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Call for Contributions - Symposium on Drawing at Art School

Monday 12 August 2019

UWE Drawing Research Symposium 2019 A day of talks and discussion about drawing at art school.

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New Jurassic Coast exhibition to open at THG

Tuesday 06 August 2019

Well Trodden Wrong Ways a new exhibition exploring East Devon’s Jurassic Coast

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Street Art Mural for Plymouth City Centre a success!

Saturday 20 July 2019

Its not very often there is the chance to bring some vibrant street art to Plymouth city centre, watch the video here!

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Krowji’s Phase 2 secures place among UK’s top creative communities

Monday 08 July 2019

The nationally-acclaimed Krowji creative hub has secured full £2 million funding for the second phase expansion of its flagship Percy Williams Building, with on-site work starting imminently alongside studios which flourish among the top providers of creative space in the country.

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Foreground announces ‘Re-Make/Re-Model’, a newly commissioned text by Chris Fite-Wassilak on Mike Rickett’s The Vessel

Friday 21 June 2019

We are delighted to announce Re-Make/Re-Model, a newly commissioned text by Chris Fite-Wassilak on Mike Rickett’s The Vessel. Re-Make/Re-Model is the inaugural release in our File Notes series, an occasional series of commissioned writing that will critically engage with different areas of our programme.

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Foreground announce major open commission in partnership with the Science Museum Group

Tuesday 11 June 2019

We are delighted to announce that Foreground are partners with the Science Museum Group for a major art commission for the National Collections Centre, the group’s most ambitious project for a generation.

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New Research Group Document And Location Developed In Partnership With Foreground

Thursday 09 May 2019

We are delighted to launch a new programme in partnership with The University of the West of England, Bristol, Document and Location.

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Village Green Gathering, brings together art & ideas about Goonhilly Downs, Saturday 18th of May

Wednesday 08 May 2019

2019 sees the second and final Goonhilly Village Green take place. This year, eight South West based artists have been commissioned to investigate and uncover the many layers of the Downs, touching on everything from ancient folklore, ecology and environment, means of communication, visual adventures and explorations of possible futures.

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Threshold by Natasha Rosling unveiled in Forest of Dean

Friday 05 April 2019

Natash Rosling unveils Threshold, a permanent new sculpture for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail.

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Goonhilly Village Green returns to Cornwall in 2019

Wednesday 09 January 2019

Goonhilly Village Green returns to Cornwall in 2019 to celebrate the unique lsndscape, history and culture of Goonhilly Downs

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