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Turning on or My tomb is cool oasis in the city's heat
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Digital Assets

After a year of on-line communication and collaboration, in September six Manchester artists arrived in Bulgaria to work with four Bulgarian artists on ‘Urban Cycles’. Initiated by Interspace Media Centre in Sofia, the project will also be presented at IDEA in Manchester next April. Here, project curator Galia Dimitrova and participating artist Jen Southern discuss this cultural exchange.

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London Print Studio Window (detail)
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LPS Commission

I was commissioned by the London Print Studio last August to design and print imagery onto sixteen glass panels, as part of the glass window facade of their new gallery space. The former London Print Workshop was successful in 1998 […]

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Life boat
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Inside The Box, Outside the Box

Situated one hour west of Glasgow, Outside The Box is a new residential centre for artists of all disciplines. The curious name refers to the fact that resident artists should feel free of their everyday obligations, and be able to […]

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Duologue
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Duologue

Duologue was a collaboration between myself (sculptor-in-residence at the Farnham Maltings) and Leonie Flowerday (disabled dancer from StopGAP Dance Company). It was a project funded by South East Arts Disability Pairing Scheme which brought together an able-bodied and non-able bodied […]

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Product Recall
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Public service announcement – Product recall

Whilst artist-in-residence at Grizedale Forest, Cumbria last summer I produced a multiple called Magic Car. A cardboard cutout car packaged in plastic with a fold-over label (bearing an uncanny resemblance to the cardboard trees hanging off the mirrors of a […]

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Grey fringe shawl
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Sculptural shawl

I specialise in printed textiles, and over the duration of my degree I have taken an interest in three-dimensional fabric manipulation, which is mainly used in fashion design. Before I came to England, I studied and worked as a weaving […]

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painted skip
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Landfill

A short residency on a landfill site near Bentley in Suffolk gave local artist Ruth Richmond and myself an opportunity to make some work in response to our experiences there. Ruth chose to work with the skips that collect and […]

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Happy as Mick and Larry
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Advertorial

In the July 2000 issue of [a-n] MAGAZINE, Lewisham College advertised a post for the Visiting Artist Scheme, and received 143 applications in response.
The successful applicant was Eric Martin – an artist who specialises in printmaking. In this new feature looking at the success stories, Martin describes how his job compliments his artistic practice.

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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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Bigg Market
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Jim Medway

My drawings are based on the observations, or are extrapolations from objects such as ice pop wrappers, empty boxes of bangers, and pledges of love scrawled on bus seats.

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No. 13
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Perspective 2000

Selected from open submission by Lynne Cooke, senior curator at Dia Center for the Arts, New York, twenty-nine artists took part in the third annual ‘Perspective’ exhibition at Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast. This year’s £6000 prize was split between two […]

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It's Never Too Late to Have a Happy Childhood
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Protest & Survive

In today’s climate of political apathy, it sometimes appears that people have become wary of expressing an opinion without irony. Not so the artists showing in ‘Protest and Survive’. I can’t remember having walked around whole roomfuls of contemporary art […]

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Eylem Binboga
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Eylem Binboga

We have sustained relationships with the objects in our homes, but seldom consider their effects on our emotional or intellectual lives. Domestic objects have always carried less intellectual weight than their counterparts in galleries, with whom we spend significantly less […]

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Miranda
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Site sensitive

Mark Beasley explores the common fabric between today’s permanent and temporary public art commissons.

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Glutton
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Part of the Process

Roy Exley charts the purpose of paint in the work of four artists.

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Wall stack
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Moving off

Painter Deirdre King reveals her strategy for getting started as a professional artist.

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The group at Jose Davila's studio (Mexico).
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Serious play

What happens when nineteen artists are let loose in fifty acres of land? Abigail Reynolds shares her experiences of Braziers International.

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Photo: Jim Hodson
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Exposure in Hereford

This year’s Hereford Photography Festival includes the first UK showing of Daniel Meadows’ Now and Then, and Mike Abrahams’ Christian Rituals as well as a new complete showing of Richard Sawdon Smith’s Body In-Visible series about the body and disease. […]

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Cut in bureaucracy recommended

Two recent reports from QUEST – the Culture Department’s Quality, Efficiency and Standards Team recommend that bureaucracy should be lessened in the cultural sector in order to improve management of risk and innovation. A New Approach to Funding Agreements published […]

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Landmines (The Gower Family)
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Ethical stance

An exhibition of Conrad Atkinson’s work which carries a powerful message about the way we live our lives today in a society focused on consumerism and mass media, opened at Kendal’s Abbot Hall on 14 October. Entitled ‘Ethical Viruses’, the […]

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Isis
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Brighton Isis

As part of a major extension to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, a programme of new building led to the creation of an enclosed courtyard. As part of the ‘Percent for Art scheme’, Brighton Health Care held a […]

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Sanctuary
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Sanctuary

I was recently commissioned by Taigh Chearsabhagh Art Centre (TCAC) in North Uist, Western Isles, to undertake a community sculpture project in Locheport. The commission was part of TCAC’s ongoing ‘Roadend Projects’ to celebrate the unique identities and environments of […]

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The exchange
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Calum F Kerr – ‘Aldgate and other atrocities’

St Chad’s Church a red-brick Victorian building in Hackney recently hosted ‘Aldgate and other Astrocities’ a solo exhibition of my photographs and objects. The Church is a meeting place for FLOM (First London Outsider Movement) a collective of international musicians, […]

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Mermaid mosaic
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Mosaic Commission

I recently completed a mosaic commission on the island of Skyros in Greece, for Skyros Holistic holidays. I was able to choose any site that appealed to me within the holiday complex (within reason). I chose a pear-shaped seating area […]

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Loom House
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Loom House

I created Loom House (pictured) while I was working as artist-in-residence at Oriel 31 in Newtown, Powys during June. The ty-gwydd (loom house) was historically an outhouse in which a couple of looms were kept when weaving was still a […]

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