A groundbreaking new partnership between Meteor, Axis, Foundation for Community Dance, NAWE, Sound Sense and Writernet has secured £360,000 from the New Opportunities Fund to create ‘Arts Explorer’. Funding and collaboration between partners will enable some 10,000 pages of text, […]
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Installation artist Caitlin Heffernan and mixed-media artist Sandra Beccarelli have joined forces to create ‘Collective Pulse’, an “unsettling and inspiring environment of pictures to dance to, in an installation to dream in”. Both artists are excited by light and works […]
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) recently announced over forty new awards worth over £3.5 million, as part of its mission to spot and invest in UK innovation and creative talent. This brings the total awards […]
Lucy Wilson talks to Anna Best about her unconventional Year of the Artist residency working with staff at a-n The Artists Information Company.
Contemporary re-enactment, art event or memorial? David Butler gives an insider account of Jeremy Deller’s ambitious Artangel Times commission.
Abigail Reynolds talks to two artists who “negotiate the treacherous waters” of audience participation in event-based work.
Graham Parker discusses his approach to his role as Visual Arts Officer at Salford University.
Lizzie Muller and Andy Roshay of the Digital Arts Network describe how the network addresses the need for regional collaboration in digital arts development.
In his opening speech at the International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth, Garth Clark, owner of the Garth Clark Gallery in New York, remarked on the way potters tend to “herd together” not, he emphasised, like distracted lemmings, but like caribou, moving with a purpose towards their goal.
Art has always had the ability for convergence and understanding amongst people, irrespective of language barriers. Internationalism in art is that space that transcends fixed geographies, identities and positions to create a new coherence from diverse dialogues. As an artist […]
Pete Clarke gives an account of his involvement in an exhibition that is part of an ongoing network of exchanges between artists from the north west of England and different European cities.
In the last feature in this series, the focus is on artist Anatoly Osmolovsky living and working in Moscow.
Communion was a living, growing artwork, installed within the pedestrian bridge at Tynemouth Metro station near Newcastle upon Tyne. The work consisted of twenty-two paper basins, suspended by strands of muslin and counterbalanced by blown glass vessels. Sealed within each […]
I am curious about British reserve and the idea that a silent community exists on trains. As artist in residence on Connex trains during May, I actively engaged with passengers on the London to Brighton Express. Connex sponsored the cost […]
Originally trained as a scientist, I see the similarities between artistic and scientific activity: the intense concentration in pursuit of the possible or the maybe. So when the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine invited me to exhibit in […]
My past projects led me to reflect on the fact that commissions were affecting the way I made work, I felt that I needed to work without deadlines or commission agendas.
Graham Taylor gives a personal account of his experience of setting up an educational initiative during his time living in Africa.
This month Kate Fowle has been talking to Christopher Cozier about his experiences as an artist in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
In this exhibition we explored the relationship between people and their homes. By altering everyday objects, such as clothing, furniture and the decor of the home; we asked the viewer to look afresh at them. We explored our domestic history, […]
It was whilst studying on a ceramics and glass course at the University of Sunderland that I was seduced by the beauty of glass. Since then, my work has developed into simple geometric forms in slumped float glass made in […]
Since completing an MA, my career has included solo and group shows both in the UK and New York. My images are informed by cultural theory and I work on themes gleaned from graphic illustration, Manga, Pop Art, Postmodernism and […]
I collaborate with artist Cas Holmes under the name ‘Art for Alternative Spaces’ and have just finished a Year of the Artist residency in a caravan park on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. It is a remote area, bleak […]
There has always been a quirky side to my work. I love anything that is eccentric, especially costume that is ridiculous and impractical. Performance costume and fashion have always influenced my work. I aspire to the drama and glamour built […]
As part of the Year of the Artist I was the visual artist-in-residence in First Direct Bank’s call centre. A call centre is an invisible public space. As users of a call centre we make contact, transact and are off […]
In the February 2001 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE London-based charity Bag Books, which specialises in creating and producing tactile stories for people with profound disabilities, advertised for a full time Craft Worker. The post was given to Rebekah Thomas who talks about the company’s objectives in fullfilling the literary and creative needs of people with physical and learning abilities.