Social Engagement

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A new GBP£1.8m scheme aims to support socially isolated people

The collaborative practice, led by Helen Walker and Harun Morrison, uses community networks and humour to tackle serious social issues

BY Ellen Mara De Wachter |

Post-Grenfell, mid-Windrush and pre-Brexit, a day-long forum in London invited artists and organizations to re-imagine the communities we live in

BY Isobel Harbison |

The award-winning dancer and choreographer reveals plans to fund a water-treatment facility in the Congolese city of Kisangani

BY Sean O'Toole |

A report from the residency and conference asking how art and artists should engage in places of political or economic instability

BY Chloe Stead |

A report from the culmination of Suzanne Lacy’s 18-month project at Brierfield Mill, Lancashire

BY Laura Robertson |

A report from the inaugural ‘Thinking at the Edge of the World’ conference, held on the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard

BY Harry Thorne |

Reflections on the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale

BY Carson Chan |

How the crisis in Greece is prompting young Athens-based artists to find new spaces for communal reflection

BY James Bridle |

Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

BY Sonja Hornung |

The provocative works of the Japanese collective Chim↑Pom

Cooperation and dissent in Koki Tanaka’s precarious tasks

BY Andrew Maerkle |

Sam Thorne discusses activism, collaboration and the uses of absurdity with Ahmet Öğüt

BY Sam Thorne |

The complicated idea of ‘home’

BY Dan Fox |

How artists and photographers in Japan have responded to the disasters of 3 March 2011

BY Christy Lange |

Holly Bynoe, Charles Campbell, Amanda Coulson, John Cox, Annalee Davis and Caryl Ivrisse-Crochemar on the role of contemporary art in the Caribbean

BY Dan Fox |

For this regular series, artist Michaela Meise discusses her affinity to architect Ferdinand Kramer

BY Pablo Larios |

Bik Van der Pol: artists as undercover agents

BY Nick Aikens |

Film as social experiment, and learning how to communicate without speaking

BY Kirsty Bell |

How do artists respond to current events?

BY Lynne Tillman |