Caravan Palestine: art as resistance

Posted by: Ania Obolewicz on Jan 21, 2019

At the end of November, Artists’ Producer Ania travelled to Palestine for a week to represent Artsadmin at Caravan Palestine organised by IETM. Caravan Palestine is an opportunity for artists and producers to forge connections, create opportunities and engage with the work and ideas discussed in the local arts scene.


Photo by Hugo Glendinning

Paid artist mentorship with Curious

Posted on Jan 14, 2019

Call out: mentorship for London-based artists to work on a new, socially engaged performance project.


Farewell to Nikki Tomlinson

Posted on Dec 14, 2018

After 14 years as Artsadmin's Lead Artists' Advisor, we wish farewell to long-standing and respected member of the team, Nikki Tomlinson.



Posted on Dec 10, 2018

Try out our new donation box by artist Chris Dobrowolski in the Toynbee Studios' entrance. 


Welcome to our new Artistic Director Róise Goan

Posted on Dec 5, 2018

Artsadmin is delighted to announce that Róise Goan has been appointed as the new Artistic Director, succeeding Founder and Co-Director Judith Knight MBE after nearly 40 years.


Take Up Space

Posted by: Siobhan McGrath on Dec 4, 2018

Take Up Space is an inter-disciplinary performance project that takes place in London prisons as part of Artsadmin’s creative criminal justice programme. This year Take Up Space was delivered by artist Lanre Malaolu and Education Producer Siobhan McGrath. They explored the suppression and expression of emotions through movement with young men at HMP Thameside. Siobhan reflects on the process in this blog.


Enter our Christmas Raffle and support artists

Posted on Nov 13, 2018

We want to raise £2,000 to fund the Artists' Bursary Scheme with our Christmas Raffle. Help us to get there!


Christoph Jankowski joins Artsadmin's Board of Trustees

Posted on Nov 13, 2018

Artsadmin is delighted to welcome Christoph Jankowski to our Board of Trustees.


The collectivism of sustainability

Posted by: Alex Brown on Nov 9, 2018

Artsadmin’s Green Team Leader, Alex Brown, shares his reflection at the beginning of his journey through the Julie’s Bicycle Accelerator Programme.


In Chains: care, empowerment and survival

Posted by: Mary Osborn on Oct 10, 2018

Ahead of the opening of Hana Madness and the vacuum cleaner's exhibition, In Chains, at the National Gallery of Indonesia in Jakarta, Artists' Producer Mary Osborn reflects on how they got there.


METIS, WE KNOW NOT WHAT WE MAY BE, 2018: a photo story

Posted on Sep 21, 2018

Through storytelling, interaction and experimentation, teams collaborated to imagine their own alternative visions for the future. 


a resistant body

Posted on Sep 18, 2018

Over one week, a group of emerging artists explored how bodies can occupy space using performance to camera with artists Nandi Bhebhe and Phoebe Davies. Watch the work they created in this blog.


2018/19 Artsadmin Portfolio

Posted on Sep 14, 2018

Have a browse of the artist projects Artsadmin has available to tour in our 2018/19 Portfolio. 


Artsadmin awarded EU funding for a collaborative project connecting art and audiences

Posted on Aug 8, 2018

We are delighted to find out this summer that our collaborative project Create to Connect has been awarded funding from Creative Europe for the next 4 years.


#SeasonforChange: organisations and artists across the UK spark conversations about the future of our planet

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

Artsadmin and Julie’s Bicycle are delighted to announce that Season for Change is underway with over 30 events having taken place in its first 6 weeks of the season!


My Traineeship: playground protests, pine branches and lessons learnt

Posted by: Emily Bird on Jul 19, 2018

From Birmingham city centre, to a local primary school, to the Barbican. Artsadmin Trainee Emily Bird reflects on her year working in producing and Artist Development.


Investing in hope: the Imagine 2020 Summer Lab 2018

Posted on Jul 17, 2018

Artist, producer and researcher, Joanne Matthews, reflects on what took place at this year's Imagine 2020 Summer Lab, as a group of participants explored how we can bring together art, activism and science to tackle climate change and engage with global transition.


Fatma and Katie at the Tower Hamlets Food for Health Awards

From Snapchat to Food Awards: work experience at Artsadmin

Posted on Jul 4, 2018

Year 12 student at The Urswick School, Fatma, recently spent three days working with Artsadmin through her Arts Emergency mentorship. She tells us a bit about what she got up to in this blog.


The future is unchained

Posted on May 15, 2018

Read what went on at Unchained Nights, a creative platform for people with lived experience of the criminal justice system.


a resistant body: who holds the power?

Posted on Apr 17, 2018

Find out what went on at the a resistant body taster day, as a group of 16-25 year olds explored how their bodies occupy space.


Welcome to new Executive Director, Deborah Chadbourn

Posted on Apr 4, 2018

Deborah Chadbourn joins Artsadmin as the new Executive Director, succeeding Gill Lloyd after 33 years.


Easier said than run

Posted on Mar 27, 2018

Philippa Barr, Development Associate at Artsadmin, is running the London Marathon to raise money for Artsadmin’s education and artist development programmes. She tells us why she’s embarking on this 26-mile challenge…


In conversation with Gudrun Soley Sigurdardottir

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

Ahead of her performance at Toynbee Studios on 5 April, Artsadmin Trainee Emily caught up with BANNER artist Gudrun Soley Sigurdardottir about her new work and its development over the past year.


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