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.
a-n Magazine 2003 September - a-n The Artists Information Company
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
21 June 25 August
Middleton, the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire
5 July 31 October
Brixton Market, London
3 May 26 July
Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute
5 June 24 August
Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
21 June 3 August
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 […]
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.
Chris Noraika discusses the pros and cons of working outside
of the commercial gallery stable system.
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’.
Aikaterini Gegisian profiles ZKM Center for Art and Media in Germany.
Special degree show review: Sorcha Dallas reports back on Scotland’s graduate exhibitions.