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Portishead's Geoff Barrow drives camper van to pitch-black Scottish forest for "really cool adventure"

The Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park was turned into a music festival over the weekend, including an appearance from the Portishead founder and a paranormal investigator.

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Artist's Statement: Tom Metcalfe on a London Design Festival showcase at Christie's

The producer of Objects Sandbox, an exhibition of brand new products within an Internet of Things, on working with archaeologists, ethnomusicologists and more.

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Artist's Statement: Chris Watson on sexy cheetahs and slumbering elephants

The sound artist and Cabaret Voltaire founder on blood-stained zebra carcasses in Africa, singing seals in the Arctic and new immersive sound app Nimbus.

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Digital artist to make public musicians with Laser Light Synths on side of Brighton church

Seeing everyone as "innately musical" and promising to take care of the harmonies, artist Seb Lee-Delisle will allow the public to trigger a large-scale musical test.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark announce second ship-themed gig at Museum of Liverpool

The revered electro-pop group will become the first band to play at the waterfront museum, paying homage to the Dazzle Ship exhibit which inspired their fourth album.

Medieval choral composition by DJ Goldie to be performed at Glasgow Cathedral

An electronic composition by the renowned Drum and Bass musician will see a live acoustic performance in the Glasgow Cathedral at the end of August.

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Science artist to build giant phone charger powered by 800 pieces of fruit and vegetable

Caleb Charland plans to make a huge organic charger with 800 pieces of fruit and vegetables in a work set to be unveiled in London’s Westfield shopping centre.

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Artist’s Statement: Antony Gormley on Feeling Material, his iPad work for Art Everywhere

Antony Gormley on his downloadable commission for Art Everywhere, the campaign taking works chosen by the public to more than 30,000 billboards and outdoor sites.

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Jeremy Deller gives away 10,000 pieces of Roman Abramovich-themed work for Own Art

In honour of the 10th anniversary of a scheme which has allowed thousands to buy art, the former Turner Prize winner is giving away a work premiered at the Venice Biennale.

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Ten art exhibitions to see at the Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

From Ming paintings and large-scale projections to computer fans around a Police Box and explicit avant-garde images, here are a few of the shows to look out for this year.

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Artists to create works live from Constable's Romantic landscapes in Field Broadcast

Screened to the public through a downloadable app, eight artists are about to begin seven days of live digital broadcasts from the landscapes which once inspired Constable.

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Glastonbury Festival 2014: Shangri-La stage steals the show for surrealism with art inferno

Heading to Glastonbury? Don't miss Shangri-La, where more than 20 artists from across the world are converging to create heaven and hell for this year's festival.

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Curator's Choice: How E-vapor-8, techno and hardcore rave influenced art at Site Gallery

Francesca Gavin's exhibition in Sheffield, E-vapor-8, takes its name from a single by rave band Altern 8. It shows the past as a melting pot of inspiration, she says.

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How do you better a talking post box? Bristol's Playable City seeks out tech savvy public art pioneers

The Playable City competition is down to the last eight. But just who will be entertaining the people of Bristol this year with a playful digital art installation?

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Digital artist transforms fish bones into cosmic bodies and phantom creatures at The Grant

A new art exhibition at the Grant Museum of Zoology explores the relationship between nature and its representations through the digital manipulation of fish bone.

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