Archive for March, 2012

I enjoyed this piece about the River Don in Doncaster, from Caught by the River. A Walk Along The River Don 29 March 2012 // Miscellany pic by Joel Hitchins-Samson The first of a new monthly column by Lisa Samson We ignore the Tesco bags dangling from the brambles and follow the riverside path past […]

My latest musical discovery… beautiful recordings of old 78s in an empty warehouse…enjoy click here for some more info courtesy of BBC Related articles The Caretaker: An Empty Bliss Beyond This World (Review) ( DOWNLOAD: Free Caretaker Album ( LISTEN: Leyland Kirby/Bill Ryder-Jones ( The Caretaker Gives Away New Album ( The Caretaker Releases New […] Every day for the past-two-and-a-half years, an anonymous author has written a story about a place or a person in the East End of London. In 900,000 words, and pictures that tell at least another 900,000, are lovingly drawn portraits of remarkable, ordinary folk, from Maurice Franklin, a 93-year-old wood-turner, to Myra Love, who […]

Upcoming:Karla Black solo show Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow 20 April – 24 June 2012 Karla Black’s work is to be the subject of a solo show at the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow.Karla Black will present major new sculptures in the grand ground floor of the Gallery of Modern Art’s exhibition space. Black is […]

Stuart Shave/Modern Art is delighted to announce a solo exhibition of new sculpture by Karla Black. This is the artist’s first solo show with Modern Art. Karla Black’s sculptures are formed from materials that are loose, impermanent and fragile – combinations of various powders, make-up, toiletries, cellophane and polythene, along with more ordinary art-making materials […]

Repair cafés are spreading across the world – Noord-Holland (Amsterdam), Holland – A repair cafe is where to go for advice on mending clothing, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, garden tools, computers, dishes and toys. Anything from a broken chair, toaster or even holes in a woollen sweater. Expert volunteers are on hand to help […]

ROSE WYLIE 17.03.2012-01.07.2012 Rose’s association with Jerwood is long standing. She was shortlisted for the fourth Jerwood Painting Prize (1997) and went on to be shown in Give and Take at Jerwood Space (2000), and in the Jerwood Drawing Prize (2002). Wylie has most recently been awarded the 2011 Paul Hamyln Prize for Visual Arts. […]