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Jeanne van Heeswijk selected for inaugural Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism

The Center for Curatorial Studies and the Human Rights Project at Bard College have announced that Jeanne van Heeswijk, an artist based in the Netherlands, has been selected for the first Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activism. Made possible through a five year-grant from the Keith Haring Foundation, the Keith Haring Fellowship is a cross-disciplinary, annual, visiting Fellowship for a scholar, activist, or artist to teach and conduct research at both the Center for Curatorial Studies and the Human Rights Project at Bard College. Van Heeswijk's one-year appointment will commence in September.

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Guardians of the Areng Valley; Luke Duggleby


Dawn Scarfe; Bivvy Broadcasts


Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red More news

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Green Streets.  Photo: civic Architects with artist Kevin Carter.

Burnley Elevate Artist Injection

Burnley Borough Council (BBC) set up Burnley Elevate Artist Injection in order to involve artists in a major Housing Market Renewal (HMR) scheme that is addressing housing market failure.

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Greenhouse Britain: The 30 Year Now


PI Ter Apel


Leeds General Infirmary More case studies


Animal Wall, Gitta Gschwendtner. Cardiff Bay housing development. Photo: Safle

Guidelines for Commissioning and Selecting Artists and Craftspeople

The selection of an artist or craftsperson for a public art commission should be an intriguing and exciting task but it can also be fraught with difficulties.

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The Art of Illumination: What role do artists play in lighting our public realm?

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Public Art Commissions - Good Practice


Positive Places, Look Ahead Housing and Care, Public Art Programme More resources

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