Nu Urban Gardeners at Newstead Abbey: Fetes: April 15th-16th & 22nd-23rd April 2017 Live Art event May 6th-7th 2017

Nottingham Contemporary has taken a long view on history with the exhibition The Place is Here but like Philippa Perry in her (probably award winning BBC4 programme about Surrealism), where she creates her own pop up bureau of surrealist research, asking people to recall the last dream they had, possibly, the place we’re all seeking, […]

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Art is in her heart: Balzac Scholar artist and thinker at the Exhibition: Ewa Szypula

Featured image: Ewa Szypula at Nottingham Castle for the Matthew Darbyshire Exhibition The extraordinary thing about Ewa Szypula is that she’s an academic who is also a really gifted artist. She produced the front cover of her doctorate/book: Balzac’s Love Letters: Correspondence and The Literary Imagination (see below). The love between Honore De Balzac and the Polish […]

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Chris Lewis Jones: art is in his heart:”I’m me and nobody else…whatever people say I am, that’s what I’m not”

Above: Chris Lewis Jones: Shoe..he’s working on a new performer’s shoes drawing project: he is very interested in music, performance and tracing emotion. In Alan Sillitoe’s Saturday Night, Sunday Morning, Albert Finney’s Arthur Seaton is caught in a spiral of work, drink and grabbing pleasure where he can and we and he know he is more than […]

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