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27th June 2017 John Kieffer, the Chair of Situations: “Situations will not be part of ACE’s National Portfolio 2018-2022. Claire Doherty’s departure from the organisation as Director marks a moment of change for the organisation after 15 years of supporting »

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NPO statement

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Applications are now open for bursaries of £150 each to support two creative digital-savvy young people (under 24) to attend, respond and document REFRAIN performances over the weekend of 7-9 April. REFRAIN is an immersive choral experience taking place in »

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APPLY: The Space digital reporter creative bursaries for REFRAIN

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Join our brilliant producing team to deliver our next big project – The Tale in Torbay. Duration of contract  1 May 2017 to 30 September 2017, approx. 70 days Fee £6,500 flat fee Location Torbay, South Devon (working across multiple locations, Torquay, Paignton, »

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Apply: Assistant Producer

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Ahead of Andy Ingamells’ Up Down Left Right – a one-day event for the Salvation Army Citadel in St Pauls, Bristol – we sat down with Andy to hear about his research, influences and collaborations.   Your approach to Up Down Left Right began with »

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Read: an interview with Andy Ingamells

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Wednesday 8th March 2.15pm – 5.30pm St. Georges, Bristol Ever wondered what its like to work in the arts? Come and meet Bristol’s top female arts leaders and discover more about working in film, theatre, performance, art and digital media. To »

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Inspiring Women in the Arts

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From the producers of Theaster Gates’ Sanctum comes a new game changing arts event. Get ready, The Tale is coming… In 2017, an extraordinary arts event will unfold across the coastal landscapes and urban streets of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, »

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Uncover the Story: The Tale is Coming…

Nowehereisland
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Join Alex Hartley in London to celebrate the launch of his book Now Here is Land and film NORTH, documenting the ambitious, celebratory project Nowhereisland.

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Now Here is Land: Alex Hartley Book Launch

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  We are seeking an experienced freelance Company Accountant to support the Director and Executive Director of Situations in the effective financial management of Situations. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of relevant book keeping and financial »

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Seeking a Company Accountant

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“As someone who passionately works towards making the arts inclusive, I see these same core values reflected in the very way Situations produces art. The organisation’s unwavering resolve to creatively provide invaluable platforms for expression, despite the many hurdles they may face, »

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Celebrating #trusteesweek – we welcome writer and editor Emma Blake Morsi to the Situations Board

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  Hew Locke has been nominated for PMSA’s (Public Monunments & Sculpture Association) Marsh Award for excellence in public sculpture for his art work, The Jurors. The twelve intricately designed chairs of The Jurors, stand upon an ancient site in »

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Hew Locke Nominated for PMSA’s Marsh Award

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  One year ago, we opened the doors of Theaster Gates’ SANCTUM in the ruin of Temple Church in Bristol and for 24 days, 24 hours a day, the city listened and performed as never before.  For the next 24 days, Situations »

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Echoes of Sanctum

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The celebrated Icelandic poet, novelist and lyricist Sjón has been named as the third writer to contribute to Future Library. Following on from Canadian author Margaret Atwood and British novelist David Mitchell, Sjón has been announced as the next author »

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Sjón is the next writer for Future Library

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During the 2016 Biennial Lab, Public Art Melbourne and 14 artists reimagined The New Rules of Public Art…

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Rules are for Breaking: Read the Melbourne Principles

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A new edition in Situations’ New Rules for Public Art series has been launched with the Plymouth Principles. A set of 11 provocations form the basis of a new public art plan for the Devon city in South West England. »

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Broaden Horizons with The Plymouth Principles

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Through an open call to the city we recruited 8 people from Plymouth to train with Artist Myriam Lefkowitz to become guides for Walk, Hands, Eyes (Plymouth). Here, two of the performers, Elena Brake and Louise Riou-Djukc, reflect on the »

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A leap of faith: Walk, Hands, Eyes (Plymouth)

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Arts organisations from across Plymouth collaborated with Situations to develop The Public Art Plan and Plymouth Principles. Situations Broaden Horizons with The Plymouth Principles: New Rules for Public Art. Working with artists and organisations from across the city of Plymouth in »

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A Public Art Plan: A New Vision for Plymouth

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Not sure what to see at Plymouth Art Weekender? We have selected some of our highlights to help you plan your trip. From Friday 23 September to Sunday 25 September the city of Plymouth comes together to celebrate contemporary arts. As »

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Situations Recommends: Plymouth Art Weekender

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  BARGAIN hunters looking to save money on music, theatre, cinema, art, exhibitions and more, can take advantage of a 24-hour flash sale from 10am on September 8. Flash sales are a regular feature in retail and for online companies, »

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Flash Sale: 24 hours to grab a cultural bargain

2416 The Afronaut © Drojan Visuals a.k.a Alejandro Padron 2016
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Situations board member Edson Burton has become the latest artist in residence at Watershed with his ongoing project, “Blues Song for a Lost Afronaut”. Between September and January 2017 Edson will be exploring identity and mythology with this new immersive experience »

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Prepare for Lift Off: Edson Burton becomes new Watershed Artist in Residence

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For Plymouth Art Weekender 2016 Situations and Barbican Theatre present an exclusive one-to-one guided walk across Plymouth. A tour of the city with a difference…

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I’m going to take you by the hand and ask you to close your eyes…

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Ahead of Plymouth Art Weekender we spoke to Myriam Lefkowitz about her practice and getting lost in the city.

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Read: an Interview with Myriam Lefkowitz