a-n Collections - Page 2 of 5 - a-n The Artists Information Company

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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Pin jar
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Deirdre Nelson

Penny Jones talks to Deirdre Nelson about her textile-based work, often made in response to museum collections or site histories and informed by local communities, and residencies in the Scottish Highlands and Australia.

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Exchange Gallery
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Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman makes light sculptures and installations that articulate public spaces. Kate Stoddart explores his practice.

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vestment fabric
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Eleanor Pritchard

Cynthia Cousens explores the practice of weave-designer Eleanor Pritchard, discussing exhibitions, commissions and Crafts Council support.

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Flattened Brooch
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Lina Peterson

Polly Harknett on the practice of emerging jeweller Lina Peterson, including creative/work balance and exploration of markets for her work.

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Scratch card wallpaper
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Linda Florence

Frances Lord profiles Linda Florence, who creates wallpapers, flooring surfaces and interior textiles for domestic and commercial interiors, as well as temporary installations in transient materials.

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Dust - in progress
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Clare Twomey

Penny Jones profiles Clare Twomey, who makes large-scale ceramic installations for galleries and museums often in collaboration with the UK ceramics industry.

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Basement Algae
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Anne Brodie

Cynthia Cousens profiles Anne Brodie, who uses film, photography and glass, discussing her career development and fellowship to Antarctica in 2006/7.

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6 tiny bone china vessels with glass
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Andrea Walsh

Kate Stoddart profiles Andrea Walsh, discussing the development of her practice in ceramics and glass, work/life balance and the outcomes of a residency at Cove Park.

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Production lines

With reference to the production of inter-disciplinary visual arts, Charlotte Frost indicates the types of activities involved, art forms which respond well to this style of collaboration and some of the difficulties experienced by production agencies in working in this […]

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Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Forma

Charlotte Frost on some of the production activities of the Newcastle- and London-based Forma, drawing out different strands of its programme including curation, representation, initiation, distribution and public art.

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DIWO
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Do it with others

This article by Furtherfield.org founders and Directors Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett was originally published in Coding Cultures: A Handbook, commissioned by Francesca da Rimini and d/lux/MediaArts in 2007. Catlow and Garrett discuss the origin and mission of Furtherfield.org and how its participatory platforms are art production tools.

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Reverse Karaoke
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Electra

An introduction by Charlotte Frost to the different projects Electra has instigated utilising its own brand of ‘crosscontextualisation’ to co-opt audiences from existing genres.

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Who Gave us the Conscience, Who Gave us the Conscience
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Furtherfield.org

Charlotte Frost delves into the on and offline world of Furtherfield.org, where web surfers are encouraged and enabled to become co-producers in art making/situating via platforms such as VisitorsStudio and projects like DIWO (Do It With Others).

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Steve Whitson Studio
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Artsadmin

Charlotte Frost on the various support systems run by Artsadmin, including information about its head of operations: Toynbee Studios, and examples of several projects it has produced with the likes of: Graeme Miller, Station House Opera and Gary Stevens.

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Forma annual review 2005/06

Report first published in 2007 on www.forma.org.uk after an exciting year in which Forma achieved substantial growth in terms of programme, turnover and structure.

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Automaton
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Production lines

With reference to the production of inter-disciplinary visual arts, Charlotte Frost indicates the types of activities involved, art forms which respond well to this style of collaboration and some of the difficulties experienced by production agencies in working in this way.

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Molten glass
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The art of blogging

To celebrate the launch of Artists talking, Jane Watt explores the development of Projects unedited, a-n’s open space for artists’ blogs.

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The art of blogging cover
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The art of blogging

To celebrate the launch of Artists talking, Jane Watt explores the development of Projects unedited, a-n’s open space for artists’ blogs. pdf [size 658 KB]. Requires pdf reader.

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Country living cover
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Country living

Country living puts a spotlight on artistic activity in rural locations. Rosemary Shirley’s opening essay explores her frustration with the dominance of urban culture and assumptions often made about artistic practice that takes place outside of it. She highlights practices […]

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Architects impression, Wysing Arts Centre, London Architects HawkinsBrown.
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Wysing Arts Centre

What gives a particular place its characteristics? Why are some cities hip and others lame? How does a neighbourhood change from good to bad?

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extract from Karen magazine
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Karen Lubbock

Karen Lubbock is the creator of Karen magazine, which delights in the ordinariness of everyday life, providing an antidote to the mainstream celebrity and lifestyle magazine world.

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Zinc, aluminium and a little bit of Carbon
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Kypros Kyprianou

Sally Davies profiles Kypros Kyprianou, discussing his interest in scientific themes, collaborative working and residencies at Artsway and Allenheads Contemporary Arts.

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extract from Karen Magazine
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Country living

Rosemary Shirley explores her frustration with the dominance of urban culture and assumptions often made about artistic practice that takes place outside of it, in an a-n Collection that puts a spotlight on artistic activity in rural locations. 

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Marketplace

Patricia Fleming discusses the relationship with the art market for artists and curators in Wales and Scotland.

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