Artists talk about work

Julia Vogl, Pathways to Freedom (photo Dave Lally)

Extracts from interviews with Kelly Lloyd, a multidisciplinary conceptual artist who focuses on issues of representation and knowledge production. Her work prioritises public-facing collaborative research. Anonymous / Attila / Brad / Cecile / Finn / Julia / Kristine / Lise / Merve / Nora / Pedro / :pillow / Robin / Warren Anonymous Believe me, I’ve speculated a lot about this because...

UBI and UBS and U

Anu Suhonen, Process Accelerator 2.0, shown at Block 336

A conversation held at Block 336 on Wednesday 13 February 2019 during the Block 336 / Finnish Institute in London ART/WORK residency. Anu Suhonen (AS) is a Helsinki-based visual artist who works mainly with video, photography and installations, awarded the 2019 ART/WORK residency. Her project, Process Accelerator 2.0, presented a factory that chased maximum productivity, satirically reflecting on...

Barter and time banking

Down with Banks by Curly via Flickr

In 2013 Artquest ran a focus group with 6 artists to explore the creation of a programme to enable artists to barter their skills and services to each other, allowing them to get specialist help without the need for payments. We often undertake small pieces of primary research to test ideas for new projects, many of which don’t get off the ground. Although ultimately abandoned at the time...

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