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Case history wins prize

Ukraine artist Boris Mikhailov is this year’s winner of the Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize. Worth £15,000 and organised by The Photographers’ Gallery, the prize aims to annually acknowledge a photographer who is judged to have made the most significant […]

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Harmony on rights

The 96 proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive on resale right (or droite de suite) will allow artists to receive royalties for their work and aims to harmonise disparity in the European art market. Artists will have the […]

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New Spaces

Hoxton Distillery, an independent non-for-profit contemporary art space, located above the Macbeth pub in Hoxton Distillery opened its programme of exhibitions and events in March with Valerie Tevere’s ‘When I say’ This was one site for a three-location collaboration with […]

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Twin Towers
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Glass innovation

A major new glass and water feature has recently been unveiled at Cardiff’s Bute Square. The work by David Pearl and Amber Hiscott uses the most advanced of the new generation of glass enamels and a highly engineered lightweight stainless […]

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Cartography
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Film and Video Umbrella

Film and Video Umbrella (FVU) is a curatorial agency based in London.
The organisation was established in 1989 to promote and develop artists’ single-screen works in film and video, and is now one of the principal touring agencies for artists’ film, video and digital media in the UK.

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Kira O'Reilly
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Kira O’Reilly

Kira O’Reilly is the latest in a long line of female practitioners to investigate issues surrounding representation of the body and gender via that most direct tool of the artist’s palette: performance art. Below she writes about the principle concerns of her practice, whilst also assessing suitable contexts for the mediation of such work.

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VANE Export/Outlanders

Showing abroad is not necessarily just another chance for an artist to exhibit their work, it can also be the start of future opportunities for collaboration. For myself, this couldn’t be more true than my participation in ‘VANE Export’, an […]

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FIX98
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FIX98

FIX is a biennial live performance and video festival organised by Catalyst Arts, Belfast. FIX has been in existence since 1994 but it was felt that FIX98 should have its profile raised and become a more prestigious event through the […]

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Gary Ward
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Akademie Schloss Solitude

Academy Schloss Solitude is located at the edge of a forest in the grounds of a baroque castle on the outskirts of Stuttgart. It is completely isolated with no shops, bars, etc within the near vicinity, and with access to […]

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Images show NICC Building & Gallery, Factor 44 and ICE meeting with Antwerp based artists
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NICC

Returning from a research trip to Antwerp, ICE report on the activities of NICC, Belgium’s leading artists’ organisation.

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Death at the Intersection
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Inside out

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.

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Orange Pollen
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Perceiving the invisible

‘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 […]

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Abertridwr Square, infant school panel
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Vision of the valley

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 […]

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un(h)earthed
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Un(h)earthed

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 […]

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Foco
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Domestic setting

‘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 […]

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Decent
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Send my Roots Rain

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 […]

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Shoot (After Chris Burden's Performance Shoot 1971)
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Extending scope

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.

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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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Tapestry Detail 1
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Tapestry

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 […]

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Fruit bats
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Chester Zoo Residency

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 […]

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Fire Sculpture Event
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Shine

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 […]

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Washed by the Arctic
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Beyond

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 […]

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Dominic Smith
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Behind the scenes

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.

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