Commissioned by a-n, Liverpool artist Kevin Hunt has created a new Artist-Led Hot 100, a follow up to an artwork originally created by Hunt in 2013.

Version ii of the Hot 100 celebrates some of the most exciting artist-led activity across the UK that has emerged in the last four years and is launched today at a-n’s Assembly Liverpool event.

The Artist-Led Hot 100 focuses on projects that are ‘by artists, for artists’. It draws together 100 emerging artist groups, curatorial initiatives, content publishers and independent exhibiting spaces.

Hunt’s selection reflects activity across the UK.

Artist-Led Hot 100 (version ii)

Scotland is represented by Glasgow-based organisations 16 Nicholson Street, Celine, Very Friendly and Mount Florida Screenings. Also included are Suede Gallery and the Number Shop in Edinburgh, plus the Dundee Print Collective.

A number of London organisations make the cut, including 12ø, 3236rls, 53 Beck Road, and Gossamer Fog. From the north west of England there’s Spare Room Residency in Liverpool, and COLLAR in Manchester.

Welsh activity includes Spit and Sawdust in Cardiff, while also represented is Artists Moving Image Northern Ireland (AMINI) and Bath House Belfast. In the south west of England there is, amongst others, Zennor Project Space in Cornwall and Pineapple Falls.

Other names to feature on the list are Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (STCFTHOTS) in Leeds, Recent Activity in Birmingham, and Hack and Host in Hull.

See a-n Resources for more on the Artist-Led Hot 100

1. Artist-Led Hot 100 (version ii). Design by Sam Jones

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