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

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Fashion award

Cordaelia Craine, who moulds soft leather to produce fashion showpieces, has won a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship worth £3,750. This will enable her to go to Spain and Italy to study the ancient leather moulding techniques still in use today. Queen […]

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Gasworks upgrade

London-based Gasworks Gallery has temporarily closed as the first stage in an extensive refurbishment of the building. This will see redevelopment of the ground floor and entrance to include disabled access, a public reading area, an information space, improved workspace […]

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Close to art

A new public sculpture by Monica Bonvicini mounted at London Institute is designed to question just how close can you get to art. Don’t miss a sec incorporates a cube structure made of one-way glass and a fully-functional prison toilet. […]

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On the wall

Fresh Art 2004, as advertised in the November issue, is now being replaced by a new show entitled On the wall, which will see a more inclusive selection strategy and a broader cross section of artworks. Artists participating will receive […]

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Scotland events

The programme of artists’ events in Scotland is kicking off in Aberdeen in January with an event in partnership with Limousine Bull. Exploring artists’ opportunities and strategies for crossing over between areas of practice the event will feature artists’ presentations […]

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Public commissions

Greyworld’s Bins and Benches hi-tech artwork has been selected for permanent installation at The Junction. Other artists short-listed were Robin Blackledge, Susan Collins, Dalziel and Scullion, Clive Gillman and Mark Goulthorpe. In Greyworld’s vision, intelligent bins and benches roam the […]

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Code of Practice events

The programme of presentations and seminars to promote application of our new Code of Practice for the Visual Arts is rolling out across the UK over coming months. Dates have been set for events in partnership with Artquest, Artsadmin, Site […]

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North East events

In December Taslim Martin and Dale Devereux Barker shared their experiences of working in both commercial and public sectors with artists in Hexham. Both artists have recently completed new public art works Dale as a result of workshops with the […]

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Info packs

We’ve been working on a series of information packs highlighting a-n’s activities and editorial content, ideal for use as supporting material at conferences, artists events and seminars. Material includes: www.a-n.co.uk information sheets on professional practice, artists’ collaborations and public art […]

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Action research

A new project developed by Engage has been designed to improve participation in art galleries by young people. Initially devised to promote good practice with ‘at risk’ young people, research and consultation revealed that a more holistic and integrated approach […]

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Fieldworks

Diana Yeh reports from the ‘Fieldworks: Dialogues between Art and Anthropology’ symposium.

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Creative learning curves

Jane Watt looks into professional development initiatives available to artists working in the public domain, in the fourth of the six-part series ‘Navigating Places’.

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Live from one's art, a utopia?
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By association

Isabella Oulton examines the current debates around the status of artists in France as raised at The First National Visual Artists’ Forum.

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Swarf

Stroud House Gallery, Stroud
1 November – 6 December

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Editorial – 2004 January

We take this opportunity to thank the many artists who we’ve worked with over the past twelve months – as advisers and consultants, on the Networking Artists Networks initiative, and as presenters and trainers on our professional practice and artists’ […]

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Cover images

I have often thought some of the pictures you choose for your front cover to be rather odd. The November image (John Goto’s Pasturelands) was no exception. The image raises no particular question other than why choose it? I think […]

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Sam Atkins

Whilst sitting in my parent’s garden in the summer of 1996, I became mesmerised by the patterns created on the table by the light filtering through my father’s pint jug of beer.

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