Brigid Howarth talks to recipients of the Clerkenwell Award showcased in the ‘Creative Collective’ exhibition. Run by Clerkenwell Green Association the scheme assists the start up of small creative businesses in a supportive environment.
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Phoenix Arts Association Ltd (Phoenix) is an artist-led organisation with charitable status which provides public access to the arts and arts education, and supplies affordable artists’ studios and programmes to aid development.
My six-month residency started in September 2000 at the Wellcome Trust headquarters in London. I was immediately interested in this new programme which is open solely to postgraduate students, and offers time and space for research and the development of […]
Turning our heads to view something that has caught our attention is a subconscious reflex. When doing so, we tend not to get the full picture and leave it up to our imagination to fill in any missing elements. Our […]
Since completing my degree I have been involved in a series of workshops aimed at improving people’s self esteem and confidence through acquiring a new skill. The experience has allowed me invaluable time to contemplate myself and the relationships built […]
Since July 1999 I have been on a North West Arts Board placement at Chester Zoological Gardens, producing monoprints from sketchbook studies of the zoo’s varied collections of plant and animal species. For the past few months, I have been […]
Being commissioned to provide two light installations for the Shine project in South Cambridgeshire gave me the excuse I needed to visit the Cambridge Observatory and speak to scientists working on the European Space Agency programmes. Their enthusiasm about interpretation […]
For a year I experimented with painting minimal stripes, focusing entirely on intense colour relationships. I learnt a great deal from this but after a while I needed to ‘break out’. So my recent paintings have come full circle characterised […]
In the September 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE Tyne and Wear Museums Service advertised for an Assistant Art Exhibitions Officer at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne. The post, working on exhibition and outreach projects with community groups, artists and art groups, received ninety applications. The successful candidate was Dominic Smith – an artist based in Newcastle.
My work centres on physical and cultural colonisation on a personal and political level.
Court shoes, wedding hats, posh handbags and pearly-pink eyeshadow are among the day-to-day objects which have fascinated me since I was a teenager.
Various venues, Portsmouth and Southampton 21 November – 13 January
Stills, Edinburgh 22 November – 27 January
The Exchange Art Gallery, Nottingham 4 December – 12 January
The afterword to Things not worth keeping tells us that the project arose as a response to ‘the spectacles of cultural pickling dominating Millennium preparations, in particular those ludicrous listings and packagings of ‘the best of’. In December 1999, the […]
THE INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY programme at London-based Gasworks aims to encourage and promote cultural exchange between artists from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. A priority is to attract artists from places where the arts structure is limited, or give space […]
A partnership between the Arts Council of England and the ten English regional arts boards has resulted in £1.2 million going to sixteen arts organisations to fund new developments. £420,000 is set to go to visual arts organisations whose work […]
The Scottish Arts Council will get an increase for 2001/02 totalling £4.4 million, bringing the annual government grant to £34.3 million fixed for three years. Arts funding in Scotland comes through the Education Department, under the wing of Minister Jack […]
Although much funding for artists is firmly tied to delivery of a service – such as a community residency or commission – it’s heartening to hear about opportunities, which enable artists to ‘buy time’ instead. Notable examples include the Hamlyn […]
COSTA RICA’S National Gallery was the recent venue for a temporary installation by US artist Doug Fishbone – temporary because the mound of some 40,000 bananas was literally devoured by the public and vanished within a few hours. Installed in […]
Artists’ comfort is now on the agenda for the Design Advice agency, part of the government’s Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme. This aims to provide professional, independent and objective advice on the energy-efficient and environmentally conscious design of buildings. In […]
Five members of German artist /motorcycling group MC o.T. were invited by Cleveland Arts to spend a week in the North of England, on a residency supported by Year of the Artist and Tees Valley Tourism.
Lucy Wilson discusses the international outlook and future plans of this artist-run space in London.
DX Raiden explores the artist-run scenes in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Judith Winter gains an insight into high-rise living through ten artists’ work-in-progress.