Shadows of a Dream

  Shadows of a Dream, a collaborative exhibition between Creative Future and Outside In, opened last Sunday (16th September) at Outside In: Gallery located in Wellington House Day Centre, Brighton. The exhibition showcases works by Maria Kuipers, Mercedes Gil Simon, Michelle Roberts, Jessica Levine and Neal Pearce. Jessica Levine's work stems from sources including 'personal … Continue reading Shadows of a Dream

Review and Summary: A. L. Kennedy’s Art and Madness, BBC Radio 3

On Sunday 22nd April, BBC Radio 3 aired a programme by writer A. L. Kennedy on the supposed links between art and madness. In this post, I want to briefly summarise Kennedy's views within the programme and discuss some of the questions she raises. "Losing one's mind is a negative, terrifying experience, freeing it can … Continue reading Review and Summary: A. L. Kennedy’s Art and Madness, BBC Radio 3

Design and Display: The Halle Saint Pierre, Paris

Completely conversely to the bright walls of the typical contemporary art gallery exhibition, the temporary exhibition at the Halle Saint Pierre in Paris was shrouded in darkness. This exhibition is called 'Banditi dell'arte' (which Google Translate tells me means 'Bandits of the Art') and is the first exhibition in France of Italian Outsider Art. At … Continue reading Design and Display: The Halle Saint Pierre, Paris

*GUEST POST* The Berlin Wall East Side Gallery by Lizzie Davey

Many thanks to Lizzie Davey for this post on the Berlin Wall East Side Gallery. Read Lizzie's blog for more posts about travel and culture: Wanderful World. At 1.3 kilometres long and featuring 106 paintings by international artists, the East Side Gallery is the largest open air gallery in the world. It stands as a … Continue reading *GUEST POST* The Berlin Wall East Side Gallery by Lizzie Davey