Wed 16 Feb, 2022
Here's a snapshot of what we've helped to fund this Winter.
Tue 21 Dec, 2021
Sputnik's Jonny Mellor took the long trip down the M5 to experience Falmouth Hub's return to in-person meetings.
Wed 08 Dec, 2021
We came from Edinburgh, far, far awa’ Dundee, and even rivalrous Glasgow. We came in faded jeans and face masks, smooth navy coats, resting mohawks and mustard beanies.
Wed 03 Nov, 2021
After two years, Birmingham Sputnik Hub was finally back with a live, in-person meet-up. There was a lot to take in.
Wed 20 Oct, 2021
Here's a snapshot of what we've helped to fund this Autumn.
Wed 11 Aug, 2021
We can't wait for in-person events and real-life galleries - but Sputnik director Jonny Mellor explains why we'll be keeping some digital services alive
Thu 29 Jul, 2021
Here's a snapshot of what we've helped to fund since we restarted the program in Easter 2021, as well as how Sputnik has been changing.
Mon 24 May, 2021
Visit 'The Year That Wasn't', a collection of work from Sputnik artists spanning the last year of our community life.
Wed 28 Apr, 2021
A great opportunity for any freelancers looking to find work in the Christian sphere
Wed 23 Dec, 2020
Jonny finishes off his reflections on 2020 with four more artworks from around the Sputnik network that all look beyond the trials of today and draw us into a better tomorrow.
Tue 22 Dec, 2020
Artists don’t just document events, they seek out the meaning that lies behind those events. Jonny presents three more pieces from our 'in the rough' exhibition that looked to get under the skin of 2020.
Mon 21 Dec, 2020
Jazz musician Max Roach noted that "the artist is like a secretary... he keeps a record of his time." In our 'in the rough' exhibition, several artistic secretaries, from in and around our network, kept a record of 2020 for us.
Fri 18 Dec, 2020
2020 was meant to be the year of the Gathering for Sputnik. Instead, it’s been the year of not gathering for all of us! Jonny breaks down one thing that he's learnt in the carnage of 2020.
Wed 13 May, 2020
In place of our planned Bristol Faith and Arts Day, we’re going to take the conversation on to Zoom.
Wed 01 Apr, 2020
Author Peter Laws' dropped in on the Birmingham Hub to present a thorough and thought provoking examination of why people are drawn to the macabre and morbid.
Wed 25 Mar, 2020
Whether you're struggling financially, looking for purpose, or just hoping to connect, we want to do what we can.
Wed 11 Mar, 2020
Our Falmouth Hub will be running smaller, single-discipline meet-ups for food, discussion, and mutual encouragement.
Wed 08 Jan, 2020
We've been busy behind the scenes this past year, helping to bring all manner of brilliant creative projects to life. Here's a taster of the fantastic work that we're honoured to be part of.
Mon 30 Dec, 2019
In 2019, we lost a beloved member of the Sputnik community. But his ethos lives on.
Thu 26 Dec, 2019
A round-up of highlights and surprises from a year of Sputnik life.
Tue 25 Jun, 2019
Our brand new Sputnik Anthology is out - become a Patron today to get a copy!
Thu 30 May, 2019
Animator Grant Holden shared his journey from school days to a full-time animation career.
Wed 22 May, 2019
With a top prize of £10k and an audience of thousands, Chaiya is the UK's biggest art award to be exploring spirituality through the visual arts.
Wed 15 May, 2019
The latest release by Birmingham rap veteran Pythagoras the Praying Mantis is the work of a master, steeped in hip-hop history and effortless in its delivery.
Mon 29 Apr, 2019
An interview commissioned for our Sputnik Patrons scheme has been given a dust-off in commemoration of a Sputnik legend.
Tue 23 Apr, 2019
Sputnik intern Jess Wood reflects on the conversation and work shared at our recent London Hub launch
Thu 21 Mar, 2019
We've brought together over 100 artists this Spring, for camaraderie, critique and collaboration.
Wed 05 Dec, 2018
Jonny reports on Everything’s annual encouragement towards cultural renewal
Mon 03 Dec, 2018
For a limited time only, get our first Sputnik anthology
Wed 28 Nov, 2018
Choosing humanity over a commodified music experience
Wed 07 Nov, 2018
The six-string theologian brings his engrossing Jonah retelling to Bedford
Thu 18 Oct, 2018
Allowing our practice to teach us, change us and even make us more Christ-like
Thu 27 Sep, 2018
Stories have always been as important as facts in the way we view the world
Wed 29 Aug, 2018
Why the story of 2 Kings 7 makes a surprising analogy for the church today
Wed 01 Aug, 2018
Our first ever Sputnik intern reflects on a year spent working on her craft
Tue 24 Jul, 2018
As we create work that communicates effectively, we must be able to use the language of the world we live in.
