Plymouth Art Weekender from the inside
Tuesday 20th October 2015
Cara Green was one of the many volunteers who helped with Plymouth Art Weekender on the 25-27 September 2015. Here she tells us about the weekender from her point of view.
Upon returning to Plymouth after a summer back home for my 3rd and final year on the …
Review: ART 15 London Olympia
Tuesday 4th August 2015
PAC Home member Stephen Smith has written a report from his PAC Home bursary funded trip to Art15 in London.
As I enter ART15 I overhear someone saying “not …
Work Experience with an Art History Student
Wednesday 13th May 2015
As part of my Art History degree at Plymouth University, I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to take a module that included a work experience placement. As this module was new to the Art History curriculum this year, I was quite nervous about the overall experience, as …
When the Waters Recede: an exhibition of research at Plymouth Arts Centre
Wednesday 6th May 2015
Artist Emma Critchley talks us through the making of her exhibition, which is at Plymouth Arts Centre until 10 May
On 20 January 1607, in the dark early hours of the morning, the inhabitants of Somersetshire were struck by one of the largest and most destructive …
Film Viewing is ‘Intense’ Experience for School
Thursday 23rd April 2015
A group of students from Stoke Damerel Community College have attended a screening of the Oscar-nominated film Selma as part of the Day of Difference project.
Fourteen students – from Years 7 to 10 – went to see the film at Plymouth …
Art Review: Everything Made Bronze
Wednesday 8th April 2015
Ellard and Johnstone’s Everything Made Bronze is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until 10 May.
It is a very contemporary dilemma: how to take art from a passive experience to a collaborative act. Ellard & Johnstone’s work has been built around this principle, translating thoughts on time, age and …
Artists in Empty Spaces
Wednesday 4th March 2015
By Vickie Fear
In February I was invited to take part in a panel discussion at Plymouth College of Art on the topic of artists accessing empty spaces in Plymouth. As an artist I have performed in a handful of empty shops, public buildings and outdoor spaces; as a co-director …
Art Review: Gideon Mendel ‘Drowning World’
Tuesday 17th February 2015
Gideon Mendel’s Drowning World is showing at Plymouth Arts Centre until 15 March 2015
The camera is a recording device that can capture the fleeting, bear witness and act as testimony to the world around us. But we, as creators and audiences, have learnt not to trust the verité of …