Artist Showcase: Eight artists introduce new artwork

In 2015 the City of Lincoln launched two ambitious art projects to commemorate its part in the 800-year history of Magna Carta, 1215 Today and Lincoln Voices. Both placed artists at the heart of the process. A series of residencies, Lincoln Voices has enabled artists to research and create new work based around issues in … Continue reading Artist Showcase: Eight artists introduce new artwork

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 21)

In Widows and Orphans: Chapter 21 the Agriculture Revolution and Industrial Revolution have a major impact on land and society. Towns and cities fed a society with learning and wealth. In 2016 artist Jamie Shovlin spent time with the University of Lincoln’s School of Film and Media, Photography department and School of Social & Political Sciences as … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 21)

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans

In 2016 artist Jamie Shovlin spent time with the University of Lincoln’s School of Film and Media, Photography department and School of Social & Political Sciences as part of a residency run by Lincoln Voices. The result of this residency is a work called Widows and Orphans that retells history through fragmented chapters. From multiple versions and … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 15)

Widows and Orphans: Chapter 15 focuses on a time when the individual thought they had conquered and understood everything about the world, living in smug harmony in society.  From multiple versions and revisions of the school textbook A History of the Modern World, artist Jamie Shovlin took the underlinings and highlightings from generations of readers as … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 15)

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 11)

Chapter 11 of Widows and Orphans by Jamie Shovlin makes up pages 92 – 112 of the school textbook A History of the Modern World. Jamie has used multiple editions of the book to find the underlining and highlighting left by previous generations of readers as the basis for the film’s script and structure. In Widows … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 11)

DisObey: an interview with Jordan Baseman

Jordan Baseman’s new film, DisObey, is a portrait of ideas about the law, society and what governs our behaviour socially. Jordan is a visual artist and filmmaker. His work is research led and he uses recorded interviews, observations and archival material to create narrative-based, creative nonfiction in the form of single-screen films, sound works or … Continue reading DisObey: an interview with Jordan Baseman

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 5)

Power is a driving force in Widows and Orphans: Chapter 5. Associations at all levels of society gave individuals more power than acting alone, from the guilds of the working man through to the organisation of monarchy and finally the beginnings of parliament. From multiple versions and revisions of the school textbook A History of the … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 5)

Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 1)

  Widows and Orphans: Chapter 1 by artist Jamie Shovlin is an introduction to the history of the modern world, the birth of ancient civilisations and their relationship to land and time.   From multiple versions and revisions of the school textbook A History of the Modern World, Jamie took the underlinings and highlightings from … Continue reading Jamie Shovlin: Widows and Orphans (Chapter 1)