Letters From The Gentrified. An invitation.

Artists working in Stoke-on-Trent are invited to take part in a discussion about how we can identify and prepare for gentrification. Debate will centre around a number of ‘letters from the gentrified’ written specifically for this event by Artists working in Bristol, Margate, London and Manchester. FREE ENTRY Refreshments provided Any questions e-mail nicolaw.artist@@gmail.com FRI […]

Majestic Studios

In both its Art Deco style and central location, the aptly named Majestic Court in Stoke, Staffordshire bridges the aesthetic gap between the Victorian library and the mid century market it faces, towering over both. Occupying the ground floor is Majestic Studios, an artist led work space. Inside the character changes dramatically. The low false ceiling […]

Play Me, I’m Yours.

Another example of Appetite‘s programme of arts events in Stoke-on-Trent, ‘Play Me I’m Yours’ is coming to town from the 1st August in locations all across the city. The brainchild of british artist Luke Jeram, PMIY begins with a number of pianos that are donated by local people that are then decorated by artists and given […]

The art of communication- A thought experiment

How can I create art in the public realm that communicates clearly to it’s audience? The research project I’ve been working on over the past 2 months grew from this question and out of the anxiety that, regardless of my ability to identify what is important to people, if I can’t communicate it successfully it can have no positive effect […]