a-n Magazine 2006 August - a-n The Artists Information Company

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a-n Magazine August 2006

Contents include: FrenchMottershead on ‘microperformance’, Mostyn Open and Whitstable Biennale reviewed. Reports on guidelines for galleries within the Own Art scheme and new ACE visual arts strategy. Caroline Wright on exchanging Norwich for Tokyo; artists’ associations in Iceland; squatters’ rights in Rotterdam. PDF version [size 8.5MB]. Requires pdf reader.

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Exhibiting on a pension

I’m 65, on a pension credit, no savings, and I live in a remote spot on the Wales/England border. So obviously money, and delivery problems feature. I’ve had to scale my painting and sculpture right down “can I take it […]

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Defining professional

Ask yourself these questions. What makes you an artist? And what do you have in common with other artists?

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Turning point

The launch of Arts Council England’s new strategy for contemporary visual arts heralds the sector’s prioritisation by ACE.

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Artists paid

Just five months after the arrival of the Artist’s Resale Right, British artists are to receive their first royalty payouts from DACS. Distributions were made during July, with artists seeing the first tangible results of ten years of campaigning for […]

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Closure threatened

Sherborne House in Dorset faces an uncertain future following rejection of a £3 million Heritage Lottery Fund application to safeguard this Grade 1 listed building and secure its status as a Regional Centre for the Visual Arts. “The reaction is […]

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Figures by the sea
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Painters’ talk

I’ve been a subscriber to a-n for a couple of years and have found your reviews to be really fascinating and informative, particularly the regional ones.

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Good exhibition practice
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Negotiating an exhibition

In the world outside the arts, when someone offers something – a house for sale, a job, work from a tradesperson, a proposal of marriage even – this is generally the opening gambit in a negotiation process by which what […]

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Shimmering
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Arts in mental health focus

The Lightbox, the new gallery and museum currently under construction in Woking, Surrey, is pioneering an innovative mental health and art project that aligns the history of this sensitive and often misrepresented area with current day attitudes. Artist Rachel Gadsden, […]

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It costs the Earth
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Climate change, cultural change

The programme ‘Climate Change: Cultural Change’ took place in June, 2006 in Newcastle-Gateshead, curated by Helix Arts with CarbonNeutralNewcastle.

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Revolutionsbedarf
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Art Berlin

The 2006 Art Forum Berlin – the renowned international trade fair for contemporary art organised by Messe Berlin GmbH in cooperation with an international art gallery advisory board – runs 30 September to 4 October 2006.

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Paper messages to Buddha at a temple in Kamakura
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City of contradictions

Caroine Wright on the exchange programme between Norwich School of Art and Design and Asagaya School of Art and Design, Tokyo.

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New union benefit

Artists in Scotland will benefit from a new insurance deal negotiated by the Scottish Artists Union (SAU) executive committee.

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Own Art guidance

June saw the publication by Arts Council England and the Scottish Arts Council of a series of contract checklists and Q&As (created by the writer) for galleries participating in the ‘Own Art’ scheme which offers interest-free credit (up to £2,000) to buyers of contemporary art and craft.

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Regeneration raised

A definitive guide to London’s Thames Gateway has been provided by ‘Turning the Tide’, an exhibition at New London Architecture (NLA) until 2 September 2006.

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Rotterdam report

Here in the Netherlands, many artists take the normal route of renting houses/apartments and studios as they would in any other country.

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