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Edmonton Crossing - Art in the Public Realm.

ART CROSSING  We are delighted to unveil our art crossing in association with Enfield Council, this public artwork seeks to celebrate the technological and manufacturing heritage of the Edmonton area. You can discover it along Fore Street in Edmonton from 23rd October.       We delve into the history of manufactoring company Thorn and Ferguson. In 1932, Thorn acquired the Atlas Lamp Works and began making light bulbs in Edmonton, North London. The company grew rapidly to become Thorn Lighting, one of the world's largest producers of lamps, luminaires and lighting components. The name changed to Thorn Electrical Industries in November 1936. The company later began to diversify by buying Ferguson Radio Corporation in the late 1950s and Ultra Radio &...

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Artist Hive Studios Interview Artist Katie Hallam

   We welcome Katie – also known as The Beautiful Error to the Artist Hive community, an Edinburgh-based artist and graduating artist of 2020 with a background in Arts education. Her current series of works look at the connections between new media technology and archaic power, looking at geology, fossilisation, resources of power, materiality of technology and the geopolitical concerns with our future use of technology. We find out more about her practice and upcoming ambitions.    1. What do your works seek to reveal about our existing and future relationship to technology?    It is hard to detach ourselves from technology and our relationship with digital culture has become even more connected during recent months. When people first look at my work they are perhaps seduced...

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Enfield Enjoys Festival: Art in the Public Realm

For "Enjoy Enfield Summer" festival Artist Hive Studios has commissioned local artist King Owusu to create an art mural connecting visual arts with poetry. Titled 'A Place We Call Home'.  Local creative King Owusu draws inspiration from the world around him. Absorbing references from his family, friends, school and city, his work is reflective of what he perceives around him. Illustration has enabled Owusu to deconstruct the world as he sees it, resembling it from his own perspective. "The world is so different now, I only hope we see more" You can visit the artwork 28-31st August at the The White Horse Pub on Fore Street. For more information on the artist contact us at: artisthivestudios@gmail.com

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Artist Hive Studios Stages a Series of Events Across Enjoy Enfield Summer Festival!

Artist Hive Studios hosts a range of events and activations during the Enjoy Enfield Summer Festival. Over the Bank Holiday weekend the studios and its artists will stage a series of events and happenings throughout Fore Street and at its creative hub on Pretoria Road North.    LIVE ART PAINTING WITH KING OWUSU  29-30th August 12-6pm 81a Pretoria Road North, N18 1SP Creative Owusu draws inspiration from the world around him. Absorbing references from his family, friends, school and city, his work is reflective of what he perceives around him. Illustration has enabled Owusu to deconstruct the world as he sees it, resembling it from his own perspective. Join us at Artist Hive Studios to see the artwork develop. (81A Pretoria...

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FROM STUDIO LOCKDOWN

AN OPEN CALL CELEBRATING RESILIENCE  Tag #FromStudioLockdown  Susan, Moray, Sholto and Isbel in Lewes, Furloughed Friendship by Sarah Weal.    During this unprecedented period of isolation and lockdown, we've teamed up with EFG Art Ltd to launch @FromStudioLockdown; a project that seeks to document art being produced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.    AlbumArte Virtual Exhibition | FROM HOME - Living Time, Cultultra Covid, 2020, artist María Ángeles Vila and Alicia Herrero   Our lives have been unexpectedly and radically changed. With art fairs and exhibitions cancelled or postponed, museums and galleries closed and some artists unable to get to their studio, it has never been so important to support the creative sector. Our project aims to provide an exchange platform for artists,...

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