Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at the Hepworth, Wakefield, an exploration of the role that women have played in the history of resistance movements at Nottingham Contemporary, plus a series of interventions in the galleries of the Museum of English Rural Life, Reading.
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Other News In Brief: Ireland’s EVA International announces theme and guest curator for its 39th edition; Arts Council England awards £5m to Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 plus announces latest small capital grants; fluorescent Ugo Rondine public sculpture unveiled in Liverpool.
The Plymouth-based organisation has made the ‘unavoidable decision’ to cut its visual arts programme as part of a major rethink which involves relocating its cinema programme to a new site at Plymouth College of Art.
Selected from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, this week’s selections are from Shropshire, London, Ipswich, Taunton and Nottingham.
A selection of international exhibitions at museums and art galleries that either allow free or discounted entry with an IAA card, now available to a-n members. This month we visit Denmark, Norway, Germany, Hungary, Turkey and France.
Redevelopment will result in 42% more studio space, plus a new gallery, dedicated learning space, public garden, and café at south London site.
Newcastle-based Mani Kambo uses religious rituals inspired by her Sikh upbringing in work that straddles film installation and performance, as well as screenings and cyanotype printing. Richard Taylor talks to the artist, who is one of 25 a-n members recently awarded a mentoring bursary.
Shape Arts, Disability Arts Online (DAO) and a-n The Artists Information Company launch new project aiming to tackle the isolation, low confidence and marginalisation of emerging disabled artists, as well the lack of accessible opportunities in mainstream arts settings.
Artist Gary Lawrence’s painting, Kos Town Paradise Hotel Front Terrace, is the visitors’ favourite, chosen from the 60 works on show at this year’s exhibition in Liverpool.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories, including: Birmingham City Council tells arts organisations to prepare for further 30% cut, Nesta launches £3.7m fund offering small repayable loans to arts organisations, plus video suggests Banksy originally planned to shred entire Girl With Balloon artwork.
Cambridgeshire-based Gudrun Filipska uses Instagram in her own practice and as a tool to connect artists working in remote locations. Laura Davidson reports.
The news that the Anglo-Dutch fossil fuel firm has not renewed its corporate membership of the National Gallery was discovered through a Freedom of Information request by the campaign group Culture Unstained.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: A showcase of work from the University of Hertfordshire’s art collection; the inaugural exhibition at the Horniman Museum, London featuring a multi-sensory installation by Serena Korda; and a retrospective of Sex Pistols artist Jamie Reid in Hull.
A two-day summit at Sheffield’s Site Gallery and other venues across the city in November will feature artist-led labs and discussions around socially engaged practice, with the aim of launching a new biennale in 2020. Jack Hutchinson speaks to summit organiser RM Sánchez-Camus about the event.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from London, Newcastle, Frome, Leeds and Neuenkirchen in Germany.
London-based artist Alice Mann has won the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018 for her series Drummies which portrays all-female teams of drum majorettes from South Africa’s Western Province.
The touring project will involve events at 25 coastal art venues, with participants invited to sculpt beaches into thousands of mounds of sand based on five of the world’s mountain ranges.
The latest in a-n’s series of artist-organised events explored the challenges and advantages of physical outposts for a sustained artist-led practice. Robyn Woolston, herself based in the rural outpost of the Cairngorms National Park, reports.
Other News In Brief: Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts now set to reopen on 22 October; vandals deface San Francisco murals with Trump slogans; calls for museums and cultural institutions to re-assess ties with Saudi Arabia; Documenta 14 obelisk to continue to be displayed in Kassel despite being removed from original site.
Arts professionals and organisations have criticised Bath Council’s decision to close its Arts Development service in order to save £78,000, part of a programme of cuts designed to save £16m by 2020. A silent protest is planned for 31 October.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Anni Albers’ at Tate Modern, the inaugural exhibition at Manchester’s Rogue Studios, and an exploration of regret by Tom Hackett at the Storefront, Luton.
The new app is produced by the Art360 Foundation with support from DACS and is available to download for free from iTunes and Google Play.
The three-hour debate in the House of Lords, convened by Labour Peer Melvyn Bragg, explored the impact on the arts of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Artists sign open letter protesting dismissal of director Catherine de Zegher from the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent; report says ‘outdated recruitment practices’ are holding back diversity in the arts; buyer of destroyed Banksy artwork to go through with purchase.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Bridport, Cardiff Bay, Corby, London and Presteigne.