After joining Degrees unedited in February 2013 Catriona Meighan has explored book works and large scale installations during her time at Edinburgh College of Art. In time for degree shows she tells us of her aspirations for negative space.
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After keeping his video blog on Degrees unedited since November 2012, Joshua Tyson tells us of ‘The soap factory’ and its culture, in time for degree shows at University Campus Suffolk.
After joining Degrees unedited in March 2013 Jasper Weinstein Sheffield has showed us there’s much more to his conceptual approach than a blade of grass. He tells us more as prelude to degree shows at Northumbria University.
Ali Reed joined the Degrees unedited blogs in November 2012, since then we have seen her work develop site-specifically and professionally. Here she tells us of her plans for degree shows at Staffordshire University.
Lauren Healey talks to Northern Art Prize 2011 winner Leo Fitzmaurice about objectness, appropriation and his time-intensive research process.
We catch up with Sikander Pervez, as he enters his final term at Staffordshire University, to talk material, machinery and the function of repetition in his practice.
Video of artists Robbie Lockwood and Stefan Szczelkun discussing sustaining their practices, the benefits and challenges of working in collectives and radical approaches to education groups.
After a busy 2012 of solo shows, festivals and art fairs; we talk to Scottish artist Kevin Harman about his career since graduating from Edinburgh College of Art’s MFA in 2010. And pick his brain on art education today.
We talk to third year student Val Jones as she secures her own voice through painting, in time for 2013 degree shows at University Campus Suffolk.
Video of artists Katharine Meynell and Aaron Williamson discussing shared interests in their practices, identity politics and shifts in education, funding models and public perceptions of art.
Born in Spain, 33-year-old student Mercedes Ferrari now lives in Brighton and studies Sculpture at the University of Brighton. Here we talk about her work in the final term of her degree leading up to degree shows 2013.
From found photography to a research-based practice, Richard Taylor talks to 2012 University of Wales Cardiff Fine Art graduate Laura Reeves.
Video of the artists Yoko Ishiguro and Fiona Templeton discussing ways ideas accumulate; funding, audiences and understanding of performance art across US, UK and Japan, and the value of residencies.
Graduating in 2012 from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Time Based Art & Digital Film, Sylvia Law has been selected for 2013’s edition of RSA New Contemporaries, and has since returned from the John Kinross Scholarship in Florence.
Launched in 2009, The Manchester Contemporary is an art fair that looks to encourage and develop a market for critically engaged contemporary art in North West England. We talk to Paulette Terry Brien of The International 3 who, alongside Laurence Lane, has been Curatorial Coordinator for the last three editions of the fair.
Lauren Healey talks to Neville Gabie about his extensive experience of residencies in settings from building sites to Antarctica, embedding himself in communities and the importance of establishing the right kind of relationships.
Video of the artists Ellie Harrison and Jordan McKenzie in conversation, with insights into surviving financially, alternative ways of doing things and using humour to engage people.
Richard Taylor shares a Google document with Faye Green, a 2012 Fine Art graduate from Nottingham Trent University, who’s not afraid to pull apart her work to produce sculpture anew.
Video of the artists Barby Asante and Sonia Boyce discussing crossovers between their practices, working with people on collective memory building, notions of participation and juggling a portfolio career.
Annabel Tilley talks to Gary Hume about twenty-five years of practice, prizes and paint.
Video of the artists, Richard Layzell and Hunt & Darton in conversation on the commonalities of their practices, working immersed in business environments, building community and embracing risk and uncertainty.
Andrew Bryant talks to a-n blogger Jack Hutchinson about the relationship between drawing and obsession, and about his residency and exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery in East London.
Bartosz Beda is fast approaching the completion of his MA at Manchester School of Art in September 2012 with a slot in Saatchi New Sensations to follow straight after. We talk to the artist about his multi-lingual practice ahead of further exhibitions across Europe and a six-month scholarship at The Academy of Fine Arts in Dresden.
In June 2012, following four years of study in the Painting and Printmaking department at Glasgow School of Art (GSA), Nick Thomas exhibited his final year work. By July he had helped put together ‘NEW FIRM’, an exhibition by himself and 46 of his peers, at London’s Candid Arts Trust. We caught up with him, in Glasgow, on his return.
Matthew Hearn profiles the practice of Kelly Richardson, with particular focus on her approach to working internationally, and her recent commission for Pixel Palace at Tyneside Cinema.