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Susie Agahi, actress, Northern Ireland.

Janita Appa, visual artist, theatre, U.K.

Margaret Appa, arts organizer, U.K.

Andrew Beales, creative writer, editor, interviewer, U.K.

Payam Beint, painter + musician, U.K.

Alan Bell, secretary for Bernard Leach from 1975 - 1979, U.K.

Geoff Broadway, interactive installations, art project involving the wider community, U.K.

Sarah Broun, photography, Isle of Skye, Scotland, U.K.

William Brown, printmaker, painter, Wales / U.K.

Sarah Buist, sculpture, installatons, performance, U.K.

Margaret Carloa, singer, musician, U.K.

Clare Carswell, visual artist, U.K.

Ken Carter, painter, U.K.

Shaeron Caton-Rose, visual artist, curator, U.K.

Kuljit "Kooj" Chuhan, visual artist, makes interactive CDroms and video installations, U.K.

Hervé Constant, painter, U.K.

Praying for the Rain: Dominic DeCicco, Vincenzo DeCicco, and other musicians, U.K.

Omid Djalili, theatre, acting, stand-up comedy, U.K.

George Fleming, painter, Northern Ireland / U.K.

Simon Fox, painting, printmaking, U.K.

Tom Fox, photographer, U.K.

Michèlle Fuirer, reviewer (visual arts), U.K.

Richard Goodson, creative writing, U.K.

Rob Hain painter, U.K.

Sandy Hoover, producer, vocalist, and member of the band, Lunar Drive, U.K. & U.S.A.

Alexis Hunter, painter, U.K. / New Zealand.

Karnik, visual artist, U.K.

Annabel Knight, actress, writer, U.K. (Slovakia)

Conrad Lambert, singer, musician, U.K.

Bernard Leach, ceramics, U.K.

Richard Leigh, composer, musician, U.K.

John Barnabas Leith, poet, U.K.

Alan McKay, guitarist, lyricist, architect, Shetland Islands, U.K.

Hugh McKinley, poet, U.K.

Scott Murray, Image catcher, Scotland

Margaret Nagawa, sculptor, painter, curator, arts organiser, U.K. / Uganda.

Sue Norris, poet, U.K.

Sean O'Rourke, musician, graphic artist, Scotland, U.K.

Richard Paton, visual artist, curator, U.K.

Julie Penfold, curator, reviewer, arts organiser, U.K.

Praying for the Rain: Dominic DeCicco, Vincenzo DeCicco, and other musicians, U.K.

Marion Prentice, painting, printmaking, installations, U.K.

Roger Prentice, arts education, U.K.

Corinne Randall, painter, printmaker, U.K.

Peter Randall-Page, sculptor, U.K.

Steve Ransome, musician, composer, producer and arranger, Scotland - U.K.

Sam Saté-Askew, poetry, U.K. (Iraq)

Cecilia Smith, co-organizer of the U.K. arts academy, U.K.

Geoff and Michaela Smith, singer/songwriters, musicians, U.K.

Carolyn Sparey-Gillies, musician, composer, reviewer, U.K.

Kevin Tilbury, musician, northrumbrian pipes, Eastern music, Lithuania / U.K.

Belinda Tournier, visual artist, curator, U.K.

Pejman Varghai, rap musician, (Bulgaria) U.K.

Chris Wagg, textiles, paintings, Wales, U.K.

Rob Weinberg, author, reviewer, U.K.

Angela Wood, singer/songwriter, musician, U.K.

Associations, Groups, Publications...

  • Artangels
  • The Centre For Performance Research -produces innovative performance work, arranges workshops, conferences, lectures and masterclasses; collaborates and exchanges with theatre companies, publishes theatre books and runs a multicultural research centre in Aberystwyth, Wales.
  • Theatre, music, and visual arts: Cleveland Arts runs residency programmes, festivals and exhibitions in Middlesbrough, U.K.
  • BBC arts
  • BBC education
  • Animate - hosts, commissions, film, video, animation, events or work. Works with Channel 4 Television.
  • The Landscape And Art Network - launched in 1993 by artists Francis Carr to bring architects, engineers, architects, artists, educationalists and ecologists in substaining and improving the quality of our urban ana natural environment. -Seminars, conferences, meetings, and an ongoing programmes of visits for artists and to land artworks.

  • Visual Arts - Museums, Art Galleries, Residency Programmes, etc.
  • The Arts Board -directory of regional boards, their funding and community arts projects.
  • ArtguideExtensive list of galleries and museums in the UK with a useful search function.
  • The Gallery Channel -seems to be state-run, a site with reviews, gallery listings, etc.
  • Gallery Channel -a comprehensive exhibitions listings for UK shows plus further documentation, ranging from press releases to virtual walk-thrus...
  • Royal Society of British Sculptors

  • England
  • The Sozo Collective, Birmingham based arts collective who specialize in happenings.

