The second edition of the Artists’ Moving Image Festival at Tramway, Glasgow, features an eclectic selection of film exclusively programmed by artists and writers who have a connection to the city, and includes screenings of work by the American artist Ellen Cantor, who died earlier this year.
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This year’s Contemporary Glass Society conference takes place at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland in October – and a-n is offering two conference places in return for a review of the event.
Two artists take share of this year’s Threadneedle Prize for representational art.
Chisenhale Art Place is marking its +30 anniversary with an open event across the three organisations that occupy the building in east London. We talk to Arts Manager Andrea Davidson and founding artist John Fuller about its history, ethos and how it plans to celebrate.
A new offsite project in Leigh from Castlefield Gallery and Cross Street Arts, comes at a time when the town’s Turnpike Gallery is facing an uncertain future as council budget cuts bite.
Andrew Bonacina, Director/Curator at International Project Space in Birmingham, has been announced as the new Chief Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield.
This week, Jane and Louise Wilson explore the act of surveillance at Paradise Row, London, Leonora Carrington is reassessed in Dublin, and art history is cross-examinded in Scarborough.
Arts Council England Chair Peter Bazalgette has set out his views on giving, and what needs to be done to attract it to the arts.
The second instalment of a new weekly slot on a-n News, providing a snapshot of what’s happening internationally in the visual arts over the next seven days: 20-27 September.
This weekend sees the opening of Somerset Art Weeks, a two-week-long visual art and crafts festival with a micro-tasting feast of locally-sourced foods.
The Drawing Room in Bermondsey is set to open Outset Study – a free, open-access research hub with a specialist contemporary drawing library and study area.
Now entering its seventh year, the competition for artists born or based in the Liverpool City Region is once again seeking nominations – but this year with a slightly updated nomination process.
Kenneth Budd’s 35-metre long Chartist mural in Newport city centre took another step nearer to being demolished after the Welsh Government’s historic environment service rejected a bid to have the mural listed.
Taking place in November, the theme of this year’s engage International Conference is ‘visual arts education looking to the future’. With discounted places available for a-n members as part of a shared membership offer, we take a look forward to the conference programme.
Zeitgeist Arts Projects has announced artists selected for the second Open Exhibition, opening later this month as part of the Deptford X International Art Festival.
Lost Arts, the union-backed campaign against cuts in the arts, is staging a human chain protest outside the National Gallery.
Claims that arts education brings wide benefits in terms of creativity, social skills and academic performance are at best optimistic and are not well grounded in reliable evidence, according to a new report.
A survey by Arts Development UK has revealed that over a third of all local authorities in England and Wales have no dedicated arts officer and no direct arts service, while the remainder have services that are vulnerable to cuts.
This year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries features the work of 46 students and recent graduates from UK art schools. Ranging from minimalist purism to a giant ‘fish finger’, it provides a snapshot of current work that delights and bemuses.
Must-see shows this week include an Artangel commission in central London that examines our reading of found objects, and Tacita Dean’s JG Ballard-inspired investigation of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty.
Rachel Busby has won the £1000 overall award at The Exeter Contemporary Open 2013.
A small rural town in Derbyshire is hosting a weekend of talks, discussion and performance as part of the visual arts programme of its annual festival. We talk to the curator and one of the festival’s commissioned artists.
Introducing a new weekly slot on a-n News, providing a snapshot of what’s happening internationally in the visual arts over the next seven days: 13-19 September.
For the latest instalment in our series on art books, Tim Clark pulls Simon Menner’s new publication, Top Secret, off the shelf and reflects on photographs from the Stasi archive that document the surveillance work of the former East Germany.
As part of the Great North Run Culture programme, Adam Chodzko has created a radio broadcast that imagines an eerie, watery future in which the famous North-East half-marathon is more of a swim than a run.