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PRESS RELEASE: A pilot for a new biennial festival of contemporary art is set to take place in Plymouth this autumn and will feature works in iconic locations throughout the city by international artists from Denmark, China, Australia, Japan and more.
by Jodie Bishop, Public Art Officer It’s fair to say that life as a Public Art Officer is certainly pretty varied! Public art describes any creative work carried out by an artist in a public space. Projects can range from large permanent sculptures, performances of dance, theatre and music to temporary installations or short events […]
by Lizzy Allen, Soundview Media Soundview is a Plymouth-based video production company. We love our city and have been excited to watch its regeneration and growth in recent years. So we were really pleased, when in 2015, we were asked to create a video legacy for one of the symbols of that regeneration: The Box. Our task was […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer We have a busy month coming up as a number of the projects we’ve been working on this year really get into their stride. The ‘Poppies: WAVE’ installation on the Hoe has had amazing feedback since it went on display in the summer. Our ‘Plymouth Remembers’ programme inspired […]
by Fiona Evans, Vital Sparks Producer It was in September four years ago when Vital Sparks was launched to help communities run their own creative projects. The scheme is a partnership between Plymouth Culture and Plymouth City Council and is funded by Arts Council England. The idea was to use art to grow confidence and vigour in neighbourhoods that were tired of […]
by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer In 2016 Plymouth was awarded £635,000 from Arts Council England’s ‘Ambition for Excellence’ funding scheme. The money has enabled a number of organisations in the city to come together to establish ‘Horizon’ – a two-year visual arts programme which, amongst other things, will support a series of talent […]
by Stacey Turner, Events and Audience Development Coordinator Nothing quite makes you learn like jumping into the deep end. That has been my mantra since starting as the Events and Audience Development Coordinator for Plymouth Museums Galleries Archives in late April 2017. Local Studies Day, the first event in the city-wide Plymouth History Festival programme, […]