Scene Report: Stoke-on-Trent – a malleable city with creative potential
Selina Oakes profiles the artistic scene in Stoke-on-Trent for a-n.
a-n Assembly 2019: Stoke-on-Trent event announced
a-n’s programme of one-day artist-led events continues with Assembly Stoke-on-Trent, throwing into focus the idea of the artist as activist, activator and change maker.
Artists Make Change: “Artists need to be more involved in policy decisions”
a-n Artists Council has initiated a 12-month research and development project that will explore the role of the artist in society and advocate for how artists and art organisers can effectively work for change. Glen Stoker, a visual artist and Director of Stoke-on-Trent-based artist-led project AirSpace Gallery, and Rachel Dobbs, an artist and educator based in Plymouth speak to Jack Hutchinson about the project and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their plans – via a-n.