The Biennial Effect: The impact of the art biennial on place-making
As the inaugural Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art draws to a close, this symposium examines the impact of the art biennial on place-making. It asks, what makes a new biennial distinctive within the global cult of biennials? And is it enough for a biennial to be responsive, embedded and tailored to its locality?
Q&A with Ryan Hughes, Director of Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art
From 6 to 22 October this year Coventry will see its first Biennial of Contemporary Art. Annabel Clarke caught up with Ryan Hughes, Director of the Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art and lead artist at Office for Art, Design and Technology to hear more about his plans for the Biennial, and their current crowdfunding campaign.
History in the making: children use clay in class to rejuvenate the Potteries
Josh Halliday reports for the Guardian on the benefits of making and a creative education in the context of the British Ceramics Biennial and Stoke-on-Trent’s Capital of Culture bid.