The winner of the prestigious Wolfson Prize for history 2019 has praised the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for supporting curiosity-driven research that “helps people really understand the past”.
People across England and Wales are being invited to share their own poetry about the places they live in and love as part of an ambitious plan to create a digital map of Poetry for England and Wales.
After the initial designing process, the inmates made prototypes from paper and other fabrics. This encouraged the inmates to follow the manufacturing process from start to finish.
Each bag was displayed with a label identifying its designer, and also hinted at a name for the model – much like high-street products (Ikea’s ‘Billy’ bookcase, or Louis Vuitton’s ‘Alma’ handbag).
The labels provided information about the design inspiration and features of the bag, including the ways that the bag was designed against theft.
The finish products as modelled by visitors to the exhibition: Central St Martin’s Art College are aiming to continue the project by designing and creating sellable products to purchase online.
Founded in 2013 by Moroccan Touria El Glaoui, one of the women which inspired Stacey’s PhD research, 1-54 (in reference to the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent) is the leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.
Art by Evans Mbugua. Mbugua is an artist-designer born in Nairobi, Kenya. He currently lives and works in Paris, France. Both of these culturally diverse cities are an inspiration for his works.
The James Cohan Gallery maintains a strong international focus representing a diverse selection of contemporary artists from Ethiopia, China, Vietnam, Japan, Costa Rica, The Dominican Republic, the U.K. as well as the United States.
Marion Boehm settled in South Africa in 2010. Her practice has particular focus on the women living in Kliptown, a suburb of a former township in Soweto, Johannesburg. Upcycling discarded newspapers and sheshwe cloth, materials that speak to township lives, she crafts large-scale textiles pieces.