  • Arnolfini contemporary art exhibitions & symposia, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA.
  • Physical and Virtual Art (PVA) runs a residency programme, festivals and exhibitions in Bridport, U.K.
  • Lighthouse, Brighton.
  • FACT - Film. Art & Creative Technology -The UK's leading organisation for the support & exhibition of film, video and new media projects.
    88 Wood Street, Liverpool L1 4DQ, T: +44 (0)151 7074450, Email:
  • Norwich Gallery: Norwich School of Art and Design, St. George St., Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1BB
  • The Chiltern Sculpture Trail - situated in the Chiltern hills (a designated area of outstanding natural beauty), it is between Junctions 5 & 6 of the M40 and within easy travelling distance of Oxford, London and Reading. The Trail is located in Cowleaze Wood on the Oxfordshire-Buckinghamshire border. Each year new works are added.
  • The Tate The Tate Art Gallery & The Tate Modern, London & Liverpool
  • Oxford Modern The Tate Art Gallery & The Tate Modern, London & Liverpool

  • London
  • The 198 Gallery. They run art residencies, exhibitions, etc, SE London
  • The 291 Gallery 291 Hackney Road, London
  • The Barbican, London

  • Beaconsfield. They run art projects, exhibitions, etc, with a focus on installation and performance. 22 Newport St, Vauxhall, London SE11 6AY,
  • The British Museum, London
  • (Russell Square)
  • Camden Arts Centre, Artwright Road, London NW3 6DG (tube:Finchley Road, Hamstead)
  • CafeGallery Projects, in Southwark Park, South-East London.
  • The Century Gallery (in Shoreditch, London) shows work that examines current issues such as the effects of globalisation, interaction of cultures, and new technologies.
  • The Chisendale Gallery (tube: Bethnal Green, then bus 8) founded in 1986 in a converted factory, some shows are commissioned for the purpose of making ambitious work. /LI>
  • The Corvi-Mora 22 Warren St. WIT 5LU (Tube: Warren Street, Great Portland Street), London
    Established in 2000, director: Tommaso Corvi-Mora. Previously he co-directed Robert Prime. artists: Liam Gillick, Tomoaki Suzuki, Angela Bulloch, etc.
  • Gasworks, 155 Vauxhall Street, London SE11 5RH, Wed-Sun 12-6pm or by appointment Tube: Oval or Vauxhall Buses: 36, 185. International Residency Programme which enables artists from all over the world to live and work in London for three months.
  • Framework Gallery, South-East London.
  • OVA gallery in Brixton, London. 4 Bellefields Road -a short walk from the station. Buses from the West End to Brixton; including the #3, 159, 2. Car parking is available on meters nearby.
  • The Greengrassi 39c Fitzroy St. WIT 6DY (Tube: Warren Street, Great Portland Street), London
    Established in 1997, director: Cornelia Grassi, photography, painting, sculpture, film, video by people such as: Cindy Sherman, Giuseppe Gabellone, Sing Ling, Allen Ruppersberg.
  • The Haunch of Venison 6 Haunch of Venison Yard, off Brook St., W1K 5ES, London
  • The Hayward, London (South Bank)

  • The ICA exhibitions and films and books, The Mall (Tube: Picadilly Circus), London
  • The Lisson Gallery 67 Lisson St and 29 Bell St. NW1 5DA (Tube: Marylebone, Edgware Road), London
    Established in 1967, directed by Nicolas Logsdail & Jill Siverman van Coenegrachts, it pioneered conceptual and minimal artists such as art&language, Dan Graham, Richard Long, etc. Represents over 40 artists including Gordon Douglas, Anish Kapoor, Richard Deacon, Tong Cragg, Christine Boland, Francis Alys...
  • Measure Arts - London, not for profit curational organisation for art in unusual locations.
  • The Anthony Reynolds Gallery 60 Great Marlborough Street, WIF 7BG (Tube: Oxford Circus), London
    Over 150 exhibitions in over 17 years, this gallery space opened in 2002, director: Anthony Reynolds. artists: Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Ian Breakwell, Leon Golub, Nancy Spero, Jon Thompson, Keith Tyson, Mark Wallinger, etc.
  • The Royal Academy of Arts, London

  • The Timothy Taylor Gallery 1 Bruton Place, WIj 6LS (Tube: Bond Street, Green Park, Oxford Circus), London
    Opened in 1996, directed by: Tim Taylor, Terry Danziger-Miles, Faye Fleming, Charmine Farmanfarma. Artists: Jean-Marc Bustamante, James Lee Byars, Lucian Freud, Philip Guston, Roni Horn, Willem de Kooning, Jonathan Lasker, Fiona Rae, Julian Schnabel, etc. They collaborate and curate in other spaces around Europe.
  • The Entwistle Gallery 6 Cork St., WIS 3EE(Tube: Green Park, Piccadilly Circus), London
    Directed by: Lance Entwistle, Roberta Entwistle, Monica Chung, Darren Flook, Lora Rempel. Artists: Sue Arrowsmith, Michael Stubbs, Yoshihiro Suda, etc. Has a subsidary in Tokyo.
  • Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art 21 Cork St., WIS 3LZ(Tube: Green Park, Piccadilly Circus), London
    Founded in 1993 with its first gallery, directed by: Michael Hue-Williams. Artists: Sue Arrowsmith, Michael Stubbs, Yoshihiro Suda, etc. Has a subsidary in Tokyo.
  • The Serpentine Gallery, London

