Writing

Producing: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival

July 17, 2018

Projects

Tented Dreams

As Festival Coordinator at Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, I produced and curated the visual arts offer for this year, alongside delivering the wider festival: Tented Dreams | St George’s Hall, Liverpool Syrian artist Mohammed Amari fled the devastation of the conflict in his country with few worldly possessions, among which […]

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Review: Material Environments

June 14, 2018

Exhibition Reviews

Material Environments

This review was first published on thisistomorrow on 14 June 2018: Material Environments The Tetley 4 May – 8 July 2018 Review by Jack Welsh In his 2013 book, ‘Making: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture’, anthropologist Tim Ingold argues for the importance of making as an artistic methodology. For Ingold, […]

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Review: Ambiguous Implements

Review: Ambiguous Implements

This review was originally published on Corridor8.  Ambiguous Implements by Jack Welsh ‘Balti – Unmeasured Measurements’, Jasleen Kaur, 2014. Image courtesy of Touchstones Rochdale Our relationships with domestic objects are often complex and unassuming. Encountering a battered silver spoon, with a distinct shell ornamentation on the handle, for example, could conjure […]

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