It was anticipated that by 2010 drivers in the UK would spend an extra working week per year stuck in traffic. In Rush Hour Martin Newth confronted this inevitable reality by photographing commuter routes during peake travel times. The use of hour long exposure times reduced the relentless movement of thousands of cars and people to a faint blur. These quiet, still images that appear to depict empty roads and office spaces belie the frantic, noisy daily rush of commuter life.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of three exciting artists for our new project Take Part Queen’s Park! Artists, Caroline Wendling, Andy Holden and Mira Calix will be part of the first phase of a two-year action research project based within this Bedford community. Residents of all ages will be invited to collaborate with the artists on a series
In October the Durham Commission, a joint research collaboration between Durham University and Arts Council England, which examined the role creativity should play in the education of children and young people, released its findings. The Commission concluded that all schools, from early years to 16-plus education, should be better enabled to ‘support the promotion of creativity
Bedford Creative Arts is delighted to announce that the Gigs 4 Kids campaign has successfully exceeded its target by raising £16,999 thanks to support from generous backers. This includes Arts Council England (ACE) who donated £2,555, plus local businesses Bedford Heights, Bonfire Creative Intelligence, Future Legend Media, Narrative Industries, Woodhead Horns, both Cllr Valentine and