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video still from Four Women
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Kemp Town places

Artists’ open houses aren’t a new concept in Brighton. Originally started in the Fiveways district of the town some twenty years ago, during last year’s Brighton Festival there were over 100 open house exhibitions and studios to choose from. As […]

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Staircase Living
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Painting prize shortlisted

The winner of this year’s £30,000 Jerwood Painting Prize will be announced on 22 May. The 540 applicants from an open submission were whittled down to a short list of Peter Archer, Ian Davenport, Katie Pratt, Basil Beattie, Marta Marce […]

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latex chair
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Future functions

The outcomes of the Edward Marshall Trust and Earth Centre’s challenge to furniture makers – to design pieces that communicate sustainability and environment issues to the public in persuasive and striking ways – are visible at London’s Commonwealth Galleries in […]

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The 3rd Annual Group Photograph
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The two of us

If you were at Battersea Power Station on 25 March you may have stumbled into Ann-Marie LeQuesne’s 4th Annual Group Photograph. Friends, strangers, and colleagues invited to the location were encouraged to pose for the camera. Tying in nicely, the […]

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(Untitled) No.2
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Dot com artists

This month sees the launch of 20firstcenturyart.com, an artist-run fine art website, born out of the frustration of the commercial art world “where talent is often superseded by commercialism”. Its founder Caroline Jackman’s aim is to “take a proactive role […]

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Arts funding to change

The fall-out from the Arts Council of England’s shock announcement in March to radically adjust the structure of the arts funding system is just now beginning to be felt. Regional arts boards and artists are amongst a gathering throng of […]

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Black Rage
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Suitable space

With a breadth of approaches to finding the perfect workspace, Brigid Howarth talks to artists about their different needs and experiences and explores a variety of studio set-ups.

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Lads
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Trading places

The rise of independent artist-run spaces across the UK, and a seemingly impenetrable gallery circuit in London, appear poles apart. Gordon Dalton in Edinburgh and Tim Birch in Manchester visit two young, ‘commercially-minded’ spaces that have picked up on this, and are encouraging an art market in exciting and challenging contemporary work outside London.

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Pants
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Now you see it…

Advice for photographic and digital image-makers on promoting your work in an expanding environment.

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Open Channel
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Not so flat in Holland

Wendy Murray gives the lowdown on support structures and organisations for artists in the Netherlands.

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EMARE: Budapest

My third day spent scouring the electrical shops of Budapest for a fan had proved fruitless. I’d been having trouble sleeping – the heat and humidity even at night was intense. I’d paced the streets, taken long cold baths, even […]

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Juncture artists at Cape Town opening
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Juncture

Cape Town is enjoying a resurgence of activity in contemporary visual culture. In artworld terms, Johannesburg was always South Africa’s little New York, but many institutions now face closure and/or radical restructuring. Cape Town’s reputation as an anachronistic colonial stronghold […]

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residency at mpe
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Back to business

The second article on artists living and working in different cities across the world focuses on an enterprising development in Germany. With a base in Berlin, Kathrin Böhm and Stefan Saffer are developing projects that look at new collaborations between art and business. Working with leading companies such as Vodafone and Siemens, they are exploring the potential for building practical relationships based on common concerns.

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Into the Oceanic
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Time

My current projects are very diverse, allowing me to operate within dramatically different scales, concepts, sites and media. My career has involved solo shows at home and abroad, and commissions from art foundations, museums and corporate bodies to create installations […]

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Coombe
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Coombe

My interest in funerals began when I was asked to make a coffin for a newborn child who had died and was to be cremated. Prior to this, carrying a coffin, lowering it into the earth and the scattering of […]

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Breaking the Mould

Two years ago I applied for, and was offered, a public sculpture commission by the national environmental regeneration charity, Groundwork. The brief was to create one piece of art to be reproduced in twenty-one locations, as part of the organisation’s […]

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In the Dark
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Translucent exposures

I love the rich ambiguity that arises in written language and this enjoyment extends into the visual language of my photographic artwork. My current touring exhibition, ‘Translucent Exposures’, consists entirely of photograms. The fascination of these images for me is […]

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Action Plan
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Action plan

A Year of the Artist residency gave me the opportunity to work in Gateshead Civic Centre for 1.5 days per week over a period of a year. During the last few months I have been involved in a range of […]

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Fire and Water
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Past and present

In the March 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority advertised for a digital artist, working in sound and image, to participate in the development of a new park on the old Royal Ordnance Site in Essex. Simon Honey, an artist in east London, was one of over 100 applicants.

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The Return of John
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Deliverance

Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds 16 February – 31 March

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Urban Myth
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John Mackechnie

A five-week photographic expedition to the USA in 1982 gave me the opportunity to travel to Miami, New York, Washington, Chicago and San Francisco.

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