Benji Kandler … Watch this space

Benji Kandler took part in ARTiculation in January 2016. Since then Benji has gone on to great things, including an Art History degree at Goldsmiths. The Association for Art History published an article for their Insights which describes how ARTicualtion can play a part in plans and ideas once you leave school. Here is a home-made…

Bringing home the importance of valuable conversation about art

Michael Beattie took part in ARTiculation in 2016 in Newcastle. Tim Marlow awarded Michael third Prize at the Finals in Cambridge. Michael is part  of the Alumni Network, supporting the team at events, speaking on behalf of ARTiuclation and taking part in public events such as this ‘on the beanbag’ conversation with Tim Marlow. Read…

Mayfair Art Weekend

By Kirstie McKernan, student at The Perse School, Cambridge Earlier this month I was delighted to attend the Mayfair Art Weekend. The sun was shining and London was framed in its full glory on such a beautiful day. With a range of events on through out the weekend, the central hub of all things art…

Blurred boundaries: ARTiculation Oxford Regional Heat

         By Chris Neal, ARTiculation Alumni 2016 On Wednesday 22nd February the Oxford heat of the ARTiculation competition was held at the Ashmolean Museum. This was the seventh year that the heat has been held at the Ashmolean, and this year was adjudicated by Dr Janina Ramirez, cultural historian, broadcaster and author….

Alumni Impressions

On Wednesday 14 December we launched the ARTiculation Alumni Network at The Bomb Factory Art Foundation. Alumni, gathered from the past 10 years of ARTiculation, recorded each other answering questions about ARTiculation and their love of art. Here’s what they had to say…  

Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts Reviewed by

Fergus Burnett-Skelding ARTiculation Alumni 2016 As I listened to the last of my competitors at the ARTiculation final 2016, I felt a sinking feeling. I knew my speech, on Jackson Pollock’s ‘Number 11/Blue Poles’ (1952), would not win. My presentation was academically strong, but unlike everyone else’s it lacked a personal angle. I had never…

Sharing Art and Affection: Giving up my sculptures for adoption by

Antonia Osgood ARTiculation Alumni 2015    I entered the ARTiculation competition in 2015 to improve my analytical and public speaking skills. In my speech I surmised that behind Jeff Koons’s ostentatiously colossal sculptures are tender feelings evoked by his marital separation. I titled it Connected Separation; to me, Koons’s paradoxical artworks are visual letters to…