Tuesday, 19 March 2013

This Month's FORUM  'Discipline Crossover'

Thursday 28th March 7.30pm g39

Resident artist Laura Reeves will be in-conversation with poet Rhian Edwards to discuss their collaboration in as part of 'There Will Be Words' in the g39 library.

The pair will be discussing the importance of this partnerships with practitioners in other disciplines and the outcomes of the project. 

More information will be coming soon....

Intercourse 2

Curated by Elbow Room an investigation into participatory practice.

A series of events in creative partnership with venues, organisations and artists. Through these Elbow Room wish to explore in more detail the nature of participation, shared experience and interactive engagement. This will happen mainly through the process and realisation of projects by artists and artist groups who have public participation, engagement and interaction at the core of their practice. The project artists are Ania Bas, Freya Dooley, Tiff Oben and artist group B.R.G.

Elbow Room's Intercourse 2013 event will take place on Saturday 6th April in Royal Arcade, Cardiff. Freya Dooley will be showing new work alongside Bee Aar Gee, Tiff Oben and Ania Bas. There will be screenings, interventions and discussions with Paul Hurley, Gill Nicol, Sophie Hope and others.

Their activities can be found here.

Saturday, 16 March 2013


We’ve just had word from the British Council Wales

If you are a young artist currently living or born in Wales, between the ages 17 – 25, there is now a Wales International Young Artist Award for those from a range of creative backgrounds including painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, printmaking, drawing and film. 

The winner will be selected in November 2013 and will have the opportunity to show their work across a national and international platform as well as a cash prize of £500.

The deadline is the 2nd of September 2013.

Saturday, 2 March 2013

The 'Made in Wales' Shop
This proposed new artist run store will feature the work of Welsh makers in it’s biggest shopping center, St David’s, right at the heart of the countries capital.
Made in Wales will showcase handmade gifts, crafts and original artwork. Their aim is to attract a diverse customer base including the many tourists visiting the capital.Their aim to open our shop in May for a 9 week trail period. (8th May until 7th July)They then hope to return for a second installment later in the year.They are inviting all Welsh artists to apply to take part in this unique concept.You can apply to take part as one of the shop team, working in the shop throughout the trial, or as a guest maker.
The Made in Wales shop will be managed by Bryony Morgan, of Made in Bristol, who founded the successful artist run shop, Paper Scissors Stone, in Bristol.Made in Bristol provides Bristol’s creative community with professional, affordable retail and business development opportunities.
Artists taking part in Paper Scissors Stone throughout 2012 found the experience very rewarding, not just financially but also with developing work, building confidence and the chance to work with other artists resulted in new collaborations, friendship and networks being formed.
Please email madeinwalesshop@gmail.com to request an application form.
The deadline to apply is 25th March
All applicants will be contacted before 5pm on 5th April.