At 58 pages, this year’s a-n Degree Shows Guide is the biggest yet and features interviews with artist Bedwyr Williams and mima director Alistair Hudson, plus contributions from artists including Ruth Ewan, George Barber and Marianna Simnett. Available on issuu and as downloadable pdf.
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As the degree shows season draws to a close, we republish the last of three interviews with art professionals from the 50-page a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015. Here, Louise Hutchinson, director of S1 Artspace in Sheffield, talks about how to present work and the tyranny of the student business card.
In a piece originally published as part of a-n’s 2015 Degree Shows Guide, Artes Mundi director Karen MacKinnon discusses the wider possibilities of the degree show for artists developing a socially-engaged art practice.
The first of two summer exhibitions at the CASS, London is a high-calibre show featuring excellent curation. Jack Hutchinson reports, and finds that the student exhibitors are already planning for the future.
Glasgow School of Art’s BA Fine Art degree show, the first full showcase since last year’s fire, is across two floors of the department’s new home in the Tontine Building in the city’s east end. Chris Sharratt reports.
This year’s UWE Bristol Fine Art and Art & Visual Culture degree show at Spike Island features work by 42 students. Rowan Lear reports on a provocative and irreverent exhibition.
Originally published in this year’s a-n Degree Shows Guide, Steven Bode, director of Film and Video Umbrella, discusses the challenges faced by moving image work at degree shows.
This year’s Slade BA/BFA exhibition features 27 artists who have worked hard to produce a busy show where the works complement each other, rather than compete.
This year’s 50-page a-n Degree Shows Guide 2015 features more than 75 forthcoming shows across the UK, plus perspectives from artists, curators, academics and graduating students on what artist Bob and Roberta Smith refers to as an “incredible rite of passage”.