After a jubilant opening weekend, an influx of visiting European curators and a string of parties, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2012 (GI) settles into its stride. Here, Richard Taylor highlights a few of the events and exhibitions slightly off the beaten track but not to be missed.
Introducing a-n’s Crowdfunding seminars running throughout 2012 with a new promo video posted to our ANartistsinfo channel on YouTube.
Cr8net conference for the creative industries 24 April, London.
Gallery annouces exhibiting artists for Oriel Davies Open 2012.
A new professional development programme from a-n The Artists Information Company.
Flow is one of the twelve Artists taking the lead commissions, funded by the UK Arts Councils to celebrate the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Maša Kepic reports on the recent #copyrightgreyareas Twitter debate hosted by @an_magazine
Contemporary media arts organisation VIVID, one of the previously Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) in Dany Louise’s ’Ladders for development’ report, announces that it is set to cease trading this spring.
Wysing Arts Centre selects four artists for next residency slot and announces unprecedented levels of applications for its programme.
Artists international development fund launches new chapter in the relationship between the Arts Council England and the British Council.
Despite massive drive by the government, investment by businesses in the arts drops to lowest level for seven years.
Exhibiting artists announced for The London Open at the Whitechapel Gallery, 4 July – 14 September 2012.
Arts Council England and the BBC today announced the 53 successful applicants who will create hundreds of hours of original commissions for online project The Space.
The national conference for the arts and culture sector ‘State of the Arts: Artists Shaping the World’ takes place tomorrow (14 February). Here are some useful links and programme highlights for those attending, and for those following via live stream and twitter.
Technology has transformed the way we live – and ways in which artists make work – since the UK’s copyright rules were last amended. The Government has developed proposals “intended to make copyright rules more flexible, and better suited to today’s needs.”
First annual AIR members’ forum at Colchester’s Firstsite on Saturday.
A project by filmmaker Sam Firth is causing a stir following reports in The Telegraph and Scottish editions of The Daily Mail and The Sun that the artist is being paid £160 an hour of public funding for standing still next to a loch.
Ulverston-based Lanternhouse has announced it will close on 31 March 2012 in order for the charity to consider future possibilities and options. The organisation failed to secure future funding in April last year during Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) awards announcements.
Despite numerous delays following its closure for renovation in 2010, The Photographers’ Gallery has announced that it will finally unveil its new home on Ramilles Street in Soho, central London on Saturday 19 May 2012.
There’s been a flurry of media excitement about the upsurge in artist’s activity in northern cities driven by opportunities arising out of the economic downturn, most recently with Radio 4’s PM visiting Sheffield. We talked to artist Matthew Conduit, who raised concerns about the sustainability of this activity on PM, about the reality of the situation for artists
Published today on The Guardian’s Culture professionals blog.
Congratulations to Leo Fitzmaurice on winning the 2011 Northern Art Prize!
ArtsProfessional asks cultural sector to make the case for the impact of the arts and culture on quality of life in Office for National Statistics survey.