Effervescent: A quick introduction to who we are and what we do…

Effervescent is an award-winning creative engagement lab based in Plymouth, established in 2004.    Team Eff June 2016: Ray White,… Read More

What is Socially-Engaged Curating?

What is socially-engaged curating? Our gallery, Radiant, is the only professional contemporary art gallery we have been able to identify… Read More

The Cold Truth: Impact report

  Here’s an impact report which details how one of our ReffUGE projects, The Cold Truth, January 2016, impacted on… Read More

Early Summer Newsletter 2016

Here’s our early Summer 2016 newsletter, with invitations to join us for gallery openings and networking, and to submit artworks… Read More

Effervescent: Finalist – Arts Project of The Year

Effervescent nominated for National Lottery Award! Plymouth’s City Centre Company of the Year 2015, Effervescent, is through to the finals… Read More

Plymouth: an epicentre for collaboration, creativity and cultural innovation

In the past fortnight Effervescent’s CEO Eloise Malone has had the privilege of being a keynote speaker or host at… Read More

Collaborative Practice 2016

This is an expanded and updated version of the essay our Chief Executive Eloise Malone wrote for the Made in… Read More

Critical Review: Reffuge 2014 – 2015

A critical overview looking back at our R[eff]uge project at Radiant Gallery over the last year and a half.  As… Read More

Word Art Horror Stories

In October 2015 our Director Eloise Malone was invited by Plymouth University to give a public lecture on quality practice… Read More

Your invitation to indulge in UNNATURAL PLEASURES

Follow the link to view your invitation to the UNNATURAL PLEASURES opening night and exhibition   26 February to 19… Read More

Recommended Reads

We’re often asked to talk about the critical and theoretical framework for our practice at Effervescent.   Whether you’re an… Read More

Fish-Hearted Bride Impact Report

Downloadable copy of the impact report generated by the Fish-Hearted Bride Project in Plymouth, 2012-13.   Fish Hearted Bride 2013… Read More

Book Review: Arts Education and Contemporary Culture

Link to our CEO’s book review for Arts Professional magazine.… Read More

Documentary: The Fish-Hearted Bride

14 minute documentary on The Fish-Hearted Bride, including show and rehearsal footage, and interviews with cast and crew.   Effervescent’s… Read More

Impact Study : Lust in Translation

Impact study examining (a) the immediate and (b) the long term impact of our 2010/11 Lust in Translation project, designed… Read More

Mini-promo: The Fish-Hearted Bride

Mini promo film created by Hana Backland and Charlotte Hewins, for Effervescent. Effervescent’s Fish-Hearted Bride was an arts project which… Read More