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Town Square - Bournemouth
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Artists recognised

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 […]

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Sun scroll
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Going holistic

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 […]

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BritArt auction contributor Tracey Emin, as seen in the 80's with then partner Billy Childish
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Lucky 13

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 […]

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orsman development
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Orsman development

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 […]

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Blind Faith

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, […]

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still from 'Seeing For Oneself'
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Tales from the Trust

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.

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Flying Saucers
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Vivre sa vie

A cross-venue festival of work by artists based in France, ‘Vivre sa vie’ took place at various locations across Glasgow and Edinburgh. It comprised exhibitions, screenings and events, evidence of a resurgence in French creative activity, brought together by independent curator Tanya Leighton. Here, Jenny Crowe samples some of the highlights.

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An invitation to the Polish group's dinner.
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Networking Europe

At the end of August, curator Sophie Hope was offered a place on the Oreste 3 residency programme in Italy. An opportunity to meet and work with artists from all over Europe seemed too good an opportunity to miss.

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Image
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Community Arts Resources

A selection of UK organisations working in community arts to assist urban regeneration and social cohesion.

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Panopticism 3
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The Art House

The Art House is a membership organisation for all artists, that addresses the issues faced by disabled people who wish to work in the visual arts and crafts. It aims to be a truly inclusive organisation giving artists the support they need, as individuals, to benefit from its activities. Director Liz Whitehouse describes how the organisation functions and what it has to offer.

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25 Pyramids
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Beach project

I’d had the idea for 25 Pyramids in 1998. I’ve always been fascinated by the spaciousness, at low water, of Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, and wanted to try and come up with something that, if possible, could describe, or add […]

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Wander
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Wander – commission for New Cancer Centre

I have recently completed a series of site-specific artworks at the new North Wales Cancer Centre in Bodelwyddan, near Rhyl. The £200,000 arts project was the initiative of Steve Brake, County Arts Officer for Denbighshire County Council and the project […]

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River Rocks
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River Rocks

The River Lune Millennium Park occupies five miles or so upstream from Lancaster. It is a lovely salmon river, flowing through beautiful countryside. The project has involved improving footpaths and cycleways, installing lighting (very controversial with some locals), and commissioning […]

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Recipes for well-being (installation detail)
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Recipes for well-being

My work responds to specific sites and situations. The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art is located on the top floor of a five-storey building that also houses the city library and local history studies section, a careers centre, an adult […]

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Exhale II
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Thrill

The manipulation of everyday materials is a fundamental aspect of my approach to creating and thinking about my practice. I use materials that are familiar yet after a series of transformations appear unfamiliar. I am particularly interested in substances that […]

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planning the 'Decorate Your Clothes' workshop
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New beginnings at Cockpit Arts

In the September 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE, Cockpit Arts advertised a post for their Education and Training Officer. Ten interviewees were chosen from thirty applicants, the successful candidate was artist and illustrator Kate Osborn.

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You could be anywhere 2000
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Shauna McMullan

The gradual loss of a sense of place (because we live for the most part nowadays in ‘in between’ or ‘virtual’ places), and the disorientation which arises as a consequence, are among the factors which have created an obsession within my work with topography, urban plans, and the printed word.

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Scenes from the passion: The Goal Mouth
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Out of Place: Memory, Imagination and the City

What better symbol for a dysfunctional city than the lonely green of George Shaw’s deserted urban playing field? ‘Scenes from The Passion: The Goal Mouth’ is conversely so irreligious and dispassionate, painted in flat characterless enamel that the title can […]

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www.soundtoys.net

Shockwave is a fantasy term promising technological wizardry to all who download. Notwithstanding the limits of PCs, the tools available to artists, or of the pressure of time spent online, there could be a pot of gold at the end […]

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Nature Centre
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Nature Centre: Jenny Brownrigg

Nature Centre is the culmination of artist and writer Brownrigg’s residency at Grizedale last year. As well as her own writings in response to this particular Lakeland forest location, it includes the work of different visual artists-in-residence from the last […]

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Bike map - London
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Distance yearning

It could be said that people who live in cities have a unique sense of distance in relation to space, tending to measure distance not only in terms of how far away something is, but also by how long it […]

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Creation dub
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Sean Fairman

I wanted to create a painting that resonated the sense of an echo, a rolling rhythm, a song without words, a version of creation.

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