Simon Webb talks to artists from across the UK about drawing and its place within their practice
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Anecdotal Cardiff is an artist-initiated project produced in collaboration with Artworks Wales under the Good Ideas residency scheme. The project brief invited artists to construct and set-up their own residency with a host organisation before approaching Artworks Wales for up […]
UK photographer Simon Norfolk is amongst the four finalists for this year’s Citibank Photography Prize. Jitka Hanzlova (Czech Republic/Germany), Bertien van Manen (Netherlands) and Juergen Teller (Germany/UK) were also selected from eighty nominations by Frits Gierstberg, (Netherlands Photo Institute), Paul […]
Lars Bang Larsen’s discussion of visual art extends beyond new sites and contexts to ask questions of how art meets the idealogical spaces of politics and mass media – and how behaviour has become aesthetic.
In 1999 after living in London for twelve years my family and I moved to Portsmouth.
SSW (Scottish Sculpture Workshop) is an organisation that has always focused on artists and artistic processes. Located in rural north east Scotland it offers accommodation as well as workspace and has often been used by artists to pursue a period […]
From his favourite café on the busy ‘Cally’ Road, London, Richard Wentworth takes Stéphanie Delcroix safely on his journey to the other side of the street.
The shortlist for this year’s Jerwood Sculpture Prize, worth £25,000 as a commission, reflects the independence of mind of artists who have graduated from art school within the last fifteen years. In keeping with the spirit of the competition, the […]
Now in its third year, Art At The Centre enlists artists to work within city-centre developments, Rosemary Shirley investigates.
Since 29 January, London’s Chisenhale Gallery has been transformed into a fully functioning employment agency, one that caters only for spare time positions. Ella Gibbs’ project is a new commission for Chisenhale and is based on a standard job centre, […]
Carolyn Black’s first time working away from her home and studio was a UNESCO funded residency in Java, Indonesia.
Illustrating the approach she brings to her new role at [a-n], Gillian Nicol highlights some of the challenges and opportunities for artists and their practice today, looking broadly at education and employment, status and lifestyle and the impact of widening access to technology.
The UK/German company Uninvited Guests has almost completed its tour with Offline, a unique brand of performance and multimedia work combining hi- and low-tech, the visceral and the virtual. Material for Offline was gathered by wandering the web as electronic […]
Lucy Harrison gives an account of a collaborative project in Tallinn, Estonia.
Usually I’m on the move. I have a tendency to spend between two days and two weeks somewhere and then move on.
Located in a ‘cultural industries’ area ourselves for the past three years, we can confirm that the advantages – creative networking and exchange, vibrant working environment, immediate access to like-minded cultural specialists, mutual support in development, etc – are there […]
Becky Shaw describes how she negotiated the difference between the expectations of her work and the reality of her practice when she received a prestigious international art prize.
Catto Contemporary, London
10 January – 3 March
A new commission from Julian Opie has launched redevelopment of the West Wing at Barts as a national Breast Care Centre of Excellence. Architects Greenhill Jenner’s proposal will create a contemporary, state-of-the-art medical facility with strong ‘patient appeal’ whilst celebrating […]
Paul Edwards describes how residencies provide him with the opportunity to concentrate wholly on his practice.
Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries
11 January – 15 February
Heralded as the north of England’s answer to the Turner Prize, the Comme ça Art Prize North aims to raise the profile of artists living and working beyond London. Worth £10,000 (against the Turner Prize of £20,000), the prize will […]
Stare is an interactive live art piece that seeks to redefine the rules of engagement between artist and audience. Concerned with the passive role of the art object, John Rogers attempts to reverse the balance by making unbroken eye contact […]
Siân Bowen: Ream
11 January – 8 February
An artists’ gathering will take place on 29/30 March in Manchester as part of a move by [a-n] THE ARTISTS INFORMATION COMPANY’s to support and enhance the networking of artists’ networks. This has been informed by recent surveys that have […]