Ryan Gander: “No-one’s ever asked me whether I got a first or not”

London and Suffolk-based artist Ryan Gander makes artworks that materialise in many different forms from sculpture to film, writing, graphic design, i…

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Rehana Zaman: “Art education shouldn’t be the realm of the elite.”

London-based artist Rehana Zaman’s practice explores the effect of multiple social dynamics on how individuals and groups relate. Here she reflects …

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Remembering Degree Time

Artists Simeon Barclay, Evan Ifekoya, Joanna Kirk, Cathy Lomax, Helen McGhie and Damien Meade look back at the ambitions and anxieties of their own de…

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Class of 2018: Demi Bromfield

BA (hons) Fine Art, Lancaster University
During my course I have transitioned from working digitally with photographs, often transcribing them into pe…

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Class of 2018: Holly Nicholls

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Bath Spa University
My work has changed hugely over the past three years. The course has challenged and pushed me to become an exp…

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Degree shows 2018: powerful sculptures and queer performance art as this year's activity draws to a close

The last of our a-n Degree Shows Instagram Takeovers saw Sam King visit The Art Academy‘s graduate show in London, which continued until Sun…

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Degree Shows 2018: a kitsch juxtaposition and an amazing installation

Janet Tryner’s final a-n Instagram degree shows takeover for 2018 was to capture the inaugural BA (Hons) Fine Art and Contemporary Cultures show at …

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Degree Shows 2018: finely modelled sculpture, digital collage and mesmerising installations

A look back at this week’s a-n member Instagram takeovers with posts from Birmingham City University’s School of Art degree show and Camberwell Co…

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Degree Shows 2018: This week’s openings across the UK

14 final-year undergraduate and postgraduate shows that are opening over the next 7 days from 14 June 2018.
The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 and onli…

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Degree Shows 2018: an oasis of comfort, screaming houseplants and questioning mass consumption

We catch up with more Instagram posts by a-n members  FK McLoone and Rebecca Ainsworth reflecting on shows in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Bolton.
After a …

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Degree Shows 2018: uncomfortable landscapes and collaborating with clay

As part of our ongoing 2018 degree shows coverage, a-n members have been taking over the a-n Instagram to report from degree shows at Cardiff Metropol…

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Degree Shows 2018: architectural forms, a package holiday performance and trompe l'oeil paintings

a-n members Anna Grace Rogers, FK McLoone and Rebecca Ainsworth have visited degree shows in Swansea, Dundee and St Helens for the first of our 2018 d…

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Degree Shows 2018: announcing this year’s a-n Instagram takeovers

This summer a-n members will once again be taking over the a-n Instagram to post images and commentary from degree shows around the country as the…

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