Lincoln-based artists – reclaim your space!

The spaceREC revolution continues…  Are you a Lincoln-based creative struggling to find affordable places to work in? Do you yearn for a yurt where you can write?* Are you pining for a place in which to paint? Or are you just fed up of having to channel the muse in your grandma’s shed? If you are … Continue reading Lincoln-based artists – reclaim your space!

NASA Now Want To Print Your Laughter In Space

Made in Space, a contractor for NASA, have created a 3D printer that can work in zero gravity; now they want to make art with it. They approached Eyal Gever, the renowned contemporary artist and successful tech entrepreneur to collaborate on the project. Eyal will use his iOS app #Laugh, created specifically for the project, … Continue reading NASA Now Want To Print Your Laughter In Space

Artists reclaim your space with spaceREC!

The spaceREC revolution has begun! It’s in Leeds… and it’s FREE! Are you a Leeds based creative that struggles to find affordable places in which to work? Do you yearn for a yurt where you can write?* Are you pining for a place in which to paint? Or are you just fed up of having … Continue reading Artists reclaim your space with spaceREC!

Lincoln Innovation Lab

Check out the Storify for our second Innovation Lab in Lincoln on Saturday 11th June; featuring meditation, contemplation and big shiny beards. If you want more pictures, videos and content, or you just feel like a chat, find us on Instagram or Twitter: https://www.instagram.com/1215today/ @1215today [View the story “1215.today Innovation Lab 2” on Storify]

Aleksandra Mir: First Woman on the Moon

FIRST WOMAN ON THE MOON Aleksandra Mir 28 08 99 I believe we should go to the moon. I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade century is out, of landing man woman on the moon and returning him her safely to earth… – President John F. Kennedy, … Continue reading Aleksandra Mir: First Woman on the Moon

Kathrin Böhm: The Return of the Pickers

Artist Kathrin Böhm describes how a drinks company links the history of Londoners going hopping in Kent to a new community drinks enterprise on the suburban fringe This article originally appeared in The Land, issue 19, 2016 A group of boys jump into a recently dug pit. It’s summer, and they appear to have made their own way … Continue reading Kathrin Böhm: The Return of the Pickers

Gill Barron: 1215 And All That

Eight hundred years on from Runnymede, Magna Carta is being trumpeted as a universally Good Thing. But good for whom? Should we make a new treaty with our still-wicked Rulers? This article originally appeared in The Land, issue 18, summer 2015 When eminent lawyer Lord Denning described Magna Carta as ‘the foundation of the freedom of the … Continue reading Gill Barron: 1215 And All That

Prototype 4: Sonic Portal

Sonic Portal brings together artists and audiences. Focusing on sound as a medium of communication, it allows both to reflect on the state of current and future workspaces. Nowadays people live in their own spaces, wearing headphones and moving about in their own isolated worlds. Sound, by its very nature, is territorial. We can control sound – and, by … Continue reading Prototype 4: Sonic Portal

Prototype 3: Territories

TERRITORIES: making visible the kinds of invisible and virtual spaces you occupy online, allowing you to opt out from them if you so desire… Central idea I created a web plugin for the Google Chrome browser that people could download and run alongside their daily web-browsing activities. The plugin keeps track of the kind of websites that the … Continue reading Prototype 3: Territories

Prototype 2: RateMyPlace

Thomas Forth presents RateMyPlace, the second of the prototypes to emerge from discussions held during our first Innovation Lab in Leeds My background I have a great interest in how we use space. I built and maintain a tool used by thousands of people called the parkulator. It shows how much space in Northern cities is used … Continue reading Prototype 2: RateMyPlace