Category: Art

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading