Articles previously published and commissioned for Students community.
Documenting your work. Evidence of your work is just as important as the process, the hanging and the exhibiting - whether you're setting out to capture installation shots or standard flat images it is important to learn a few tricks beforehand... Read on »
Against the grain. After graduating in 2008 and 2009 from various practice-based courses the following three artist groups started up with similar intentions to build self-supporting structures and illuminate peer formations generated during study. Almost a year on Sixes & Sevens, a Nottingham-based collective, Rubric Journal, a two-person curated publication in Wales, and The Mutual, that started out as a foursome in Glasgow, have a lot to show for themselves. Read on »
New shades on old structures. East Street Arts, Leeds, S1 Artspace in Sheffield and Glasgow's Intermedia sprang in to action in the mid 1990s. For years these particular initiatives have set their own stride within the cities where they reside, developing grains of activity for others to follow suit. But what is their future as the cultural sector faces this bedlam of funding cuts? Read on »
Your frequency on the AIR waves. With over 14,500 members AIR: Artists Interaction and Representation is the largest membership body for visual artists and continues to lead campaigns for increased representation of artists' concerns to government and policy-makers. Read on »
Graduate interview: Rebecca Cusworth, took a whole week off from her 9 to 9 final-year studio schedule, just before her dissertation deadline, to work on her application to the RSA. She has since been accepted as one of the scholars on The John Kinross Memorial Fund, and is to be given £2000 to live and study in Florence for the three months following September 2010. Postcards from Italy »
Commissioned 2010 graduate stories
Slade MFA graduate Ryan Riddington on two years of study Read on »
Glasgow School of Art photography graduate Joanna Waclawski Read on »
Leeds College of Art BA graduate Alfie Strong's search for the miraculous Read on »
Graduate interview: Tom Duggan reviews his Degrees unedited blogging experience up to graduating in 2009, and Students community catch up with his recent projects and artistic direction a year on. The anonymous artist »
Graduate interview: James Clarkson’s migration to Artists talking from Degrees unedited simulates other moves in his practice, his studio at S1 Artspace in Sheffield and his unique insight on objects re-placed into the contemporary art context. The son of an antiques dealer »
Engaged response: Pippa Koszerek applies her knowledge of educational protest to the student activism of today in Art school occupations »
(Follow up articles for this topic are in Research papers section of Publications: Alternative art schools »)
Graduate interview: we catch up with artist Rebecca Strain as she uses her isolation from professional networks to confront a writing practice that complements the enduring nature of her visual production in The pottering typist »
Emma Cocker, senior lecturer in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent, on Critical writing is part of the programme »
Critical Writing Collective, Core Gallery's DIY Educate programme and a-n's very own unedited sites: explore and connect with existing networks, formulate criticality and develop a practice that works for you Outside of academia »
Richard Taylor digs deeper and finds out how students are better off thanks to Justin Hammond, curator of The Catlin Art Prize 2011. Curator's question time »
Artist Fiona Flynn on working abroad, visiting Nida Art Colony, finding new collaborations and why residencies might be the way forward for new-grads in Testing ground for ideas »
Writer Jac Mantle on her reviewing process and how to approach degree shows this year. With writing in mind »
Our recent partnership with World Photography Organisation revolves around a guest blog on their site and we're here to focus on your applicability to the medium. Get involved »
Questions and answers: Richard Taylor and Deborah Willis, judge for World Photography Organisation's 2011 Student Focus competition, zoom in on the photographic medium and its deeper language. On photographic focus »
Reviews UK-wide, 2011 degree shows. We worked with jotta.com, Q-Art London, Millpond and Critical Writing Collective to muster critical mass around 2011 degree shows:
Online editor Richard Taylor selects highlights from this year's degree show reviews uploaded to Degrees unedited in New artists on the block »
Graduate interviews: Richard Taylor kick starts interviews with three MFA and BA graduates as they embark on new departures in their work and use Artists talking to map their practice.
Graduate central: Last year we focused on S1 Artspace's Bursary Programme and their series of showcase exhibitions spotlighting fine art graduates in Sheffield. Find out more about the bursary and their 2011 graduate show in 'S1 Introduces...' »
Graduate interviews continue: Along with their reviews of the Degrees unedited experience Students community spotlights two graduates as they embark on new projects.
StudentMarket: The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh offer its best in terms of networking and professional opportunity for Fine Art and Applied Arts students in Scotland.
A strident market »
How an organisation initiated by students over fifteen years ago in Sheffield, now plays host to the new generation of artists mapped out by New Contemporaries 2011.
New bloom by Pippa Shaw »
Graduate interview: Hannah Imlach, 2011 graduate from Duncan of Jordanstone, on RSA New Contemporaries, origami sculptures and seeking new environs. Read on »
We catch up with artist and curator Peter Martin, to query his incentive behind 'Repercussions', a one-man mission to formulate a graduate exhibition on his own research in to 2011 degree shows. Repercussions of a degree »
Maggie Tran talks about horticulture, Erasmus, events programming and the embedding of self-sufficieny in art practice. Wanderings in a self-sufficient universe »
Make sure you check the running series of profiles with arts professionals focusing on their practice and career choices to date. Career profile list »
First published: a-n.co.uk November 2010
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