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We’re pleased to announce that LV21 has been awarded Arts Council England Grants for the Arts funding for a 5-month Research & Development activity with focus on identifying new opportunities for organisational development and growing our artistic ambition through exploring the rich cultural landscape of Gravesham and connecting with the wider arts and culture sector across Kent.

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It’s sometimes difficult to find time in our everyday lives to observe and explore our immediate surroundings; to take in the neighbourhood and reflect on constant changes taking place around us. We feel that the key in developing Medway and Swale as creative places, and involving its residents as active participants in the arts, is to provide an opportunity for people of all backgrounds, ages, abilities and interests to do just that – to lookout, reflect on their observations, work on their ideas and create new approaches to help develop an environment where creativity thrives. Lookout is one of four ‘Out of the Ordinary’ projects supported by Ideas Test, an Arts Council England funded Creative People and Places programme. Read more

look about cultural olympiad

Look About is a two-year mapping and collecting project led by Portsmouth based artist/geologist Jon Adams in response to Accentuate and the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the South East of England. This creatively driven, multilayered project weaves together science and art, digital and analogue, and Jon’s autobiographical experiences.
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After receiving a high number of applications, artist’s network Figure Ground have selected 20 artists to take part in a mini residency onboard LV21. Thanks to funding from Arts Council England, the artists will have the opportunity to create exciting and innovative work in response to the space. On 20th April from 12pm – 5pm the public are invited to come onboard to view the work made and join in the conversation.
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