Smuggling Art into Market Towns: Art Practice in Areas of Cultural Deficit & Economic Decline
Hi everyone, I'm new to the site having come across it when doing research for the piece I'm writing about trying to locate a research inquiry (in academic terms) utilising my curatorial practice in an empty shop. This is a temporary intervention by a new artists cooperative a mixture of artists, retired teachers and myself artist/academic researcher. It is the first in a nomadic…Continue
Multistory is working with Sandwell Council to explore 'grot spots' (areas of neglected spaces in communities) and looking to find ways of bringing small-scale interventions onto these areas by offering creative and community activity. It is hoped we can role these ideas out across Sandwell and get people self-organised to form longstanding relationships with the local authority. If you have any good examples of working on 'grot spots' then please let me know.
I have published Become a Change Agent: Drive the positive change you want for yourself and the world! Part Two: Visions.
It is about why having a Personal Vision is crtical and how to create and refine your Personal Vision.
It is priced at only 99 cents through March 8 (Kindle download only) http://amzn.to/VtNhV4 Enjoy!…Continue
Dan Thompson is probably most famous for the @riotcleanup initiative in 2011 and getting acknowledged by David Cameron for this. I don't know if this is a good thing or a bad thing! During the riots Dan asked people to take action and responsibility for where they live and overnight amassed over 76,000 followers to clean up after the riots. Dan has also been involved in many other projects other than this through his work with Revolutionary Arts. Dan is…Continue