For her show at Glasgow’s Transmission gallery, Scottish artist Rabiya Choudhry presents selected works from a six-year period including paintings, printed fabrics and a neon window sign in tribute to her dad. Jessica Ramm asks where her vibrant but troubled paintings come from and what it means to fly solo at this important artist-run space.
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In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Over 150 artists pledge support for censored Serralves Museum director; Arts Council England sparks controversy with ‘practical guide’ to concept of cultural democracy; Iniva to move Stuart Hall Library to new site on Chelsea College of Arts’ campus.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Bolton, London and Southampton.
The pilot programme for a potential new biennial in Plymouth, which launches in tandem with this year’s Plymouth Art Weekender, features newly commissioned site-specific work by international artists, exhibited in various historic and little-used sites across the city.
Our new monthly column presents 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 Finland, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, Iceland and Spain, and include solo shows from Pilvi Takala and Anna Boghiguian.
London-based artist Caroline Burraway’s charcoal drawing takes the First Prize, chosen from 69 works in what was formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize.
For the inaugural York Mediale festival, which presents work by artists who incorporate technology in their practices, female digital artists and activists Deep Lab tackle the ‘invisibility’ of refugees with a video work projected on York’s city walls. Laura Davidson reports.
With London’s Regent’s Park taken over by two vast temporary marquees as the international art world descends on the capital for Frieze London and Frieze Masters, we preview both fairs and other art, craft and design fairs and events taking place across the city from 1-7 October.
This year’s exhibition at Tate Britain is dominated by film from all four nominees – Forensic Architecture, Naeem Mohaiemen, Charlotte Prodger and Luke Willis Thompson. Fisun Güner applauds a strong shortlist and compelling exhibition.
The painter and 2017 Turner Prize nominee is the first artist to be commissioned to produce a unique print to be displayed in diplomatic buildings across the world.
The 19th edition of this annual festival in south-east London features a curated programme of work by emerging artists plus a sprawling and diverse Fringe – all within a 1km radius of Deptford station. Carrie Foulkes reports.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Polly Apfelbaum’s large-scale site-specific works at Ikon, Birmingham, a new film by Ulla von Brandenburg at Whitechapel Gallery, London, and works by three collaborative duos in Inverness.
Paris-based artist France Bizot receives £6,000 first prize in competition showcasing 2D and 3D artworks created in pencil, coloured pencil, pastel, graphite and charcoal.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Romanian conceptual artist Geta Brătescu dies aged 92, plus Sally Tallant, director of the Liverpool Biennial, amongst curators of 2019 Armory Show.
Highlights for the week ahead selected from a-n’s Events section posted by members, with exhibitions and events in Derby, Eastbourne, London, Plymouth and Stratford on Avon.
The exhibition features the work of 40 artists that was removed from the ‘Hope to Nope’ show at the Design Museum in protest at the museum’s relationship with Italian aerospace, defence and security company Leonardo.
Flow Observatorium, a project from artist Jon Adams and dance practitioner Donna Bish, has gained charitable status and is celebrating its launch as a charity with an event in Portsmouth.
Artist Fiona MacDonald’s Feral Practice is an established mode of visual art production that acts as a conduit between human and non-human interaction. From the sonification of mushrooms to the filming of wood ants, her practice is wide ranging. Richard Taylor finds out more.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Cuban activists issue manifesto against artistic censorship; artist Simon McKeown joins UK advisory group helping to enhance equality and diversity; Liverpool Biennial appoints curator for 2020 edition.
South London Gallery’s new annexe in the former Peckham Road Fire Station, originally built in 1867 and London’s oldest surviving purpose built station, doubles the gallery’s exhibition space and will also house its Post-Graduate Residency programme.
With two Instagram feeds, Nicky Hirst uses the app to observe, collect and re-shift images related to her practice, which deals with the serendipity of found imagery and everyday occurrence. Richard Taylor finds out more.
Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, the chair of Glasgow School of Art’s board, Muriel Gray, has said there’s “absolutely no way” that the rebuilt Mackintosh building “wouldn’t be a working art school”.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, ranging from a debut Scottish solo show at Glasgow’s Transmission Gallery to Christian Marclay’s world-renowned film installation The Clock at Tate Modern, plus exhibitions in Bristol, Southampton and Birmingham.
The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Hull, London, Margate and Newhaven.