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

The Flower of the Forest
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Art in Nature

In 2001 Lorna Green took part in projects in Austria and Korea that had been organised by the Artists in Nature International Network (AiNIN), a web-based organisation for artists, musicians and writers who work site-specifically with and in nature.

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Networked bodies

Networked Bodies is an ongoing research and development project for New Work Network. Through examination of alternative models of funding and commissioning, the aim is to establish a radical new model for commissioning live work. It is envisaged that this […]

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Strokkur
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Location

Simon Collison made his first visit to Iceland in summer 1998 as a guest artist at Straumur Art Commune. He had read about Straumur, some five miles from Reykjavik, in the catalogue for ‘New Territories’, a touring exhibition born out of an exchange programme, instigated by Stamford Arts Centre and featured in [a-n] MAGAZINE in 1997.

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Falling into People's Mouths
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Awards for artists

Since 1993 the Arts Foundation has given over £500,000 to individual artists through its fellowships programme. This provides unrestricted support for talented, emerging artists at a time in their careers when they need help the most – after commitment but […]

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DK City
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Mediarama

The first three-day Mediarama new media arts festival took place last November at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC) in Seville. Artist Lindsay Perth was invited to curate a selection of new media work by women artists.

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Blind
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Stephen Hackett

After studying at the art college in Belfast, I joined Catalyst Arts (an artist-run organisation based in the city) where I was co-director for two years.

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Building news

The Arts Council of England has awarded a £2,464,783 lottery grant towards Camden Arts Centre’s £4million redevelopment project. Building work will commence this summer for the new building to open in 2003. The elegant new design has been developed by […]

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Thunder Mountain
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Art in the Home

This month sees the second leg of an international project in Edinburgh. ‘Art in the Home’ will involve artists installing their work in private residences across the city. Here Paul Carter, shares his experience of the first leg of the project in Yamaguchi, Japan.

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Fair exchange

An international art exhibition on 19-24 March organised by graduating Curating Contemporary Art MA students at the Royal College of Art, London offers a chance to participate in the activities of some of the world’s most dynamic art organisations. To […]

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untitled
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Making Connections

Training is critical to success and developing new areas of practice. In response to this need we have created a new heading in opportunities entitled ‘Professional development’. This section will cover training courses, business planning and professional advice events, mentoring schemes and more, all specifically designed to help artists develop their careers. To introduce this new section, artist Neil Robinson writes about his experiences on a postgraduate course for budding professional artists.

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Project articulate
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Mediation explored

Project articulate is a collaborative partnership between artists Lucy Pedlar and Fran Bossom for whom education work is integral to their practice. The project proposes continuous action-research into new strategies for mediating between artist, artwork and audiences of all ages. […]

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Shoal (installation view)
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Swimming with the big fish

The Applied Arts Agency is an exhibition space and commissioning agency, showcasing contemporary applied arts. The gallery space has a changing programme of four exhibitions a year and is open to speculative ideas for future shows. Last year Applied Arts […]

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My father is the wise man of the village
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Question time

Lucy Byatt discusses some of the issues around notions of ‘engaged practice’.

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Ironworks
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Ironworks

In February 2001 Calypso design, sisters Mia and Janie Andrews, were invited by South Bucks District Council to design a mosaic for an environmental improvement scheme in the village of Burnham. They were contacted after the arts officer for South […]

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Because I'm worth it
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Sitting tenants

Neil Zakiewicz visits an exhibition of site-specific interventions in art consultant Lotta Hammer’s home.

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May - Ex-model (detail)
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Everyone’s a winner

Alan McFetridge first applied to the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) in 2000 after a photojournalist friend told him about the juried exhibition. Living in New Zealand at the time he was disappointed when none of his prints were selected. On […]

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Stacked Hotel Room No.5
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No limits

David Butler discusses live art support structures and their relevance to other arts sectors.

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Headland, Hartlepool
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Making headway

In September 2001, Hartlepool Borough Council advertised the post of ‘Environmental Improvements and Art Link Officer’. Guy Rawlinson explains how the project is progressing after the appointment of two artists to the post. The Headland, Hartlepool is undergoing a major […]

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Tag
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Digital developments

As a result of a call last year to southwest artists and multimedia producers, Clark Digital Bursary awards have now been made. Offered as collaboration between Watershed and PVA, the awards are designed to provide opportunities for creative development and […]

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Llwynypia Gesholder
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Cywaith Cymru.Artworks Wales

Angharad Pearce Jones, an artist currently working with Cywaith Cymru.Artworks Wales explains how the organisation works to promote art in the public realm.

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