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

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a-n Magazine October 2004

Contents include: Zarah Hussain finds unity in pattern. Bill Drummond twins towns through kettle exchange. Paul Glinkowski looks at art born out of conflict with work by John Keane and Frauke Eigen. Focus on Frieze Art Fair and satellite events […]

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Staff developments

In October, we’re saying farewell to Ilana Mitchell, who has until now been juggling her work as a member of the Communications and Sales team with furthering her career as an artist, and coordinating Platform00000004. Whilst we’re sad to lose […]

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Board news

Esther.s (aka Esther Salamon, Chair of a-n’s Board) has created a work for presentation at Platform 0000004, taking place 21 October at The Cluny, in Newcastle. Road Map _ One Way involves a composer/musician and three performers in an intimate […]

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Navigating history

In collaboration with Proboscis, a creative studio that researches, develops and facilitates innovation, Deborah Smith’s latest curatorial project ‘Navigating History’ presents a series of research archives in libraries in Sussex and Kent. Each of the commissions focuses on rich and […]

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a-n on the wall

Visitors to this month’s On The Wall art fair at London’s Olympia Grand Hall can catch up with a-n staff and get a free demonstration of the new Artist’s Toolkits. Our comfy-sofa-space is located at stand A99 opposite those of […]

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Frieze Art Fair

We’ll also be setting out our wares later this month at the Frieze Art Fair in Regents Park, London. Visit our stand to catch up with the latest developments from the NAN initiative and to learn more about how a-n […]

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Armaggedon Now 2
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The art of conflict (part 2)

Paul Glinkowski looks at the experiences of John Keane and Frauke Eigen, artists who have worked in war-torn locations outside of official state sponsored programmes, and talks to Dominic Nutt of Christian Aid who worked with Keane in Israel and Palestine.

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A selection of kettles
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Bill Drummond

Artist Bill Drummond is twinning Kensington in Liverpool with Kensington in London – through kettles.

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Moon
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London calling

As the international art world’s attention turns to London, Eliza Patten previews Frieze Art Fair and some of the events taking place alongside it.

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Thai Royal
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It’s a far away town

International fairs are a great opportunity for researching galleries and making contacts, here is a selection of just some of the 150 showing at this year’s Frieze Art Fair.

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Editorial – 2004 October

While commercial representation is far from the ‘be all and end all’ of a successful visual arts practice, the glossy veneer of events like Frieze Art Fair can make it feel like it is. Two new events in London this […]

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Pearl awards

The shortlist for the Pearl Awards – the UK’s first ever awards created to recognise and celebrate the achievements of the Chinese community in Britain – was announced in July, with winners due to be named on 22 September. A […]

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E alert

Just wanted to warn your readers about an apparent money laundering fraud targeting artists. I was emailed through my website by someone calling himself Barry Anthony using an email address at outgun.com. He had selected three paintings from my website […]

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Le Pont du Trieur
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The In-Between, Anna Sanders Films

Anna Sanders is a prolific filmmaker that never was. She’s an umbrella that conceals a fluidly dynamic film collective that transcends the confines of artform in order “to elude representation and replace it with presentation… to create a piece of […]

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Flowerbed
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Zarah Hussain

I have always been fascinated by complex geometry and pattern-making.

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Caligraphy commission
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Calligraphy commission

A commission by leading letter designer Tom Perkins has recently been installed in the Crafts Council foyer, courtesy of this organisation’s patrons. Launched in February 2004, the Crafts Council Patrons scheme is designed to encourage financial support from individual donors. […]

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Circle Appreciation
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Bursary awarded

Gini Coates won the London Printworks Trust’s Bursary at New Designers Part 1 at the Business Design Centre, London in July. Selected from over 1,000 graduates showing there, she attracted the attention of a judging panel that included leading textile […]

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Emerging artist prize

The 2004 BOC Emerging Artist Award, worth £20,000 has been won by Mauro Bonacina, a recent MA graduate of London’s Goldsmiths College. Judges were Roy Exley (critic, curator and lecturer), Karen Wright (Modern Painters), Sarah Kent (Time Out), Charlotte Heavey […]

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New moves

Timandra Gustafson has been appointed Executive Director at Visual Associations. She brings a wealth of experience gained during her previous roles, including Head of Visual Arts for Northern Arts. “My role will be to build on what has already been […]

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Arts Council threatened

Increased speculation and worry is mounting in the arts in Wales that more cultural quangos will be brought under the direct control of the Welsh Assembly following the announcement that three of the biggest are to be scrapped. First Minister […]

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Gallery preparation
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Cell moves

London-based artists’ initiative Cell Project Space has relocated from Dalston to Cambridge Heath Road, supported by a capital grant from Arts Council England to refurbish the gallery and provide new office space and outdoor facilities for future projects. The first […]

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Celestial Radio - How The Universe Sang Itself Into Being
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Coast

Firstsite, Colchester
31 July – 4 September 2004

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Prednisone
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On the Wall

Rod McIntosh gives a rundown on this new art fair and talks to the winners of the Signpost competition star prize.

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Professional developments

Commissions East has launched a new professional development scheme. Funded by Arts Council England, East and the European Social Fund. It includes ten new mentoring relationships for artists in East England, with Jordan Baseman, Jane Wildgoose, Louise K Wilson, Eddie […]

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