The first of the North East regions Networking Artists Networks (NAN) events took place in May at Saltburn by the Sea NAN aims to create and support artists’ networks, and generate and enhance artists’ professional exchange through the use of […]
a-n Magazine 2003 June - a-n The Artists Information Company
In response to Graham Clarke’s letter in the May issue, and in particular his comments and suggestions about the recent series of Critical conversations part of a wider programme of activities happening throughout the North East of England, alongside […]
Alicia Miller reports from the annual American College Art Association (CAA) conference, billed as the ‘world’s largest forum for the visual arts’ bringing together artists, arts professionals and academics.
Ryan Gander profiles the ‘art band’, Die Kunst, and its recent ‘tour’ of Dutch art schools.
The Graves Art Gallery in Sheffield exhibits contemporary art alongside historical works. Nigel Grimmer raised funds for a solo exhibition there in which he reproduced photos as canvas stretchers to reference the gallery’s collection of paintings. “Applying for a grant […]
At college I made sculpture and used photography to record what I was making.
Lauderdale House runs a programme of events and exhibitions that feature both established and emerging artists. The gallery hosts an annual show by students from Central St Martins; runs open competitions in gay and lesbian arts and photography; and hires […]
Delpha Hudson’s involvement with Art Surgery started in 1998 as unofficial dogsbody, writer and documenter for the Penwith-based project, A Sense of Place. She recorded performances by Andre Stitt, Bobby Baker, Rona Lee, Paul O’Neill and Frank Lusing and held […]
Last year Sandeep Virdee was the first recipient of the Craft Bursary Award, financially supported by London Arts. The award took the form of a six-month residency at London Printworks and covered aspects of professional development including studio practice, academic […]
Three years ago I found myself following my partner to Zanzibar, East Africa.
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Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland
9 April 16 May
This year’s Venice Biennale sees the first separate national presentations from Wales and Scotland. Gordon Dalton and Graham Ramsay preview the two country’s contributions.
Jeremy Akerman meets Chad McCail to discuss his work and recent residency at Baltic that culminated in a futuristic world of zombies, robots and wealthy parasites.
Emilia Telese on ArtSway’s residency programme.
Curatorial partnership B+B talk about their residency at the Austrian Cultural Forum in London.
“It feels good to know you have someone on your side”. In ‘Journey’s end’, Emilia Telese describes the supportive environment of her residency at Artsway and the ongoing pivotal support it offers artists involved in its programme. In ‘Mad world’ […]
Axis launched its new name and a portfolio of new ventures in May the result of a strategic review of the organisation’s function and future directions. Under the corporate name of Visual Associations, this information resource will offer two […]
4 April 18 May
Kate Baden Fuller’s stained glass commission for the Outpatients area of London’s Charing Cross Hospital was unveiled in April. Comprising two screens, the work acts as an interface between the semi-public corridor area and the semi-private waiting area. “The theme […]
Norfolk and Norwich
6 January 6 July
Hailed as one of the country’s premier art prizes, ‘Beck’s Futures’ announced the outcome of the 2003 award in April. From a glittering shortlist, Rosalind Nashabishi was selected by curators Russell Ferguson, Maria Lind, Hans Ulrich Obrist and artist Michael […]
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford
11 April 15 June
The Arthouse has won funds from the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation for three years to award four bursaries each year to emerging artists. Arthouse creates opportunities for able-bodied and disabled artists to work together to develop their practice, and further funding […]
Yorkshire ArtSpace in Sheffield is hosting a national conference on 22 July on artists’ workspaces. Aimed at artists’ studio managers and others who work with studio groups, the intention is to expose good practice and demonstrate policies that are helping […]