Artists Maeve Brennan and Imran Perretta are recipients of the fifth edition of the Jerwood/FVU Awards, providing them with funding to develop new moving-image works.
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Curated by Christine Macel, this year’s International exhibition at the Venice Biennale is conceived as a series of nine ‘pavilions’ that span the Giardini and Arsenale sites. Pippa Koszerek finds thoughtful inquiry in an exhibition that at times can feel muddled and historically naive.
Currently studying for an MA in curating, the Northumbria University graduate has been busy developing her practice and project-making skills.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring exhibitions in Swansea, Eastleigh, Walthamstow, Portsmouth and London.
43 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to support self-devised professional development projects, while 24 artists receive awards to travel and develop networks and opportunities outside the UK.
As a member of Artangel’s production team, Laura Purseglove is used to site-specific working and navigating the complexities of staging art projects in historic buildings. All of which will be useful experience for her role at ACE Trust, where over the next two years she will be developing a programme of exhibitions and commissions for churches and cathedrals throughout the UK. Pippa Koszerek finds out more.
10 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to attend the preview of Venice Biennale 2017 in May, and a further 13 members will travel to Kassel, Germany, in June to attend the press and professionals preview of Documenta 14.
John McDowall and Chris Taylor are celebrating 20 years of their Pages artists’ book project with a series of events and exhibitions, including the 20th Leeds International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair in March. Sarah Bodman looks forward to this significant milestone.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to Birmingham, Leicester, London and Whitby.
The Exeter-based organisation has announced a new programme of commissions, talks, events and projects supported by a major Arts Council England Grants for the Arts award.
The 2017 a-n bursaries are now open for applications from a-n Artist members, and alongside our regular Professional development, Travel awards and Venice Biennale bursaries, for the first time we’re offering members the chance to attend the preview of Documenta 14 in Kassel.
Looking for art books for Christmas? Here are ten ideas to start with, including a tour of the world’s brutalist gems, a collection of inspiring and insightful artists’ quotes, and the memoir of an art world celebrity.
The latest edition of the biennial Jerwood Makers Open award sees five UK-based artists awarded £7,500 each to create new works for a touring exhibition that opens in London in June 2017.
This year’s Compass Festival of live art features 18 events, many of which have walking at their heart as performers and participants infiltrate and interact with the city around them. Lydia Ashman finds out more from the festival’s director and some of the artists taking part.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and taking us to Cardiff Bay, Folkestone, London and Southampton.
The inaugural award for mid-career female artists will see the Edinburgh gallery present a new exhibition by Glasgow artist Jacqueline Donachie.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Detroit’s Heidelberg Project to be dismantled, claims Topshop ripped off artist’s designs, and UK Culture Secretary endorses White Paper goals.
Artists Lucy Parker, Rachel Pimm and Katie Schwab present newly commissioned work in a show marking the 10th anniversary of Jerwood Visual Arts’ national programme supporting visual arts practice.
The fifth edition of the Sheffield Fringe festival at Bloc Projects features work by more than 35 artists and questions the objectification of the ‘real’. Chris Sharratt finds out more from curator Minou Norouzi.
Inspired by ’60s radicalism yet rooted in the contemporary climate of austerity and the commercialisation of art school education, the second Antiuniversity Now! festival offers an alternative to mainstream models of learning through four days of free events, activities and lectures across the UK. Lydia Ashman reports.
In the Shadow of the Pyramids – a searing study of the impact of the Egyptian revolution on everyday people – has been shortlisted for the £30,000 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2016. Tim Clark catches up with Laura El-Tantawy on the occasion of her exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
A new artist-focused campaign claims that British culture is stronger in Europe than out, with its recently launched website providing a platform for artists to make the case for staying in EU.
Recipients of the latest round of a-n bursaries have been announced, with over £36,000 awarded to a-n Artist members to support self-determined professional development over the coming year.
A mix of exhibitions, symposia and performances from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section.
The newly opened £1.5 million wing of the Attenborough Arts Centre creates the largest contemporary art gallery in Leicester, with a current show by Lucy and Jorge Orta that reflects the art and science theme of the centre’s curatorial programme. Fisun Guner reports.