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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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Open, Creative, Innovative – British Library announces ambitious vision for 2023

Roly Keating, chief executive of the British Library has argued for renewed and sustained investment in the UK’s knowledge infrastructure, as he launches Living Knowledge, an ambitious vision of the Library’s future as it looks towards its 50thanniversary in 2023.

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