22 September 2015

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BBC Digital Art Project Lambasted For Wasting Public Money

The BBC has defended itself from criticism by the Rupert Murdock owned Sun newspaper who labelled its digital arts website, ‘The Space’ as an “eccentric digital arts project”. The Space features experimental artists including Marina Abramovic, Jeremy Deller and Gilbert and George. The publication questioned the £8.16m earmarked from the licence fee for it. But in […]

8 July 2013

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Hans Ulrich Obrist Artist’s Call To Action For Manchester International Festival

Follow in the footsteps of Yoko Ono and Gilbert and George on The Space and take part in Hans Ulrich Obrist’s  do it 2013 at this year’s Manchester International Festival. Digital arts service, The Space is inviting the public to take part in a succession of artistic calls to action and contribute to do it […]

9 October 2012

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The Space Set To Continue As Free Digital Arts Service

Following a successful pilot phase, The Space, the new freely available digital arts service developed in partnership between the Arts Council England and the BBC, is to continue for a further six months. The pilot is being extended to 31 March 2013 to allow more time to conduct a full evaluation of the existing service […]

22 February 2012

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The Space Announce Winning Applicants For Digital Project

New Arts Council England project launched with BBC Arts Council England and the BBC today announced the 53 successful applicants that will be creating hundreds of hours of original commissions for The Space.A new experimental digital service, managed by the Arts Council and developed in partnership with the BBC, will launch in May and run […]