CULTURAL QUARTER, LEICESTER, LE1 1RE
Artist - a-n The Artists Information Company
This project looks at three people who have, through the vagaries of circumstance, found their ‘selves’ captured by the notion we call ‘ART’ and then traveled alongside their portrait in tandem.
Contemporary Art Cross-stitch practice by Sharon Mossbeck
A visit to Munster Skulptur Projekte
Wired’s Italian office commissioned UK-based artist Heath Kane to create a series of images for its latest special edition, guest-edited by Russian art/music/activist collective Pussy Riot.
An a-n Professional Development Bursary supported me to go to Newcastle’s ‘Moving Parts’ festival. This blog is a repository for my findings.
I have been photographing and filming the inner workings, remains and archives of the old Pilkingtons Glass HQ (currently Alexandra Business Park) in St Helens, Merseyside. The site is a vast complex structure filled with historical rooms, objects and […]
Back to the future….. Since starting my research I have always relied on the effect of the sun as the major activator for the colour change in my TLCs. Of course, the amount of change depends on the weather conditions, time of […]
In 2017 I applied to a-n for a travel bursary. In 2017 a-n awarded me a travel bursary. This is the report.
Personally, I find an aesthetic appeal on the C-Prints (Fujiflex or Kodak Endura Metallic photographic paper). They are very similar to the Cibachrome that I enjoyed when I started printing years ago from the film…
How things map out is so often purely coincidental. Here I am, sitting at a farmhouse table an hour’s travel outside Saskatoon, a place I had never even heard of. The sun is hot, a gentle breeze and the ticks […]
A description of a short course I attended with the potter Tanya Gomez at West Dean College with the support of a Professional Development Bursary from a-n, The Artist Information Company
(Originally posted April 2017)
A blog charting research/activities undertaken during the period of my a-n Professional Development Bursary.
An Arts Council England project called The Melodramatic Elephant in the Haunted Castle exploring the history of the Coronet theatre, 1872-2017.
I am encouraged by the award of a 2017 professional development bursary to continue work around the concept of displacement , which has been of particular interest in my practice for some years . I will be able to […]
I have a long-established interest in non–places & transitional zones which include motorway services, airports & business parks. My local research point is Europarc & its surrounding environs. The site is a short drive from my rural village home in Northern Lincolnshire.
A new work, R&D for a larger project From Wasteland To Wasteland exploring the Somme and TS Eliot’s the Waste Land
a-n bursary award to attend the Venice Biennale 2017 experienced through performance work, drawing the pavilions with feet. It was amazing.
Officials everywhere these days, and of course “Subbuteo” were clever enough to include them in their table top football game of the 60’s and 70’s. Originally hand painted, figures were later, controversially, machine painted leading to the nickname “zombie” figures.
A blog of my Professional Development Bursary, learning new skills in metal work
Notes from a DIY residency in Paris.
Jenny Steele’s research project ‘Miami Moderne’ is supported by an Artists International Development Grant from Arts Council England and The British Council. She will be researching into 1930s-1940s modernist seafront architecture within Miami Beach.