Punk Heroics and the Floating Self 

Punk Heroics and the Floating Self 

Talking pictures in movies wink knowingly or remove their heads. In art galleries they exist in a fluid world between the floating layers of the real: the viewer, the screen and film.  There is the image that takes up (in this case) a large physical space and a small...
Hello Claire Fontaine

Hello Claire Fontaine

Hello Claire Fontaine.  I’m Jane Dadd, second cousin of Gene Skinner. I went to your expo in KARST on my meanders round Plymouth (Brexit city) Art Weekender.  These are my real reactions – you need to know, listen to me.  The burnt up matchstick map of the UK was...
Participatory (in)determinism

Participatory (in)determinism

One of the huge advantages of public arts subsidy in the UK, when compared to other civil societies is that you can be confident that a UKIP voting, full blooded Brexiteer will have provided the lottery money that ‘enables’ the artist to be commissioned to...
Club subsidy – Rosie King installation

Club subsidy – Rosie King installation

Plymouth based artist, Rosie King has devised this new three-screen installation as part of Plymouth Art Weekender. The work is presented in a small nightclub in Cornwall Street. Up the beery smelling stairs, we turn to our right and wait our turn peering into the...
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