Contents include: Second report from ‘Jetset’ conference considers artists’ approaches to global networks and corporate branding. Impact of the property market on studios, and of artists on rural communities. New website showcases Scottish craft; textiles and abstract painting reviewed – […]
a-n Magazine 2004 November - a-n The Artists Information Company
Were publishing a raft of new content this month and, to emphasise that a-n is much more than a monthly magazine and entice readers to visit our website regularly, much of the new material will be exclusive to www.a-n.co.uk Freely […]
Visitors to the On The Wall art fair at Londons Olympia Grand Hall this October were able to meet the a-n team and catch up on our latest developments. Many artists took the opportunity to network in our comfy lounge […]
Were very pleased to announce that John Beagles is joining a-ns Commissioning Editors team. Based in Glasgow, John has exhibited widely and internationally with collaborator Graham Ramsay. Theyre currently showing in Romantic detachment at PS1 in New York runs until […]
Additional resources have been published since a-n launched its Code of Practice for the Visual Arts. Launched in June, The artists development toolkit provides self-reflective material for artists at all career stage and for art and design students, enabling them […]
In publishing the Code of Practice for the Visual Arts in June 2003, we made a commitment to its wide distribution, by free access on www.a-n.co.uk and through a printed booklet. By June 2004, we had distributed 20,000 booklets. A […]
Video installation artist Chris Meigh-Andrews completed work in September on a prototype self-powered outdoor video installation in Grizedale Forest, Cumbria. Working with systems engineer Dr John Calderbank, the work was funded by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the […]
Sarah Woodfines Wyoming, 2003 won the £5,000 first prize in the 2004 Jerwood Drawing Prize, announced in September. A collaboration between the Jerwood Foundation, Wimbledon School of Art and the University of Gloucestershire, the prize attracted over 2,000 entries from […]
www.craftscotland.org a major new national and international showcase promoting the best of Scottish craft was launched in September in Aberdeen at Challenging Craft, an international conference for leading craft professionals. Initiated and funded by the Scottish Arts Council, the […]
Jeremy Theophilus considers the issues raised for practioners, organisers and funders by the Jetset conference, in the second of two articles inspired by it.
Public art commissions comprise around twenty-eight per cent of the work offered through the weekly updated Opportunities on www a-n.co.uk. As previous commissions experience is generally required, these opportunities tend also to command the best rates of pay for artists […]
Eddie Berg, Chief Executive and founder of Liverpool-based FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), will depart in March 2005 to become Artistic Director of the National Centre for the Moving Image, London. FACT began in 1988, when Eddie Berg […]
Search under rural on www.a-n.co.uk and youll find a fascinating array of features and profiles of artists and organisations whose work context is rural. Artists including Roxane Permar in Shetland, PALP in Cornwall, Emma Baird Murray in Wales and Ian […]
Liverpool Biennial, 1826 September
Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital, Aberdeen
Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Bury St Edmunds
14 September 30 October
East Street Arts, Leeds
9 September 7 October
Hales Gallery, London
8 September 10 October
Studio-based artists have been made vulnerable by the recent property boom as run-down former industrial buildings attract developers with an eye for a lucrative conversion. Some studio providers though, have managed to stay put and in some cases have moved on to better premises. Paul Glinkowski offers this progress report on artist-led studios projects in Leeds and in Stroud.
Im drawn towards work that offers two opposing features or truths.