An introduction to the wide range of practical and insightful material available to new artists on www.a-n.co.uk Includes Artists profiles that illustrate how artists from a range of practices and disciplines have negotiated their own paths through the art world. […]
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Our showcase of the best art and design graduate shows with extracts from this years graduating student blogs and updates on where last years bloggers are now.
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Contents include: Istanbul and Bucharest Biennials. Call for re-appraisal of proposed Culture (Scotland) Bill, the cultural diversity debate revitalised by Richard Hylton’s new book and family values re-framed in the ‘Mum and Dad Show’ – but what connects TV’s ‘Family […]
Contents include: Should artists’ put life on hold to take up residencies abroad? Low stipends and paying the rent discussed. Advice on preparing grant applications and using The artists’ contracts toolkit online. Reviews from Jerwood Space and Elastic in London, […]
Manick Govinda discusses the themes around Sharjah Biennial 8: Art Ecology and the Politics of Change. Includes artists’ profiles of Lida Abdul, Grace Ndiritu and Tea Makipaa plus a selection of articles drawn from across a-n’s archive and key texts […]
Contents include: Coverage of Scottish Executive Culture Bill questions lack of recognition for the creative individual. In extracts from her Berlin blog C Morey de Morand writes about everyday experiences of a residency. Work by Tom Neill and Brian Catling […]
Contents include: Artists find "a public space for experimentation" at Site Gallery and David Sherry makes Raymond Watson laugh. Ben Kelly wins the Football Art Prize and Paul Lewthwaite recalls a residency in a former sardine factory in Norway. Middlesbrough’s […]
Focusing on public art, a-n Editor Gillian Nicol has selected key texts from a-n’s archive and other important sources. Her introductory essay explores the nature of collaborative and creative processes involved in making artwork in the public realm. It identifies […]
Contents include: Ian W S Hunter discusses art world engagement with trades unions and questions assumption that artists have in-built social compass. Chinese Live Art at Vital 06, sound works in Nottingham and interventions in Bournemouth library reviewed plus Neil […]
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Contents include: Round up of awards news with Jerwood Applied Arts short-list and Paul Hamlyn award winners. Slavka Sverakova on Dark Noise including work by Allan Hughes and Susan MacWilliam. Jem Finer, winner of PRS Foundation New Music Award also […]
Contents include: Littoral helps save Schwitters’ Merzbarn for the nation, Michael Cousin introduces International residencies focus and Steve Dutton examines curatorial internationalism. ‘No place like home’ at Beacon and the damage caused by media controversy – while a new site-specific […]
Selected texts on the approaches and strategies some artists have taken to define the environment for their individual practices. Featuring Pope and Guthrie, David Cotterrell, Graham Fagen, Gavin Wade, John Newling, Dominic Thomas, Sarah Cole and Rod McIntosh. Download pdf […]
Maria Fusco’s innovative publication explores, through action and exchange amongst the writers, the notions and tensions within transdisciplinary practice. With contributions from Clare Cumberlidge, Craig Martin, Jane Rendell, Kathy Slade and Andrew Dodds. From the a-n Collections series. pdf [size: […]
Contents include: AIR membership scheme launched and Artists’ advisory group introduced. Charlotte Hodes wins Jerwood Drawing Prize. Edinburgh’s Annuale III reviewed plus shows in Isle of Mull, Vale of Glamorgan, Leigh and a radio broadcast. Catherine Wilson on her experiences […]
Informed by the Code of practice, contains guidance on how artists and exhibition venues can achieve good practice in their working arrangements.
A text only version of this publication can be found at www.a-n.co.uk/fees_and_payments
Aimed at public sector arts employers, commissioners, consultants and arts trainers, addresses the context for fees and payments for artists’ residencies, workshops and community commissions. Download pdf [Size 497KB]
Financial expert Richard Murphy’s practical framework to demonstrate how visual artists can take responsibility for their working arrangements and establish, and make a case for, their charges and fees. Download pdf [Size 234KB].
Contents include: Pamela Wells makes case for higher day rates for artists and Binita Walia challenges low commission fees. Bianca Winter loses herself in the meticulous detail of work by Danica Maier and Jane Thurley. Landscape and the environment feature […]
Edith Marie Pasquier selects a range of artist’s profiles from the a-n archive. In her introduction she analyses the varied routes that artists careers can take and offers insight into what drives artists’ development. Includes updates on selected artist’s recent […]
Contents include: FrenchMottershead on ‘microperformance’, Mostyn Open and Whitstable Biennale reviewed. Reports on guidelines for galleries within the Own Art scheme and new ACE visual arts strategy. Caroline Wright on exchanging Norwich for Tokyo; artists’ associations in Iceland; squatters’ rights in Rotterdam. PDF version [size 8.5MB]. Requires pdf reader.
Contents include: Is ‘Disability artist’ another label leading to ghettoised work? Notes from FASED’s panel discussion. Susan Jones on artists’ rates of pay. Focus on prizes and awards, new film fund and Midlands-based initiatives. JISC subscription package launched for universities […]
Second part of Jane Watt’s review of the Networking Artists’ Networks (NAN) initiative, which aims to qualify NAN’s key principles, identify outcomes and highlight areas for future development. pfd version [size: 737KB]. Requires pdf reader.
Contents include: Artists engage in Gao Brothers Utopia of Hugging at a NAN networking event, Nottingham. Reviews from Penzance, plus the cultural significance of flowers in work by Jyll Bradley and eight artworks in the Forest of Dean. Ceramics and […]
A Code of Practice takes commonly-agreed principles of good practice and demonstrates why and how they should be applied.