Tue 26 Jun, 2018
If you're a Christian-identifying artist who wants to make art for a universal audience, and pursue excellence in your field, we'd love you to be part of Sputnik. Here's how to get involved.
Tue 12 Jun, 2018
Applications are open to start the Sputnik internship in September 2018
Tue 22 May, 2018
The apocalyptic folk artist releases his most haunting and immediate work to date
Mon 14 May, 2018
The singer-songwriter's new EP pulls off no-frills pop with panache
Tue 17 Apr, 2018
'DAMN.' is the first non-classical work to be given the prestigious award in 75 years
Mon 16 Apr, 2018
Creativity's cultural influence - and the self-awareness and responsibility that go with it - is the focus of D&AD's 2018 Festival
Fri 13 Apr, 2018
We can't rely on moments of inspiration to create, so what should we do?
Wed 04 Apr, 2018
The rapper's new album is a high-profile compilation of modern Gospel music
Tue 20 Mar, 2018
Over forty artists explore the question 'Where is God in our 21st Century World?'
Tue 13 Mar, 2018
The early reviews for Ava DuVernay's adaptation of the classic children's novel are not great.
Wed 07 Mar, 2018
Film makers can be at the frontline of the battle for social justice - and you can support them.
Tue 06 Mar, 2018
Two phenomenal artists who wear their politics and faith on their sleeves brought some moments of class to the mixed-bag affair
Mon 05 Mar, 2018
The London photographer capped a week-long residency on Kodak's instagram with an in-depth interview
Fri 02 Mar, 2018
You might be surprised how much the UK depends on its continuously thriving (and yet underpaid) creative sector
Wed 28 Feb, 2018
Will you commit to your church or your art? Sharon Clark shows that it doesn't need to be an either/or.
Mon 26 Feb, 2018
There's so much to celebrate about Black Panther - but it's also putting outspoken Christian actors in the public eye
Fri 23 Feb, 2018
'Thank You Very Much George' ramps up the intensity with some frenetic and menacing post-punk
Thu 22 Feb, 2018
The grime MC seizes the moment to display some prophetic art in action
Thu 22 Feb, 2018
The Croydon rapper's latest release is available now
Tue 20 Feb, 2018
Mike Lawetto takes a turn from his indie-rock output with new pop project, Perendiz
Thu 25 Jan, 2018
Mr Ekow's new vlog for independent artist begins with an episode focusing on strategy
Wed 17 Jan, 2018
South African painter and sculptor Duncan Stewart is in England. Come and see his work and even hear from the man himself.
Wed 10 Jan, 2018
Huw Evans delivers some helpful advice for poets.
Fri 29 Dec, 2017
A round up of what's been going on in and around Sputnik in 2017
Wed 20 Dec, 2017
Well Done You round off an excellent year with a rousing homage to Christmas dinner
Wed 20 Dec, 2017
Reflections on Liberation, Peace Across Borders, Good News to the Poor
Tue 19 Dec, 2017
Festive rap storytelling from Croydon
Tue 19 Dec, 2017
Kings Church, Edinburgh's 2017 Christmas video is something special.
Tue 19 Dec, 2017
An intriguing and thoughtfully curated Advent series
Fri 15 Dec, 2017
St Pauls, Auckland are back with their 2017 short film, 'Gold Frankincense Myrrh'
Thu 14 Dec, 2017
A limited offer for new sign-ups this Christmas
Thu 07 Dec, 2017
The Music Minds Matter offers 24/7 support to those in the music industry
Wed 06 Dec, 2017
Hear some of our favourite Sputnik-made music in this new compilation
Wed 29 Nov, 2017
The London rapper's latest is an anthem for faith-fuelled artists everywhere
Sat 25 Nov, 2017
Joel Wilson reports on another provocative and stimulating Brum Sputnik Hub meet up.
Thu 23 Nov, 2017
Three artists' reflections on the recent Everything Conference
Thu 16 Nov, 2017
Is there anything to glean from the extravagant sale of Salvador Mundi?
