A good proposal is like a conversation. To begin a really good relationship, you’ve got to find out as much as you can about who you’re talking to and what they’re interested in. This is the basis of making a successful pitch.
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Arts centre in rural Cambridgeshire announces unprecedented interest in its artists’ residency programme.
Critical commentary and contextualisation of contemporary art exhibitions across the UK and beyond. Guest selected each month from the wealth of user-generated reviews uploaded to Interface. This month’s guest selector is Tom Hackett. You can read all the reviews in full at www.a-n.co.uk/interface
Arts Development UK (AD:uk) has developed a scheme that enables members to earn credits for annual professional development and training experience, certificated through a Fellowship programme. Credits come from a range of professional development initiatives including services provided by AD:uk and others.
UK survey raises issues of social value and economic survival. Frances Lord reports.
Rosanne Robertson delves into the a-n archive and unearths a rich history of artists’ practice.
Phil Lambert, the illusion of colour and space no 1, 414x517mm, oil on wood, 2011.
Two recent reports highlight the need for leading galleries and museums to better support contemporary artists and their practice.
Artists talking Online Editor Andrew Bryant looks to the Projects unedited blogs to consider the enduring question: Why be an artist?
CAVE will take place in Liverpool during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial this autumn.
Artists Sally Lemsford and Elizabeth Murton reflect on AIR’s first annual members forum, OpenAIR: Effecting Change. Interview by Jack Hutchinson.
In March, crowdfunder WeDidThis – a partner in a-n’s Granted professional development programme – merged with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s PeopleFundIt platform.
Profiling two education programmes that provide a variety of entry points to artistic practice and encourage audience participation via tours, symposia, courses and workshops as well as performances and events.
Tom Burtonwood’s statement “a-n is not so much a magazine as a way of thinking and positioning ideas” in 2006 is perhaps no more relevant than right now.
RSA research highlights artists’ leading role.
In April 2010 six young people from North Glasgow were given the unique opportunity to explore life in a completely different way and to interpret what they saw using photography within contemporary art.
I have just read on AIR that another arts initiative, Lanternhouse, is closing.
Former Waygood Gallery and Studios relaunches as Baltic outpost.
Adam James, The Booger Dance
Contents include: This month, Emma Gelliot reports from the National Federation of Studio Providers AGM; Tom Hackett selects reviews from Edinburgh, London and Manchester; Andrew Bryant looks to Projects unedited blogs to consider the enduring question: Why be an artist?; In Collaborative […]
Early in March I was in Margate for the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers’ (NFASP) AGM and a series of events designed to bring artists and studio providers together to share experience, intelligence and generally bond.
PDF version [size 5.9 MB]. Requires PDF reader. This month: Alessandro Vincentelli selects texts by Tom Hackett, Kenn Taylor, Maru Rojas Cuahonte, David Minton, Iris Priest and Charlotte A Morgan; Rebecca Heald, Director of Bloomberg New Contemporaries spotlights Clare Maynard’s […]
Access to professional development is vital to artists’ careers, so here’s something we think will help.
Townley and Bradby have an ongoing collaborative practice. They also have two children. Here they discuss how they used an investigative project to allow their art practice and their parental commitments to inform one another, rather than remaining distinct entities. However, this feature does not look at the existing collaboration between the duo, it looks at the working relationship they initiated with a psychologist who specialises in families.
Torsten Lauschmann, byt, projection, oak boards, various objects, dimensions variable, 3″ (loop), 2011. Photo: Ruth Clark. Courtesy: Mary Mary, Glasgow; Dundee Contemporary Arts.