Returning from a research trip to Antwerp, ICE report on the activities of NICC, Belgium’s leading artists’ organisation.
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This is the first of a series of articles that focus on artists living and working in different cities across the world. Each gives insight into the artist’s practice, the influence of the city and their thoughts on the relationships between the two. The artist’s have also been asked to identify places they recommend for visitors, as well as key arts organisations to contact for further information.
‘Perceiving the Invisible’ is a series of interactive works that result from my six-month Year of the Artist residency in the physics department of University of Cambridge. The Cavendish Laboratory has been host to cutting-edge discoveries since 1874, including the […]
In July 2000 I had the opportunity to work with artist Huw Davies, on a bronze sculpture and series of bronze panels for the Abertridwr village square regeneration scheme near Caerphilli, South Wales. The project was commissioned by Groundwork Trust […]
In July 2000, on the generously wooded estate of the Thomson’s in Blackridge, Scotland, the matchstick hearth-rug (pictured on the cover of the December issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE) was ignited via a fifty-metre fuse-line constructed of left-over matches, with both […]
‘Home (Between 8 and 10pm)’ was an exhibition curated by MASS, that began by looking at aspects of taste and home-ownership. However, this was not about unfathomable DIY assembly packs from Sweden, nor Sir Terrance Conran’s call for cool austerity […]
In Spring 2000 I responded to an advert in [a-n] MAGAZINE for a solo exhibition at The Pearoom, Heckington. To my delight, I was selected and began to develop a new body of work. I love walking and decided to […]
In the June 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design advertised the Wheatley Bequest Fine Art Fellowship in Painting. From 40 applications received, artist John Russell was appointed. Head of School Mike Holland talks about the two fellowship schemes currently being run by the university.
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.
My work spans many different media – from sculpture to performance.
Two and a half years ago, Newcastle upon Tyne’s Side Gallery decided to reactivate its programme of documentary photography commissions. Side always flourished on the interaction between its exhibitions and the active documentation of northern lives and landscapes, but, since […]
Twelve artists have been selected from a national open submission to get space at Acme’s Fire Station project in east London. John Askew, Sonia Baka, Stephen Conning, Stevie Deas, Elizabeth LeMoine, Gordon McKenna, Pat Naldi, Hayley Newman, Stuart Parkinson, Tim […]
Artist Nathalie de Briey’s commission for the Year of the Artist in Scotland was to produce a book to mark the mid-point of the Year. Instead of describing the work done by residents, she decided to ask each of them […]
Ian Hunter discusses an arts and agricultural initiative being developed by Lancashire-based arts trust Littoral.
Window Sills is neither public art nor community art. It uses collaborative strategies that draw on and sit between a number of artistic practices taking its lead from ‘New Genre Public Art’ – a term used by American artist Suzanne Lacy – which incorporates activist arts, site-specific art, performance art and happenings. The project is also aligned to ideas about art and context developed in universities in the UK.
Whenever artists discuss London they tend to regurgitate the usual polemic of the ‘centre’ versus the ‘margins’. Former regionalist Nick Stewart has recanted his old ways and become seduced by the capital’s financial hub, producing a series of video observations that track a complex series of patterns within this urban environment. Careful editing of the recorded image can reveal the liminal, the unconscious, or indeed, the political, within the world of appearances. Time can be condensed or stretched as appropriate.
Brigid Howarth talks to recipients of the Clerkenwell Award showcased in the ‘Creative Collective’ exhibition. Run by Clerkenwell Green Association the scheme assists the start up of small creative businesses in a supportive environment.
Phoenix Arts Association Ltd (Phoenix) is an artist-led organisation with charitable status which provides public access to the arts and arts education, and supplies affordable artists’ studios and programmes to aid development.
My six-month residency started in September 2000 at the Wellcome Trust headquarters in London. I was immediately interested in this new programme which is open solely to postgraduate students, and offers time and space for research and the development of […]
Turning our heads to view something that has caught our attention is a subconscious reflex. When doing so, we tend not to get the full picture and leave it up to our imagination to fill in any missing elements. Our […]
Since completing my degree I have been involved in a series of workshops aimed at improving people’s self esteem and confidence through acquiring a new skill. The experience has allowed me invaluable time to contemplate myself and the relationships built […]
Since July 1999 I have been on a North West Arts Board placement at Chester Zoological Gardens, producing monoprints from sketchbook studies of the zoo’s varied collections of plant and animal species. For the past few months, I have been […]
Being commissioned to provide two light installations for the Shine project in South Cambridgeshire gave me the excuse I needed to visit the Cambridge Observatory and speak to scientists working on the European Space Agency programmes. Their enthusiasm about interpretation […]
For a year I experimented with painting minimal stripes, focusing entirely on intense colour relationships. I learnt a great deal from this but after a while I needed to ‘break out’. So my recent paintings have come full circle characterised […]
In the September 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE Tyne and Wear Museums Service advertised for an Assistant Art Exhibitions Officer at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne. The post, working on exhibition and outreach projects with community groups, artists and art groups, received ninety applications. The successful candidate was Dominic Smith – an artist based in Newcastle.