Manchester arts venue HOME are planning to take brand-new live experiences from the homes of artists into the homes of their audiences. 'Homemakers' is a series of newly-commissioned work which asks theatre and live art makers to create new works at home, for an audience who are also at home, challenging the definition of “live theatre”.
The Saatchi Gallery has opened its digital doors with the launch of #SaatchiTakeover social media campaign. The gallery, which has welcomed visitors through its doors for over 35 years, is now sharing creations by its social media followers following its temporary closure due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
British Council is giving advice on how to create using digital tools. These are practical tips on what programmes to use and how best to apply them.
This includes advice on:
- creative writing
- image editing
- video editing
- music editing.
For the full rundown of their advice on tools and applying them to your art, click here.
Image: Nicole Harrington
After serious consideration, and in light of recent announcements from the World Health Organisation, the Other Art Fair regretfully announces the postponement of upcoming fairs.
Read our March 2020 newsletter, headlined by the Culture Diary's sponsorship of the opening reception for the British Music Embassy, the UK government presence at SXSW 2020. It includes details of RSVP for any cultural organisations attending the festival and our programming of artist Anna Ridler's AI visual art installation.
This is in addition to our usual selection of industry news, and welcomes to our latest registered organisations.
The Praemium Erasmianum Foundation (PEF) has awarded the Erasmus Prize 2020 to British visual artist Grayson Perry, making Perry the first British visual artist to win the prestigious prize since 1968. It includes €150,000 in prize money.
VisitBritain is sponsoring the new Best of British category at the Off To Work Event Photography Awards 2020.
The awards honour photographers of all levels who contribute show-stopping imagery that supports the events industry in the UK.
British Council has announced that Sonia Boyce OBE RA will represent the UK at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2021. The exhibition will run from May – November 2021 and will feature a major solo exhibition of new work from the artist.
Sonia Boyce is known for her highly innovative and experimental approach to art-making, using performance and audio-visual elements in her work. Since the 1990s,