Heralded as the north of England’s answer to the Turner Prize, the Comme ça Art Prize North aims to raise the profile of artists living and working beyond London. Worth £10,000 (against the Turner Prize of £20,000), the prize will […]
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Penelope Curtis explores how ‘installation art’ has affected our readings of art, artists and curators.
New Delhi isn’t an obvious destination for visual arts practitioners. However, as Judith Staines discovered, scratch the surface and a more interesting picture starts to emerge.
London’s east end has attracted a large number of commercial galleries in recent years, following a burgeoning of artist-led activity in the area. With a high concentration of art spaces, it’s surprising that it has taken so long for a […]
In its thirty-five year contemporary history, the residency has become a complex affair, according to research by the Centre for Cultural Policy and Management in Newcastle upon Tyne. A study conducted by Kevin Stephens as part of the Year of […]
Art.tm’s Director Gordon Rogers explains the organisation’s role in facilitating and promoting the work of visual artists in the heart of the most dispersed population in Europe.
Susannah Silver considers the impact of the Year of the Artist and it’s legacy.
“Imagine an ecological city, where communities are based on voluntary cooperation not competition, mutual aid not private profit, cultural diversity not globalised monoculture, permaculture not consumer culture”.1
Peckham’s Whitten Timber Yard is the current home for Area 10, a non-hierarchical artist-led group with experimentation, communication and collaboration at its core.
American artist Kurt Perschke reports with an account of his self-organised large inflatables ‘RedBall Project’ in Barcelona.
Drifting south west to Cornwall, Alan Bleakley describes PALP, an artist-led group committed to experimental, collaborative and socially inclusive projects.
Fiona Rutherford rounds up what’s been happening with this artist-led textile group currently celebrating its ruby anniversary.
Valerie Coffin Price reports from Est-Nord-Est, an artist-led centre in Quebec, Canada.
Emilia Telese reports from the ‘screaming independent art scene’ in Tuscany.
Tom Burtonwood provides an overview of the artist-run scene in the Chicago.
Louise Clements and Jonathan Willett describe Spectrum 2002, a light-infused programme of exhibitions and outreach work at Nottingham’s artist-run Lightsource.
Louise Short explains the international networks behind the participation of UK artists in this month’s Melbourne Festival.
Every summer the spotlight falls on Norwich and ‘East international’. Arguably the most prestigious open submission exhibition in the UK, curators, dealers and others visit from far and wide and many of today’s well-known artists launched their careers as a result of participation in ‘East’. But what of the artists for whom the city is home? Paul Stone visited Norwich to find out more.
Unless your work fits into the saleable object bracket, St Ives can be a difficult place to succeed as an artist. Artist/curator Andy Whall explains how Art Surgery could help.
The competition amongst the twelve cities bidding to host Capital of Culture for 2008 heightens, as Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton & Hove, Bristol, Canterbury & East Kent, Cardiff, Inverness & the Highlands, Liverpool, Newcastle-Gateshead, Norwich and Oxford jostle for media […]
Mark Gubb describes Derby’s newest artist-led organisation and calls for other artists to get involved.
This year will be the second ‘Fresh Art’ event at the Business Design Centre in Islington.
Here gallery director and selector Chris Noraika outlines his view on the event’s somewhat controversial status, and some artists tell us of their experiences and expectations.
For artist Emma Baird Murray, Coed Hills Rural Artspace in South Wales has become a place of inspiration, a space where making art, sustainable living and community involvement go hand in hand. She describes how the organisation works with artists in a rural setting.
Judith Staines visits Mumbai and reports on its reputation for contemporary art.
G39’s Chris Brown reports on a stimulating seminar for artist-led initiatives in southwest England.