Friday, November 23, 2012

Cheryl Field selected as one of Axis Web MAstars

MAstars is an annual online selection of the most promising artists from the UK's leading MA courses.

Selected by influential artists, curators, academics and arts professionals, MAstars keeps you up to date with the artists to watch and gives you an insight into the future of the UK art scene. Use MAstars to find comprehensive information and images for each selected artist.

SEA Grad Artist Cheryl’s work has a ‘tech’ appeal, whilst being firmly rooted in an existential framework. Her showing embraced the rectangular space in an exhibition of three parts. The most eye-catching piece was the large wall-based installation ‘Fellows of the Royal Society,’ which shows the very early beginnings of the Higgs Boson. The three figures are shown in individual ‘particles’ of coloured mirrors. more

Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Call for screen based works exploring Folklore and Tradition as a place-specific dynamic repetition, where through increasingly complex mutations (or transmogrifications) past and future are overlayering and creating an increasingly abstract present.

We know the story, shape and rules of traditional games – “the overall effect**”, but also we’d like to see “a disequilibrium …, an instability, dissymmetry or gap of some kind… **“.

Selected works will be screened at unconventional locations around the island Papa Westray (Papay), Orkney and included into Papay Gyro Nights Touring programme. more

Monday, November 19, 2012

Sculpture making its mark transforming the cityscape of Glasgow

New sculptures crop up in urban areas all the time, often under the banner of regeneration, but the people behind the artworks and those who study them seem to have conflicting views of what matters most – for art to be pleasing to the eye, or to pose questions to the viewer? As Glasgow City Council plans the best way to commemorate victims of the potato famine in a public memorial, it is a question that it is worth considering. more

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Graduate Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva to represent Macedonia at 55. Venice Biennale

Skopje, 12 November 2012 (MIA) - Project "Skin is Identity and Surface for Projection, Representation of the Soul" by author Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, submitted by the National Gallery of Macedonia (NGM), will represent Republic of Macedonia at the 55. International Art Exhibition "Venice Biennale", held 1 June - 24 November 2013 on theme "The Encyclopedic Palace". more

From Ai Weiwei to Anish Kapoor: the art world's love affair with pop

Top British artists are going Gangnam Style in support of Ai Weiwei. Alex Needham on what happens when artists dabble in pop music. guardian

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Ai Weiwei does Gangnam Style

Chinese dissident activist and artist Ai Weiwei shows off his moves to the worldwide music phenomenon that is Gangnam style. The 55-year-old adds an element of his own when he appears handcuffed to a fellow dancer in one scene.