Where is Print Going? short talk on 19 March
At Spike Print Studio, Bristol on Tuesday 19 March, 6-8pm.
Cost – £ 10
I am giving an informal talk that looks at where printmaking finds a place (or not) in contemporary art of the last 50 years. How are artists using it today? is it disappearing as a way to make artwork? […]
New project: 52 photographers
So, it’s a new year and time for a new project. Following on from ‘365’ (where I sent out an image of a contemporary art work every day for a year, via FaceBook, Twitter and my website), I am going to do a more sedate version, sending out one image a week for 2013. This […]
Visitor Experience Programme: Final report
From November 2011 to the end of April 2012, I ran the Visitor Experience Programme (VEP); a unique pilot programme that looked at ways to support casual visitors in having a more positive experience when visiting contemporary art galleries.
It was initiated by Arts Council South West for a number of reasons. It stemmed from […]
Artists Illustrated Talks in Shrewsbury
I am involved in this exciting range of talks, starting in September:
SHREWSBURY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY LET THE VARIETY SHOW COMMENCE
Working with contemporary artists and major collections of contemporary art is integral to the vision for the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery to inspire new and different ways of thinking about […]
Conceptualising Engagement – short talk
This talk gives a brief overview about the Visitor Experience Programme that ran as a pilot programme from November 2011 to April 2012, looking at the quality of experience of visitors to contemporary art galleries. It took place in May 2012 at the Turning Point National Summit:
Turning Point Network 3rd National Summit
I am delighted to be part of the discussion around quality of experience at the Turning Point Network National Summit on 10th May in London.
Quality of experience is a key concept in Arts Council England’s strategy, and a KPI for many National Portfolio Organisations, however, Arts Council England has not produced […]
Exploring Contemporary Art at Los Gazquez, Spain
A five day summer school in 2012
30 June – 4 July and 7 July – 11 July
Fancy learning something new whilst enjoying a sun-filled summer break?
Join me on this exciting new ‘Exploring Contemporary Art’ summer school, where I look at contemporary art, why it looks the way it […]
Walk The Talk – a new one day course
Walking the Talk
One day workshop on 28 February 2012
You’ve created great work, now what? Artist, curator and coach, Gill Nicol, will gently put you through your paces to help you to shine next time you have to talk about your work.
This day will cover a number of different approaches to how […]
The Visitor Experience Programme: Contemporary Visual Arts Practice and Audience Engagement
I am currently running this programme, which started mid November 2011 and ends 31 March 2012. It is a short, bespoke project, funded by Arts Council England, which looks to increase and enhance the quality of experience for the casual visitor to contemporary art galleries. It covers the Arts Council England ‘area’ incorporating the South West, West […]
Great Pistoletto show on at Serpentine
Very lovely Pistoletto show on at Serpentine Gallery in London until 17 Sept – called ‘The Mirror of Judgement’. Based on a labyrinth, it smells good too – lots of cardboard used, in the spirit of Arte Povera and economical materials.
5252 was a project I set myself; throughout 2013 and 2014, I sent out, via social media and my website, info and an image of a photographer of my choice. I did this to highlight and explore the range of photography that speaks to me, and I say why within each post.