The Scottish Arts Council will get an increase for 2001/02 totalling £4.4 million, bringing the annual government grant to £34.3 million fixed for three years. Arts funding in Scotland comes through the Education Department, under the wing of Minister Jack […]
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Although much funding for artists is firmly tied to delivery of a service – such as a community residency or commission – it’s heartening to hear about opportunities, which enable artists to ‘buy time’ instead. Notable examples include the Hamlyn […]
COSTA RICA’S National Gallery was the recent venue for a temporary installation by US artist Doug Fishbone – temporary because the mound of some 40,000 bananas was literally devoured by the public and vanished within a few hours. Installed in […]
Artists’ comfort is now on the agenda for the Design Advice agency, part of the government’s Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme. This aims to provide professional, independent and objective advice on the energy-efficient and environmentally conscious design of buildings. In […]
Five members of German artist /motorcycling group MC o.T. were invited by Cleveland Arts to spend a week in the North of England, on a residency supported by Year of the Artist and Tees Valley Tourism.
Lucy Wilson discusses the international outlook and future plans of this artist-run space in London.
DX Raiden explores the artist-run scenes in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Judith Winter gains an insight into high-rise living through ten artists’ work-in-progress.
The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is a small independent organisation with a big remit! It exists to support the development of individual artists and the live art sector in London.
The Lighting Stabile was my proposal for the MA by Independent Project course at Brighton University. I had been a designer-maker of contemporary jewellery for eight years prior to embarking on the course and had regularly participated in Chelsea Crafts […]
To mark the opening of Greenfield Community and Arts Centre in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, I was commissioned to produce a permanent artwork. As part of this commission, I spent a residency period running design workshops in schools and colleges […]
‘Naturalized’ is a re-mapping of one location and a perspective on nature, artifice and convention. The three installations were the culmination of a residency at Ambleside Youth Hostel, Windermere, during August 2000. The first used dirt and dry pigment to […]
Claylines was an installation of predominantly unfired clay structures, sited within the landscape of Errol Brickworks, the oldest surviving industrial site in Scotland. The installation took the form of a circular sculpture trail constructed around a disused claypit. This is […]
I was appointed as artist-in-residence to carve ten brickwork sculptures for the newly established Buckley Heritage Trail at Etna in Flintshire. Buckley has a rich heritage as a centre for the manufacture of bricks and rustic pots which dates back […]
Can eight artists, working under threat of severe gales and the worst floods for forty years produce any substantial work? Last November provided just such a challenge for Phase two of ‘Genius Loci’, a Year of the Artist project at […]
In the May 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE Norfolk Museums Services advertised for a project artist and five associate artists to work on a public art project for Norwich Castle Museum. Over 100 applications were received and Sue Ridge was one of the successful candidates.
I am in Liverpool for six months. At the moment my studio in the Tate Liverpool contains some large items of gym equipment, a working lion’s-head fountain, a tea urn, several televisions and hundreds of lightbulbs.
Bankley Studio Gallery, Greater Manchester 27 January – 11 February
Micro businesses and self-employed people in the arts might benefit from micro-credit and LETS (Local Exchange Trading Schemes), according to the Banking on Culture project. This action-research project was set up to look at and encourage new sources of financial […]
The involvement of artists was confirmed as crucial to the improvements recognised in this year’s town centre improvement awards organised by the property and retail sectors in the British Council of Shopping Centres. The design award was shared by South […]
In this time of enormous and far-reaching change in terms of climate, culture and communications, the recent Land Art and Land Use in the 21st Century conference jump-started a discussion across all levels of experience and activity. Organised by the […]
Britain’s largest art fair – the thirteenth in the series – opens with a charity preview on 16 January and runs to 21 January. At Art 2001 at the Business Design Centre in London you’ll find over 100 leading contemporary […]
London-based Acme is furthering its aim to provide low-cost studio space in Hackney through the purchase of former industrial premises at Orsman Road. This is the third building to be acquired; others are in Copperfield Road and the Fire Station […]
Unlike many other open exhibitions, the work submitted for the Mostyn Open is viewed blind, with selectors having neither names nor backgrounds of artists to guide them in their decisions. Furthermore, there are no age or geographical limitations on entry, […]
Artists Simon Grennan and Louise K Wilson discuss their commissions and working collaboratively with the staff of Hastings and Rother NHS Trust, whilst project manager Penny Jones outlines the aim of the arts programme and some of the project’s benefits.