On Art And Insanity

On Art And Insanity

Sahr Jalil  8.05.2017
Vincent wasn't a rich man. He started a career in the city from a young age, but idealised a simpler life in the countryside. He wasn't...
Why We Need To Treat Students Better And Make Arts Education A Priority On The Election Agenda

Why We Need To Treat Students Better And Make Arts Education A Priority On The Election Agenda

Jennifer Tuckett  2.05.2017
Last week I was fortunate to be invited to speak in Parliament on the subject of what is the future of education. Many interesting points...
Women In Art: Art, Politics And Equality

Women In Art: Art, Politics And Equality

Kokil Sharma  28.04.2017
Photo credit: Kokil's Studio, Self Portrait 2017, oil on acid-free paper, A4 It is a well known fact by now, that women are equally capable,...
Parv Bancil: An Appreciation

Parv Bancil: An Appreciation

Gautam Malkani  25.04.2017
This is the key to understanding the magnitude of Parv's cultural impact: he didn't just put second and third generation British Asians...
Artist With Schizophrenia Illustrates What It's Like To Experience Hallucinations

Artist With Schizophrenia Illustrates What It's Like To Experience Hallucinations

Rachel Moss  20.04.2017
An artist with schizophrenia has created a series of images illustrating her hallucinations in the hope of destroying misconceptions around...
Dangerous Minds - Pop Art For The Social Media World

Dangerous Minds - Pop Art For The Social Media World

Mik Scarlet  13.04.2017
Every now and then you come across a new name in the art world, and on seeing their work you fall head over heels with what they do....

Four Seasons - But Not By Vivaldi...

Graham Sheffield  10.04.2017
There's a well-worn phrase about London buses: none come for ages, and then several come along at once! I wouldn't say our British Council...
Student's Raw Photo Project Shows What It Feels Like To Live With Anxiety

Student's Raw Photo Project Shows What It Feels Like To Live With Anxiety

Rachel Moss  7.04.2017
A student has created a striking photo project to show that while anxiety may be invisible to the naked eye, it does impact...
Society And Tattoos

Society And Tattoos

Kevin Bailey  4.04.2017
So, why are people made to feel like they have done wrong? Why should they second guess their choices in getting tattooed? How does a person's...

The Arts: A Vital Component In Article 50 Negotiations, Here's Why

Graham Sheffield  28.03.2017
The arts will join education and science to discuss new partnerships and collaboration, but it is the arts that can act as a form of dialogue...
From Selfie To Self-Expression

From Selfie To Self-Expression

Nigel Hurst  24.03.2017
Selfies can convey a mood, create a scene or tell a story. Selfies are often consciously staged in terms of props, composition, colour,...

What Is The Point Of The Arts?

Jennifer Tuckett  24.03.2017
Two weeks ago, Donald Trump announced plans to end the National Endowment for the Arts, the federal organisation which funds and supports...
There Can Be No 'Shared Society' Without Investment In Arts And Culture

There Can Be No 'Shared Society' Without Investment In Arts And Culture

Luqman Ali  21.03.2017
There can be no "shared society" without investment in arts and culture. Theresa May's calls for a 'shared society' have been lauded as...

It's Still A Man's World: Gender Inequality In The Arts

Nicky Goulder  21.03.2017
Nicky Goulder working with a participant during a Create project Earlier this month it was inspiring to see high-profile and widespread...