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Gateway bridge
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Art2Architecture

September saw realisation of two public art commissions involving artist Peter Fink. In Edinburgh, the second phase of his artwork for the Fruitmarket Gallery was officially switched on. A light pavement running the length of the gallery façade, it completes […]

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Aphrodite's Rock
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British system abandoned

Cyprus College of Art – whose courses and opportunities for UK artists have been promoted through [a-n] MAGAZINE for many years – are drawing up plans to abandon the British model of art education. This constitutes a major break for […]

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Open
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New openings

It’s ‘welcome back’ then to Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA). After a substantial refurbishment, the centre reopened on 25 October, as a multimedia, international venue. To achieve this, architect David Page yoked together seven buildings to establish a cohesive […]

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installation in Princes Quay shopping centre
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Hart 2001

A new artist-initiated event took place across Hull during September. Here, David Briers explores how the event fits into the city’s existing arts infrastructure and discusses some of the national and European links it generated.

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Untitled
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Designers Block

Abigail Branagan discusses the development of this innovative platform for contemporary design and explores its value to exhibitors.

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Tate Thames Dig
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People and place

Roxane Permar considers a selection of the projects discussed at a recent conference, exploring what they tell us about current trends in public art commissioning.

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Tim Rollins in Memphis
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Positive engagements

Government enthusiasm for involving young people in arts activities has focused the attention of many galleries. Kate Tregaskis reports from Scotland on recent debates around programmes abroad and raises some questions about good practice.

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The Audition Curtain & The Infinity Finder
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Sonia Boyce

Continuing our series on the career development of well-established artists, writer Roy Exley meets Sonia Boyce to discuss how she has steered her career from British Home Stores shop assistant to celebrated artist.

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Candlefold
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Artists in Transition

Rick Faulkner, artist and director of Chrysalis Arts, outlines the international ‘Artists in Transition’ project and how it adapted to the change in circumstances imposed by the outbreak of Foot and Mouth.

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Suspended Sentences
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Suspended Sentences

‘Suspended Sentences’ is the culmination of a year-long collaborative residency between Shirley Diamond, the vendors and the staff at the Big Issue of the North Trust in Manchester. During the residency, hundreds of hitherto unheard and sometimes untold stories were […]

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installing work on Hasting Beach
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inFormation

Over the summer, I have been working on a series of paintings, installed on the walls of a semi-derelict mill in Salford. The mill has been converted into a work and exhibition space for artists and designers in the Manchester […]

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The woods - a year and a day
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A year and a day

Photographing landscapes was displaced for me some years ago by having children. Instead I started to make photographic work about my familiar surroundings – from the laundry and toys, to favourite picnic venues. As a family, we’ve been visiting the […]

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A Dream of Distance between Light and Dark
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Black rice and shadows

I have been creating shadows with dyed rice since leaving Goldsmiths two years ago. Last year I was commissioned by the Chinese Arts Centre (Manchester) and the Bull Theatre (London) to create interactive installations with real and imaginary shadows. I […]

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Seville
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Joy Gregory

My practice is concerned with social and political issues; the visual language I use resides within a traditional aesthetic of truth and beauty.

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The Eye in the Stone
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Far and wide

There is a long history of placing contemporary art in remote and rural locations as a method of encouraging tourism. The sculpture trail is now an established form of presentation. Here, Victoria Bernie – an artist based in Edinburgh – describes her participation in a small-scale project in Sweden and Public Art Officer Piers Masterson gives his view on the history and public reception of a much larger project spread across northern Norway.

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Light-Proof / A Prova di Luce
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Light-Proof / A Prova di Luce

A regular visitor to Italy since 1981, when Alan Rogers moved there on a more permanent basis his “youthful, romantic love affair” with its warm Mediterranean light was soon replaced by the realisation that day-to-day conditions for contemporary artists were far from ideal.

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Woodshack
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Fresh Art

As a jeweller, I started to become more interested in the final image of a particular person wearing my work rather than the actual jewellery-making process. The images I make are very subtly manipulated by computer: the viewer initially perceives […]

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Dave, Denise and Barbara
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TV heaven

This year has been a good one for me. In January I was awarded the Centre of Attention Painting Prize 2001, my work was selected for the BP Portrait Award 2001, and was commended in the Royal West of England […]

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Matt Fraser wearing Short Armed and Dangerous
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Adorn, Equip

‘Adorn, Equip’ is an exhibition at the City Gallery, Leicester, that examines issues around the design of equipment and accessories for disabled people. As a knitted textile artist, I was commissioned to produce garments and gloves for, and in consultation […]

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invisible thread and feather wrap
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Leave a trace

Inspired by both family and the bonds we feel towards certain personal possessions, my work is delicate, ghost-like and ephemeral and alludes to the fragile and transient nature of memory. My first collection of one-off jewellery and body pieces is […]

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Airborne
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Airborne

I approached the Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire to see if they would host me as their artist-in-residence as part of Year of the Artist. I knew that their collection of aircraft would give new stimulus for my work […]

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braclets produced by resident artist Shelley Moore
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Accessible art

I graduated from Liverpool Hope University College with a degree in Design and I am now a self-employed designer/silversmith, specialising in silver tableware. Currently I job share as jewellery instructor at Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. […]

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