‘Documenta Fifteen’

The 15th edition of documenta took place between June and September 2022, a contemporary art exhibition held in Kassel, Germany. I attended with a group from the Contemporary Art Society for three days in June, this is the first opportunity I’ve had to visit, and I was completely blown away by the scale, variety andContinue reading “‘Documenta Fifteen’”

Red River event at Tate St Ives

On 1 May I went along to hear from the Red River Rescuers in conversation with poet John Wedgwood Clarke talking about how a polluted river in West Cornwall has rare species of damsel fly. I also heard artist Naomi Frears talking about her film for the project. Find out more about the event andContinue reading “Red River event at Tate St Ives”

Climate Science, Nature and Creativity

The Custom House in Exeter is featuring a programme of activities and events this Spring and Summer 2022 focusing on the climate crisis and ecological emergency. Earlier this month, I went along to a lively conversation between three creative writers and three scientists, all based in Devon and all actively working to address the climateContinue reading “Climate Science, Nature and Creativity”

The Cornwall Workshop

From 4 to 11 March 2022 I joined the Cornwall Workshop, meeting artists and curators to explore ideas embedded in Elizabeth Price’s work and in her practice as an artist: assembly, archive and place. Learning is key to my development as a curator and I’m keen to share great opportunities. Do head over and lookContinue reading “The Cornwall Workshop”

Our Body is a Planet

Our Body is a Planet is a new film from Devon-based artist Léonie Hampton of Still/Moving made for her commission in the department of Mycology at the University of Exeter. In partnership with Arts and Culture, University of Exeter it featured at the Two Short Nights Film Festival at Exeter Phoenix on 3 February 2022 TheContinue reading “Our Body is a Planet”

Arts Council England

Developing Your Creative Practice Award I have been awarded Arts Council England’s Developing Your Creative Practice Award (DYCP). I am researching opportunities for artists and scientists to work together to create new artworks that explore the effects of the climate crisis. I am exploring the need for an independent visual arts commissioning agency in DevonContinue reading “Arts Council England”