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My Castle Gateway: Past & Present

BY PHIL BIXBY
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Architect Phil Bixby takes a walk through past and present with ideas from York's My Castle Gateway public engagement.

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The Art of Protest

BY JEFF CLARK
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

International street art mural producer and gallery owner Jeff Clark talks about the street art migration, his explorations in personal photography, and how he developed his views on the world.

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Exploring Edgelands

BY PENNIE LORDAN
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Artist Pennie Lordan takes you on a journey through her artwork and practices, discusses what excites and inspires her, and the techniques she uses. 

Pennie’s work is driven by an emotional response to life experiences through the exploration of ‘Edgelands’, whilst observing the intrigue of the overlooked, often through the use of disregarded and found materials.

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Creative journey through clay

BY NICOLA STEAD
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Artist Nicola Stead talks about her business The Creative Studio York and her practice as a developing 3D artist, referring to people and places that have influenced her creative journey.

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Rethinking the way we do development with permaculture

BY JAMES NEWTON
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

James Newton explores what happens when we start to use ethics and sustainable design principles when we think about the neighborhoods and communities that we build.

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Lessons learned from Arabic calligraphy

BY GRACE ABELL
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Dabbling in a new skill teaches us more than we realise. Here's how graphic designer Grace Abell applied Arabic calligraphy to her professional practise in York. 

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York Mediale

BY GEORGIE SAMUELS
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Georgie Samuels embarks on a nimble exploration of York's newest Media Art festival, York Mediale. She explains what's it all about, why are they here and who are these crazy kids*
 
*Disclaimer: They are not kids
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American Inferno

BY COLIN CUTLER
@ VOL 19 ON JUL 31, 2019

Somewhere between Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Ballads and Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown, American Inferno is Dante reset to the American Midwest and Texas in a musical exploration of a returning veteran’s reckoning with appetites, hubris, and guilt - both musician Colin Cutler's own and his nation’s.

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Practicing Collaboration Through People, Places and Materials

BY ROSANNA JOHNSON
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2019

Artist Ros Johnson explores recent collaborative experiences driving her practice, confidence and creative life.

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When You're Not Looking

BY RICHARD CORRIGAN
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2019

Designer and Illustrator Richard Corrigan talks us through some periods of his life that have been very influential on his work, despite not considering a career in the creative industry whilst living them, as well as touching on what’s happening in the coming months. 

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The Joys of BrandHappy® – Doing Great Work For Great People

BY OWEN TURNER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2019

Owen Turner introduces his independent brand and design agency, United by Design. In this presentation, Owen presents about his design history, some of his influences, a few creative pioneers, design heroes and creative innovators. He follows this with examples of some of the work he and his team work do with clients, a few side projects and some of the collaborations that he has been involved in over recent years.

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Creative Ventures in York

BY MEGAN HAMBER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2019

Megan Hamber discusses her upcoming projects, Mum That Likes to Fuck and Sourpuss. Giving a little insight into what she and her collaborators have been up to.

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