Celebrating the artist’s centenary, Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe is the first London exhibition of Cohen’s work since his retrospective nearly 20 years ago. At the Arcade at Bush House, King's College London from the 16 March to 22 May.
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The Romani Culture and Arts Company has been the leading Romani organisation in Wales for 10 years and has become the strongest Romani and Traveller led organisation in the United Kingdom, with an extensive network across Wales, England and Europe.
Coventry City of Culture Trust, the Thames Festival Trust and Open Theatre will be working with the eight Special Needs schools in Coventry and their students to celebrate Coventry’s historic River Sherbourne. This project will form part of the City of Culture schools programme.
They are seeking a Coventry-based artist (or artists) or an arts organisation to deliver a programme of high-quality art workshops based around river and environmental studies with the eight schools. The work produced will be exhibited as part of Coventry City of Culture in 2020 and 2021.
A new collaboration with Acute Art sees the first virtual reality artwork by Anish Kapoor presented in the dramatic setting of Windmill Hill on the Waddesdon estate.
‘Into Yourself, Fall’ (2018) takes users on a journey through the human body, experiencing the sensation of falling into yourself. The work seeks to simulate vertigo, depicting a labyrinth of the inner workings of the self.
Waddesdon is pleased to announce a new exhibition of Nick Knight’s large-scale, painterly photographs, displaying the rose as an enduring symbol of beauty.
British fashion photographer, Nick Knight’s constant desire to experiment, push boundaries and challenge his audience has led him to take up a new subject, the classic rose – but expressed in an entirely new way.
What does 2020 hold for you? We at the Culture Diary, embedded within the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, are gearing up for a year of cultural activity and huge UK campaigns including:
Brent is the next London Borough of Culture, following Waltham Forest's programme in 2019. As to be expected from the home of Wembley Arena, its rich reggae heritage, and Kilburn's 'Music Mile', the 2020 celebration will be enriched with sound and song.
Highlights announced so far include:
Liverpool Biennial 2020 has chosen an unusual theme for its artists. Entitled 'The Stomach and the Port' the biennial will "explore the notions of body...challenges an understanding of the individual as a defined, self-sufficient entity."
Liverpool Biennial 2020 is curated by Manuela Moscoso with artistic director Fatos Üstek and the Liverpool Biennial team.
With World Cup Rugby at fever pitch for England fans, all eyes are on Japan for its upcoming sports and cultural events. British Council is leading on the UK in JAPAN 19–20 season, a year-long programme of cultural and education-focused events and activities in both Japan and the UK which provides opportunities for British and Japanese organisations.
The Culture Diary and Arts Council England is taking a delegation of visual arts leaders and emerging designers from across the UK to Hong Kong next month from 2–7 December. The mission takes place at Business of Design Week and is a direct result of working with a number of Culture Diary members eager to expand their creative and cultural practices internationally. The mission will work with the Department for International Trade and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office via the GREAT Britain Campaign.