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Surrender
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Lithuania… now where is that?

Richard Noyce gives an overview of the thriving artscene in one of the Baltic states, and looks at some of the obstacles faced by artists there as they move towards integration within the European Union.

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Smoke House
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Who’s zooming who?

The fourth article in this series pays a visit to Copenhagen in Denmark, where Henrik Plenge Jakobsen is immersed in some big issues. “When I think of Western culture I get a mental image of exclusion, particularly in relation to the individual versus society. The concept of ‘liberty’ is hard to transgress. Because of this it becomes easier to limit yourself and your attitudes toward life in general.”

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Rod Window (detail)
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Window on the world

I am an artist and designer at the start of a career specialising in contemporary architectural glass. I aim to create pieces in response to a given environment which allow people a variety of views on their surroundings and hopefully […]

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Narcissus
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Visionary landscapes

Wax sculpture has traditionally been associated with the creation of doubles or stand-ins for the human body, whether for ritual or medical purposes. My work references these traditions, using wax bodies to explore fantasies of growth, decay and fragmentation. I […]

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Babies
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AdDressing baby

AdDressing Baby was a Year of the Artist residency at the Royal Pump Rooms Art Gallery and Museum in Leamington Spa, involving young parents and myself. The project brief was for the group to produce a series of conceptual baby […]

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Coil
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Excavations

This exhibition houses a total of eighteen small canvases containing a host of discarded objects. ‘Excavations’ is an exploration of the spirituality of signs and symbols. Each piece is enhanced with painting, stitching and text in an attempt to reconfigure […]

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Red Riding Hood
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Red riding hood

I am working as artist team-leader on Artlink’s FUSION project that has been taking place in hospitals throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians. In my time on this programme, I have explored new ways of working through creative collaborations with patients, […]

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Double Trap
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Pleasures of uncertainty

“My deepest desire regarding contemporary music is to hear it all, not successively, but all at once at the same time. Everything together! But perhaps that’s a perverse wish”, John Cage. My wish is to make something contrary to what […]

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Brighton Cones
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Brighton cones

I was commissioned to design a light sculpture for West Street in central Brighton as part of the ‘Per Cent for Art’ project. The project aims to improve the environment of the city’s urban spaces and is being run by […]

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Found/Lime Green
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Varvara Shavrova

I have been painting for over fifteen years, and I always feel there is something new around the corner, waiting to be discovered.

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Hakkim (Post)
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Saving faces

The paintings from my year-long residency at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit at the Royal London Hospital are a visual record of the faces unveiled during surgery, and the resulting changes in the appearance of the sitters. They are […]

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Earthenware & saltglaze details
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Shortlist announced

The line-up for the £15,000 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, this year for ceramics, includes major names in the field alongside emerging talent. Work by Felicity Aylieff, Alison Britton, Lubna Chowdhary, Edwund de Waal, James Evans, Elizabeth Fritsch, Walter Keeler, Carol […]

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Arts plans under attack

The Arts Council of England’s plans to radically change the arts funding structure – outlined in last month’s issue – have had the brakes slammed on them by the regional arts boards. The proposal sought to merge ACE with the […]

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Web sales encouraged

A recent survey of the crafts sector by Craft Forum Wales found that 63% of makers had access to the internet and 16% were already using it to sell their work. This survey which was undertaken in order to measure […]

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Beermats
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Art mats

Beermats designed by five Derby artists were launched in May with a special Year of the Artist Ale. The limited-edition mats now available in bars, cafes, pubs and restaurants and in arts venues around the East Midlands region have been […]

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Untitled
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Vaulting the gap

Susannah Thompson discusses ‘Vault 2001’ and considers the implications of visual arts programming within a multi-disciplinary venue.

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Sycamore dish
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Art of survival

Victoria Callen describes the pressures faced by rural crafts businesses and suggests key strategies for survival.

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Bird Lake Museum project
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The Arts Catalyst

Nicola Triscott expands upon The Arts Catalyst’s mission to extend, promote and activate a fundamental shift in the dialogue between art and science and its perception by the public.

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