Nine artists selected to take part in UP Projects and Flat Time House’s free programme exploring socio-political issues, community-oriented practice and/or public contexts to develop their practice whilst collaborating with others.
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a-n Artists Council members Jasleen Kaur and Hetain Patel amongst 40 recipients of funds from the Artist Award Scheme, which has been launched in response to the pressures brought about by the current Covid-19 pandemic.
This week’s selection features exhibitions, talks and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms, plus newly reopened physical spaces, including: Phyllida Barlow leads the reopening of Firstsite gallery, a-n member Kerry Baldry curates an online moving image exhibition of work made within the duration of one minute by artists at varying stages of their careers, plus The Crafts Council’s bi-monthly lunchtime talks designed to support makers in their business development.
Tallest commission since Fourth Plinth’s inception in 1998 features a giant swirl of whipped cream, a cherry, a fly and a drone that transmits a live feed of Trafalgar Square.
Artists Make Change has commissioned a series of artist-to-artist conversations that explore different perspectives of whether, how and why Artists Make Change.
New video interview series led by a-n Artists Council members Glen Stoker and Rachel Dobbs will feature established artists and organisations discussing how their practices involve long-term advocacy for change.
44 photos by 25 professional, amateur and student photographers shortlisted for second edition of £1,250 prize, whose theme this year is mental health.
This week’s selection features exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms, plus newly reopened physical spaces, including: Shape Open 2020 online exhibitions, Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair shifting online, Yorkshire Sculpture Park reopening with Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos’ monumental sculpture, Manthia Diawara films streaming for free on The Africa Institute website, plus Wysing Open Studios Online 2020.
A new coaching collective for artists has been launched by a-n members Kate Buckley, Anna Hart and Helene Roberts, who were all sponsored by a-n to become coaches in 2017.
Eighth edition of prize will give five early-career UK-based artists and makers the opportunity to develop new works to be presented in London at Jerwood Space in June 2021.
Artist and a-n Artists Council Chair discusses his recent performance Mayfly On Wheels, how he feels institutions need to address systemic racism, and the important role artists can play in this process.
Five Discussion Reports, made in response to a series of 90 minute Public Group Discussions, published as part of 12-month research and development project initiated by a-n Artists Council members Rachel Dobbs and Glen Stoker.
This week’s selection features exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms, plus newly reopened physical spaces, including: MOCA London’s ‘Focus Zoom’ Online Event, a-n member Sally Cole’s exhibition of paintings and prints at Rye Gallery, East Sussex, plus the launch of the second edition of Dwell Time, the award winning art publication reflecting on mental wellbeing.
Cardiff-based a-n member Sean Edwards amongst recipients of £10,000 bursaries, which have been distributed after Tate Britain announced it would not be possible to stage a Turner Prize exhibition this year.
Two winners of prize launched in response to the lockdown will receive an award of Fred Aldous gift vouchers worth £100.
55 successful recipients will receive money from fund set up to support UK art technicians who have lost their livelihoods due to Covid-19.
This week’s selection features exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms including: Shezad Dawood’s ongoing ten-part film cycle Leviathan at David Roberts Art Foundation and Queer Correspondence at Cell Project Space.
Liverpool-based Nigerian-German artist and a-n member has produced a digital painting When You Cry, I Cry in support of Black Lives Matter. Here she discusses the impact of the work and what needs to change in terms of support for Black and minority ethnic artists across the arts.
This week’s selection features exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms including: Alvaro Barrington’s digital drawings at Sadie Coles, a-n members Julia Cameron and Simon Marshall exhibiting large scale photography on the side of their house in Norwich and a collaborative project from Airspace.
a-n Artist Bursaries 2020 recipient whose work explores mapping and scientific visualisation technologies discusses the impact of her bursary, and how she has adapted to coronavirus Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown.
This week’s selection features exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms including: a-n Artist Bursaries 2019 recipient Alinah Azadeh’s new work We See You Now, a film by artist Evan Ifekoya at Copperfield London, and a show of oil paintings on paper, digital prints and plotter drawings curated by artist-researcher and a-n member Sara Choudhrey.
Now showing returns with a selection of exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms including a site offering bookable studio visits with acclaimed contemporary artists, the digital version of Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects space, and Instagram exhibitions that reference isolation and lockdown.
Artist and founder of the contemporary arts programme Hogchester Arts discusses her involvement with Isolation Art School, selling and buying work through Artist Support Pledge, plus the impact of her recent a-n Artist Bursary.
The emergency response, led by disabled people for disabled people working across the UK’s creative industries, will promote a sustainable future for disability and inclusive arts in the UK through and after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Liverpool-based FACT has announced the 10 recipients of its awards to support early-career artists and artist groups in the north of England to create work from home.