As a part of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature 2016 we have gathered a party of Russian and British writers, artists, photographers and musicians to explore and perform in five Russian cities along the Trans-Siberian railway route.

Here is a beautiful shot of a few of the group working hard on the train.

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"We see the issues of how to live in a compact living space to be of growing importance, especially given the trends towards urbanisation and rise of megacities."

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Studiomama uses sliding plywood furniture to overhaul 13-square-metre house in London

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"Halley VI sits on a floating ice shelf, which every now and then breaks off as a giant iceberg" Hugh Broughton

Halley VI is the most southerly scientific research station operated by the British Antarctic Survey. With the station located on a floating ice shelf, discover how Hugh Broughton Architects designed the state-of-the-art facility to work in this unique environment.

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From an artist residency in Argentina to our short film travel grant fund take a look at our latest international #ArtsOpportunities for artists, organisations, creatives and professionals!

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Only 2 days left to see the International Fashion Showcase 2017 at Somerset House!

Somerset House, February 17 - 21 | FREE ENTRY

Find out more: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ] #IFS2017
Saturday afternoon listening...
Tune into our podcast with writers Hisham Matar, Philippe Sands and Héctor Abad Faciolince, recorded live at Hay Festival Cartagena de Indias 2017.

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The International Fashion Showcase 2017 is now OPEN at Somerset House in partnership with British Fashion Council and presented by Mercedes-Benz.

This album gives you a chance to take a 360 look at the exhibition, which features 81 designers from 26 countries.

See the exhibition at Somerset House February 17 - 21 | FREE ENTRY

Find out more: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ] #IFS2017
The International Fashion Showcase 2017 is now OPEN at Somerset House in partnership with British Fashion Council and presented by Mercedes Benz.

This album gives you a chance to take a 360 look at the exhibition which features 81 designers from 26 countries.

See the exhibition at London's Somerset House February 17 - 21 | FREE ENTRY

Find out more: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ] #IFS2017
There are 4 internship opportunities within British Council Arts this summer!

Find out more: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ]

Deadline 26 February 2017

British Council Internship Scheme | British Council

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"For the first time you can use solar technology indoors" Marjan van Aubel

Redefining the capabilities of solar technology, Caventou have created the first energy-generating furniture.

Watch the full Invention in Design film: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Learn more about our New British Inventors programme: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ]
Touretteshero speaks to Niamh Ní Chonchubhair, programmer at Axis Ballymun about #accessibility and the importance of presenting quality arts and disability work on our stages.

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81 designers | 26 countries

Explore international fashion at our free exhibition at Somerset House in partnership with British Fashion Council and presented by Mercedes-Benz.

February 17 - 21 | FREE ENTRY

Find out more: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ]
81 designers | 26 countries

Explore international fashion at our free exhibition at Somerset House in partnership with British Fashion Council and presented by Mercedes-Benz.

February 17 - 21 | FREE ENTRY

Find out more: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ]
The newsletter is out!

In our latest edition we include news on Phyllida Barlow; our Venice Biennale 2017 artist, the live-stream of Complicite's sold-out show Beware of Pity, our online Glasgow arts tour plus more.

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"Phyllida's work has the power to change the way you see." - Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern, London.

A major solo show by Phyllida Barlow opens in the #BritishPavilion at the Venice Biennale 2017 in May, commissioned by the British Council.

Find out more about Barlow and her work in this short film.

Learn more about our work at the Venice Biennale: venicebiennale.britishcouncil.org
Six artists, five cities, four thousand kilometres.

Take a journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway: bit.ly/2lmsHHt

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In the first of a series of Artists in Conversation video profiles, conceptual artist Oliver MacDonald talks about his practice and ambitions for the residency he is about to embark on at Turner Contemporary through Shape Arts

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Artists in Conversation: Oliver MacDonald

This short film profiles sculptor Oliver MacDonald, recipient of the 2016/17 Adam Reynold’s Memorial Bursary (ARMB), organised by Shape Arts. The prize inclu...

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"Football is a sport that has the power to bring people together. Until I photographed this project I didn't know just how much power it has, how far it spreads, and what it means to people around the world." - Charlie Clift

The British Council and the Premier League are celebrating 10 years of the Premier Skills programme with an exhibition of unseen photography and films’ showing the...
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Disability Arts International’s latest newsletter is out.

This month it explores ways of embedding disabled artists in ‘mainstream’ settings with videos, interviews and opinion featuring Turner Contemporary, BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Ramps on the Moon, Stopgap Dance Company, Candoco Dance Company, Touretteshero and more!

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Disability Arts International newsletter: Embedding disabled artists in mainstream settings

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Thrilled for young filmmaker Celia (USA) who has won our Shakespeare Shorts competition!

Watch her film: [ Shakespearelives.org Link ] #ShakespeareLives

Oh, Romeo

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