Interview with Clarissa Corfe, Contemporary Art Curator - Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Interview with Clarissa Corfe, Contemporary Art Curator - Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Writer Emma Sumner talks to Clarissa Corfe, Preston’s Harris Museum & Art Gallery contemporary art curator about how the museum, gallery and collection have influenced her interests. Continuing to celebrate its local community by creating links between Preston’s past and present, the museum’s collections and exhibitions highlight the people of historical local importance, while introducing the current day and contemporary to their local and wider audiences.

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CVAN North East Artists Films: Fiona Crisp

CVAN North East Artists Films: Fiona Crisp

Fiona Crisp’s installations of large-scale photographs hover between the disciplines of sculpture and photography. Exploring in phenomenological terms what a photograph is, her installations moreover ask – what is a photograph capable of? Commissioned by the North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (CVAN), this is the fourth of seven films exclusively launched in an on-going partnership with This Is Tomorrow.

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The Arts Council Collection is pleased to announce Curators’ Days for Spring and Summer 2016

The Arts Council Collection is pleased to announce Curators’ Days for Spring and Summer 2016

Arts Council Collection Curators’ Days are designed to provide an informal forum for curators from around the country to meet and network. Each event has a special focus, either looking at particular areas of professional practice or visiting new buildings and important exhibitions. All include guest speakers and opportunity for discussion.

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Woon Foundation Prize 2016 | Call for entries

Woon Foundation Prize 2016 | Call for entries

A painting and sculpture prize open to all UK final year Fine Art undergraduates. Call for entries opens 1 February and closes 31 March. First Prize £20,000 + studio space | Second £9k | Third £6k | Discretionary Prize £5k | Judges include: Christine Borland, Artist and BALTIC Professor; Karen MacKinnon, Curator and Director, Artes Mundi; Laurence Sillars, Chief Curator, BALTIC. Awarded and presented by Northumbria University and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

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ARTS COUNCIL COLLECTION 70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

ARTS COUNCIL COLLECTION 70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
  • 8 NEW ART COMMISSIONS ACROSS THE UK WITH FIRST OPENING TOMORROW

  • TWO NEW TOURING EXHIBITIONS: NIGHT IN THE MUSEUM CURATED BY RYAN GANDER AND DRAWN FROM LIFE: PEOPLE ON PAPER

  • ARTISTS ANTONY GORMLEY, BRIDGET RILEY, JOHN AKOMFRAH, HEATHER PHILLIPSON, RYAN GANDER, ROGER HIORNS, RICHARD DEACON AND MARK WALLINGER SHARE THEIR THOUGHTS ABOUT THE COLLECTION

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