a-n Magazine 2005 January - a-n The Artists Information Company

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a-n Magazine January 2005

Contents include: What is the future of museum curating? Gordon Dalton reports from Curating now symposium. Catherine Wilson profiles inIVA’s achievements over the last decade. Excerpts from Brian Dewan performance hosted by Grizedale Arts. Tim Machin on making a name […]

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Editorial – 2005 January

One of our very early issues laid bare the public arts funding routes. The feature took the form of a twisted neuronal-type structure, revealing Parliament’s funds to the Arts Council of Great Britain at the top and the precise money […]

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The artist’s development toolkit

Evaluation of The artist’s development toolkit by Linda Ball – who wrote and researched it – reveals widespread approval of both contents and usability. Our first interactive practical guide, the toolkit was generated through collaboration between a-n and APD (Artists’ […]

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Staff development

In January, we welcome in Angie Binns as our new Communications and Sales Team Manager. She comes to us from Theatre by the Lake in Cumbria, where as Marketing Manager she was responsible for a substantial customer interests survey and […]

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Practice

Artists Matthew Hearn and Sarah Warden have recently organised a programme of exhibitions in their studio entitled PRACTICE. Nearly a year after having acquired the space they decided to turn studio into exhibition space and make both their work and […]

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Bootelicious

This month our Financial Assistant Robin Bootes says “hasta luego” (in very poor Spanish) to the a-n office, as he embarks on a seven-month career break to the exotic climes of South and Central America. We wait with baited breath […]

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An academic opportunity

Hosted by the Stanley Picker Gallery at the University of Kingston, the Stanley Picker Fellowships are awarded annually to a contemporary fine artist and a contemporary designer. The Fellows are offered a fee, production costs and access to the University’s […]

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Alternative Romania

H.arta, an artist-run space in Timisoara, Romania, celebrated its three-year anniversary in December. The organisation – whose name is a play on words, in that ‘harta’ is the Romanian word for ‘map’ – was established to overcome the limitations young […]

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Video game

A collaborative video work, Exquisite Corpse was initiated by Rachel Cornish as part of a body of work that examines what it means to be ‘here and now’. Cornish was joined by Charlotte Bernstein, Liliana Lopez, Stormsmith Nomi, Eileen Bonar, […]

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Artists’ entitlements

The Scottish Arts Council’s submission to the Scottish Executive’s Cultural Commission describes artists in a key role in future plans. Amongst a significant ‘wants’ list, SAC would like; “a country where artists are valued, and encouraged to work internationally and […]

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Prize awarded

Myfanwy Johns won the £2,500 Indigo Art Prize, a new opportunity promoted in a-n Magazine and on www.a-n.co.uk. Launched in September by Indigo Art – the UK’s leading suppliers of bespoke artwork to interior design projects within the hotel/leisure industry […]

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Professional development

The primary aim of A.a (Artist’s aid), an artists’ support organisation co-directed by Sophia Crilly and Nicola Siddons, is to establish communication and networks between artists in Manchester and environs. It brings together practising artists to discuss their work and […]

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New studios

A group of Brighton artists have got together, taken direct action and converted an empty industrial unit in Hove into a brand new studio space. APEC (Art Producing Economic Community) is a demonstration of what can be achieved when a […]

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Design identity praised

The reputation of Newcastle-based design consultancy Blue River was enhanced in November following recognition in a prestigious worldwide design industry bible. Beverly Hills based design guru Terry Stone, who chose Blue River’s work for the book said: “Blue River’s work […]

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Tower up

Samphire Tower, created by Jony Easterby and Pippa Taylor was opened in October, forming part of Sustrans’ Art and the Travelling Landscape project. Inspired by the ‘coastwatch’ lookout posts along the UK’s coastline, this hand-built pentagonal tower stands an impressive […]

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Africa 05

Chris Ofili has designed the logo for next year’s celebration of African arts and culture across London. The logo design rotates the silhouette of Africa fifty-two times, once for every country in Africa, with the map rotated around Cape Town, […]

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Curtains

Walter Jack’s recently installed seven-metre high steel curtain in a new public square outside the new BBC building in central Leeds forms part of a growing portfolio of public art and architectural features across the UK. Other projects include The […]

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International commission

The Life Lines landmark public art commission by international artists Vong Phaophanit and Claire Oboussier will be launched in February. The fifty-four metre long dynamic sculpture will translate the ever-changing sounds, weather and movement of people in Southend-on-Sea into a […]

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Goings and comings

Stephen Snoddy left in November as Director of the Baltic after less than nine months there. Baltic is also seeking a replacement for Chair architect-developer Alan J Smith whose term of office has expired and advertised the post of Curator […]

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International residencies

Established in 1988, London-based Delfina Studio Trust provides the largest international residency programme in the UK. Of thirty studios, twelve are allocated as an award that provides artists with studio space and related facilities free of charge for one or […]

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Curating now

Gordon Dalton reports on the Curating Now symposium at the Irish Museum of Modern Art hoping to find the future of curating in museums.

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Whose island?

Devised by Grizedale Arts, ‘Romantic Detachment’ features artists from the UK and the USA. Brian Dewan’s text forms part of his performance/installation for the exhibition.

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