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Latest from UK Arts
3 March 2020

Discover the British Pavilion 2020

For the 17th International Architecture exhibition, The Garden of Privatised Delights, curated by Manijeh Verghese and Madeleine Kessler will transform the British Pavilion into a series of six immersive spaces, each highlighting urgent issues surrounding public space; from the demise of the high street to the use of facial recognition technology.

Taking inspiration from Hieronymus Bosch's triptych, The Garden of Earthly Delights, the immersive exhibition will pose questions and offer ways forward to challenges such as how to make better use of urban green spaces and how can the local pub be repurposed to serve the wider community.

Kessler and Verghese, through their practice Unscene Architecture, have invited five additional teams of designers to collaborate with them on the British Council commission. Keep an eye on our social media feeds over the coming weeks where we'll be exploring a different theme from the exhibition and hearing from the design teams unpicking these issues. First we look at unlocking garden squares with our curators Manijeh and Madeleine…

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Scotland - Europe 2020

In partnership with Creative Scotland we're inviting proposals from artists or organisations working in visual art, theatre, dance, literature, music and cross artform to undertake projects with European countries.

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Producers on the Move

Apply for Producers on the Move, an EFP (European Film Promotion) programme that supports up-and-coming producers from 20 European countries to strengthen their industry networks at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Crafting Futures Romania

Are you passionate about supporting the future of craft? We're looking for six UK craft practitioners with 3 years experience for our international partnership project – Crafting Futures, Romania. Selected participants will visit Romania in May 2020 to coincide with Romanian Design Week.

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Taking the Stage

Taking the Stage 2.0 is an international residency programme designed to foster dynamic, practical cultural exchange between Ukrainian and British theatre professionals. We've teamed up with Gogolfest to support five emerging and mid-career theatre-makers from the UK.

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London Book Fair Sharjah Focus: Public events

Celebrate Arabic Literature with us this month. We've got Nabati poetry at the Southbank Centre and contemporary UAE writers at the British Library as part of our London Book Fair events.

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Royal Academy Architecture Awards Week 2020

Join us at the RA Architecture Awards Week 16-19 March for a programme of events, talks and workshops, celebrating the awards and architecture from around the globe.

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Grayson Perry wins prestigious Erasmus prize

Grayson Perry is the first British visual artist since 1968 to win the prestigious Erasmus prize, a Dutch version of the Nobel prize. Speaking at the announcement of his award in London, Perry said he was 'overwhelmed and honoured and humbled really'.

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Yayoi Kusama is coming to Tate Moden

Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms are coming to Tate Modern in London to celebrate their 20th birthay. The exhibition will last for a full year, starting on May 11 and running to May 9, 2021. Tickets are now on sale!

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