The Code of Practice for the Visual Arts, arrives in time for me to be able to recommend its implementation to a certain arts organisation I recently had a rather unpleasant encounter with. I asked for details from them of […]
a-n Magazine 2003 August - a-n The Artists Information Company
The shortlist has been announced for the new annual Comme Ca Art Prize for contemporary visual artists in the North of England. The five lucky artists are Matthew Houlding, The Little Artists, David Mackintosh, Paul Rooney and Richard Talbot. For […]
Reviews editor appointed We are pleased to announce that from this issue onwards we have a new reviews editor. Chris Brown, an artist based in Cardiff, will be selecting and commissioning writers for the reviews section of a-n Magazine […]
At the recent Creating Places conference, Peter Hewitt spoke of Arts Council England’s support for “the infrastructure which allows artists and their creativity to thrive”. He spoke directly about the positive contribution collective studios in the major conurbations are making […]
I work with collections of thoughts, memories and snippets taken from journeys and observations some everyday and others more fantastical and harness and order these responses and experiences through a variety of forms.
Graham Parker on the reasoning behind Manchester’s presence at this year’s biennale.
Edoardo Malagigi questions the meaning of title of this year’s biennale.
Special degree show review: Simon Webb scouts around the Midlands.
Special degree show review: Rosemary Shirley heads south to Chicester, Southampton and Winchester.
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh
7 June 3 August
Roxane Permar describes setting up a new artists’ membership group in Shetland.
Kate Day, curator of contemporary craft at Manchester Art Gallery, talks to Amanda Fielding about her work. First in a new six-part series ‘Crossing over’ focusing on arts professionals and how they work with artists.
Since I left art school in 1990, I have been creating work across art forms and for exhibitions.
The Science Museum, London
26 May 14 September
5 June 19 July
Easyexercises.com, a website by Adèle Prince, is inspired by Bruce Tegner’s book Isometric Power Exercises, which suggests ways of integrating exercises into daily routine. Prince’s re-interpretation purports to apply this technique to contemporary pursuits such as using mobile phones and […]
2003 Royal Academy graduate Renata Hegyi has won the £10,000 St James Group Fellowship. Taking the form of a bursary to assist a student from the Royal Academy Schools in their first year out of the college, it includes an […]
Promoting cultural diversity has become a policy priority for arts organisations, yet it is rarely questioned or criticised. Does cultural diversity policy challenge discrimination and broaden the arts scene, or risk politicising the arts at the expense of equality and […]
The theme of the June 2003 issue of South Australia’s Artlink may strike a chord with UK arts entrepreneurs, in that it explores critical mass the point at which a chain reaction begins, usually incited by a smaller explosion. […]
German artist Jochen Gerz’s new UK works come at a time of high tensions worldwide, and have been commissioned for a city known internationally for reconciliation. One of the world’s leading conceptual artists, Gerz has been working for nearly five […]
Artists whose work focuses on glass feature highly in exhibitions and events in the UK and Europe this summer.
Planning is now underway for the third Liverpool Biennial in 2004, a foreground for the City of Culture programme in 2008. For the 2002 event, over 180,000 visits were recorded at the UK’s only biennial of contemporary visual art and […]
Light is the key feature in two public art projects due for installation in September. Both are being created by Art2architecture a collaborative venture between artist Peter Fink and architect Igor Marko. By working with artists, landscape and urban […]