Lauren Healey talks to Northern Art Prize 2011 winner Leo Fitzmaurice about objectness, appropriation and his time-intensive research process.
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Over the course of four years, artists, curators and writers were invited to select blogs from the a-n site. Their choices highlights the range and depth of practice discussed on a-n’s artists’ blogging platform at that time.
A collection of material relating to open exhibitions, including top tips on assessing and applying for open exhibitions and on setting one up.
Lauren Healey talks to Neville Gabie about his extensive experience of residencies in settings from building sites to Antarctica, embedding himself in communities and the importance of establishing the right kind of relationships.
Special issue: the last a-n Magazine. Then & Now features on Professional practice, Collaboration and Artist-led activity highlight a-n’s enduring concerns and wealth of intelligence in our archive; interview with Mag coordinator Chris Brown; Kevin Hunt selects reviews from Glasgow […]
Critical commentary and contextualisation of contemporary art exhibitions and events across the UK and beyond. Read, comment and post your own reviews at www.a-n.co.uk/interface. This month Kevin Hunt goes to Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (GI) and selects reviews from Interface and beyond, giving a taster of the great things going on in the city and across Scotland.
Artist S Mark Gubb talks to Magazine Coordinator Chris Brown as he prepares the last ever issue of a-n Magazine.
“AN will be an open line communication shared by all interested parties. It has not the resources nor the wish to be a one-way information service. It will be a clearing house for practical information and a means of raising issues significant to visual artists. The format is not fixed and will adapt and change according to the response and opinions of artists.” So wrote founder Richard Padwick in the first ever issue, published in September 1980, price 35p.
Woolgather are Leeds-based artists John Slemensek Annie Nelson and Chris Woodward. They founded the Woolgather Art Prize in 2011 ‘from a need to explore the artist’s role in society and to celebrate the creative lifestyle’.
Reyahn King explores the role of galleries within professional development for visual artists. In the current climate, how can professional development for visual artists be continued and improved? This paper suggests that one answer lies in the relationship between publicly-funded regional galleries and visual artists becoming wider, deeper, and more strongly valued.
Former Waygood Gallery and Studios relaunches as Baltic outpost.
CAVE will take place in Liverpool during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial this autumn.
Pippa Koszerek and Eleonora Schinella consider relationships between artists, activism and social justice following the 2011 Triangle Network conference in London.
From subsidised studio and accommodation to one-on-one mentoring sessions, here we spotlight a selection of residencies that provide support to artists across the UK and beyond.
Artists talking blogger Kate Murdoch had a previous career in Social Services before becoming an artist. But rather than take the ‘safe’ path through art education she decided to go it alone. In this interview she talks to Andrew Bryant, editor of Artists talking, about this and other issues.
Pippa Koszerek, a Campaigns Researcher at a-n, lets us in to her early career developments with Hull Time Based Arts.
October saw the debut of Sluice, a new art fair described by organisers artist Karl England and curator Ben Street as “an informal and accessible temporary platform for young galleries and project spaces to exhibit their artists’ work, gain exposure and encourage dialogue between artists, curators and audiences.”
A survey of commissioning projects and public art consultancies around the UK.
For one evening in October, Edinburgh’s Collective Gallery brought together six artist-led studio groups and galleries for an Artists’ DIY Soapbox.
Ruth Ben-Tovim and Anne-Marie Culhane discuss two collaborative projects that focus on exchange, community and participation.
Joshua Sofaer asks what can culture do in times of wider crises.
Jack Hutchinson speaks to volunteers at Surface Gallery, an independent, artist-led gallery and studio complex in Nottingham. Its expansive programme involves exhibitions, talks and residencies.
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Artists and designers embracing digital learning, production and distribution.
Richard Taylor, online editor of a-n’s Students community and Degrees unedited, maps his journey over four years and shares insights from one invigilator’s chair to the next.