Ten-day festival to showcase site-specific work by five emerging artists, with fringe event also exhibiting the work of south London based local talent.
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Artists whose work has been published in a UK book, magazine or TV programme are eligible for payment through the Design and Artists Copyright Society’s annual Payback scheme.
As many of the city’s artists bemoan their exclusion from next year’s UK City of Culture celebrations, Hull-based painter Paul Collinson looks beyond the 2017 spectacle and asks what the legacy will be for those living and working there.
15 shortlisted artists aged between 18 and 35 will take part in a group exhibition at the Antarctic Pavilion at Venice Biennale in the summer of 2017, with overall winner exhibiting in Antarctica.
The Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin hopes to use his time as the first-ever Clore Visual Artist Fellow to, among other things, “change perceptions… of what it means to be an artist”. He shares his thoughts on the fellowship, its personal and wider significance, and why artists – and the artist-led sector in particular – need to recognise the importance of good leadership.
This week’s selection includes new media in Manchester, a gallery in a caravan in Middlesbrough and radical craft in Wales.
Group of artists based in east London launch campaign to stop demolition of studios at Vittoria Wharf site in Hackney Wick.
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.
Event and exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from our busy Events section and featuring events and exhibitions posted by a-n members.
A new toolkit / ‘cheatsheet’, designed by artist Rachel Dobbs, reformats the Arts Council England Grants for the Arts application form to make it more accessible.
Kwong Lee, director of Manchester’s Castlefield Gallery, is to leave the role in November after nearly 11 years in charge.
‘Confined Spaces’ is a group exhibition in the cells of the Old Gaol and Police Station at Campbeltown on the west coast of Scotland. Chris Sharratt speaks to artist and curator Rhona Taylor about the challenges of turning the 19th century building into a temporary gallery space for work by 11 artists.
Hull-based artists, musicians, writers and theatre makers have expressed concern that their community will be under-represented after receiving a host of funding rejections from Hull City of Culture.
Best known for her abstract paintings, Russian-born artist Yelena Popova’s current solo show at Nottingham Contemporary in her home town is split across two spaces and includes a computer-coded video projection. Anneka French discovers more about her relationship with paint, digital imagery and collaborative working.
A new development in south London that will provide between 80 and 100 workspaces for emerging artists and creative entrepreneurs is in the final stages of construction, with a hot desk space, gallery and café already open. Artist and Hotel Elephant co-director Emily Woodhouse speaks to Jack Hutchinson about how the project, established in 2009, found its new home.
This week’s selection includes a reflective exhibition in London, playgrounds in Gateshead and video in Birmingham.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: art at the Olympics, court to decide authenticity of Peter Doig painting, and art magazine covers nipples of nude pregnant woman painted by artist Lisa Yuskavage.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from our busy Events section and featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n’s members.
Following the success of a campaign against cuts to the city’s arts budget, the biennial Cardiff festival returns with a 31-day programme of exhibitions and events.
In its Arts Strategy 2016-17, published to coincide with Edinburgh’s festival season, Creative Scotland has made fair pay for artists a core aim as part of its commitment to supporting and promoting artists’ work.
With a long and close relationship between the UK and Poland stretching back over generations, and an estimated 800,000 people born in Poland currently resident in the UK, what is the Polish view on Brexit and its implications for the visual arts? Emma Sumner talks to Polish artists, curators and visual arts professionals to find out.
In the latest instalment of her monthly column on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at two artists whose publishing practice sees them exhibiting at major upcoming events in the USA.
Following the result of the EU referendum in June, a-n’s member survey was a chance to get a sense of how Brexit might affect visual artists. Dany Louise highlights some of the survey findings including examples of how the decision to leave the EU is already affecting members who regularly work, exhibit or apply for opportunities in Europe.
Renowned for his work exploring issues of security and secrecy in the ‘war on terror’, Edmund Clark’s Negative Publicity sees the British photographer examine the CIA’s programme of extraordinary rendition. On the occasion of a new monograph and year-long exhibition at the Imperial War Museum London, he talks to Tim Clark about the challenges of photographing invisible mechanisms of state control.
Arts Council England has announced the 40 organisations across the country that will benefit from its new Elevate fund, which aims to enhance diversity in the arts and culture sector.