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14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

8 November 2014

Today, Vikki Heywood, 14-18 NOW Chairman said: ‘14-18 NOW is delighted that we can extend the life of this beautiful art work and ensure that key elements are enjoyed throughout the UK.' ‘We can now look forward to an exciting...

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Film inspired by If it wasn’t for their wellies

Film inspired by If it wasn’t for their wellies

6 November 2014

Produced by Live Music Now Scotland as a result of 14-18 NOW commission, If it wasn’t for their wellies, the Live Music Now performers Geoffrey Tanti and Laura Margaret Smith collected memories from care home residents and lunch club users,...

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A New Chapter For The Giants

A New Chapter For The Giants

4 November 2014

After five memorable days in Liverpool with the Giants, Liverpool City Council has commissioned a book which is set to contain more than 100 beautiful images of Memories of August 1914 – the spectacular event which took place from 23-27...

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spectra by Ryoji Ikeda, 2014

spectra by Ryoji Ikeda, 2014

17 October 2014

British Library, 6.30 – 8pm, Thursday 4 December 2014 As part of LIGHTS OUT, for seven nights in August, London’s night sky was punctuated by a sublime tower of light.  Created by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, spectra first appeared at...

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Letters to the unknown soldier book coming soon

Letters to the unknown soldier book coming soon

16 October 2014

Our LETTER TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER project received a huge response. Publisher William Collins was so impressed by the number and quality of the letters submitted that they are to publish a book that gives a flavour of the wonderful...

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War c/w, I Murder Hate

War c/w, I Murder Hate

26 September 2014

In August Collective Architecture held The Empire Café; a week-long event in Glasgow which formed part of the Commonwealth Games Culture 2014 programme, that explored Scotland and the North Atlantic slave trade.  As part of The Empire Café, Scottish artist...

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14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

8 November 2014

Today, Vikki Heywood, 14-18 NOW Chairman said: ‘14-18 NOW is delighted that we can extend the life of this beautiful art work and ensure that key elements are enjoyed throughout the UK.' ‘We can now look forward to an exciting...

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Artists And War: An Essay By Margaret Macmillan

Artists And War: An Essay By Margaret Macmillan

11 April 2014

Are artists the canaries in the mine who sense the coming explosion before anyone else does? It is hard not to look at the world before 1914 and wonder whether they somehow sensed that a catastrophe was bearing down on...

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Season one begins with the unveiling of Carlos Cruz-Diez's Dazzle Ship in Liverpool

Season one begins with the unveiling of Carlos Cruz-Diez's Dazzle Ship in Liverpool

12 June 2014

Season one of 14-18 NOW  has begun.  The opening is marked by the unveiling of our first dazzle ship in Liverpool, co-commissioned with Liverpool Biennial. Designed by Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz- Diez and inspired by the camouflage used on naval ships in...

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From dusk to dawn, ryoji ikeda's spectra lights up London

From dusk to dawn, ryoji ikeda's spectra lights up London

5 August 2014

spectra is an artwork sculpted in light and sound.  Stretching over 15km into the sky, it is visible up to 10 miles away - across all of London.  Part of LIGHTS OUT, you can experience spectra at Victoria Tower Gardens...

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