Models of Practice

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]a-n The Artists Information Company Following advice in the careers talks this year, I have become a member of  this organisation which supports artists in the visual arts sector in  practical ways, campaigns for fair payment for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]In 2015 Assemble controversially won the Turner prize for their Granby Project. Normally with art people say that it is not useful, but Assembles issue was that it was too useful, was it art? They formed, mostly from...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]This is a project run by the Charity Leeds Mind it is a creative arts space, based in an old pub, and offers ‘a safe arts space ‘Enriching lives through creativity and promoting positive mental health.’...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Max Lamb is a British designer who works with a strong ethic of sustainability and exploring the use of natural materials and their properties. The work which drew him to my attention was his 2019 collaboration...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] I had a few years ago seen a blog post about children’s drawings being made into toys and vaguely recalled something about another artist adapting child’s drawings and so decided to have a look at these.   One...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Finnish artist Lisa Hietanen creates life-size sculptures of people from the village in which she lives,  Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Many times I have seen the image of the lady with her dog, and it is generally captioned as...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The Crochet Coral Reef is probably the world's largest participatory art and science project . This project combines maths, marine biology, environmental consciousness-raising and community art practice. The project's creators were Australian twin sisters Margaret and Christine Wertheim...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Through boredom, one day whilst at work Sayeg decided to knit a cover for the door handle. Through this, she ended up causing a global phenomenon. Yarnbombing. The aim for her first piece, now called ‘Alpha’, was...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]https://shop.fabric-ation.co.uk Once I graduate, although my intention is to try and find paid employment, I realise I need to prepare for at least some time when this is simply unrealistic. Once the current health crisis is over...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="2680,2681,2682,2683" img_size="full" onclick="img_link_large" column_number="2" grayscale="no" images_space="gallery_without_space"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I found the talk very interesting by gal-dem, and it made me curious about the magazine and what they...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Lucky fox Is a multi-award winning visual merchandising company based in Brighton. They have done shop windows for brands such as Levi’s, Kate Spade and Oasis. Constantly evolving and working closely with each client to create a...

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