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

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Professional developments

Cultural Enterprise Office, Glasgow and a-n partnered on a gathering on 23 February, to discuss development of a forum for professional development for artists in Scotland Held at CCA Glasgow, the event attracted 29 organisations and individuals who represented a […]

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Thematic Sculpture
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Park Life

Lorna Green reports on the China Changchun International Sculpture Conference 2003 and opening of the Changchun World Sculpture Park.

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Sandblasted, bonded and gilded glass
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Katie Schaverien

‘Painting with light’ was a phrase I first heard whilst studying for my degree in architectural glass.

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Chair Jason E Bowman and speaker Robin Arseneault
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Future forecast

a-n’s Future forecast event (29-30 January) was attended by seventy participants – despite particularly bad weather conditions – and we’d like to thank everyone who took part. Angus Farquhar spoke of the philosophy behind his company, Nacionale Vitae Activa (NVA), […]

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Critical conversations

The first a-n Critical conversation of 2004 took place at the beginning of February at Psyche in Middlesbrough. The event was a huge success and saw this year’s programme off to a great start with over fifty people gathering to […]

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Staff news

Mike Brown, a-n’s Financial Consultant, is leaving the North East of England for pastures new (well, Yorkshire) and regrettably we will be losing his input. We’d like to thank Mike for his valuable contribution and to wish him well in […]

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Offices closed

Our schedule of regular staff training and meetings means our offices will be closed on 9.30-12.30 on the fourth Tuesday of every month. If you have an urgent enquiry please leave a message on our voicemail system or send an […]

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Ecce Homo
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In memorium

Jane Watt discusses contemporary approaches to the creation of public monuments.

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Canyon County
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Photography prize

From over eighty nominations, Robert Adams, Peter Fraser, David Goldblatt and Joel Sternfeld were shortlisted for this year’s Citigroup Photography Prize. The winner is due to be announced on 4 March. Now in its eighth year, this prize has become […]

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Windbreak/Notched Wall
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Together forever

Julie Brook gives a personal account of her involvement in the Comhla International Artists Workshop in North Uist.

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Series Escondide
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Futures forseen

Thirteen artists have been nominated and selected for inclusion in this year’s ARTfutures, to be held 31 March – 4 April at the City of London School. This annual event has for many years been a successful way of generating […]

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All Night Flight
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Textiles tour

Michael Brennand-Wood’s year-long residency at the Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire has culminated in a national touring exhibition. Entitled ‘A Field of Centres’, the exhibition features a series of wall panels constructed from hundreds of individually machine-embroidered flowers. The flowers are built […]

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
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People’s prize

Congratulations to Chester University final year fine art student Jennifer Cook, who won the Wrexham Open People’s Prize for 2003. Worth £250, it is awarded to the most popular work, as voted by gallery visitors, in the annual Wrexham Open. […]

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Team building

A new scheme to involve artists in the built environment was announced in February by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and A&B (Arts and Business). An investment of £500,000 over the next two years will engage […]

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Mind the gap

Openings is a year-long project run by the Art House in Doncaster designed to meet the gap in arts development aid in communities around the region. Organised in partnership with local authorities and cultural agencies, it will provide training and […]

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Howling Like Dogs, I Swallowed Solid Air
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Research trip

Works by Zarina Bhimji on show at inIVA are the result of research trips since 1998 to Uganda, the land of her birth. These visits also informed her first film Out of the blue, commissioned and co-produced by Documenta 11. […]

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Eating Grass
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Eating Grass

Edith-Marie Pasquier talks to inIVA Director Gilane Tawadros and artist Alia Syed about their experience of working together.

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Chiasmus
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Physics meets art

What the eye can’t see, the heart can’t grieve for by Matthew Tickle is a new public art work on view at Queen Mary, University of London until 7 March. A collaborative venture bringing together the artist and theoretical physicist […]

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Cafe Zoo
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Emergency

Roy Exley reports on the ‘Emergency’ exhibition and symposium in Portsmouth.

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Lottery squeezed

The Scottish Arts Council is creating a single fund for capital lottery funds for the next three years in an attempt to minimise the impact of lower arts income to good causes arising from players of the National Lottery. Ticket […]

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