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Echo Location, Kathy Hinde

Kathy Hinde’s interactive sound map Echo Location, commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts has been specifically created for Bedford and has been developed over a series of workshops throughout the year. In November this year people were invited to come on ‘Walkshops ‘with Kathy and assistant artist Aaron Head, using their everyday smart phone or the

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If Your Christmas Tree could talk what would it say?

Konvertible returned for Christmas here at Bedford Creative Arts, with participants making decorations for a whispering Christmas tree. The decorations with a twist were for the annual St Paul’s Church Christmas Tree Festival. Local designer Lisa Tilley (www.uoldbag.com) demonstrated techniques for making handmade decorations and Andy D’Cruz (www.outputarts.com), a London based audio artist, invited participants

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Eastern Pavilions Print Portfolio for Sale

Bedford Creative Arts is proud to be part of Eastern Pavilions. Each of the 12 visual art organisations in the East, supported by a local patron of the Arts, commissioned an artist to produce a new unique work which collectively form a Print Portfolio. We are pleased to have commissioned Bedfordshire artist Andy Holden whose

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Bedford Artist Kristian Purcell wins Winter Mini- Commission

The Mini Commissions are open to professional and amateur artists, curators and producers living in the Bedfordshire area who have a good idea that aligns with our artistic policy. Each season we award £500 to the applicant with the best idea and work with them to make it happen. The Winter Mini Commission was awarded

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The Excursionist, Jo Roberts

As part of the ‘The Big Draw’, the National Campaign for Drawing’s nationwide event, we commissioned Jo Roberts for The Excursionist project. Between October 15th and 22nd Jo and supporting artist Arabel Rosillo De Blas took groups of participants on ‘doodle walks’, mapping our local area through drawing, photography and communication. The project was a

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Border Country Melanie Friend

Melanie Friend began work on Border Country in 2003. Since then, more than 25,000 individuals per year have been held for some period in immigration detention in the UK. Over this time, male detainees have comprised approximately 85% of the immigration detainee population in the UK and the vast majority of interviewees in Border Country

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Criss Crossing, Jordi Lafon

Here, the act of walking is a kind of performance in which many different situations converge, both the unexpected and those that are deliberately sought out. These different situations produce various ideas and images that contribute to our sense of place. Walking is a way of searching out new experiences, a way in which to

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Land of The Free, Steve Schofield

Steve Schofield is a photographer. His practice explores the fascination that the British public has with American popular culture and the sub-cultural world of fandom. In his growing photographic series Land of the Free, Schofield shows people in their own homes wearing costumes they would dress in to attend events and conventions with other like-minded

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