Wed 15 Nov, 2017
Hear the debut single by the S. London four-piece
Tue 14 Nov, 2017
Fascinating montages of Renaissance religous art and space
Mon 13 Nov, 2017
The SE London photographer presents a collection from his last 7 years
Fri 10 Nov, 2017
A succinct but thorough introduction to the importance of the arts for local churches
Thu 09 Nov, 2017
The Everything Conference is back. We're going. Join us!
Tue 07 Nov, 2017
Reviving the Middle Age practice of illumination
Fri 03 Nov, 2017
We caught up with Coventry based singer/songwriter Elisha Esquivel.
Tue 31 Oct, 2017
Have you heard about the Chaiya Art Awards yet?
Fri 06 Oct, 2017
An interview with our first ever Sputnik intern.
Mon 18 Sep, 2017
The artists being supported in Sputnik Patron's inaugural year
Tue 29 Aug, 2017
What is it about the music industry that lends itself to burnout?
Tue 08 Aug, 2017
Ruth shares her story and work as Ruth Mary Jewellery
Fri 21 Jul, 2017
Why intentionally 'changing the world' is complex and maybe impossible
Fri 14 Jul, 2017
God's use of significant influencers in the Bible
Fri 07 Jul, 2017
How do we approach the idea of influence in our culture?
Wed 28 Jun, 2017
NewCom studio uses film and design to describe common spiritual experiences
Tue 30 May, 2017
Croydon rapper Mr. Ekow explains why we're in a new golden age
Fri 26 May, 2017
Camaraderie, productive diversity, and oustanding art
Fri 19 May, 2017
Finding the boundaries of 'professional' work over 'amateur'
Fri 28 Apr, 2017
The reliable myth of redemptive violence
Fri 17 Mar, 2017
Jemma explains our brand new Intern scheme
Tue 14 Mar, 2017
Collaborating by ideas, execution or inspiration
Thu 02 Mar, 2017
The apocalyptic folk artist shares all on his latest two records
Fri 27 Jan, 2017
The first ever Sputnik internship
Wed 25 Jan, 2017
A way to pull in close to church and push forward in artistic practice
Tue 17 Jan, 2017
Small encouragements and a long-term outlook
Tue 10 Jan, 2017
Faithful art lives in the real tension between suffering and hope
Tue 03 Jan, 2017
The popular Eurocentric view that rewrites what art is 'supposed' to be about
Tue 27 Dec, 2016
Four Sputnik practitioners pick their favourite piece of art from 2016
Thu 22 Dec, 2016
Two new videos retelling the Christmas story or exploring the questions it raises.
Tue 13 Dec, 2016
Birmingham poetry stalwart Bernard Davis reflects on the year
Tue 06 Dec, 2016
Understanding different approaches to our art
Tue 29 Nov, 2016
Lessons from Stewart Garry's 'Sojourner' Q&A
Fri 25 Nov, 2016
Let the past give context to our current-day despair
Wed 23 Nov, 2016
A new way to gather artists locally and regularly, to encourage and challenge each other
Fri 18 Nov, 2016
The origins of supposedly 'safe' Christian art are often more complex than we think
Thu 13 Oct, 2016
Thinking through the place that work should have in our lives
Tue 19 Jul, 2016
Fighting against the inward pull of the church
Mon 11 Jul, 2016
The raison d'être of our Sputnikzone workshops
Fri 01 Jul, 2016
One of our favourite contributions to the recent madebymotive exhibition
Tue 21 Jun, 2016
Celebrating their fanatical geekiness and skill at questioning everything
Mon 20 Jun, 2016
Fine artist Jon Doran's exhibition work is unsurprisingly stunning
Fri 17 Jun, 2016
The strategy behind our festival gallery
Thu 26 May, 2016
The full lowdown on our Catalyst Festival plans
Tue 24 May, 2016
The apocalyptic folk singer explains his latest refugee-inspired work
Sun 27 Mar, 2016
We are looking for people to join our exhibits and performances
Mon 21 Mar, 2016
Art critic Jeffery Overstreet interviews Terry Glaspey on his latest book, a fascinating exploration of the artistic history within the Christian faith
Fri 11 Mar, 2016
Helping Christians who aren't artistic to understand the importance of arts
Tue 08 Mar, 2016
We've helped churches engage with their local communities in new ways
Wed 03 Feb, 2016
Critique and deconstruction can raise the standards of art and deepen our understanding
Wed 03 Feb, 2016
The wildly original, medieval hip-hop film from filmmaker Joel Wilson
Wed 03 Feb, 2016
madebymotive: a new open submission art project