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East Midlands team wins bid for region’s first major art show at Venice Biennale

A first of its kind project to showcase East Midlands artists at one of the world’s most prestigious exhibitions is expected to inspire a new generation of practitioners, curators and art-lovers.

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The birth of the modern selfie? Early Renaissance research reveals inspiration and lasting influence of images-within-images

The 750-year-old artistic practice which may in part have inspired the modern selfie has been laid bare in research by a Plymouth University academic.

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Answers in an envelope please – designers reveal the items which fire their imaginations

What connects a slightly squashed paper cup, a Swedish tape measure, a tiny wooden model of shoes and a 1/14 scale paper chair? The answer is they are all items of value donated by a host of top designers to feature in a unique exhibition at Plymouth University.

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