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Labyrinth in a Barn
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Crossing boundaries

Directors and committee members of The Landscape and Art Network expand on the cross-disciplinary nature of the organisation and its remit to defend and improve our environment.

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Heads I win, Tails you lose
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Funding mole

Brigid Howarth investigates the world of arts funding and reveals a network of funding routes available to emerging artists.

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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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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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Crusade
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Crusade

Throughout my work, I have used a range of materials, whilst trying to maintain their unique peculiarities and characteristics. In the last few years I have become increasingly interested in casting, and have experimented by pouring concrete into moulds, excavated […]

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Swansea Divisional Police headquarters
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Sonia Hawking

There is no doubt that glass changes the space that surrounds us every day.

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Into the Oceanic
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Time

My current projects are very diverse, allowing me to operate within dramatically different scales, concepts, sites and media. My career has involved solo shows at home and abroad, and commissions from art foundations, museums and corporate bodies to create installations […]

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Lads
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Trading places

The rise of independent artist-run spaces across the UK, and a seemingly impenetrable gallery circuit in London, appear poles apart. Gordon Dalton in Edinburgh and Tim Birch in Manchester visit two young, ‘commercially-minded’ spaces that have picked up on this, and are encouraging an art market in exciting and challenging contemporary work outside London.

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Cartography
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Film and Video Umbrella

Film and Video Umbrella (FVU) is a curatorial agency based in London.
The organisation was established in 1989 to promote and develop artists’ single-screen works in film and video, and is now one of the principal touring agencies for artists’ film, video and digital media in the UK.

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from 'Fathers'
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Coalfield stories told

Two and a half years ago, Newcastle upon Tyne’s Side Gallery decided to reactivate its programme of documentary photography commissions. Side always flourished on the interaction between its exhibitions and the active documentation of northern lives and landscapes, but, since […]

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Dominic Smith
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Behind the scenes

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.

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Trousers & Skirt
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Transit Space

Lucy Wilson discusses the international outlook and future plans of this artist-run space in London.

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Travel Narratives
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Referencing the collection

In the May 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE Norfolk Museums Services advertised for a project artist and five associate artists to work on a public art project for Norwich Castle Museum. Over 100 applications were received and Sue Ridge was one of the successful candidates.

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Daisy Chair
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Ticky Lowe

I use constructed textiles to create sculpture built onto the carcasses of old chairs.

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still from 'Seeing For Oneself'
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Tales from the Trust

Artists Simon Grennan and Louise K Wilson discuss their commissions and working collaboratively with the staff of Hastings and Rother NHS Trust, whilst project manager Penny Jones outlines the aim of the arts programme and some of the project’s benefits.

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Wander
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Wander – commission for New Cancer Centre

I have recently completed a series of site-specific artworks at the new North Wales Cancer Centre in Bodelwyddan, near Rhyl. The £200,000 arts project was the initiative of Steve Brake, County Arts Officer for Denbighshire County Council and the project […]

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Aperture
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Public Posting

John Newling discusses the collaboration, negotiation and patience involved in realising a major public art work for Birmingham’s Royal Mail building.

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Ceiling light
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Clay 2000: Ceramic Architectural Detail

Gareth Mason reports on a two-day event organised by Taslim Martin within his residency at South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell that explored how the skills of studio practice can be applied to public-sited work.

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Miranda
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Site sensitive

Mark Beasley explores the common fabric between today’s permanent and temporary public art commissons.

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