As we all try and combat the January blues (again), I find it a useful pick-me-up to reflect on the previous year hoping that it will serve up some interesting revelation. 2014 was a productive year for me; I entered […]
2014 - a-n The Artists Information Company
In the final instalment of our ten-part end-of-year series, a-n’s new director – who took over in September following a three-month handover period – looks back over the last 12 months and looks forward to doing more for artists in 2015.
The director of Hospitalfield Arts in Arbroath, Scotland – which will be curating the Scottish pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale, alongside its ongoing programme of artists’ residencies – reflects on a busy year of new partnerships and future possibilities.
As our end-of-year series continues, the Birmingham-based artist and active a-n blogger describes a time that has seen her quit a longstanding job, grow in confidence as an artist and secure funding for her year-long project, Nine Women.
The CEO of Creative Scotland looks back at the work of the organisation over the last year, which saw the arts funding body launch its ten-year plan, Unlocking Potential, Embracing Ambition.
Artist Craig Barnes – who in 2014 completed his project to restore a 1960s Futuro house, exhibiting it on the roof of Matt’s Gallery, London – looks back on a year of small miracles and big emotions.
The new director of mima in Middlebrough, previously deputy director at Grizedale Arts, reflects on a year that he likens to an art world fairground ride with Ryan Gander and Jeremy Deller at the helm…
The director of Hauser & Wirth Somerset, which opened to the public in July, reflects on a busy time that saw two years of planning and development come to fruition.
In the first of our end-of-year series, Rose Wylie – winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2014 – reflects on 12 months that have seen the joy of her achievements tempered by personal loss.
Six a-n writers – based in London, Hastings, Glasgow and Edinburgh – pick, in no particular order, their top five UK exhibitions of the year.
today is the day …. sadly not for bears and picnics but for me to count up all the opportunities that i made contact with. i set myself the goal of applying to 12 and imaginatively used this in the title […]
with some relief i’ve sent another submission off today. i have no more deadlines this side of the end of decemeber so it’s more than likely the last. the only thing left to do is prepare my accounts. i’m thinking […]
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone – it’s time for the Turner Prize and the media’s annual attempt at creating contemporary arts own funeral. Roll on the cheap Warhol allusions – Ciara Phillips screen-prints are sure to draw […]
Its ten o’clock, Wednesday 13th August, 2014 – armed eventually with an up to date Google Chrome and an Internet Explorer tab open in reserve it can mean one thing only. The 2014 IK Prize winning project has landed. Welcome […]