a-n Magazine 2003 September - a-n The Artists Information Company

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Jason E Bowman

In the late seventies my parents took me to see Concorde at a local airshow, which I missed because I didn’t manage to look up in response to the supersonic audio.

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Code of Practice seminars

Lee Corner, researcher and author of the new Code of Practice for the Visual Arts – is keen to hear from artists’ networks and professional development organisations that would like to host a seminar over forthcoming months around using this […]

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Looking for partners

Research is underway on a networking event to be held this autumn for the Artists Professional Development network (APD). With the focus on international examples of professional development, we’d like to hear about recommendations of projects and organisations internationally who […]

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If walls could talk... (detail)
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Creative developments

a-n staff have been involved in a flurry of creative activity lately – making the most of the flexible part-time working and artist-friendly policies at a-n. Stephen Palmer has just completed his six-month residency at Northern Print and The Solution […]

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Art Prize North

The reason there are no women in The Comme Ca Art Prize North is because the Jury was unanimous in its short list decision. They asked me what I thought about an all male shortlist and I was happy to […]

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Editorial – 2003 September

Getting the right balance between life and work is high on the agenda of professionals nowadays. And in the case of practitioners, there’s the added complexity of melding the doing of art with the need to earn a living and […]

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Art Prize North

As a female artist I must say I was initially not too impressed with the selection of this years Comme Ca Art Prize North for the simple fact that there werent any female artists shortlisted  especially as there is […]

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proposal drawing
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Commissions news

The scope and applications of art in the public realm continues to grow, with public commissions provided by private developers as well through community-based public programmes. In this month’s round-up, we highlight projects in Bristol, Manchester, Norwich and Blackburn.

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The Sound Of The Wind Looks Like This
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Blackpool illumination

Installed earlier this year on the newly redeveloped promenade at Blackpool, Stephen Hurrel’s ‘The Sound Of The Wind Looks Like This’ is an interactive light-based piece consisting of six light poles, two wind turbines and an anemometer and wind vane […]

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Exclusive waterfront development opportunity
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Art prize debate

The shortlist for the new Comme Ca Art Prize 2003 worth £10,000 for contemporary visual art in the North of England was announced in July, from an entry of 300. The biggest art prize funded by a commercial, non-public funded […]

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accidents
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Factory transformed

Artists from the West Midlands are being commissioned to transform the old Commercial X-Ray Factory on Foundry Lane, Smethwick. The project, re:Location, began in July and will run to October culminating in a public exhibition entitled ‘Radioactive’. Organised by The […]

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Depot, Cardiff
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New places

Cardiff: Plans are underway to transform a Victorian tram shed in Cardiff into a new contemporary art venue. The brainchild of Cardiff 2008 and architects Caruso St John, once established in 2005, Depot will provide a major international showing space […]

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Funding news

The 2003-2007 Arts Council England capital scheme places artists’ workspace and studios as one of two priorities, with cultural diversity the other. The five stated aims for grants of up to £100,000 are that projects supported should: • change people’s […]

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Curating exposed

Creative Curating students at Goldsmiths College have launched a new website to showcase their projects and research. Focusing on the individual curatorial projects including exhibitions, publications, events and broadcasts, the site provides details of a programme running to 2004. Amongst […]

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Networks development

Internet lurking and political subversion were two of the issues raised at a ‘blue skies’ workshop led by business and management consultant Jane Walker for a-n. The first of three planning meetings of a specially-convened UK artists’ advisory group, the […]

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It's an East End Knockout
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All the fun of the fair

Organised by artists in east London,’Roman Road Revel’ was a village fête with a difference. Lucy Wilson reports on this and other artists-led projects that appropriate traditional community fairs and festivals.

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Mister Suicide (detail)
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Going it alone

Chris Noraika discusses the pros and cons of working outside
of the commercial gallery stable system.

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residency workshop
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Private musings: public projections

Jane Watt looks at artists and commissioners who are redefining what it means to work in the ‘public region’, in the second of the six-part series ‘Navigating Places’.

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