Chris Sharratt is a writer and editor based in Glasgow.
The new partnership has an emphasis on collaboration and will commission 20 new works from three call-outs over one year, with works to be shown on a variety of BBC platforms on air and online.
Tom Inns, whose time as director of Glasgow School of Art has been marked by two major fires at the school’s historic Mackintosh building, has resigned.
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.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, with exhibitions in Cardiff, London, Newcastle, Manchester and North Uist.
The project which documents the names of the 34,361 people who have lost their lives trying to reach Europe since 1993 has been attacked again.
The venue on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street, which has been closed since the Glasgow School of Art fire in June, was hoping to reopen to the public on 14 September. However, Glasgow City Council has now stated that it is still not safe and there is currently no date for reoccupation.
Four photographers have been shortlisted for the annual international prize which this year includes portraits of South African majorettes, London shoppers, and a young boy in a remote village in Sierra Leone’s Eastern Province.
Work to stabilise the fire-ravaged building is continuing on schedule as the impact on businesses, residents and arts organisations within the security cordon continues to be felt.
In his first interview since the Mackintosh building fire on 15 June, Glasgow School of Art director Tom Inns has confirmed that the Mack will be rebuilt.
As numbness turns to anger following Friday night’s fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building, Chris Sharratt hopes that the building can rise again after this second even more devastating blaze.
The artists Lubaina Himid and Rose Wylie, plus Liverpool Biennial director Sally Tallant and Peer founder and director Ingrid Swenson, are among those working in the visual arts who receive honours this year.
London’s Griffin Gallery is to close after six years to make way for a new White City based interdisciplinary project space, Elephant West, which is due to open autumn 2018.