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AHRC Innovation Placements – Deadline 12th July 2018

The AHRC NWCDTP is inviting applications for Innovation Placements to take place between...
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Be Two Inches Taller: Collaborations (By Pete Kalu)

Some immediately spring to mind: Beyonce & Jay Z, Tosh & Marley, Kahlo & Rivera, McFadden & Whitehead, Westwood and McClaren, Laurel & Hardy… I love hooking up with other artists to try things. The effort of mutual attunement. The challenge that...

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PhD Survival: 7 Bullets To Dodge* (Pete Kalu)

The poet, Coleridge was famously interrupted as he was writing his brilliant work, Kubla Khan. He said he dreamt the entire poem (some reaearchers say possibly under the influence of opium!) then sat down to write it.  He was halfway through when someone knocked on...

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Confessions of A Secret Art Lover

I’m a writer but sometimes I get sick of writers.  Then I hang out with visual artists.  I like to listen to agonising about light, shade, colour, shape, framing etc.  I feel they are indirectly talking to me about my own work.  Recently, I found myself looking at the...

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