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Vanessa Mitter // Artists Lunchtime Crit

Some of the themes, concerns and questions that arose during the artists’ crit were:

 

How drawing can be used in painting

 

How to determine what one’s real interests are, in terms of making/constructing an image

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Dipping our toes into creative courses…

As many may already know, Turf is currently operating out of temporary spaces with a limited lifespan, which we’ll be turfed out of sometime next year due to the impending Westfield development here in Croydon. As a result we’re starting a few paid courses and workshops to build up savings for a (hopefully more permanent) move in the near future.

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Ben Westley Clark // Artists Lunchtime Crit

Miguel’s drawings have a rigorous compositional structure; despite their clunkiness, their architectonic coherence holds them to the wall. There is a sinewy muscularity to the charcoal-on-paper life drawings, which articulate clear pictorial depth.

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Interviews about Zines

Pinkxbrains is a young artist from Croydon. She loves making zines, music and poetry. She often leaves her zines in random places – look out!

Pinkxbrains has interviewed a few people who make zines. Here’s what she found out…

Hungry for more zines? Come and grab a free copy of Container News from Turf – made by young creatives in Croydon, it’s all about art, design and food.

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Zine About Zines

Pinkxbrains is a young artist from Croydon. She loves making zines, music and poetry. She often leaves her zines in random places – look out!

At the launch of Turf’s Container News youth zine project, Pinkxbrains led a mini zine-making workshop. The ‘Zine About Zines’ posted here was used as part of that workshop.

Drop into Turf and pick up your free copy of Container News to see more work from Pinkxbrains and other talented young things from Croydon.

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Grant Foster // Artists’ Lunchtime Crit

1980s industrial architecture funnelling wind downwards, whipping up litter in dangerous whirlpools as I exited the train at East Croydon.

Then meeting good people nursing art together over a table top.

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Saelia Aparicio // Artists Lunchtime Crit

I will narrate the event chronologically:

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Seth Pimlott // Artists Lunchtime Crit

Our crit drew an amazing and diverse group of artists together – and meeting one another through such an interesting range of work made for a refreshing and inspiring afternoon.

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Anna Reading // Artists Lunchtime Crit

Art making is a deeply personal activity that often doesn’t feel like a choice, but a necessity. It is the desire for making, with the hands, the eyes, the voice and body, which allows for the individuality of the maker to manifest.

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Welcome to a Turf Family Art Fun Day!

Turf recently held our latest free Family Art Fun Day workshop – Draw Over, See Through – as part of Saelia Aparicio’s exhibtion Peaks & Troughs. Volunteers Oli & Tom helped out as we explored making our own blown sculptures and worked with transparent surfaces….

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