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“Fragile Possibilities”: The Role of the Artist’s Book in Public Art

“Fragile Possibilities”: The Role of the Artist’s Book in Public Art  Elaine Speight and Charles Quick for Special Issue "Artists’ Books: Concept, Place, and a Quiet Revolution"  edited by Dr Chris Taylor


The Expanded City 2017-18 map

Created by Claire Tindale, The Expanded City map was designed to accompany the 'Lie of the Land' symposium in 2018, as part of the second stage of The Expanded City project. It geographically locates and gives details of the main insights generated through research projects by artists Gavin Renshaw, Ian Nesbitt & Ruth Levene, Olivia Keith, [...]


Treading Lightly

Steph Shipley, a second year MA Fine Art student at UCLan discusses her current project. Steph is studying on the Projects for Places pathway, which is taught by In Certain Places curators Prof. Charles Quick and Elaine Speight. Ruhwinton of the Middle Ages, now Rivington and its Terraced Gardens just below Rivington Pike on the outskirts of [...]


The Expanded City Network: What do we need in a space for play?

March 2018 Writer and artist Lauren Velvick on the informal discussion around spaces for play between Emily Speed and architect Lee Ivett, in the recently Grade II listed ‘bubble’ classroom at Kennington Primary School. At the start of Emily Speed’s ‘What do we need in a space for play?’ event she outlined why play in particular had [...]

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