Turner, Alice

Turner, Alice

Alice Turner

27 April 2012Review

Ansuman Biswas, Isa Suarez, Mae Martin, Mark McGowan, Phil England and Jim Welton, 2012; 47mins (Tate Britain), 20mins (Tate Boat) and 43mins (Tate Modern) downloadable from:www.tateatate.org

These alternative audio tours are fun and innovative, interventionist sound artworks dealing with oil companies and their sponsorship of the arts. (In December, four of the UK’s biggest cultural organisations – the British Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Opera House and the Tate galleries – renewed sponsorship deals with BP worth £10m.)

The three audio tours are for Tate Britain and Tate Modern (in London),…

13 August 2011Feature

Westminster students, sabbatical officers and staff from the University of Westminster students’ union (UWSU) joined over 50,000 students from across the country at the National Union of Students (NUS) central London demo on 10 November.

We were protesting against the Government’s plans to slash the university teaching budget and raise the tuition fee cap (how much students might have to pay a year for a university education). At 9.30am Westminster University students started…