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.
Ambition, challenges and slaughtering sacred cows, a year in the life of DASH’s first Curator-in-Residence
Anna Berry’s year-long residency at Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) is the first instalment of DASH’s Curatorial Commissions Programme, pairing disabled curators with mainstream arts organisations. Berry’s residency has culminated in the Art and Social Change exhibition at MAC 11 January – 22 March. Berry along with Deborah Kermode, CEO and Artistic Director, MAC, and curator and mentor Jess Litherland spoke to Disability Arts Online about the process.
Hardeep Pandhal: the rapping artist who works with his mum
His cartoon creations unravelling identity and empire have made him a rising star. Now he’s going global. Tom Emery speaks to the artist, who is originally from Birmingham, about his practice and rising profile – via The Guardian