ARTification, or Acton Arts Forum as it was known then, emerged out of Acton Community Forum as ACAVA concluded its government-funded work with artists and art spaces in the area. Acton Arts Forum gathered artists, cultural groups, and creatives together in 2003 to decide what we felt would be the best way forward. This gathering established a monthly arts forum to discuss and act upon current and topical arts focused issues; established an annual visual arts exhibition and performing arts festival; and brokered opportunities for the arts communities to thrive.…Read More
Public art that improves the physical and psychological environment that confronts local residents as they go about their daily lives. ARTification provides opportunities to turn blank wall canvases into an accessible street gallery. Our projects initiate creative input into regeneration and cultural place-making. If you have a blank wall that could be transformed into art, email email@example.com
ARTification is based in Acton and has delivered innovative, empowering arts experiences since 2003 having built a reputation as a trusted, community rooted cultural organisation.
The word ARTification is an active & dynamic word evoking how people do or make works of art. ARTification is simultaneously symbolic, material and contextual. It is to do with meanings, objects, interaction, and institutions.
ARTification is also a play on the word gentrification. This has enabled some of our creative opportunities including the proliferation of street art based on our…