Is Emin right? In a world where we spend an increasing part of our lives staring at screens, could Digital Art give us a moment to "think about things we feel"? Can it rescue us from the constant commerce by communicating to us in the medium of our time, or is Digital Art simply a poor substitute for The Real Thing?
Through utilising imaginative methods of learning, we can ensure all children are provided with the equal opportunities to achieve and learn. This is increasingly important as the number of children eligible for free school meals, or children who have English as an Additional Language is on the rise in our primary schools.
Artist Grayson Perry has conceived a major new exhibition for the British Museum entitled 'The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman' to be unveiled in early October 2011. As the artist, curator and guide behind the concept, Perry will explore a range of themes connected with notions of craftsmanship and sacred journeys: from shamanism, magic and holy relics to motorbikes, identity and contemporary culture.