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Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Fri 16 Dec 2011

Blank Canvas by Lucy Steggals, lead artist

Blank Canvas had a fantastic Christmas party last week the homemade secret santa went down a treat. Bill and Christine created some wonderful mantle and candle Christmas foliage decorations, there were acorn angels and Melody made a huge chocolate volcano cake very fitting for the theme of the Elements. There is a month till theMore details

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Wed 7 Dec 2011

Blank Canvas by Lucy Steggals, lead artist

Blank Canvas continued to explore the art of film this week using there Lomokino and mini digital camera. Moving on from last week’s themes of volcanos and balloons to candles, shadow play, whoopee cushions and spinning records. Although the lure of fire and cabbages refuses to be extinguished! Sam came and quietly introduced the groupMore details

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Mon 5 Dec 2011

A letter to Margate by Alisa Savitskaya, Russian intern

In late October, Alisa Savitskaya undertook a two week internship at Turner Contemporary as part of a Curatorial Exchange Programme. Travelling all the way from Russia, Alisa gained an insight into the workings of the gallery and its curatorial team, as well as Margate’s creative community. Here she shares her experience… Last month I spentMore details

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Mon 28 Nov 2011

Blank Canvas by Lucy Steggals, lead artist

Flux and Film were the order of the day this week at Blank Canvas. Using our new Lomokino Camera we explored for the first time the possibilities of moving image. Taking inspiration from the contents of our ever growing elements collection housed in Frank, members of the group joined forces to create some Fluxus InspiredMore details

Posted by: Turner Contemporary on Tue 15 Nov 2011

Blank Canvas by Lucy Steggals lead artist

This week people brought in objects/poems relating to the air. With the four elements complete, Franks contains a quite extraordinary assortments of bits of bobs. We laid them all out on the floor and used them as a starting point for some automatic writing and hybrid drawings. Members of the group began cooking up ideas relatingMore details