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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Frances Lord explores the practice of Chien-Wei Chang, his route into making and how his cultural background is reflected in his work.
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.
Including details of the four events, the artists and curators who took part, and the a-n / Axis partnership.
Sonya Dyer reflects on the three core concerns that came out of the ‘Artists and curators talking’ programme – collaboration, commonwealth and community.
Sonya Dyer reports from ‘Structure and Space’ the final event in the Artists and curators talking series, held at Wysing Arts Centre in Cambridgeshire.
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?’.
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.
Sonya Dyer reports from the first Artists and curators talking event – Neighbourhoods and Neighbourliness – which explored the landscape and conditions for artists and curators working directly with communities.
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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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kai-Oi Jay Yung speaks to Guyan Porter about his residency at Chandrasevana Creation Centre in Sri Lanka.
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.
Catherine Wilson addresses three collaborative projects by Rio de Janeiro-based Mauricio Dias and Walter Riedweg who develop works with communities and social groups often on the edges of mainstream society.
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.
Kate Stoddart profiles jeweller Cynthia Cousens, looking specifically at awards, exhibitions and research projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Frances Lord profiles Ismini Samanidou who designs woven fabrics for interior spaces, ranging from one-off pieces to limited edition textiles.