ARTiculation Ambassador reviews Ashmolean Southern Final

ARTicle written by Farren Fei, ARTiculation Ambassador (University of Oxford) The 2020 Southern Final at The Ashmolean Museum truly encapsulated the spirit of the ARTiculation Prize, founded to encourage young people to talk about visual culture. Each speaker engaged with art in his or her own way. As adjudicator Andrea Rose commented, they brought their…

ARTiculation Ambassador reviews the BALTIC (North East Final)

ARTicle written by Polina Timina, ARTiculation Ambassador (Durham University) I arrive at the BALTIC early. This is the first heat I’ve experienced – I am excited to listen, to learn, to be part of someone else’s artistic identity. On the ground floor of BALTIC is Joy Labino’s superb solo exhibition ‘Our histories cling to us.’…

ARTiculation Ambassador reviews The Barber (West Midlands Regional Final)

ARTicle by Simran Dhond, ARTiculation Ambassador (DeMontfort University) On the 29 January the camera was set up, pamphlets distributed, and tours were being presented through the exquisite galleries of the Barber Institute, while six contestants sat quietly running through their presentations. It was the ARTiculation Prize West Midlands Regional Final. All six talented individuals were…

ARTiculation Ambassador reviews The Whitworth (North West Regional Final)

ARTicle by Adeola Warner, ARTiculation Ambassador (University of Sheffield) 22 January, a gloomy day in Manchester, rain pattering on the windows of the top hall of the Whitworth Art Gallery – a room of considerable grandeur and size. The dark day notwithstanding, the speakers for the ARTiculation North West Regional Final were not phased. The…

ARTiculation Ambassador reviews the V&A

ARTicle written by Alexa Dewar, ARTiculation Ambassador (King’s College London) ‘The V&A applies art to inspire’, said Helen Charman, Director of Learning at the V&A, during her introductory to the ARTiculation Prize 2020 [London Regional Heat] at the V&A. Listening to Charman, I could feel the anticipation in the air. Despite being in one of…

ARTiculation 2020: Ambassador reviews The Royal Academy of Arts (Lara Smith)

ARTicle by Lara Smith, ARTiculation Ambassador (Nottingham Trent University) As an ARTiculation Ambassador I am involved in a range of exciting events, working with young people to develop their interests in art and design and important skills like public speaking. One of these was the second regional heat of the 2020 ARTiculation Prize, situated within…

ARTiculation Prize 2020: Ambassador reports on the Whitechapel Gallery

Article by: Lara Smith, ARTiculation Ambassador (Nottingham Trent University) On 9 January, I attended the first regional heat of the 2020 ARTiculation Prize at London’s charming Whitechapel Gallery as ARTiculation Ambassador and undergraduate design student. The beautiful space was a perfect setting for the event, tucked in the busy High Street presenting a resoundingly calm…