a-n Magazine 2004 February - a-n The Artists Information Company

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CreativePeople

This national umbrella organisation established in 2001, devoted to highlighting professional development training and opportunities offered by participating organisations for artists and arts professionals across all artforms, launched its portal in January. Designed to signpost the various groupings that make […]

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Who will win?
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Art means prizes

Our Christmas art pub quiz in December saw ten teams battle it out for a first prize of £100. Part of the networking artists networks pilot in the north east of England, the quiz produced the highest score rate in […]

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All change

The Scottish Sculpture Trust will cease to operate from 31 March 2004 when funds are withdrawn by the Scottish Arts Council. In making the announcement in December, the trustees thanked everyone who has supported them over the years and helped […]

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Editorial – 2004 February

Identifying future patterns of living and working – within our sector and the world beyond – is a core function for national arts organisations like us. If we don’t know what people are thinking, and how their behaviour and relationships […]

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Litmus
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Magic roundabouts

Five roundabouts in Rainham, London Borough of Havering, will become public art sites, all visible by motorists using the A13. Artists Jason Bruges and Katharine Willis from the Jason Bruges Studio were appointed from an open competition. This studio produces […]

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Letters – 2004 February

Following a public demonstration at the National Portrait Gallery’s 2003 BP Portrait Award, we are writing to voice our concerns about the issue. We believe climate change is the greatest weapon of mass destruction that we face. It is mostly […]

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Gallery developments

London’s Whitechapel Gallery announced a £10m expansion in November. Due to open in 2007, Rotterdam-based Robbrecht en Daem Architecten have been appointed to create the new building that will fuse a dynamic engagement with the past with a fresh modern […]

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Lille culture

Lille Cultural Capital of Europe 2004 that kicked off in December 2003 and runs to November 2004 has three seasons and will include literally hundreds of exhibitions, concerts, films and performing arts events. ‘Metamorphoses’ is the theme for the year’s […]

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Epiphany
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Public sitings

Cumbrian-based Phil Morsman’s white fibreglass sculpture for the Royal Lancaster Infirmary marks the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of DNA. Made in twelve sections and back-lit with four neon colours, it is activated as darkness falls so that the intense, […]

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Gold skimmers evening bag and scarf
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Artists’ collaborations

Artist-led organisations in Somerset and Dorset have collaborated to create a series of exhibitions at Sherborne House. For the preview, twelve artists from SCA (Sherborne Contemporary Arts) and FAN (Frome Artists’ Network) will transform the gallery space, creating a challenging […]

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APD event

Remote relatives is the intriguing title of the first APD (Artists’ Professional Development) network event held at FACT, Liverpool on 3 February. Focusing on personal perspectives and international frameworks for artists’ professional development and open to organisations and individuals working […]

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What is curation?

Curators Kay Pallister and Rob Blackson (Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland) and artist Kelly Large will be in discussion at the next a-n Critical conversation, in Middlesbrough on 5 February. Exploring issues surrounding contemporary curation and the relationship between artists and […]

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Artists’ events in Scotland

We’ve had a great response to a-n’s Aberdeen event in partnership with Limousine Bull. Travel bursaries have enabled artists to travel from far away as Sutherland in the very north of Scotland to be at the event that featured presentations […]

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Sketch for animation
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Alice Angus

In the summer of 2003 I was one of five artists resident in Ivvavik Park, North West Canada.

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Awakenings #4
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Michelle Lord

Dark and claustrophobic, suffocating like it was no bigger than a box; upon opening its door her bedroom feels as tiny as a room in a dolls house.

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Installation view at Buyuk Valide Han, No 51, Istanbul
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8th Istanbul Biennial

Michelle Cotton examines how the local art scene reacts to the international attention focused on the city during the biennial.

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Come into the garden Maude
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Experiment:

Conversations in art and science

Published by the Wellcome Trust

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Dreamland Waltzer
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Seaside special

Mark Gubb visits Thanet in Kent to meet artists and hear about the cultural revival underway.

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Parasite (detail)
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The new territory

Jeremy Akerman talks to curator Jeremy Millar and artists Annelies Oberdanner and Tariq Alvi and asks what curators and artists want from each other.

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Coloured plastic coasters
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Design for life

Lucy Wilson profiles the work of design curator Rachael Barraclough, the fourth article of the ‘Crossing over’ series.

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