And so Saturation opened a week ago – some thoughts on this year’s shows, the next shows, on-like shows, the attitude of the Arts Council, engagement and…

The Saturation show has now been open for almost seven days, it opened last Tuesday evening, another on-line group show, we’ve curated six of them, one a month ,six very busy shows during a rather fractured 2021 and the eleventh since we opened the #43Artists show back at the start of this Covid-ravaged period. We…

Well yer man from the Arts Council doesn’t like us swearing! Oh dear! Anyway, not for the likes of us, on with the turmoil, no emergency here apparently…

We did get a reply yesterday from the grandly titled “Senior Manager, Compliance & Improvement” at the Arts Council, we were told to expect a reply by whoever rums the Arts Council Facebook page, we were told that someone was “preparing a response”, the ” “prepared response” came though a couple of hours later, his…

So I ask once more, only this time with a slightly more angry tone than last time, What is Arts Council England actually about during these days of lockdown?

The two clear and obvious messages we’ve managed to gather from our mostly failed attempts to communicate with the still rather aloof Arts Council England over the last couple of weeks are, whatever you do don’t ever try to be in any kind of way “self-sufficient” and please don’t attempt to stand on your own…

What is Arts Council England actually about during these days of lockdown? Or for that matter any time? Not the likes of us so it seems, but then it never has been…

What is Arts Council England actually about? On this page you can see shots from various Cultivate shows from the last seven or eight years, mostly shots of people at our shows rather tha njust the art.  Cultivate is an artist-led space run myself Sean Worrall, and fellow artist Emma Harvey. We’ve put on over…