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Post Truth International Mail Art Project

Mail Art Project

The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language.
Post-truth has been nominated as the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 and is an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’.
[ref: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/word-of-the-year/word-of-the-year-2016]

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The Drawing Lab – Day 2

Drawing Lab with Guy Evans

A two-day workshop investigating traditional and contemporary drawing techniques, the ‘mechanics’ transferring visual information from world to eye to paper, how our drawing reveals our objective & subjective mind, and how drawing creates a story of our seeing.

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WE R ALL DOING TIME! by Hal Wright

Hal Wright

In 1980, when I was sixteen years of age – with all the earnestness and empathy at my then command, I gave an old homeless man a pound. Then, I asked him where he was living. He replied, ‘I am living next to you, or else, I would be dead!’ Back then, both his sarcasm and realism were lost on me.

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Bookbinding workshops in The Creative Space

Coptic Binding Workshop

NEW for 2017! Beginners Bookbinding workshops Our Beginners Bookbinding workshops are run once a month on a Saturday afternoon and are already proving popular. I ran the first workshop last weekend with 2 artists and both students went away with their own hardback, Japanese bound book – and hopefully an insight into how to carry…

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Mail Art Project

We have a call out for a new Mail Art project with a nice long deadline (so don’t panic!). Based upon the new dictionary definition ‘post-truth’, we shall be exhibiting the results in our gallery space in October 2017. The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a word or expression chosen to reflect the…

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