Frieze London Art Fair, love it or hate it, energises the city in a way no other annual event achieves to do so. On a global scale, the movers and shakers descend into town for their annual pilgrimage. This year […]
Reviews - a-n The Artists Information Company
2 August to 24 September, 2017
I first published this review as part of my blog https://loosespace.wordpress.com/
Emily Peasgood is one of the 2017 Folkestone Triennial commissioned artists. She’s created ‘Halfway to Heaven’, an acoustic piece drawing on both geological and cultural divides, neatly fitting this year’s theme ‘Double Edge’. Peasgood discusses her work with Jillian Knipe.
Perhaps I’m unusual as a visual artist but when I visit exhibitions I crave words; and usually I’m frustrated by their absence.
Marking 10 years since Northern Rock experienced a bank run, I dispensed an edition of 200 hand printed ‘bank notes’ from a free standing cash machine.
Review of Documenta 14. Funded by an a-n Bursary
Review of Documenta 14 Kassel, funded by a-n artist’s bursary.
A review of Münster Skulptur Projekte and documenta 14, Kassel, with a focus on five artists, through the lens of the parasitical use of other artist’s work within the contemporary artist’s work.
Visual Arts South West Go & See Bursary
It’s a July evening and a dozen of us are crowded into a small river boat on the Great Ouse moored on St Ives’ quayside. As the motor starts up and we begin to head upriver towards the Hemingfords, […]
A short tour and review of new and old commissions at the Münster: Skulptur Projekte 2017
Chris Ofili undertakes inaugral exhibition at Victoria Miro’s new space in Venice
Curated by Jo Welsh.
Tony Penrose, Kathleen Fox, Jane Hoodless, Jo Redpath, Jo Welsh, Katherine Reekie, Tim Riddihough and Jacob Welsh, Brian Catling RA, Mick Rooney RA, and Gus Cummins RA reveal the influence of Surrealism in their work.
A mix of local artists and RA members.
What is the point of a national pavilion? This is the question that sticks in my mind whenever I’m at the Venice Biennale. Most specifically in the Giardini, but to greater and lesser extents throughout all the 86 national participants […]
A-N funded bursary to attend
I spent 5 days at Documenta 14 supported by an A-N Bursary.
a-n Documenta14 bursary awardee Mat Do talks about his experiences of the Kassel portion of Documenta14
I spent 5 days at Documenta supported by an A-N bursary.
Artist and filmmaker Rosalind Fowler reviews a few fllms at Documenta Kassel
57th Venice Biennale from the perspective of Margherita Gramegna, founder of 51zero, international moving image and digital arts festival in Medway, Kent.
An expert panel spanning the worlds of cultural criticism, social media, neuroscience and photography discussed the impact of selfie culture at #Me My_Selfie and I: Self-Expression in the Digital Age, a symposium presented by Huawei that took place in front […]
Curated by Charley Peters, Signal to Noise subtly reveals a multitude of relationships between the artists, which oscillate on a spectrum between collusion and tenuous connections.
I spent two full days at this year’s Documenta as part of the AN bursary scheme. Amongst the grand set pieces in the main venues I found some of the “quieter” artworks in side rooms to be equally if not […]
Helidon Xhixha’s New Show Opens at Medici’s Family Boboli Garden in Florence Curated by the Director of the Uffizi Galleries
Punctuated3 is an exhibition by students from the University of Lincoln’s MA Fine Art programme – a kind of test run for their upcoming final show and a crucial opportunity to extend their professional practice within the confines of city’s […]