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Presentation Event for Creative Class 2015

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the presentation of the “Creative Class” for 2015 in Nottingham Contemporary.  The event is organised by Nottingham Means Business and they define the group as: The ‘Creative Class’ is a group of companies chosen each year to represent the flair and entrepreneurial talent in Nottingham. …Applicants do not apply.… Read More

Sounding Out Sicily

Jimmy Power, a sound artist from Mansfield, tells CN about his time in a tiny Sicilian town … During April 2015 I spent a month in Ficarra, Sicily, as part of an Artist in Residence program with i-art Thirty artists from all over Europe and the Mediterranean working in a range of art forms, spread out… Read More

Links Round-Up: Verbs for May

See: Sunscreen, a new commission for EM15 (a partnership of artist-led spaces and institutions from the East Midlands) at the 56th Venice Biennale.  It gives “everyone the opportunity to own and collect up to 40 digital artworks for free”.  Including some location dependent screensavers if you turn on the location functionality in your device. Sunscreen… Read More

Opening Day – National Videogame Arcade

Saturday saw the opening of the long desired offshoot of GameCity, and our guest blogger, Lynda Clark, was there and sent us this report: The National Videogame Arcade (NVA) opened its doors to the public on Saturday. For those who’ve attended GameCity before, it’s their unique blend of exhibition and gaming space made permanent. For… Read More

Guest blog: Rob Glass talks Coracle Films

Today we welcome Rob Glass from Coracle Films, (based in Southwell but we occasionally stray county-wide…) to Creative Towers. He kindly answers our questions and reveals something about Nottingham that I, for one, didn’t know was there.  Where does the name Coracle come from? A coracle is a small boat made from bendy wood and… Read More