Contents include: Dominic Thomas on why artists need a critical context for their practice; Alice Maude-Roxby on why they need toget out more. Ellie Harrison visits as many places as possible and Salford artists dig the allotment. Carnival and crisis […]
a-n Magazine 2005 February - a-n The Artists Information Company
Thanks to a partnership with Arts Council England, weve extended the portfolio of material freely available on www.a-n.co.uk around artists fees and payments. Now included is in-depth research by University of Newcastle in artists fees and payments and the attitudes […]
a-ns new year began with a fond farewell to our Editorial Production Manager, Grainne Sweeney. After working with a-n for three years shes decided to focus more of her time on other activities: Ill be spending more time with my […]
Maintaining a critical context is a core ingredient in sustaining an artists practice, as asserted in Dominic Thomas article published this month. He regrets the current culture of avoidance of the core subject in which professional development programmes are seemingly […]
a-ns events and activities programme is on the increase for 2005, providing even more opportunities for critical discussion and professional networking for artists and their collaborators. An underlying principle for us when generating external projects is to work in partnership […]
Contemporary Art and Ideas in and Era of Globalisation
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Dominic Thomas on the importance of a critical context for artists’ practice. One of a specially commissioned set of articles resulting from Quo Vadis available now on www.a-n.co.uk.
A report published in November shows multiple approaches by organisations in the creative sector in Yorkshire and the Humber to addressing cultural diversity. Arts Council England, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Forward (the regional development agency) and University of Leeds have invested in […]
Christmas came early for thousands of UK fine artists and visual creators, with over £2.25 million being paid out to them in December through Payback 2004.The Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS) negotiates a share of revenue from collective licensing […]
One-to-one encounters feature in a series of performance salons organised by London-based Home. Designed to bring audience and performer closer than ever in the venues domestic context, these events create a space in which to explore the contemporary desire for […]
Abstracts of papers on the theme of Ethics into Aesthetics are invited by 1 May for possible inclusion in an international conference held 12/13 August to accompany EAST 05, the annual open exhibition held at the Norwich Gallery. This years […]
An allotment site in Lower Kersal within the Irwell Sculpture Trail, Salford was the location for a socially-engaged residency involving artists Debbie Akam Power, Rick Faulkner and Peter Hatton. Following negotiations with the allotment association, a project evolved that was […]
The result of a year-long project by Ellie Harrison, Gold Card Adventures is presented until 21 March at Piccadilly Circus underground station, London, courtesy of Platform for Art. Purchasing a Gold Card years travel pass and using her daily commute […]
Glasgow-based Market Gallery presents work by six 2004 graduates from Scotlands art courses in A nation turns its eyes to you. Working directly onto the gallery walls, Miranda Blennerhassett uses the familiarity of pattern and motif from interior decoration to […]
Work by the late Alexandra Reinhardt is on show (until 25 February) at the Menier Chocolate Factory Gallery, Southwark, now the home of charity Paintings in Hospitals (PiH). This is the first of an annual programme of exhibitions and events […]
Penny Klepuszewska, a 2003 graduate from Nottingham Trent University and Chris Boyd, a Manchester Metropolitan University second-year interactive arts student were joint winners of the UK Art Prize 2004, that attracted over 40,000 entries and created ten finalists. They shared […]
Luiz Camillo Osorio on Rio de Janeiro and Ana Paula Cohen on S
Alice Maude-Roxby on photographing Michael Stevensons Rakit.
MAC Gallery, Birmingham
13 November 2 January
Mission Gallery, Swansea
13 November 15 January
Edith Marie Pasquier interviews Ali Zaidi of motiroti.
My work is mostly about perception: the way we look at the world, building up an image of the whole from different fragments.
1-2, 7-8 December
Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
11 October 17 January
Spital Square, London
3 December 30 January