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

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a-n Magazine May 2005

Contents include: Launch of Future forecast publications and events in Ipswich and Derby mark 25 years of a-n. New beginnings for recent graduates plus Acme Fire Station work/live residents announced. Non profit organisations network in Chicago; issues around city-wide art […]

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Grants for the arts

Also under the microscope has been Arts Council England’s Grants for the arts programme. This has been dubbed in Annabel Jackson Associates’ evaluation of the 2003/04 scheme as “a brave and radical initiative that has transformed grant making [but that […]

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Venice gathering

You’ll find a-n artists and contributirs at the Venice Biennale, partnering with South East agency Artsway to increase the visibility of emerging Uk artists within this international curatorial extravaganza. As part of this, we’re interested to give exposure to other […]

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Ipswich launch

23 April was also the date of our 25-year anniversary first celebratory event. a-n subscribers in the Suffolk area joined delegates of the No Boundaries Conference for a networking evening where Susan Jones outlined a-n’s plans for the year long […]

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Consultations

a-n is an invited contributor to Arts Council England’s Presentation of Contemporary Visual Arts Review through inclusion on the Advisory Board, that met in April and will convene again in July to comment on research by consultants. The review is […]

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Fast forward

The East Midlands Fast forward event took place in Derby on 23/24 April. Devised and developed by artist Mark Gubb and chaired by Emilia Telese, a-n Artists’ Networks Coordinator, speakers included YOlk (Nottingham), Niki Russell (Reactor/Nottingham Studios Consortium), John Plowman […]

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Editorial – 2005 May

This month begins the celebrations around a-n’s 25th anniversary. The main focus of the year’s programme is developing a-n’s campaigning role, making sure artists and their needs are ‘visible’ in the wider world. See the Committee for Culture, Media and […]

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Feedback

Hope that a-n continues to explore and promote that which excites, intrigues, inspires and occasionally teaches us things that we had not previously known about the world: how art and culture can effect us and pull us out of the […]

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Research calls

I am currently undertaking my final dissertation as part of my BA course at St Martins. The topic I am working on is about how isolation (inflicted or self-inflicted) affects the artist/designer and leads to works of ‘slow art’ (incredibly […]

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Leeds artists served

Professional development is a buzz word that just won’t go away (Deborah Rawson, Letters, a-n Magazine March and Dominic Thomas, ‘Critical Contexts’, a-n Magazine February). And rightly so. For artists wanting to be taken seriously by other professions and aiming […]

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Art for Whose Sake?

Commissioned by Creative Partnerships London East and curated by Manick Govinda, Artsadmin, Art for Whose Sake? looked at ways in which contemporary art, performance and live art practices engage young people, within and outside formal systems of learning. Invited speakers […]

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Residencies awarded

Eleven artists have been awarded residencies at Acme’s Fire Station work/live space, as part of this ongoing programme. Slade graduate and recent fellow at The British Library Ming Wong and Ben Cove, recent exhibitor at LMU Leeds and Castlefield Gallery […]

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Prioritising visual arts

From May 2005, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation will focus its arts funding programme on support for the visual arts. The foundation’s arts programme has become better known within the performing arts and the majority of its funding has been directed […]

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Public works

Four artists won £5,000 each for their proposals for art in public places projects in the 2005 Art Plus Awards. A joint scheme between Arts Council England, South East and the South East England Development Agency (SEEDA) designed to encourage […]

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Funding strategies

Arts Council England cuts clients whilst remaining “brave and radical”.

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Citywide situations

The latest in a number of projects from UK cities that focus attention on the place as a ‘cultural centre’, Situation Leeds runs 16-29 May. This approach mirrors the expanding international biennial circuit; every city must have its arts festival […]

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Escalator Visual Arts

Eleven promising artists from the East of England will showcase work in London in July. Selected as part of Escalator Visual Arts initiative, the group represents a diversity of career stage, with two artists graduated within the last year, whilst […]

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Back and forth

From a-n Magazine May 1995 ‘Minky Manky’ at South London Art Gallery showed, amongst others, work by Damien Hirst and Mat Collishaw, along with Tracey Emin’s Love Tent; Christopher Pauling won the £4,000 Mostyn Open purchase prize; Leo Fitzmaurice and […]

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Re:gen

Red Nile projects, Sunderland
21-26 March

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Jenny Hogarth

“Two hundred years ago a tragedy was enacted in Scotland, the memory whereof has been in great measure lost or obscured by the deep tragedies which followed it.”

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Urbanbodies

127 Brick Lane, London
1 February – 27 April

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