Drill Folly performing at Sonic Acts, Amsterdam

VIEW SOURCE: DRILL FOLLY

At this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar, we’re asking a new generation of thought-provoking artists, activists and academics to explore the question: what is progress?

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A still from Kingdom 'Come by Gazelle' Twin

VIEW SOURCE: GAZELLE TWIN

At this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar, we’re asking a new generation of thought-provoking artists, activists and academics to explore the question: what is progress?

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Still from Faceless Migrants by Design unlikely futures

NEW SPEAKERS FOR MAKER ASSEMBLY SHEFFIELD

Sheffield Maker Assembly is just three weeks away, and we have announced our final speakers.

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"Scan Lab Projects and New Movement Collective: Collapse", featured by WeTransfer and POSTmatter.

NEW PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE LONG PROGRESS BAR 2016

We are delighted to announce that WeTransfer and POSTmatter are our new partners for this year’s edition of The Long Progress Bar – Festival of Radical Imagination.

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Photo: Angus McBean. Courtesy of Tim Turner.

HOW THE KINDRED OF THE KIBBO KRIFT TRIED TO RE-MAKE THE WORLD

Ahead of Maker Assembly Sheffield, Andrew Sleigh interviews Annebella Pollen, the author of 'Kindred of the Kibbo Kift', about the movement and its legacy.

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Looking Sideways with Kevin Kelly

In this special episode of the podcast Looking Sideways, Andrew Sleigh talks with writer, editor and internet pioneer, Kevin Kelly, who has just published a new book, 'The Inevitable', which draws out a broad sweep of trends that he believes will shape our future.

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Top left-bottom right: Ohna Falby, Ailbhe Keogan, Lindsey Dryden, Brian Martin, Kara Smith, Matthew Hellett, Julia Stovell, Becky Bruzas, Sarah Brocklehurst, Jude Goldrei, Ruth Paxton, Lizzie Brown, Aleem Khan, Kate Dolan, Baff Akoto, Paven Virk

GUIDING LIGHTS 8: NEW MENTEES AND NEW PARTNERSHIPS

Following a highly competitive selection process, with more than 215 applications received from across the UK and Ireland, Lighthouse and Creative Skillset are delighted to reveal the new participants to join the eighth edition of the UK’s most prestigious mentoring scheme.

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Artwork from 'Over, Under, Sideways, Down' by Karrie Fransman

INTRODUCING: KARRIE FRANSMAN @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our Graphic Novels edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 7 July, we’ve asked our guest speakers to give us a little insight into what they do, their artistic process and what we can expect from them at the event.

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David Blandy – ‘Anjin 1600’, 2012 & 2013

INTRODUCING: DAVID BLANDY @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our Graphic Novels edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 7 July, we’ve asked our guest speakers to give us a little insight into what they do, their artistic process and what we can expect from them at the event.

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A still from A Garden for All

INTRODUCING: DANIEL LOCKE @ PROGRESS BAR

In the run-up to our Graphic Novels edition of Progress Bar in Brighton on 7 July, we’ve asked our line-up of artists to give us a little insight into what they do, their artistic process and what we can expect from them at the event.

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GUIDING LIGHTS 7: LOOKING BACK ON A BUSY YEAR

As we welcome the new Guiding Lights 8 mentees, we look back at the highlights and achievements of the 15 writers, director, producers and exhibitors who took part in the seventh edition of the scheme, during 2015-2016.

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Gaia: The Birth of an End, by Kirsty Mitchell

VIEW SOURCE: GRAPHIC NOVELS

On Thursday 7th July, we’re holding a special Graphic Novel edition of Progress Bar to share the work David Blandy and Daniel Locke have been doing on their Lighthouse and Wellcome Trust supported graphic novel, Out of Nothing. They’ll be joined by special guest – and award-winning comics creator – Karrie Fransman, and David will be playing a DJ set from the history of hiphop. So for this View Source, we asked them to pick out some of their favourite graphic novels, comics, anime, music and other sources of inspiration to share. There are some gems here, so enjoy...

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