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Top 10 Ones to Watch – Plymouth College of Art Breaking Through Degree Show

Those good arts bods over at Plymouth College of Art have put together a list of their 10 artists to watch at their Breaking Through degree show, 2017.

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“Saala Anti National Element” is my Answer to all the Trolls and their Guardians, says Prankur Chaturvedi

The video of a Poem titled  “Saala Anti-National Element”, which is written and recited by Prankur Chaturvedi has created a lot of buzz on social media and the Poet is really happy with the response.

The Lawyer turned Writer/Poet spoke to ArtsCulture about the Poetry Video and his upcoming projects.

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Searching for writers in residence: Writing places returns for 2017 at the homes of Agatha Christie and Thomas Hardy

A search for writers-in-residence to bring the act of writing back into two literary houses, Thomas Hardy’s Cottage and Agatha Christie’s Greenway, is being launched by the National Trust and Literature Works.

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‘Freedom of artistic expression, the joys of language and the horrors of war’: Well Thumbed creator Terry Victor takes on our Q&A

When we heard Terry Victor’s Well Thumbed was ‘a show, I imagine, that would have Mary Whitehouse spinning in her chastity belt’, ( via Arts Scene in Wales) we put down our Fanny Hill, clipped on our own belt, and pricked up our ears.

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“Rage and pain and fear and hope and love”: the power of autobiographical theatre, by Bella Heesom

I would read your diary if you let me. I would love to climb inside your mind. Just crack your skull open, clamber in, and nestle down into the secret, squishy parts of your psyche and see the world through your eyes.

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A showroom for tomorrow: artist Joan Stack on the marketing of reality and her work at Plymouth Contemporary

Joan Stack is an Edinburgh-based who’s strayed into the new possibilities of 3-d paint sculptures. Influenced by the prevalence of retail culture, her work ‘and you are like no other’ will be on show at the Plymouth Contemporary. We caught up with her to find out more about how she questions reality

AC: Which of your work is on display at the Plymouth Contemporary?

JS: I will be exhibiting a sculptural installation entitled ‘and you are like no other’. It is comprised of multiple steel baskets, with constructed fake plant-like shapes inside. Continue reading A showroom for tomorrow: artist Joan Stack on the marketing of reality and her work at Plymouth Contemporary