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9 March 2018

UK-based architects and designers are invited to join the Rogelio Salmona Fellowship in Colombia; the UK/Germany 2018 Affiliate Programme is looking for events planned by UK-based organisations or individuals; the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport launched their Culture is Digital report this week; on March 22 we will be live streaming Uncommon Ground, our one-day symposium exploring what it means to create socially engaged art today; and a choir of Chinese farmers has gone international for the first time, performing a set of hymns and show tunes at the Royal Festival Hall.


The British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale: Island

The British Council will present Island at the British Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia.

This new piece of architecture will offer a generous space to reflect on many themes; including abandonment, reconstruction, sanctuary, Brexit, isolation, colonialism and climate change.

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Hip Hop in Venezuela

Against a background of political tension in Venezuela, 50 young dancers from Caracas came together to train and perform. In this blog post, Hakeem Onibudo from Impact Dance reflects on his experience of the city and the opportunities LIVEVIBE offers for young artists during the early stages of their careers.

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Creating Heroines

To mark International Women's Day, we are delighted to partner with UN Women's #HeForShe Arts Week to present a panel of eminent women from across the arts that will speak about the importance of heroines and role models, which will be live streamed from our Facebook Page. You can also follow our #7Artists campaign, where every day we'll be sharing a different female artist from across the globe to celebrate #ArtsWeekLDN.

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Beautiful Differences

The UK/Korea 2017–18 season, launched in February 2017, will close this March with the Festival of Arts and Disability: Beautiful Differences. Running in parallel with the Paralympic Games in South Korea the festival will showcase a number of events focused on diversity and inclusion including Marc Brew and Bora Kim's new dance performance 공·空·Zero: Restriction, Body and Time and the world premiere of Good Morning Everybody choreographed by Eun-Me Ahn for Candoco Dance Company.

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Improving access in galleries and museums

Ensuring inclusivity for disabled audiences is more than just providing accessibility in buildings. In this short film explore how the Tate and the Attenborough Arts Centre have improved their acess offer with creative and inclusive thinking.

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Rebuild Aleppo through Virtual Reality

Developed with, for and by children taking refuge from the conflict in Syria, producer Alex Pearson created Future Aleppo, a project to rebuild bombed cities though VR. 

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Different Trains 1947

As part of the 2017 UK/India Year of Culture actors and musicians came together to create audiovisual events culminating in a performance at Magnetic Fields Festival on the edge of the desert in Rajasthan.

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