In the 19th century, Italian opera was heard not only in the opera houses but at home and on the street: far from being an elite form of entertainment this was people’s music, and it told universal and timeless stories of the quest for love and home.
It is funny how opinions change based on situations. Not for any reason other than sometimes things happen that allow people to take a different perspective. A recent poll in The Times suggests an interesting viewpoint on what is considered useful during a pandemic. The top five non-essential jobs ran
What do we mean when we talk about public art? And in a time of rampant austerity is there a need, or even a desire, for money being spent on such cultural furniture for the public domain? As an artist and a curator of exhibitions and projects I would of
Two pieces of public art have been commissioned as part of a £200,000 sprucing up of Dewsbury Road in Beeston. Sites have been identified outside the One Stop Centre and at the bottom of Trentham Street and a budget of £10,000 per artwork allocated. The plan is to give a