Chris Sharratt is a writer and editor based in Glasgow and edits a-n's art news website. @chrissharratt
Hull-based artists, musicians, writers and theatre makers have expressed concern that their community will be under-represented after receiving a host of funding rejections from Hull City of Culture.
In a speech to launch a new report, Funding Arts and Culture in an Age of Austerity, Arts Council England chair Sir Peter Bazalgette has been outlining how local authorities can work with ACE to develop new ways to support the arts and culture sector.
Ingleby Gallery, which represents 26 artists including Charles Avery and Katie Paterson, is to sell its home for the last eight years and move into a smaller, less costly space.
This year’s Glasgow International sprawls across 75 venues, features the work of over 200 international and local artists, and features a curatorial theme focusing on the city’s post-industrial status. Chris Sharratt reports.
The London-based artist Lawrence Lek uses the visual language of computer games to produce site-specific works that simulate real-world environments and create fantasy narratives. His film for Glasgow International sees the Clyde-built QE2 cruise liner sail from Dubai to Scotland to be turned into an extension for the Glasgow School of Art. Chris Sharratt finds out why.
S1 Artspace has announced more details of it planned relocation to Sheffield’s brutalist Park Hill estate, following last week’s budget announcement of £1 million of government funding for the scheme.
For NVA’s Hinterland, a derelict former Catholic seminary near Glasgow has been bathed in light and sound before it is partly transformed into a new space for art and performance.
Miranda Pennell’s new 60-minute film, The Host, delves deep into the BP archive to tell a gripping story that examines British colonial history in Iran and the birth of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Chris Sharratt asks the questions.
Thanks to capital funding from a special regeneration fund, Glasgow’s Telfer Gallery has relocated to a new space in the city’s East End as part of the soon to open Many Studios complex. Chris Sharratt finds out more.
Studiomakers, a new initiative from Outset and the Mayor of London’s cultural team, aims to create more affordable creative workspaces in the capital.
Central House in Aldgate – currently home to The Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design – has been sold to a property developer as part of the London Met’s relocation plans.
A march in Cardiff on Saturday saw the city’s arts community come together to protest at proposed Cardiff Council cuts to the arts and culture budget.