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Fi Burke, Windmill Field, mixed media, 2014.
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Since Sliced Bread: uncovering what we mill and what we eat

Fi Burke’s latest project celebrates the culture and history of the windmills of rural Lincolnshire, the communities that once relied on them for their daily bread, and those living in their shadows today. We talk to the artist about her exhibition, Since Sliced Bread, which marks the culmination of her year spent exploring the ‘field to fork’ journey of the food we eat.

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Biting the hand that feeds at Stoke’s Artist Soup Kitchen

Former a-n director Susan Jones will be sharing evidence gathered through a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign over a hearty lunch of vitamin-rich soup at Stoke-on-Trent’s AirSpace Gallery, the latest event in a series of talks and workshops.

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Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, Nightfall, 2014. Photo: Sylvain Deleu
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CRAFT EMERGENCY 2014: Winner announced

Mixed media sculptor Malene Hartmann Rasmussen has been named as the winner of aspex gallery’s second annual open submission competition for artists and makers working with craft.

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Richard Wood, Cardiff Rebuild, Cardiff Contemporary 2014 commission at Cardiff Castle
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Cardiff Contemporary: big ambitions need longterm commitments

Good things are happening in Cardiff’s visual arts scene, with an energy and momentum that can be seen in the current Cardiff Contemporary festival. But, argues former Artes Mundi director Ben Borthwick, there is much that needs to be done if the biennial event – and Wales’ contemporary art scene generally – is to really fulfil its potential.

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AD:UK Conference: Arts for Life

Alongside the usual lively mix of keynote presentations, breakouts, study tours and knowledge exchanges, this year’s AD:UK Conference will include a new open forum strand – plus a-n will be providing crowd funding expertise through its Granted professional development programme.

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Eduardo Paolozzi studio, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
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Digital R&D #1: Apps, archives and Eduardo Paolozzi

In the first of a series of co-commissioned articles looking at visual arts projects supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, we find out how the work of Scottish sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi is helping pioneer an innovative new approach to art history and archiving.

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