Cornelia Parker outlines the main changes she’s experienced as an artist over the last 20 years including the opening of Tate Modern.
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Collaborative duo Forest + Found discuss their role as artists in “thinking and engaging with our natural resources and the environment.”
Larry Achiampong reflects on the role of art as “a place to conversate, to agree, to disagree, to hope, to dream, to imagine, to debate.”
Harold Offeh outlines how his success as an artist “has been built on the hard efforts, work and activism of previous generations.”
Barby Asante reflects on what has changed for artists in the last two decades, and on the “deep and painful work” of decolonising the art worlds.
Mark Titchner describes the role of art in engendering empathy and how artists “hold up a muddy mirror to the world”.
Artist collective Rat Trap outline their hopes for the future of the arts in Wales and consider “how to keep striving for utopian visions”.
Bedwyr Williams considers the role of art and the main changes he’s experienced as an artist over the last 20 years.
Jasleen Kaur discusses her shift from craft into visual art and her deep investment “in art as a means of speaking or coming into voice.”
With a nod to the Noughties, Guest Editor Shy Bairns explores collectives and how artists work together to build their own art worlds.
Read the third set of conversations in our 40 Years 40 Artists series of interviews with artists who feature in a-n’s archive.
Read the second set of conversations in our 40 Years 40 Artists series of interviews with artists who feature in a-n’s archive.
Dorothy Cross remembers the freedom and energy of the 1990s, travelling, meeting other artists and making ambitious site-specific work.
Yinka Shonibare outlines the development of his work in the 1990s, including his “big jump from painting to costume”.
Rachel Whiteread recalls “learning how to be an artist and making some very ambitious pieces” in the 1990s.
Gary Hume reflects on his successes during the 1990s and on being “prepared to risk my career for being an artist.”
Richard Billingham reflects on the turning points in his photography and experimental films, which he began making during the 1990s.
Bobby Baker discusses her work and life in the 1990s, the “most productive, intense, crazy period of my career.”
Lubaina Himid remembers the difficulties and successes of the “wilderness years” of 1990s, and how she built her “whole life around making work.”
Download and print Jade Montserrat’s poster artwork. Presented alongside the publication of Artists Newsletter #2: The 1990s.
Catherine Bertola and Rosie Morris provide a platform for women artists and writers to highlight less visible, marginalised and precarious practices.
Lubaina Himid on the importance of critical acknowledgement for her work, and the liberating benefits of living and working outside London.
Jenny Saville discusses the role of luck, hard work and dedication in her practice as a painter.
Lubaina Himid on the under-representation of Black artists in the field of public art.
Sotiris Kyriacou on a showcase of new British talent at the Venice Biennale including the work of Jane and Louise Wilson.