A collection of blogs by artist-led groups, recipients of a-n’s Artist-led Group Bursary strand 2017.
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A collection of blogs written by a-n Professional Development Bursary 2017 recipients. See the full list of 2017 bursary recipients here. Image Repeator, Coventry Market GoPro, Screencapture, 2017
In response to a call out earlier this year that sought proposals exploring how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes, six artist-led groups have been awarded bursaries to develop their research.
43 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to support self-devised professional development projects, while 24 artists receive awards to travel and develop networks and opportunities outside the UK.
10 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to attend the preview of Venice Biennale 2017 in May, and a further 13 members will travel to Kassel, Germany, in June to attend the press and professionals preview of Documenta 14.
As a-n launches its dedicated coaching accreditation programme for the visual arts, Pippa Koszerek speaks to the four artists who tested the waters in 2016.
a-n’s bursary strand supporting artist-led groups to engage in a period of creative research is seeking applications that explore how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes.
In March Sarah and I were awarded the a-n professional development project. The aim of the project was to inspire and teach us how to create larger, more ambitious work in the form of an immersive space. We began the […]
This has been an amazing year of exploring new areas in my practice thanks to the Artist Professional Development Bursary from a-n. My practice usually takes a form of photographic work, moving image and installation. The proposal for the a-n […]
a-n’s Executive Director Jeanie Scott reflects on an incredibly busy year for the organisation that has seen the publication of the Paying Artists Exhibition Payment Guidance, wide-ranging support for artists through a-n bursaries, and membership reach a record high. And, despite an increasingly messy global situation, says there’s much to look forward to in 2017.
The interactive map of artist-led organisations across the UK aims to capture the diversity of the arts ecology, while also aiding development of self-inititiatives. Jack Hutchinson reports.
The 2017 a-n bursaries are now open for applications from a-n Artist members, and alongside our regular Professional development, Travel awards and Venice Biennale bursaries, for the first time we’re offering members the chance to attend the preview of Documenta 14 in Kassel.
A-N Travel Bursary: Research in ‘bio-art’ Amsterdam
Blog reflecting on my research trip to Portland and New York funded by a-n Travel bursaries.
The a-n Travel Bursary has provided the vital opportunity to find the sixth and final artist for the visual art project “Cicatrix..the scar of a healed wound”. A WW1 centenary project that runs from 2014 till 2018.
Artist with a participatory, enquiry-led practice seeks an alternative to the “more people == more better” metric for measuring success.
Install shots by Ross Fraser Mclean I am the ressurection and I am the light Polyester resin, iron and glow-in-the-dark powder 2016 True Love Powder coated steel 2016 Sweetheart Textile 2016 Inspiration for I am the ressurection and I am […]
My meeting with artist and musician Rebecca Lee happened quite by chance, but turned out to be a really fortuitous encounter. We introduced ourselves at a special moving image event (Film Free and Easy) at Primary (the studio space where […]
This past week we have been installing our contribution to Platform 2016 at Edinburgh Art Festival alongside The Brownlee Brothers, Jack Saunders and Dorian Jose Braun. Monday was spent transporting Paloma’s ceramic work from her RCA studios in London to […]
Its been a week since I visited St Austell and I’m still sifting through all the information that I gathered there, books, films, images. On my last day after breakfast I noticed the stamp on the bottom of my plate – […]
Since my last post, virtually all my time has been taken up with the Artist as Mother as Artist project. This was a jointly curated exhibition (and accompanying events) with Sam Rose, and we were over the moon to receive […]
I’ve been speaking to so many people I decide to use my last day to walk around the clay trail again, there are a few offshoots from the path that I’m told can get me in closer. I need this […]
The Ceramic History Society archives are not quite where you would expect them, in a building shared by Imerys (the company that currently operates the working mines) staff gym on the site of a disused pit. There are rooms upon […]
I took the trail from Eden around Carclaze and over to Wheal Martyn, this trail skirts round three pits Carclaze, Baal and the mica dams. The ‘sky’ tip sits above Carclaze and can be seen from Baal and Mica – […]