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ten two zero zero five
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Ten two zero zero five

Deborah Smith explores modes of dissemination for contemporary cultural practices. Includes introduction from guest editor Smith, and article contributions from William Davies, Maria Fusco, Adam Sutherland, Sally O’Reilly, Sacha Craddock and Rob Wilson. From the a-n Collections series. Pdf [size: […]

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One After Another
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Chien-Wei Chang

Frances Lord explores the practice of Chien-Wei Chang, his route into making and how his cultural background is reflected in his work.

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Artists profiles 2
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Artists’ profiles 2

Frances Lord pulls together themes and strands that emerge from sixteen newly-commissioned interviews, which reflect the sheer diversity of working practice within the applied arts. From the a-n Collections series. Downloadable pdf. [size 433KB]. Requires pdf reader.

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'Hospitality': Artists and curators talking event in Leeds
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Artists and curators talking: Hospitality

Sonya Dyer reports from ‘Hospitality’ the third event in the Artists and curators talking series, held at East Street Arts: Union 105 in Leeds, and asks ‘What is the relationship between hospitality and intimacy?’.

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'Liminal Space', Artists and curators talking event in Cardiff
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Artists and curators talking: Liminal Space

Sonya Dyer reports from the second event of the series, which confronted the difficulties faced by artists from outside the EU coming to work in Britain. Artists Sinead O’Donnell (UK) and Poshya Kakl (Iraq) used Skype to perform an action with the Cardiff audience, bridging the gap between ‘here’ and ‘there’ – the liminal space.

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Community engagement
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Community engagement

Edited by Catherine Wilson, Community engagement explores the myriad ways artists can engage with specific communities via residencies, collaborations, cross-cultural projects and research. Alongside Wilson’s introductory text are interviews with artists Gayle Chong Kwan, Guyan Porter, Mauricio Dias and Walter […]

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Radio Nights
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Risking Radio Nights

Rachel Lois Clapham discusses David Blandy’s Artangel commissioned project Radio Nights that aimed to uncover aspects of nocturnal London that would otherwise be invisible to regular city dwellers.

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Portraits, Sri Lanka
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Community engagement

HTML version of Community engagement in which Catherine Wilson explores the myriad ways artists can engage with specific communities via residencies, collaborations, cross-cultural projects and research.

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Talbot Street
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Rachel Grant and Stoke-on-Trent

Charlie Levine on Rachel Grants’ relationship to her home town and how she explored notions of community following an award from Longhouse, an organisation in the West Midlands that supports research projects by artists focusing mainly on the public realm.

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Apple Blossom (with Naomi Kashiwagi performing)
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Central Asian Project

Kathy Rae Huffan describes Central Asian Project, a programme of residencies and cultural exchange between artists from the UK and Kazakhstan that took place between 2006-08.

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Cockaigne
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Gayle Chong Kwan: Underground exchanges

Charles Danby explores how Gayle Chong Kwan developed avenues of exchange centred on relationships with food through a community-based residency facilitated by Platform for Art.

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Crate
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Andrew Tanner

Penny Jones explores the career of Andrew Tanner who has spent ten years as a designer maker developing many successful ranges of batch-produced ceramics.

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Turning
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Cynthia Cousens

Kate Stoddart profiles jeweller Cynthia Cousens, looking specifically at awards, exhibitions and research projects.

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Ring (drop down)
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Adam Paxon

Kate Stoddart profiles Adam Paxon, who makes one-off sculptural jewellery in plastic, covering his career development and impact of winning prizes like Jerwood Applied Arts Prize in 2007.

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Prism Chair
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Fred Baier

Penny Jones profiles Fred Baier exploring the development of his career since the 1970s and commissions for an impressive range of private and public clients.

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Chandalier
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Artists’ profiles 2

Frances Lord pulls together themes and strands that emerge from sixteen newly-commissioned interviews, which reflect the sheer diversity of working practice within the applied arts.

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Paisley brooches
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Jane Adam

Jane Adam is a successful jewellery designer with an international reputation. Polly Harknett discusses her career and studio at Cockpit Arts and her wider role in the craft community.

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Missed for Mr Wilmot
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Ismini Samanidou

Frances Lord profiles Ismini Samanidou who designs woven fabrics for interior spaces, ranging from one-off pieces to limited edition textiles.

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