 6 June 2007

Written by J. Saintil

Those of you who’ve seen Fame (you know the one, store information pills “Remember my name (FAME!)/I’m gonna live forever” and all that jazz) may remember the relatively small but […]