John Smith’s latest film installation, White Hole, a continuation of his Film London Jarman Award commission, opens at The Gallery, Tyneside Cinema’s new artists’ moving image space.
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A report into the Glasgow School of Art fire has confirmed that the fire was started when inflammable gases from a foam canister were ignited – and that a new fire suppression system was not operational at the time of the blaze.
Looking for Christmas present ideas, want to support artists and/or organisations that promote contemporary art? There are loads of opportunities to buy unusual or limited edition works online, while also putting some much-needed money back into the visual arts ecology. Here’s 10 ideas to start you off.
The latest round of a-n’s Go and see bursaries – supporting the exchange of knowledge and fostering joint developments between artist-led groups – is now open for applications. Here we explain how to apply and profile some of the successful projects from the previous round.
The three artists shortlisted for the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation’s third triennial prize have been announced.
The French-Albanian artist Anri Sala has been awarded the sixth Vincent Award, which recognises European contemporary art.
The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for an artist working within a museum has been won by Nathaniel Mellors in partnership with Preston’s Harris Museum.
A symposium in Seoul this week will address the issues of artists’ fees in Korea and will include discussion of a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign.
This week’s must-see shows include a billboard in Sheffield, a new graduate group show in London and a sculptural event at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds.
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop opens its £3 million purpose-built studios and hub with a number of new artists commissions.
Goldsmiths is to celebrate the life and critical influence of leading cultural theorist Stuart Hall with a week-long series of discussions, screenings and exhibitions that culminates with an international conference exploring his legacy.
Manchester International Festival, well known for its work with contemporary visual artists, has announced its first shows for the 2015 festival including a new ballet with stage designs by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.
Alberto Lizaralde’s self-published book, everything will be ok, is an intensely private journey through grief, hope and recovery. Nominated for this year’s Paris Photo Aperture Foundation First Book Award and co-edited by celebrated photographer Cristina De Middel, it’s quickly turning heads – Tim Clark’s included.
The Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen has revealed that his next film will be about the black American singer and activist Paul Robeson.
Following the announcement that Falmouth University is to close three of its BA (Hons) courses, a petition to oppose the closure of the highly respected Contemporary Crafts degree has reached nearly 6,000 signatories.
The artist-led Open House Art Festival in Glasgow is calling for submissions for the second edition of the festival next May, and has released a short animation to encourage applications.
Christian Jankowski has been announced as chief curator of Manifesta 11 in Zurich, the first time an artist has curated the roving European biennial.
The British artist Haroon Mirza has won the fourth Nam June Paik Art Center Prize, which acknowledges artists whose work is felt to be particularly innovative and experimental.
This week’s selection of must-see shows includes Allen Jones at the Royal Academy, first world war artist CRW Nevinson in Birmingham, and the last chance to catch An-My Lê in Milton Keynes.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan recently claimed at a science and technology event that “arts subjects limit career choices”. Poet Jo Bell takes issue with the minister’s assumptions and argues that, on the contrary, art is what makes our lives ‘possible and meaningful’.
As the Gap in the Air festival of sonic art kicks off four months of art, performance, workshops and symposia in Edinburgh, Richard Taylor talks to its organisers and artists.
With its focus on the idea of gallery educators as ‘disruptive influences’, this year’s engage International Conference in Leeds took a close look at the innovative use of digital technologies in gallery education. Mike Pinnington, content editor at Tate Liverpool, reports from day one of the conference.
The recipients of this year’s Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists include Turner Prize-nominated filmmaker James Richards.
Four gallery educators have been presented with professional development awards in recognition of their dedication to the sector, at an awards ceremony during this year’s engage International Conference in Leeds.
Rhonda Wilson, the founder of the Birmingham-based photography review festival Rhubarb:Rhubarb, has died following a long illness.