Friday, 21 September 2012

Open Crit with John Wallbank


Open crits were restarted again today at Islington Mill. We were joined by John Wallbank who has been artist in residence at the mill over the past month. John talked about the work he had produced over the course of the residency.

Rosanne Robertson presented a new video work, 'Selected Sound: Painting by Eye, Music by Ear' plus a 'sketch' for another film work.

Lauren Velvick presented her research and ideas for an upcoming exhibition and series of events she is co-organising entitled 'Hoist by their own Petard' which forms part of the Free for Arts festival.


Sunday, 2 September 2012

'New Schools', Frieze magazine.

Islington Mill Art Academy were recently asked to give an interview as part of a survey of recently founded artist-run art academies with contributions from other education programmes such as The Silent University, The School of Global Art, The External Program, MASS Alexandria and SOMA.

Issue 149, September 2012

Academy members Maurice Carlin and Lauren Velvick spoke with Frieze Magazine's Sam Thorne about funding, failure, education and locality among other things for a survey contextualised by the opening line...

..."What would an art school fit for the 21st century look like?"

Read here