Artist Hetain Patel, who is also a member of a-n’s Artists Council, discusses his highlights of the last year, including the ‘mega surprise of winning the 2019 Film London Jarman Award.
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The artist and co-director of Salford-based Paradise Works discusses her highlights of the last year including the ‘enormous confidence boost’ of being announced recipient of the Clore Visual Arts Fellowship, supported by a-n.
London-based French artist Paul Maheke uses performance, installation, video, and sound to explore the potential of the body as an archive in order to address how history, memory and identity are formed and constituted. Here he reflects on his personal highlights from the last 12 months, including being nominated for the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard Prize.
Marie-Anne McQuay discusses ‘a year like no other’ in which, on sabbatical from her role at Bluecoat and as Exhibition Director for Wales in Venice, she guest-curated Sean Edwards’ solo presentation at the Venice Biennale.
Senior Curator of the Hayward Gallery, London, and curator of Cathy Wilkes’ British Council commission at the British Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia 2019, discusses her highlights of the last year.
Artist Jerome Ince-Mitchell discusses his highlights of 2019, including becoming chair of a-n’s Artists Council and his personal pride at his grandfather seeing him graduate from the Royal College of Art.
The Nottingham born artist discusses her highlights from the past 12 months, including being named official artist for the 2019 general election, and how ‘mixing it up a bit’ has taken her out of her comfort zone.
The last 12 months has seen the Cardiff-based artist presenting new work at the Venice Biennale that drew on his experiences of growing up on a council estate in 1980s Cardiff. Here he reflects on his personal highlights from an eventful year and calls for more support for working class artists.
Four artists have been shortlisted for the £15,000 commission, which will premiere at Glasgow Film Festival in 2021 and subsequently tour with LUX Scotland.
A selection of exhibitions to catch over the festive period, including shows in Birmingham, London, Middlesbrough, Wakefield and Gateshead.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in Glasgow, Salisbury, Scunthorpe and London – all taken from our busy Events section featuring events and shows posted by a-n members.
Jerwood Arts is seeking host organisations for the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries 2020-2022, its programme which supports those from socio-economic backgrounds who are currently under-represented across the arts to develop and thrive through paid fellowships with arts or cultural organisations.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including an exploration of reductive and systems-based art in London, the deciphering of a forgotten photographic archive in Birkenhead, and an exhibition of paintings that take their time in Leeds.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in Coventry, Bristol, Eastbourne and London – all taken from our busy Events section featuring events and shows posted by a-n members.
Yorkshire-based institution recipient of £100,000 prize given to a regional UK arts organisation to mount a major solo show dedicated to a mid-career woman artist.
This year’s Turner Prize is to be shared by the four shortlisted artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Tai Shani and Oscar Murillo who urged the judges not to choose any of them as a single winner.
Jerwood Arts has announced over £1 million of support for early-career artist development across the UK arts sector in 2020, plus its programme of exhibitions and events supporting early career visual artists.
Our regular selection of shows to see around the UK, including Dutch painter, sculptor and graphic artist Jacqueline de Jong at Pippy Houldsworth, London, plus photographic works by American artist Hal Fischer at GoMA, Glasgow.
In the lead up to the general election on 12 December a-n has published a toolkit to make sure the new government understands – and reflects – the needs and contribution of the UK’s visual artists.
This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Liverpool, London and Cardiff – all taken from our busy Events section featuring events and shows posted by a-n members.
The winner of the award supporting emerging graduates will receive a bursary of £2,000, plus bespoke mentoring for 12 months.
Want to avoid the high streets this Christmas and support artists and visual arts organisations instead? Here are some gift ideas to get you started.
We take a look back at some of the highlights from the recent a-n Assembly, which focused on activism in the arts and the artist as activist, activator and change maker.
The London-based artist who works across moving image, sculpture, photography and performance receives £10,000 prize during a ceremony at London’s Barbican Centre.
This Christmas, ditch the high street and discover original artworks and handcrafted gifts by independent artists and makers who will be opening their studios or putting up market stalls at a range of venues. Lauren Lomax makes a selection from across the UK.