IC Visual Lab is pleased to announce its new initiative entitled, Activating the archive. Running for six-months, this programme of events will explore the many ways artists use archives within their practice, activating them to create new interpretations and discourses in an artistic manner.   From The Cage workshop with Julian Barón.   Workshops   IC Visual Lab, will be delivering a series of workshops led by international and local artists run in conjunction with our project partners; Creative Youth Network, University ...

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  THE CAGE was a collaborative workshop that took place over three-day with Spanish artist Julian Baron, IC-Visual Lab, and workshop participants. The workshop was held in the graphic design studios at UWE Bristol, and was a collaboration with: People’s Republic of Stokes Croft; Acción Cultural Española (AC/E); Arnolfini; The University of West of England, and Arts Council England. The brief was to respond visually to the UK housing crisis. The workshop was experimental and the aim was to create a experimental ...

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      “ A secure and affordable place to live is a basic human need. ”   This 3 DAYS COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOP will encourage participants to create and produce artwork responding to the theme of the current UK housing crisis. The final results will be displayed as part of a public intervention in the city of Bristol. Participants will need to bring personal photographs, documents and other printed/graphic material to use in the workshop. IC-Visual Lab in collaboration with Spanish artist, Julián Barón, will coordinate the creation, ...

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Shadows of the State by Lewis Bush Thursday 23h Nov 2017, 19:00 £6/4 CONCESSIONS. Free to ICVL Members Dark Studio, 2nd floor, ARNOLFINI TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE   IC-Visual Lab presents an evening with photographer Lewis Bush. In this specially developed multimedia talk, Bush will discuss how intelligence agencies and militaries put their faith in secret broadcasts, psychic spies, surveillance satellites and doomsday machines. The talk will combine audio-visuals with audience participation and interaction for a (hopefully) refreshing take on the sometimes stale format ...

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From the series Married Man by Natasha Caruana.   In the run up for the first talk of the season, ICVL contributor, Francesca Cronan asks Natasha Caruana few questions about what the topics she will discuss in her talk. Remember tickets for this event are still available on Arnolfini’s website.   Your project ‘Married Man’ was inspired by the dating site Ashley Madison—an app that’s attracted media attention for promoting extramarital ‘affairs and discreet encounters’. What drew you towards this ...

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  The Worst Kind of Betrayal by Natasha Caruana Thursday 26h Oct 2017, 19:00 (CANCELLED) NEW DATE 2nd Nov 2017, 19:00  £6/4 CONCESSIONS. Free to ICVL Members Dark Studio, 2nd floor, ARNOLFINI BUY TICKETS   We are very happy to introduce our first event of the Autumn season at Arnolfini, an evening with artist Natasha Caruana discussing cheating, performing love, fighting disconnection and excess. The talk will include a discussion of her seminal photographic series Married Man, which documents infidelity of 80 married men ...

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  As part of our regular programme of talks and workshops, we are very excited to invite to our next talk: PHOTOGRAPHY AS SOCIAL PRACTICE by Gemma-Rose Turnbull and Pete Brook. In order to give you a little hint of some of the topics that will be discussed during this event, here it’s a short Q&A between, ICVL collaborator Francesca Cronan and Pete Brook. Enjoy and don’t forget to get your tickets before they run out. PHOTOGRAPHY AS A ...

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SHENASNAMEH  1 May–31 May  /  Tue-Sun 10am-5pm UNIT 15. Mermaid Quay Cardiff Bay CF10 5B FREE. Fully accessible MORE INFO We are happy to collaborate with ICVLStudio in Amak Mahmoodian’s exhibition Shenasnameh at DIFUSSION Festival. An installation of prints will be exhibited  The book and multimedia we produced last year will also be on show alongside.

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  Last Thursday, we inaugurated our new programme of talks and workshops with a full house  eager to listen to the one and only Juno Calypso at Arnolfini.   Juno’s approach and understanding of photography is fresh and honest. She took us for a journey throughout her life to explain ”How this shit happened”. Juno was born with the Internet, since she got her first digital camera (inherited from his ”PhotoDaddy”) self-portrature has been her main obsession.     She shared her experience as a ...

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Exhibition  |  The Yard Gallery   |  Exeter School of Art  11 October – 12 November  |  10:00 – 17:00 |  Mon – Fri Julia Borissova (St.Petersburg, Russia) is an artist that explores how history and memory are perceived through images. Her experimental approach takes the spectator through a mythical journey where reality boundaries become blurred. The book is her natural medium in order to articulate those images that help her to understand and represent the world ...

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