Get Crafty: Collect 2018

Coming together for the fourteenth year from 22-25 February at the Saatchi Gallery, Collect 2018 unites forty galleries from four continents for a celebration of making, extraordinary in both scale and scope. Museum-quality works and installations from hundreds of the most talented makers in the UK, USA, South Korea, Japan, France, Norway, Italy, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands…

Casa Vicens, Where Everything Began

When it comes to architecture, there are some names sculpted right into our collective memory. Antoni Gaudí was a Catalan architect who probably most changed the trajectory of his field with his singular perspective. In the Gràcia neighbourhood of northern Barcelona, one of his early masterpieces has come back to life thanks to a massive restoration project. Gaudí planned…

Say Hi to the York Mediale

With just a year to go before the opening of the first York Mediale, the team behind the new digital arts festival has revealed the festival’s monogram on an interactive webpage that hints at what is to come. Tom Higham, York Mediale’s creative director, worked with Leeds-based design agency Something More to create the branding…

Loving Vincent

BY TESSA SINCLAIR / Happy tidings for movie buffs and the artily inclined both: Loving Vincent, the world’s first oil painted feature-length film about a certain Dutchman named Van Gogh has been slated for release this autumn. While us UK lot will have to wait until 13 October for the ball to drop, Vincent’s fangirls…

Perceptions on Chaos – Hackney

Perceptions on Chaos — Hackney takes us on a conversational journey through the ongoing gentrification of one of the main boroughs of London’s East End. Previously a home for the poor and a hub for a huge number of artists, Hackney has recently seen an extortionate rise in property prices and construction of luxury flats, forcing…

SuperYacht Gallery

Batten down the hatches at home, hoist up dragging anchors and speed fully ahead to the Saatchi Gallery next Thursday through Saturday to experience the seafaring showcase of your most indulgent dreams. Saatchi is pleased to host our collaborators at SuperYacht Gallery from 1 – 3 June for a luxurious three-day celebration of the good…

Eggy & Seedy

Reading International is pleased to present: Eggy and Seedy A serialised radio play by Alastair MacKinven Episodes will air between 11.00am and 1.00pm each Tuesday and Friday on Blast 1386 from 11 April 2017 Listen live at http://tunein.com/radio/Blast-1386-s6837/ An interview with the artist will be broadcast on 11 April 2017 at 11am Alastair MacKinven’s Eggy and Seedy will go live on the Reading radio station Blast 1386…

Silver Birch: A People's Opera

I am delighted to be working with the Garsington Opera on a brand new production, Silver Birch: A People’s Opera. Silver Birch is an original story bringing modern day soldiers’ experiences and issues of war and family to the forefront, combined with echoes of the past through war poet Siegfried Sassoon, a regular visitor to Garsington Manor during…