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The Barge Itself

PRESENTED ON FEB 12, 2016
IN YORK @ VOL 10

The Arts Barge Project have been working in community arts for 6 years. The goal has always been to run their work from a barge. Director Christian Topman is proud to say they now own one, and tells us about their future plans for running projects and events from it.

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The Power of the Arts

BY KATHRYN BLUME
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 07, 2012

Kathryn Blume talks about the power of the arts in building powerful movements for addressing climate change and communicating a potent, creative vision for a world without oil. This presentation is in English.

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The York Arts Barge

BY CHRISTIAN TOPMAN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 29, 2015

Marcia Mackey and Christian Topman discuss the challenges they are facing whilst trying to bring an Arts Barge to York, a city with no dedicated arts centre, and what they are planning to do once they have brought the barge to the city, and the positive impact it will have on the community.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, September 10th, 2015. 

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Scenic Happenings, Your Fantasy Our Reality

BY MARTIN WITTS
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 29, 2015

Martin Witts talks about living on the river in York, running The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival, and other arts projects.

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Building A Creative Community

BY BEN PORTER
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 29, 2015

Ben Porter and Michael Hayes of Plastic Fortune discuss the issue of how to make a more creative city. With a focus on community and social films they describe how they formed a network of creatives including artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, performing artists and writers, and believe that by bringing everybody together and sharing contacts, resources and experiences we can increase the artistic output of the city.

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Art Barge: Trans Empire Canal Corporation

BY ERIKA ABBONDANZIERI
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 17, 2015

Erika Abbondanzieri, AIA
Watts Architecture & Engineering
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Trans Empire Canal Corporation [aka TECCORP]

Erika Abbondanzieri is a member of the Trans Empire Canal Corporation [TECCORP] team, which, in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center (Buffalo, New York), has launched the “art barge” project. TECCORP aims to purpose art as a resource to examine the complex ways the Erie Canal has shaped and continues to shape our political, cultural and economic realities.

To learn more about TECCORP, visit www.teccorp.org.

To learn more about the Burchfield Penney Art Center, visit www.burchfieldpenney.org.

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Live Free Or Die

BY TOM TUDOR
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 12, 2016

Music producer Tom Tudor takes us through his experiences of trying to find suitable environments to produce music in, showing us the struggles of the universe constantly providing obstacles to getting to his goals.

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The Arts Barge Project

BY HANNAH WEST
@ VOL 13 ON JUL 18, 2017

Hannah West and Christian Topman give an update on the progress of the project: Creating an arts venue for York on the rescued heritage river barge “Selby Tony”

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OZ Arts

BY RON YEARWOOD
@ VOL 25 ON JUL 21, 2017

Ron Yearwood shares what happens at OZ Arts in Nashville.

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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.