Author: Suzie

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The art of slow looking

What happens when you slow down, take a moment, and explore a piece of art work? Do we really slow down enough? What happens when we do? Listen to this podcast from the Tate...

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Cutting the outline block – Woodblock with Laura

Laura Boswell is a printmaker who works with linocut and traditional Japanese woodblock painting. She has kindly given us permission to embed her new series of videos on this blog. This is her 9th...

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Black History Month – follow up

For this year’s Black History Month, curator of classical music at The British Library, Johnathan Summers, chose to write a short piece about Eddie South who was a black American violinist. He explores Eddie’s...

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Christmas card designs

Are you someone who writes their Christmas cards early, or do you suddenly realise the last posting date has come and you haven’t even started writing them?! Do you buy your Christmas cards, or...

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The art of creativity

Mental health is a subject that many of our art students explore as part of their research and studio-based practical work. The Tate has produced a podcast presented by Billy Childish, and challenges the...

Lumiere – curated online photography exhibition

Have you ever to Durham’s Lumiere festival that happens every two years in November? Planning artworks and installations for the 2021 festival is well underway. To celebrate 10 years of Lumiere being in Durham,...

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Catch up on the London Fashion Week

As part of this year’s London Fashion Week Nabil Nayal (designer) and Sarah Mower (fashion journalist) reflect on changes in the fashion industry, discuss issues of sustainability and diversity and highlight the importance of...

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Cutting Kentos – Woodblock with Laura

Laura Boswell is a printmaker who works with linocut and traditional Japanese woodblock painting. She has kindly given us permission to embed her new series of videos on this blog. This is her 8th...