For February's Artist of the Month we've selected Helena Hamilton. We talk to her about her immersive works and the meditative effects of repetition.
As part of our Models of Validation project we initiated 'Social Works?', a programme of workshops, get-togethers, writing and artist commissions. The blog posts for the Get Togethers and Artist-Led Workshops which happened in Autumn 2018 are now live.
We have more copies of our Social Works? Open publication for sale. This is the first publication from the Social Works? programme, and features 14 new commissioned pieces of writing about socially engaged practice. Order your copy here.
And finally on the Social Works? front, we have news of an exciting event taking place in April 2019. Social Works? Live will take the form of a social art festival / exchange and ‘live publication’ session at Manchester School of Art on 26 April. Save the date!
We are pleased to welcome a new member of staff to Axisweb. Lucy Wright is our new Research and Development Coordinator for the Models of Validation project.
As part of the Wakefield Artwalk which took place on 30 January 2019, Axis Directory member Jo Clements exhibited her virtual reality installation 'We Will Never As Humans Be Able To See 360°' at one of our Vacant Spaces in The Ridings Shopping Centre. Jo has had a short film made about the project by Maria Ruban.
Inspired by our Artist of the Month Helena Hamilton we've selected five artists who work with sound and moving images for our regular Five2Watch feature. Featuring Bethan Hughes, Stuart Robinson, Helen Kilby-Nelson, Rhiannon Lowe and Suki Chan.
In our monthly What's On Guide we share events from our Axis Directory members that are happening in February.
For February's Artist of the Month we talk to Belfast-based artist Helena Hamilton.
Read the blog posts about our Social Works? Get-Togethers and Artist-Led Workshops. Bloggers include Megan Dunford, Gina Mollet, Katharine Lazenby, Josie Vallely, Sadie Edginton and Siana Bangura.
We're had more copies of our Social Works Open publication printed. It features 14 new commissioned pieces of writing about socially engaged practice. Order your copy today!
Following the success of last year’s Social Works? workshop series and journal publication, the ‘Models of Validation’ team at Axisweb / MMU are delighted to announce a new event, Social Works? Live at Manchester School of Art on April 26th 2019.
Lucy Wright is our new Research and Development Coordinator. Lucy will be continuing the Models of Validation research project about socially engaged practice.
Axis Directory member Romily Alice Walden has anew exhibition opening on 8 February 2019 in New York.
Watch a film made by Maria Ruban about Jo Clements' project 'We Will Never As Humans Be Able To See 360°' which was shown in one of our Vacant Spaces.
Inspired by our current Artist of the Month we've selected five artists who work with sound and moving image in their work.
We highlight some of our favourite events happening in February 2019 by Axisweb Members.