Natasha Vicars
Open Studios at The Koppel Project – May 2018

I’m delighted to be taking part in an Open Studio event at The Koppel Project Hive, a studio block on Holborn Viaduct near Farringdon and Blackfriars. Opening party: Thursday 17 May 5 to 8pm Open studios dates: Friday 18 May & Saturday 19 May (10am to 6pm) There are several performances and discussion events throughout […]

Working at Koppel Project Hive

An experiment using rusty iron sheets salvaged from a nearby building site as a surface for painting…

New work 2018

Small ‘sketch’ paintings trying out a few different styles with urban / abstract subjects…  

Taking part in inTRANSIT and Hazard festivals in July

Hazard takes place on 12 July in central Manchester and is a free micro-festival of intervention featuring random actions, strange antics, ludic activities + surprising sprees of eccentricity. You can follow my live intervention at @ncvicars on Twitter, from 12pm on the day. More about the festival here. inTRANSIT festival has a more domestic theme, […]

Lucky Dip project for Camberwell Arts Festival

I’ve designed and am having produced an ‘Addington Square Fabric’, this is a unique design based on my photographs of houses in the square, printed onto fabric, which will be useable for upholstery by residents and held at AV Fowlds upholsterers at 3 Addington Square. AV Fowlds has been based at this address since 1926, […]

#dawnchorus365 video clips

#dawnchorus365 is an online artwork from Seven Art Writers collective. Devised by Natasha Vicars and Seven Art Writers collective as an Open Online Four commission from Fermynwoods Contemporary Art. To get a taster of this online writing performance please view the short video clips below. Find out more about this piece on my works webpage. […]

#dawnchorus365 featured in a-n Magazine

a-n news recently published an article about #dawnchorus365 and its development, to coincide with International Dawn Chorus Day on 4 May 2014. Check out the full article: Tweet the dawn: online artwork, please RT from Michaela Nettell You can also see a fuller interview about the work with Seven Art Writers member Tamarin Norwood on […]

Tottenham Clouds – an interview for Haringey Independent blog

Local Tottenham blogger Adjoa Wiredu interviewed me about my project Tottenham Clouds and about POST’s Canalology art festival earlier this month. Her write-up can be found on her Marigold Road blog for the Haringey Independent newspaper. Haringey Independent, Marigold Road blog: POST Artists at Tottenham’s River Lea with Canalology Read more about the Tottenham Clouds […]

New project Tottenham Clouds – for POST’s Canalology 2014

On 3 May I’ll be joining POST Artists in Tottenham for the art festival Canalology 2014. My new work is a homage to 18th century amateur meteorologist and ‘namer of clouds’ Luke Howard. Tottenham Clouds project presents a portrait of Tottenham in clouds, using my own photography of the area. Find out more about the […]

First ever cloud identification tweet-in 21 March

First ever cloud identification tweet-in to honour Tottenham pioneer Luke Howard Take part in cloud identification via Twitter for 150th anniversary of ‘namer of clouds’ Luke Howard Friday 21 March, 12 – 2pm @postartists You’re invited to tweet in cloud photos for live identification by experts in the first ever Twitter cloud ID session. The […]

#dawnchorus365 launches as Open Online Four commission

#dawnchorus365 is an online artwork that reinterprets dawn every day for a year. The work runs from 15 November 2013 – 14 November 2014 at www.dawnchorus365.com, as an Open Online Four commission from Fermynwoods Contemporary Art. Each morning #dawnchorus365 will perform a ‘chorus’ of tweets during the dawn hours. The tweets combine with a visual […]

Writing a #dawnchorus with the National Trust 2013

In June 2013 we presented Dawn Chorus a twitter-based writing event organised by the National Trust in London for the Chelsea Fringe Festival. I and six other writers were stationed at National Trust properties as dawn broke, collaborating live on Twitter and writing a new dawn chorus together at #dawnchorus. We were joined by poets […]

#dawnchorus to appear in the Live Art Almanac 3

A text version of #dawnchorus will be published in the Live Art Almanac 3 later this year by the Live Art Development Agency. #dawnchorus is an original concept by Natasha Vicars that has been developed into a score and pilot performance through collaboration with Mary Paterson and the following writers Joanna Brown, Tiffany Charrington, Eddy […]

Luaga & Losna Festival, Austria

Thank you to the team at the wonderful Luaga und Losna festival (24th Internationales Theaterfestival fur ein junges Publikum) for including my work Side by Side Show in the 2012 programme this September. It was a pleasure to present my performance in Feldkirch, Austria and also to take part in the 11th Symposium: Theater & […]

RedBall UK in London & the South West

This is a fantastic film by Danny Cooke showing the distinctive art project RedBall by Kurt Perschke, for which I worked as Producer, managing the production of the tour for Dartington and Torbay Council. RedBall UK Film – Danny Cooke

Tweet the Dawn at Fringe! – 15 April 2012

Fringe! festival has commissioned Tweet the Dawn for its 2012 programme this April. The 4am event welcomes early birds and night owls, East End enthusiasts and post clubbers, to meet on the rooftop of Hackney’s oldest building and see London as they’ve never seen it before. ‘Tweet the Dawn’ encourages people at the tower and […]

An excerpt from #nightwatch

A document presenting the opening and closing phases of the #nightwatch performance on Twitter.

Text from #dawnchorus

An excerpt of #dawnchorus performance, edited for presentation as a text. Editing and formatting by Joanna Brown. [issuu width=420 height=297 shareMenuEnabled=false showHtmlLink=false printButtonEnabled=false shareButtonEnabled=false searchButtonEnabled=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120212111453-688847265cf3420f963eeddb0529762c name=edited_version_of_dawn_chorus username=natashav tag=art unit=px id=44358e5c-2235-6358-476d-02292aeb3df8 v=2]

#Nightwatch – 26 January, London/Philadelphia

#Nightwatch2012 is a collaborative performance for mass participation, taking place on Twitter.   Starting half past midnight this Thursday 26th January i.e. FRIDAY 27th JAN 2012 00:30 – 02:30 GMT/ THURSDAY 26th JAN 19:30 – 21:30 EST Streamed live to RHYTHMS OF TIME SHARING curated by KIOSK in collaboration with Vox Populi Philadephia at AUX Performance Space […]