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‘There’s never been so much at stake’

Yesterday was possibly the weirdest day of my working life so far. Given the task of making£118 million in cuts, Arts Council England chose not to make standard 10/15% cuts across their regularly funded organisations, which they felt would have … Continue reading

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does it offend you, yeah?

First up some brief housekeeping announcements: Footstepszine barely even represents her own views never mind those of any organisation…..i’ve struggled with the contradiction between wanting to discuss things I encounter through work and having a private medium to write and … Continue reading

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Ana Mendieta

Written after watching ‘Body of Work’ by Motion Manual http://www.motionmanual.com/eng/ ( at Theatre in the Mill). It’s not every time I see a performance that I want go home  find everything out about an artist featured,  but Body of Work which was inspired by Ana Mendieta  did … Continue reading

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Jenny Holzer (Baltic)

Once again I rocked up knowing little of what to expect.  I had done no research to ground me with even the basics ‘Jenny Holzer; conceptual artist, renowned for use of LED’s and subversive text’.  Holzer began her career as an artist in the 70’s. … Continue reading

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