Shieldfield Art Works Blog
‘Our Newcastle’ + Richard Fish
25th April 2012

Richard Fish, Photographer. from Richard Hirst on Vimeo. Preparations for ‘Our Newcastle,’ THB’s photography project with local photographers, Richard Fish and Louise Todd, and students from Christchurch Shieldfield and St. Catherine’s Primarys, are coming along nicely. Cameras have been collected from both schools and are getting ready to be sent off! Enjoy this short film Fish […]

Cosmos Dance Workshop – This Saturday
24th April 2012

Come down the Holy Biscuit this Saturday for the Cosmos Dance Workshop, led by Fr. Dominic White and hosted by THB. The workshop will be an introduction to the Cosmos Dance, an innovative project that seeks to reconnect the arts, spirituality, and the environment. 10.30 – 2.00 pm Film, presentation, dance improv class, and discussion […]

Recreation: Writing Workshop Links
23rd April 2012

For those who participated in Fiona Veitch Smith’s writing workshop, here are some links to online resources she recommends: Free online Christian Writing course: http://christian-writing-course.thecraftywriter.com Other free courses: http://non-fiction-writing-course.thecraftywriter.com/ http://creative-writing-course.thecraftywriter.com/ Other free resources on the business and craft of writing: http://www.thecraftywriter.com

Recreation2012 – Thank you!
23rd April 2012

Recreation 2012 was a success this year! We were able to Reflect on Recreation as a whole, as we took down the show last week. A big ‘Thank you,’ to everyone who participated in the conference and came to see the exhibition, and especially to Morphe Arts. We hope you enjoyed the lectures and discussions. As […]

Recreation Exhibition 1st-18th April
26th March 2012

Owen Daily, Artist’s Proof: Gravity. Here at the Holy Biscuit, we’ve been so busy getting things ready for the Recreation conference, that it might seem that we have forgotten to promote our three week exhibition of the same name. Curated by Morphé Arts, the show will feature some fabulous work by London-based artists, Liza Cucco, Alastair Gordon, and Lucinda Metcalfe, […]

Conference
Conference Programme Fri 30th March – Sat 31st March 2012
22nd March 2012

The second annual Holy Biscuit Conference, in association with Morphé Arts, will explore art as recreation. Early definitions of the word ‘recreation’ often include the word refresh. Who or what is being refreshed as we recreate? And to what end? Friday 30th March 19.30 – Welcome, coffee and cake 20.15 – Fr. Dominic White – Sacred Dance: Can Spirituality be […]

New Music + A Love Supreme
8th March 2012

John Coltrane at the Guggenheim, William Claxton, 1960 It’s been an amazing week in music. Beach House confirmed their new album Bloom, a summer tour, and yesterday, they released their lead single “Myth.” Sufjan and Rosie are collaborating on a Split 7″, half of which, titled “Where Were You?”, was released. Sufjan/Son Lux/Serengeti have released […]

Conference
‘recreation’: Line Up Announced
24th February 2012

Owen Daily, Restoration, 2011 We are very happy to announce that the exhibiting artists for recreation are: Liza Cucco Alastair Gordon Cully McCulloch Lucinda Metcalfe Owen Daily recreation: 1st April – 18th April 2012 Preview: Saturday 31st March 2012 6.30-8.30pm In addition, we are also very pleased to announce our recreation conference speakers for 30th/31st March: Alastair Gordon – Director […]