Young Creatives inspire positive change and creativity for 2022

Thea Schultz, Dreaming of Metamorphosis, acrylic on sugar paper. Courtesy of the artist

“Building a vision of what we would, and could do.” Modern Art Oxford Young Creative 2021 We all know that creativity can make such a positive difference to our wellbeing. It’s a subject we regularly return to in our programmes and online conversations, and this January is absolutely no exception. So this Blue Monday, we’re… Continue reading Young Creatives inspire positive change and creativity for 2022

Join our team of Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives

We are looking for 8 individuals aged 16-19 to join the Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives.  Interested in a career in the arts? Want to learn more about how an arts organisation is run? This year’s Young Creatives will meet monthly throughout 2022 as part of City as Studio, our artist-led project for young people… Continue reading Join our team of Modern Art Oxford Young Creatives

Watch – Platform Graduate Award: Starting out as an artist in 2021

What’s it like to be an early career artist in such turbulent times? In this video, watch a recording of our Platform Graduate Award artists speaking honestly and positively about graduating from art school and their plans for the future. The event which took place on Thursday 28 October 2021 featured Fetine Sel Tuzel, Bevan… Continue reading Watch – Platform Graduate Award: Starting out as an artist in 2021

Creative consultancy opportunity for ages 18-25 | Play-testing the Future

Are you interested in thinking creatively about the future? Do you enjoy playing games, or telling stories? Join us as a Creative Consultant and be a part of Modern Art Oxford’s new digital project! We are inviting 8-10 creative, curious and open-minded individuals between the ages of 18-25 to join a series of online sessions… Continue reading Creative consultancy opportunity for ages 18-25 | Play-testing the Future

Horoscope by Beth Simcock

Platform Graduate Award artist Beth Simcock is a painter and writer working across large-scale narrative paintings. Her practice is devoted to mythologies, both self-created and borrowed: from classics, art history, contemporary popular culture, and the online world. For her exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, Simcock presents a series of large-scale paintings entitled The Zodiac.  The following Horoscope, written… Continue reading Horoscope by Beth Simcock

On the Value of AI-Generated Art

Platform Graduate Award artists Bevan Hill & Will Griffiths create artworks generated entirely by AI technology. Their exhibition Real Art for Real People brings together painting, sculpture and written work, conceptualised and designed by computers. By removing themselves from the ‘creative process’ they explore the importance of individual expression and agency in an increasingly automated world. This… Continue reading On the Value of AI-Generated Art

Authorship in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: An Art of Disappearance

Platform Graduate Award artists Bevan Hill & Will Griffiths create artworks generated entirely by AI technology. Their exhibition Real Art for Real People brings together painting, sculpture and written work, conceptualised and designed by computers. By removing themselves from the ‘creative process’ they explore the importance of individual expression and agency in an increasingly automated… Continue reading Authorship in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: An Art of Disappearance

Bevan Hill & Will Griffiths, Stream of Unconsciousness

Platform Graduate Award artists Bevan Hill & Will Griffiths create artworks generated entirely by AI technology. Their exhibition Real Art for Real People brings together painting, sculpture and written work, conceptualised and designed by computers. By removing themselves from the ‘creative process’ they explore the importance of individual expression and agency in an increasingly automated world. Stream… Continue reading Bevan Hill & Will Griffiths, Stream of Unconsciousness

Watch: places and faces by Fetine Sel Tuzel

“This conflict in Cyprus has had an enormous impact on my life, which is why I always find myself turning back to this historical issue.” – Fetine Sel Tuzel For the Platform Graduate Award 2021, Reading University graduate Fetine Sel Tuzel presents places and faces, a psychogeographic film exploring cities and people, from the urban centre of Reading to an… Continue reading Watch: places and faces by Fetine Sel Tuzel

I Watched Her Dream… Aloud & I am trying my best: Two short films by young artist Lauren

Lauren joined our online film-making residency for ages 16-19 in April 2021. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the group met only online and explored DIY film-making from the confines of their own surroundings. Discover what Lauren learnt about different approaches to film-making during the residency. My name is Lauren, I am 19 years old… Continue reading I Watched Her Dream… Aloud & I am trying my best: Two short films by young artist Lauren