Mētra Saberova: Long Term

This piece, as anything and everything else really, grows out of frustration. At least that is how things seem to happen. Frustration comes from caring and caring also implies that some choices have t …

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Jojo Taylor: Go Thee Rhino and Make your Dreams Come True

Whenever I feel like giving up, I take a look at a piece of photocopied paper, with a picture of a rhino on it and these words: ‘Go Thee rhino and make you’re dreams come true.’ I do not know which bo …

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Sabrina Fuller: A future network: building a Peer Mentoring Group

More than halfway through the year of our Artquest-funded peer mentoring group it seems valuable to reflect on what is, up to this point, working well, and of any issues it is worth considering before …

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R.M. Sánchez-Camus: Challenges of Socially Engaged Practice

R.M. Sánchez-Camus is an artist with a socially engaged practice. He was a member of the PEER FORUM group convened by artist Eelyn Lee and hosted at Peckham Platform in 2016. In this interview with Ar …

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Jojo Taylor: Avoiding Stuckness (with Emergency Chocolate)

The following recipe is designed for recent graduates or those seeking a new way of working. Give the strict routine of numerous deadlines the chop and toss more exploration, experimentation and play …

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Rosemary Cronin: Postgraduate experiences

The LIFE BOAT residency is funded by Arts Temps and the Postgraduate Community at UAL and supported by ACAVA Q: Can you talk to us a little bit about your practice and the ideas and themes that motiva …

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Internships good practice case study: AWP Internships 2012

The Artquest & Widening Participation (AWP) Internships programme was launched in 2012 as a pilot project to support recent graduates by providing them with paid experience with some of London’s m …

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Anonymous: Where have all the massive cocks gone?

In mid-2013 Stuart Shave, the director of Modern Art exhibited a series of preparatory drawings by Tom of Finland. The show consisted of thirty figurative works that were studies for the artists’ high …

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Anonymous: Dis-United Kingdom

A terraced house in London costs on average £550,000: that is four times the cost elsewhere in what used to be the United Kingdom. Since the introduction of the National Lottery and the opening of Tat …

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Kirsty Ogg ­and Marijke Steedman: the gallery problem, or, what artists can do when their work doesn’t fit in galleries

Our sixth, final talk as part of System Failure discussed the strength of galleries on an artists career, and explored how artists are validated by gallery exhibition above all other mechanisms in the …

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