Contemporary Art in the Community
The primary aim of the project is to take contemporary art out of galleries and museums, to take it out of artist’s studios, and to show it to all sorts of different people in a variety of environments and locations around South West England.
We would like to discover from the ordinary people of Devon and Cornwall, what kind of art they like and what they don’t like. What contemporary art means to them? Are they interested in art at all? Is there a place for art in their life, living room, kitchen, mind? Or maybe they are not interested in art at all? These are the question and the items we are going to be asking people.
Maybe we will ask you too! 😎
The preview of Contemporary Art in the Community
Widemouth Bay, North Cornwall, South West England
Thursday 29th September 2011
In which Graham meets a being born in the nebula of the constellation of Orion for the very first time, and is moved by Mintaka’s message for mankind.
At Kasia’s Studio.
The Haldon Hills, Devon, South West England
Saturday 1st October 2011
In which Ami realises that art shouldn’t be about “cutting us off from the fabric of our life experience. Art is about coming up underneath our life experience, and lifting us up”.
High Street, Exeter, Devon, South West England
Monday 12th December 2011
In which Kasia and Jim interrupt Chris’s sales of The Big Issue, and then discuss with him and Steve their view of contemporary art from the streets of Exeter
Contemporary Art in the Community #8/n
Inaugural Live Art Meets, Exeter Phoenix Café Bar, Exeter, Devon, South West England
9 PM on Tuesday 24th April 2012
Here’s our “manifesto” – [mc id=”529″ type=”file”]Flier for Contemporary Art in the Community. No. 8/n[/mc]
Videos to follow. From several different angles!