Bouncing Back

October 14th, 2021 by

The Outdoor Arts sector is back with a bang! Dorothy Max Prior goes to Great Yarmouth for the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts 2021 People out and about – lots of them, in the park, at the town centre market place, and along the seafront. Families, and gaggles of teenagers, and […]

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The Whole Earth and Nothing But the Earth

October 5th, 2021 by

Just what do we mean by environmental art? Dorothy Max Prior reflects on work seen at Symondsbury Estate on the second weekend of Inside Out Dorset, a biennial outdoor arts festival commissioning and presenting performance and installation work that engages meaningfully with the landscape in which it is sited Environmental art-making is on the up. […]

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Circus Resurrection

October 2nd, 2021 by

Circus, circus, circus! Three thrilling shows – UNITY, Luminosa, Passagers. One outdoors, two indoors. All seen September 2021 and reported on here by Dorothy Max Prior Well, it’s been a tough couple of years for all of us. Theatres closed, festivals cancelled. Actors, musicians, dancers, technicians all twiddling their thumbs at home, wondering what’s going […]

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Something in the Air

August 26th, 2021 by

Dorothy Max Prior talks to Joe Mackintosh, chief executive  of Out There Arts and artistic director of the Out There International Festival of Circus and Street Arts, which returns to Great Yarmouth 17–19 September 2021 ‘There is quite an upbeat mood around culture in Yarmouth at the moment,’ says Joe Mackintosh, ‘an upswell of energy […]

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The Art of Behaving Badly

June 25th, 2021 by

Still anonymous and still committed to action, the Guerrilla Girls just keep chipping away at the patriarchy. Dorothy Max Prior talks to the legendary masked avengers of the art world about campaigns past and present, including their latest, The Male Graze  ‘Frida Kahlo has joined your meeting’ is possibly the best Zoom alert ever… Especially […]

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