Rachel Busby has won the £1000 overall award at The Exeter Contemporary Open 2013.
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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.
Svetlana Fialova has been awarded the £8,000 First Prize at Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013.
ArtSOUTH brings together 15 organisations and ten artists for a series of new art commissions across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, Winchester and Bournemouth. Curator Judy Adam discusses the rationale and process behind the commissions, while artist Graham Gussin explains how he pulled off a tricky collaboration with a collective of choreographers and the British Army.
The fifth edition of The London Art Book Fair at the Whitechapel Gallery harnesses the energy of a fervent sector and provides an opportunity to celebrate the printed page.
Gasworks, the South London studio and exhibition/residency space, has plans to redevelop and expand the building its been based in for nearly 20 years. Before it does, though, it’s raising funds with a high-profile auction. We talk to Director Alessio Antoniolli and artist and former studio holder, Alexandre da Cunha.
This weekend, nomadic curatorial and artistic practice, Companis, presents Rude Food Fiesta – a fusion of food, performance and spectacle taking place in Birmingham. Sian Tonkin, one of the event’s organisers, provides a taster.
The In:Site festival of recent graduate work, organised by Craftspace, returns to Cathedral Square, Birmingham, for its third year. Craftspace Director Deirdre Figueiredo explains what the week-long event means to new makers and artists in the UK.
This week our recommendations include naked youths and found objects in Wakefield, a glass pavilion in the Scottish countryside, and contemporary art-themed crazy golf in Derby.
Swansea’s Art Across The City has unveiled its latest series of public art commissions, with work by Jacob Dahlgren, Juneau Projects, Laura Sorvala and Matthew Houlding.
London-based studio provider Acme celebrates its 40th anniversary with an archive exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, looking at its first decade. Co-founder and Chief Executive, Jonathan Harvey, discusses how a group of recent graduates formed a charitable housing association, launched Acme Gallery and became the self-supporting organisation it is today.
A new film by Vicki Bennett, screening exclusively online, takes footage of gestures and instructions and sets them to specially commissioned music and sound art. We talk to the artist – also known as People Like Us – about process, collaboration and digital viewing habits.
Turning Point West Midlands has selected 24 graduates from universities in the region for the New Art West Midlands 2014 exhibition.
A new mini-festival of live and visual arts by the sea launches this weekend in Essex. We talk to lead artist and curator, Caroline Wright, and the event’s producers, Artsadmin.
A shortlist of six artists has been announced for the next two Fourth Plinth commissions for Trafalgar Square.
Barrow-in-Furness based Art Gene launches its latest ‘cultural tourism’ project this week – a route guide that uncovers fascinating facts and hidden histories about the area as a way to inform “social rather than economic regeneration”. We find out more from Art Gene co-founder Stuart Bastik.
After last year’s hiatus, the artist-focused art fair returns to London during Frieze week, offering a snapshot of grassroots practice in 2013. We find out more from Sluice co-director Karl England and talk to some of this year’s participants.
Today sees the launch of a new a-n bursary scheme that aims to support artists as they explore future collaborations.
From the narrative potential of objects to the personal traumas of modern warfare, this week’s selections take in sculpture, film and the results of a six-week artists’ residency.
Continuing our series on art books, Tim Clark savours the beautiful simplicity of Aleix Plademunt’s Almost There, a galaxy-spanning journey into the photographer’s physical existence.
The Scottish figurative painter John Bellany has died at the age of 71.
Nine artists have been selected for the Devon-based open, which this year attracted submissions from across the UK and as far afield as Spain, USA and Japan.