a-n Magazine 2002 January - a-n The Artists Information Company

One Man's Meat
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Live art challenges

Initiated by London-based Live Art Development Agency, Focus Live Art was an unprecedented set of meetings across England that brought together artists, promoters and funders to consolidate the strengths and achievements of the live art sector, to address issues of […]

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The pigeon project
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BBQ Project

Glasgow-based artists Ben Woodeson and John Beagles give accounts of two very different recent events in Berlin: the artist-run BBQ Project and Art Forum Berlin, the city’s annual art fair.

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Prizewinner announced

Benedict Carpenter has won this year’s Jerwood Sculpture Prize, worth £20,000. The prize takes the form of a commission for the Jerwood Sculpture Park. Open to sculptors under 35 or within ten years of graduation from art school, the artist […]

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Notre Dame de Lorette
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Art Forum Berlin

In October I visited the Sixth Art Forum Berlin as a one of ten artists exhibiting with Edinburgh’s Collective Gallery. All the artists (Beagles and Ramsay, Paul Carter, Kate Gray, Billy McCall, Lynn Lowenstein, Kirsty Whiten, Michele Naismith and James […]

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Captain Manby's Lifesaving Device and Shoes,
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Sue Ridge

My practice combines studio-based and commissioned work with teaching at Chelsea College of Art & Design.

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Bird of Pray
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Safe as houses

Gordon Dalton visits ‘Highlife’, an exhibition of artist-designed bird boxes commissioned by Bristol City Council, working with lead artists FAT, as part of Bristol Legible City.

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112 beer mats
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Expo

My work involves attempting to break world records and seeks to find a place for non-theatrical actions within a performative space. ‘Expo’, one of the UK’s leading live art showcases for emerging artists, provided an excellent opportunity for me to […]

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Levitation 1
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Levitation

My first solo exhibition since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 1999 consisted of approximately twenty paintings and ten drawings, and explored the phenomenon of levitation. The theme was inspired by images of modern dance, however I […]

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be there saturday sweetheart
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The artist formerly known as curator

A recent forum in Dundee addressed issues surrounding curatorial practice and the relationship between artist and curator. Rob Hunter attended and reports back.

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Island 3
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Islands

Since studying at the Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford, etching has been the primary medium I have worked in. The intricacy of the process and tactile quality of the materials complement my ideas. I allow the acid, when biting […]

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Love is in the air
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Lansley and Bendon

Curator and writer Michael Stanley talks to Jo Lansley and Helen Bendon about their career development.

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Many Creatures
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Many creatures

In October last year I was commissioned by Groundwork Blackburn to make a number of steel murals for the exterior walls of the Bank Top Community Centre in Blackburn. The centre serves a large residential estate and the brief required […]

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You were everything that could not be seen
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Pressing Flesh

Museum of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge 3 November – 19 December

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Listen to the Silence
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Art2002

Gemma de Cruz gives the rundown on what’s what at the 14th London Art Fair.

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Seen and unseen
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Generation

Inspired by contemporary architecture, bridges and Japanese textiles, I produce three-dimensional and quilted textile pieces in the form of screens and decorative hangings. The repeated shapes in my work create a sense of rhythm and harmony that is enhanced by […]

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Error 404
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Art online

Sue Jones, co-director and curator for e-2 explains the organisation’s remit to raise the profile and understanding of digital arts.

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Image from WAVE project.
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Respect where you live

In 1998 artists Simon Honey and Teresa Neal were commissioned to work with young people in a series of workshops in the Wandle Valley area. The WAVE project commenced in April 2000 and proved to be a challenging task for everyone involved.

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Singer
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Epicentre of activity

Liverpool – which claims to be the only UK city to host a biennial of contemporary art – mapped out its 2002 event in November. To be held 14 September – 24 November, Biennial Director Lewis Biggs plans “an explosion […]

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Suite Home Chicago
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States of education

Sophie Scott reports on her experience of the different attitudes and approaches to education initiatives in the arts in the USA.

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