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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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.
Peter Freeman makes light sculptures and installations that articulate public spaces. Kate Stoddart explores his practice.
Cynthia Cousens explores the practice of weave-designer Eleanor Pritchard, discussing exhibitions, commissions and Crafts Council support.
Polly Harknett on the practice of emerging jeweller Lina Peterson, including creative/work balance and exploration of markets for her work.
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.
Penny Jones profiles Clare Twomey, who makes large-scale ceramic installations for galleries and museums often in collaboration with the UK ceramics industry.
Cynthia Cousens profiles Anne Brodie, who uses film, photography and glass, discussing her career development and fellowship to Antarctica in 2006/7.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
To celebrate the launch of Artists talking, Jane Watt explores the development of Projects unedited, a-ns open space for artists blogs.
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.
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 […]
What gives a particular place its characteristics? Why are some cities hip and others lame? How does a neighbourhood change from good to bad?
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.
Sally Davies profiles Kypros Kyprianou, discussing his interest in scientific themes, collaborative working and residencies at Artsway and Allenheads Contemporary Arts.
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.
Patricia Fleming discusses the relationship with the art market for artists and curators in Wales and Scotland.