Street Art: Contemporary Prints from the V&A – The Historic Dockyard Chatham

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An expressive national touring exhibition – drawn from the Victoria and Albert Museum’s internationally renowned collection of prints, Street Art: Contemporary Prints from the V&A – sees its Kent debut in No. 1 Smithery: The Gallery, in the heart of The Historic Dockyard Chatham.

An Experiment In Creating A Virtual Creative Community

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Throughout April 2011 Philip Kane plans on running an experiment to try answering the following question:  What impact can the development of a virtual community have on a real world creative community?

Pete Molinari – Singer Songwriter and Musician

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Pete Molinari from Kent has traveled the world playing, writing and recording his music. He speaks to Creatabot and tells us a little more about his background and what inspires him.

Creatives – Create Your Future High Street

Editorials

In the 16th century your average town saw a huge change, during the reformation many churches closed and this saw them taken over and changed into alternative venues including theatres and printeries. Today we see a new movement of empty buildings, and it’s not due to the recession, it is just the future.

“The Dreamer and the Doer” Mini Biography of Kevin Proctor

Editorials

Kevin Proctor speaks to Creatabot about how he came to be involved in film production and became director of the web series “Self Centered”. Kevin Proctor is the ideal example of how to work your way up the ladder within media using your own initiative. Hopefully by learning more about Kevin’s past this can help to inspire others who would love to work in production.

Graffiti Artist Gets Knit

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In 2009 I had the “privilege” of queuing for 5 hours to see Banksy’s take over at Bristol museum. I was really pleased to have been able to see the exhibition but when an underground artist becomes a worldwide household name it leaves us craving fresh underground art.

Enter “The Fastener” who’s real name I shall leave you to try and find out. “The Fastener” tags various locations with knitted graffiti leaving behind random knitted objects and art pieces. Labeled by the artist as “Guerilla knitting” this is a fresh type of artwork that is something to keep a close eye on as well as being inspirational.

First Episode Of Web Drama “Self Centered” By Kent Writer Steven Keevil Released

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The first web episode of “Self Centered” starring Eastenders star Kellie Shirley has just been released online. The series is written by Kent writer Steven Keevil, Directed by Kevin Proctor and Produced by Tamana Bleasdale and follows the life of a young depressed actress who seemingly has a new purpose in life given to her when she wakes up in a rehab clinic in the future.

Each episode of the series will be released over the next 6 weeks and are available to watch in HD through “You tube” at:

http://www.youtube.com/user/selfcenteredseries

as well as on the “Self Centered” website at:

http://www.selfcenteredseries.co.uk/


An Interview With Tallulah Rendall

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Not many artists today are able to put their whole creativity into their music, but I was given the chance to meet someone who has worked hard to be different.

An Interview With Zara Carpenter – Milliner and Head Piece Creator

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Usually found busily sewing away in the Deaf Cat cafe in Rochester, Zara Carpenter is an inspiring craftswoman who leads the way for many creatives. Maybe by learning some more about her we can draw even more inspiration…

An Interview With Sian Bostwick – Jewellery Designer and Craftswoman

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Sian Bostwick is a jewellery designer in Rochester, Kent with incredible skill and talent. Her work, inspired by fairytales and fantasies, truly please the eye and each piece is beautifully crafted in its design. To find out more about her skill and in the aim of inspiring others I asked Sian some questions about herself and her craft.

Photography Project – “A Year In The Life Of” – Canterbury Faversham and Sheppey

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The “Year In The Life Of” photography project returns for 2011, this time also extending to include Canterbury and Sheppey. The project aims to capture a year in the life of each area and present 365 photographs, one for each day of 2011.

Registration Open For South East Open Studios 2011

Creative and Art News, Creative Opportunities

Every year in June, artists and craftspeople across South East England open their doors to the public. It is a unique opportunity to meet, talk to and see them at work as part of the South East Open Studios event. The next SEOS Event will take place on 3rd to 19th June 2011.

Red, White & Blue – Photographic Exhibition – 3rd to 5th of December – Rochester

Creative and Art Events

Red White and Blue is an exhibition covering the subject of how Britain has changed and presents the dissapearance of historical Britain in photographic medium.

New Creative Magazine “WOW Medway!” To Launch On 24th November

Creative and Art News

“Wow Medway” is a new arts and entertainment magazine featuring the best of what’s-on-where in Medway. It will provide local arts news, interviews, feature articles, reviews, promotions and more.

PatrickGeorge – Graphic Design and Illustration

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Peter Scott and Ann Scott work as PatrickGeorge. They publish their own books and offer graphic design/web design and illustration services. Their objective is to provide illustrations and graphic design that are quirky, witty, original and accessible to all.