Paul Glinkowski’s article painted The Laboratory at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art in a very favourable light, and was much appreciated in these parts. However, I should like to mention that The Laboratory would not have developed […]
a-n Magazine 2004 May - a-n The Artists Information Company
You are no doubt aware of John Prescott’s plans to build 350,000 new dwellings in the south Midlands and that Milton Keynes is to take over 90,000 of these. There is considerable concern here at the lack of a master […]
Presentations by consultant Lee Corner and a-n Director of Programmes Susan Jones on the Code of Practice for the Visual Arts were incorporated into Engage’s Making Connections series of seminars during March. Held at Queen’s Hall Hexham, Artsway New Forest […]
Peter Freeman’s new light sculpture flashes to the beat of the street. Sited in February in a colourful area of Rochdale described by the police as being like the Wild West on a Friday night Pulse will share […]
Two lucky winners in our new competition for 2004 graduating art and design will be able to launch their careers at On the Wall, a brand new art fair to be held at London’s Olympia 29 September 3 October. […]
The BBC has commissioned a new work from internationally renowned Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, due for installation next year. Entitled Breathing the light sculpture will be positioned above the new BBC Broadcasting House complex and will act as a memorial […]
Matthew Blackman is currently on a six-month placement with Forma, contributing his experience of marketing and customer relationship management at a-n to the development of this new organisation. Forma is an arts organisation, based in Newcastle, involved in cutting-edge projects […]
Students in the textile design department at York St John college are about to launch themselves into the annual ‘degree show’ arena. Thanks to the organisational initiative of third year students Rebecca Stoner, Rachel Stubbs and Allison Williams, family, friends, […]
The Art Cruise Crew’s first major exhibition was held deep in the heart of London’s impressive new Paddington development in April. A diverse group of young and professional artists, the Art Cruise Crew has worked collaboratively to produce a new […]
Creating international networks is the theme for The Transnational Breakfast Club to be held on 4-5 June at Stroud Valley Art Space, Gloucestershire. Billed as an “inspirational one-and-a-half days of lively talks, presentations, screenings and exchange for and by artists, […]
West Midlands based agency The Public will become a recognised learning provider and deliver twenty workshops for 120 creative industry practitioners, freelancers and emerging artists from Sandwell and Dudley through a new arrangement with the Black Country Learning and Skills […]
Eight artists have each received £30,000 to develop a creative project as part of the delivery of the Creative Scotland Awards. Making these cross-art form awards in March, Chair of the Scottish Arts Council Creative Scotland Awards 2004 judging panel […]
West Midlands-based organisation The Public and British Waterways recently commissioned seven artists to undertake projects based around the Birmingham Main Line canal at Galton Valley, Smethwick as part of strategies to encourage people to engage and understand their local canals. […]
For the final article in this series Jane Watt asks artists and commissioners about their involvement in current innovative projects.
Looking beyond our own locality and specialisms is vital in maintaining a fresh and innovative outlook and we know artists appreciate the value and challenges in making links beyond what and who they already know. Over the past eighteen months […]
Kaavous Clayton reports from the InFest: International Artist-Run Culture conference in Vancouver, Canada.
Aikaterini Gegisian profiles The Leleg Institute Project, a platform for collaboration and cultural exchange in Turkey.
Debenhams Store, Manchester
Royal College of Art, London
13 March – 4 April
St Paul’s Gallery, Birmingham 14 February – 10 April
Spike Island, Bristol
27 February – 4 May
Millennium Galleries, Sheffield
11 February – 18 April
In summer 2003 I took part in Excavate Overlay, a multi-disciplinary project involving artists, a writer/ anthropologist, archaeologists and members of a rural community in Caithness, Scotland.
“I’m drifting far out in space with Michael Jackson’s face, and all I want to do is get back home.”
Winners of the decibel visual arts awards, aimed at black and Asian artists, and curators, were announced in March.