CURATORS INVITING VIDEO – Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

I've watched with interest the dawn of curators describing their exhibitions to possible attenders.  The small Dulwich Picture Gallery in London started really well with its director, Ian Dejardin.  In a few minutes, he would tell us what to see, in a quietly enthusiastic way. Now this - the gallery has TWO curators having a …

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“A Fine Line” – 4 artists’ exhibition, Edinburgh

City Art Centre, Edinburgh have a current exhibition curated by printmaker Angie Lewin and Lizzie Farey (willow weaver) who invited ceramicist Frances Priest and artist/printmaker Bronwen Sleigh to exhibit also.  (The exhibition runs until 18th February). It was an absolute pleasure to be with them yesterday, at their "In Conversation" discussion, chaired by Amanda Game (independent curator …

Phoning it in – poetry

Stumbled across this today on the blog Julie Unplugged: "10 smart ways to use your phone to improve your writing"   Listen to conversation around you and capture rich/true dialogue using your audio recording setting. Take photos, especially those surprise images to write about later. Once you set the intention to be surprised visually, you'll spot …