  • The Stephen Friedman Gallery 25-28 Old Burlington St. W1S 3AN, London.
  • The Spruth Magers Lee 12 Berkeley St. WIJ 8DT, London. Artists: Barbara Kruger, Andrea Zittel, etc. Has galleries in Cologne and Munich.
  • Space Studios. Founded in 1968 by artists Bridget Riley, Peter Sedgley & Peter Townsend, they They coordinate studio space, arts projects, and residencies around London.
  • The Whitechapel, London gallery space (Aldgate East Tube).

  • Scotland
  • Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF. Contemporary visual art, installations, projects, curates touring shows.
  • Talbot Rice Gallery, The University of Edinburgh, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL.
  • Glasgow Art Fair, Four days in mid-April.

  • Music
  • This BBC folk page includes interviews, videos and a virtual session.
  • Whi music projects Links to improvisational music sites. The site itself has some sound clips in real and mp3 format.
  • Union Chapel, London venue for music, often with a new age sensibility. Crompton Terrace, opposite the Highbury & Islington Tube station.
  • Huckleberries folk, bluegrass - Dave Hum (5 string bango, harmonica, keyboards, percussion), Simon Ham (guitar), Duncan McCartney (mandolin, mandola), Paul Sax (fiddle), Neil Temple (drums, percussion), Richard Wazejewski (5 string electric bass).

  • Performing Arts
  • rescen -centre for research into creation in the performing arts, at Middlesex University in association with the South Bank Centre, London.
  • Future Physical -a cultural programme exploring the changing boundaries between the virtual and the physical, the creative use of digital technologies in enhancing human interaction, and to activate, inform, and engage a broad and diverse community, focising on innovative physical/digital research. They commission work and research.

  • Craft
  • The British Crafts Council

  • Festivals / Regular Events
  • Sublime TV (London-based) is an online digital festival dedicated to the exhibition and promotion of digital filmmaking and digital video art.
  • end of January The annual Animex - international festival of animation -Middlesbrough in the north east of England.
    The next one is 31 January - 4 February 2005.
  • June is the deadline for applications.The Epson Digital Print/Video Award -coordinated by the magazine, Art & Technology.
  • June - July Hebden Sculpture Trail -Annual week long residency and then month long installation in Hebden Bridge. Deadline for applications: February.
  • July - August EAST International: an open submission exhibition held annually at the Norwich Gallery and the Norwich School of Art and Design, St. George St., Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1BB
    Deadline: mid February. About 25 are selected from slides, video or CDrom. An exhibitors fee is paid plus travel and accomodation for the installation week.
  • September - October Coastal Currents Visual and Combined Arts festival along the coast from Bexhil through Hastings to Dungeness
  • A few days each October is digital arts festival based in York, U.K. SightSonic - Yorkshire International Festival of Digital Arts It began in 2000 and takes places in various venues in the city in the form of exhibitions, concerts, screenings, performances and on-line viewings.
    Deadline: early January for any work or form which is created or realised by digital means. Email submissions and info: The festival is sponsored by KMA Interactive Media.
  • mid-October The Hull Time-based arts festival -an annual international festival of performances and installations for 2 weeks in , Hull, U.K.
  • November NOW festival -an annual festival of the arts (installations, new media, performance, etc) in Nottingham.
  • Pandaemonium -biennial of moving images hosted by The Lux Centre, London in a year ending with an odd number. Deadline for entries in the previous November.
  • The Fat Channel

  • Magazines
  • Artists Newsletter -magazine on contemporary visual arts: reviews, residencies, art projects.
  • Art Monthly Magazine on contemporary visual arts: reviews, articles. Generally very good reviews.
  • Frieze -contemporary arts magazine -leans towards the cutting edge.
  • MAKE -contemporary arts magazine focussed on art by women
  • Art Review -contemporary arts magazine with a general focus

  • Individuals
  • where do I go to from here -art project by U.K. based artist Geoff Broadway
  • EMCO -Em Druiff a performance/projects artist based in London. The site is an umbrella for creating and facilitating [art events] that promote communication through participatory live art practice.
  • Lunar Drive -two members of this band are Bahá´ís.
  • Geoff & Michaela Smith -Bahá´ís and singer/songwriter musicians.

  • Shane O'Brien -actor and Bahá´í who is working on a North American tour of the play "A Strange Bit of History"
  • Eddie Chambers established the African and Asian Visual Artists Archive in 1989, a Black artists' research and reference facility.
  • Laurence Beard a Bahá´í from England is organising a number of projects that are to designed to act as a symbol of unity through diversity and are committed to uniting the world through music.
  • Frei Zinger own compositions on flute, based in Oxford.

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