A new report from the London Assembly is calling for the Mayor of London to manage gentrification and protect the city’s cultural ecosystem from the effects of regeneration.
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With a solo show at ICA and as part of a group exhibition at Eastside Projects, Sonia Boyce is exploring ideas around play, improvisation and sculpture – including a collaborative project with ukuele-playing skateboarders. Anneka French talks to the artist during the first of two lively, nerve-wracking performances in Birmingham, as skaters fly by and instruments are played.
The London gallery that represented artists including Bedwyr Williams, Sean Edwards and Holly Hendry has closed.
For the first in a new roving, monthly series of art scene snapshots from across the UK, artist Damian Magee introduces his home city of Belfast and picks five current exhibitions that capture the social, political, and cultural interests of artists in Northern Ireland’s largest city.
It’s International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March and to mark the occasion Pippa Koszerek previews 10 art-related events and exhibitions taking place in London, Leeds and Manchester.
Call for renaming of Ex-Libris Gallery to celebrate and value Newcastle’s female creative practitioners.
Creative Foundation has announced details of the artists taking part in the fourth edition of the Folkestone Triennial, which takes ‘double edge’ as its title and theme for 2017.
Disabled artist Beth Davis-Hofbauer recently produced the self-initiated report, Autism Matters: Making Galleries and Museums ASD/SPD Friendly. She explains what prompted her research, why it is a problem that needs to be addressed, and what galleries can do to become genuinely accessible to all.
This week’s selection includes a two-venue Mark Wallinger exhibition in Dundee and Edinburgh and five decades-worth of work by Tony Cragg at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
The Cultural Campaigning Network has organised a roundtable session with Keir Starmer MP to put forward the case for culture within any Brexit negotiations. a-n members are invited to submit their questions.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: high-profile artists support charity art auction for children in hospices, plus artist and curator Ingrid LaFleur to run for mayor of Detroit.
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including events in Newcastle upon Tyne, Gloucestershire, Pembrokeshire and Kent.
A recently launched survey from the Creative Industries Federation examines the role freelancers play in the UK’s creative industries.
Four artists each receive £25,000 to create new work and a £5,000 artist fee, plus a 13-week exhibition at Baltic, opening summer 2017.
In May and June 2017, a-n will be delivering five Assembly events at locations across England, featuring speakers and training on a range of subjects.
Gustav Metzger, the German-born artist best known for his work as part of the 1960s auto-destructive art movement, has died at his home in London.
At the recent symposium, ‘Art is not a Commodity: Examining Economic Exceptionalism in Art’, Rosalie Schweiker argued that artists need to “stop faking orgasms” and instead start clearly vocalising their dissatisfaction with the art world. Here, we publish an edited version of her presentation.
The disability-led arts organisation appoints creative director and filmmaker David Hevey as its new chief executive as current CEO Tony Heaton steps down after nearly ten years in the role.
35 artists from 19 countries will take part in the once-a-decade sculpture festival in the German city of Münster, with additional partner events in the nearby city of Marl taking place for the first time.
Dave Beech’s book Art and Value was the subject of a recent symposium at London’s ICA that raised important questions about such diverse areas as the role of arts organisations, corporate sponsorship and paying artists. Laura Harris attended and found pockets of insight in an incohesive day.
The Scottish border town of Hawick is to host the seventh edition of the annual Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, which will feature over 120 films, including 24 world premieres and 12 moving-image installations.
The Brexit vote and Trump’s election polarised debate on immigration, censorship and democracy. But while artists have overwhelmingly supported Remain, artist and writer Sarah Peace argues that it’s time to stop sneering at Brexiteers and instead focus on providing a cohesive and compelling case for a thriving creative sector in post-Brexit Britain.
This week’s selection includes a painting show in London, alternatives to screen-based technologies in Manchester, and a film about artists’ sketchbooks in Trowbridge.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Cardiff, London, Plymouth and Salford.
An exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio presents over five decades of prints from the organisation’s archive, and includes work by 52 artists spanning screenprinting, lithograph, etching and much more.