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Posts Tagged ‘Arts Council’

Craftivism Direct Action against the Tar Sands: an interview with artist Lucy Sparrow

'Felt Impacts of the Tar Sand' was delivered to the Canada Europe Energy Summit at Canada House on Tuesday 19th November, a stark reminder of the destruction wrought by the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Image by UK Tar Sands Network, artist Lucy Sparrow, designer Daniel Sliwka

Yesterday I was alerted to an inspiring direct action designed to draw attention to the ongoing destruction involved with the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands in Canada. Together with the UK Tar Sands Network artist Lucy Sparrow created a large scale felted artwork. Lucy describes how she put her plan in action...

Image by UK Tar Sands photo by You and I Films

After nine intense days of frantic sewing and knitting, I made my way with the guys from the UK Tar Sands Network to Canada House to protest against the Canada Europe Energy Summit which brought together Canadian ministers and… read more

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London Zine Symposium 2011: A Review

The London Zine Symposium returns to the Rag Factory in Heneage Street for its seventh annual event. Here's what I discovered on Sunday 17th April 2011... with lots of photos.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Zine Symposium 2011. All photography by Amelia Gregory. At the London Zine Symposium art students and anarchists sit cheek by jowl, sometimes sharing an overloaded trestle table. It can […]

A post Tin Tabernacle interview with Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou

An interview with Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou, in which they describe the making of the Tin Tabernacle tour video 11 Nights Under Tin, and what to expect next now that they have signed to Heavenly Recordings...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou, all photography by Amelia Gregory. Last week Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou held a preview screening for their Tin Tabernacle tour video, titled 11 Nights […]

In conversation with Neville Brody at the V&A

Neville Brody spoke with Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight about the student protests, the Anti-Design Festival, Arena Homme+ and the future of graphic design…

Written by Gavin Mackie

Neville Brody, illustrated by Anna Hancock-Young On the wonderful Friday evening of the 12th of the 11th of the 10th I managed to make my way to the V&A for […]

Anti Design Festival: as seen by participant Dave Charlesworth

I didn't make it down to the Anti Design Festival, but I was keen to hear how it went. So I asked participating artist Dave Charlesworth of Charlesworth, Lewandowski & Mann to write me up his thoughts.

Written by Dave Charlesworth

Speakers Corner – By Alon Merron – Part of M&M! Curated by Daniel Charny. Neville Brody‘s introductory rhetorical footing for the Anti Design Festival in press and in person circulates […]