The Rewilding Britain Landscape garden which has just won top prize at the Chelsea Flower Show includes field recordings of beavers and the natural environment made by our Arts & Ecology lecturer Mike Edwards.
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One of our Arts and Place students embarks on a new project inviting members of the public at the Venice Biennale to send postcards back to Dartington.
It’s an exciting time on campus as the new cohort for our Arts & Place MA have just started and we have two new incredible artists who have joined the teaching staff. Dr Mohini Chandra is the new Associate Lecturer and Adam Chodzko is a visiting lecturer who will...
Artists based in our Shippon studios here at Dartington showcase their creative practices through stone sculpture, drawing, painting and printmaking.
Two of our students will spend a month at the 2022 Venice Biennale stewarding the Sonia Boyce exhibition and pursuing their own creative research project.
Next up in our rolling series of focus pieces on alumni of Dartington is Eva Bakkeslett, an artist, filmmaker, cultural activist and curator who studied Arts and Ecology at Dartington College of Arts.
The acclaimed poet will explore the changing landscape through the seasons, and delve into the rich history of the landscape architects and gardeners who have curated it over the years.
Action Hero runs a yearly residency for mid-career artists called You Can Be My Wingman, spending a week resting, reflecting and making space for new collaborative ideas. In February 2022 the residency returned to Dartington for the second time, bringing ten artists together to work together for the first time, with mentorship from Britt Hatzius.
We’re turning over an acre of land right in the middle of the Dartington estate to artists, giving space for living art projects that work in collaboration with the biodiverse ecosystem here.
On 11 February, Martin Shaw retells the classic Irish myth Dermot and Grainne at Dartington. We caught up with him to find out his personal relationship with this ancient story and to ask how he manages to recall the narrative details of such multi-hour, sometimes days-long performances.