After his first solo show in London this June, Richard Taylor talks to Chris Agnew about MA study, moving his studio practice to Romania, individualising professional practice, plus much more.
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Blogger Tamarin Norwood talks to Andrew Bryant about art and writing, the contemporary fascination with hermeneutics, and the tricky relationship between subjectivity and painting.
We picked a good time to catch up with Rosemary Marchant, right before her degree show in Brighton. After the install we then followed up with her plans for practice and research post-graduation… so here’s the before and the after!
Alice Bradshaw talks to Nick Fox about cuts in art education, the John Moores Painting Prize, balancing work between two cities, and being called a painter.
How do you run an open exhibition? Jo King, curator of the Ludlow Open, explains all, from sourcing funding and the reasons behind charging artists entry fees, to curating 60 artists’ work.
Textiles based artist and Artists talking blogger Elena Thomas talks to Andrew Bryant about the centrality of drawing, the importance of dialogue, what makes a good blog, art as a state of being, and more…
We catch up with a 2011 graduate, one year on from her degree show, to unveil alternative means of productivity with Scotland and Venice, well placed volunteering and research through internship.
We settle in to Theo Wood’s fictional space, The Museum Of Space Exploration, to talk museum objects, planets bereft of water, Arnolfini workshops and preparation for her MA show at University of the West of England.
Artists and co-mentors Ania Bas and Ruthie Ford explore socially engaged issues, language and practice. Here they talk to Andrew Bryant about the importance of process, their collaborative blog and the artists’ relationship to critical reading, writing and debate.
A guide through six years of professional artist practice by Kai-Oi Jay Yung; an artist whose track record adheres to a-n’s ongoing mission to provide resources for graduates and early career practitioners as they step up the ladder and beyond.
Frances Lord explores the practice of Chien-Wei Chang, his route into making and how his cultural background is reflected in his work.
Newcastle based artist, writer and blogger Iris Priest is currently one of AA2A artists in residence at Northumbria University. Here she talks to Andrew Bryant about art as an ‘impulse’, the driving engine behind CANNED, the magazine she edits, and the ‘binding’ nature of language.
Artist, horticulturist and a-n Communications and partnerships team member Maggie Tran sowed the seeds of her practice through volunteering and event programming. As working life flourishes she takes us to the tip of her roots to tell the tale.
Peter Martin, Sheffield-based artist, and curator of the graduate show ‘Repercussions’ at The Old Market Gallery in Rotherham, talks to Richard Taylor about pulling together exhibitors from across the UK and producing a show representative of both physical and virtual research into 2011 degree shows.
We catch up with Clare Mills in the third year of her Fine Art degree at Norwich University College of the Arts, to talk about teaching and the printing process as it corrolates with researched subject matter.
Sam Firth is currently working on a year-long video project on a remote Scottish peninsula near her home on Knoydart, an isolated community of just over 100 people. She talks to Andrew Bryant about personal narrative, securing funding and recent media criticism attracted by her current project.
We catch up with Beth Webster, in her final year of her Fine Art degree at Lincoln University, and talk about the concept of beauty, histories of found-objects in art and the ‘spin’ of self in one’s practice.
Six months on from completing her degree in Dundee, we catch up with Hannah Imlach in Edinburgh, a month before she embarks on an artist residency.
Artists talking blogger Kate Murdoch had a previous career in Social Services before becoming an artist. But rather than take the ‘safe’ path through art education she decided to go it alone. In this interview she talks to Andrew Bryant, editor of Artists talking, about this and other issues.
Puy Soden graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2011. We talk to her six months on from leaving undergraduate study.
Zanne Andrea completed her Fine Art degree at University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol, in the summer of 2011. We catch up with her en route to a collaborative empty-shops project and off the back of a mini-residency, six months on from graduating.
Jennifer Picken has been working with a-n since her MFA studies at Newcastle University, and continues her role in the Communications and Partnerships team working remotely from Amsterdam – where she has a studio. Here she maps her alternative working routes through undergraduate study, from volunteering to mentoring and beyond.
After his show for New Work Scotland Programme at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh and before his solo show at Liverpool’s Royal Standard, Oliver Braid shares some thoughts on his career as an artist so far, including ideas on how to make a self-made residency and how to organise your own ‘graduate diary’.
Becky Hunter is a freelance art writer whose blogs demistify, with honesty and intelligence, the processes of making art, writing about art, and finding a place in the wider world of art. Here she talks to Andrew Bryant about criticality and affect, the prickly subject of money, and why we need idealists.
During his final year of Fine Art at Coleg Menai, Maurice Lock fills us in on the sublime, its theatrical placing in his practice, and the use of materials as variants in finding and staging the artist’s answer.