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

Ping pong asteroid
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On the cover – 2006 May

Ayling and Conroy, Ping pong asteroid, from ‘Fight for sore eyes’ at My House Gallery, as part of Sideshow, 2006.

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Ping pong asteroid
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a-n Magazine May 2006

Contents include: Economic benefits of the arts not felt by artists – but ACE reports a thriving craft market. Record number of NAN ‘Go and See’ bursaries awarded and Visiting Arts funds international networking. Love in a public place and art in a high rise reviewed while Simon Le Ruez peeps behind the net curtains. PDF version [size: 1MB]. Requires pdf reader.

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Poor artists

Re: news story ‘Why are artists poor?’, a-n Magazine March issue.

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New seekers

Despite the fact that more people than ever before are going to galleries, the upsurge of festivals and public and the willingness of foreign collectors to buy British art, it’s clear from talking to artists that their bank accounts are in as dire a state as they’ve ever been.

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Radical change

The Meeting of Minds Brain Sciences Project1 put citizens from nine European countries in open dialogue with brain scientists and policymakers, to explore and make decisions on key future concerns.

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Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts
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Sainsbury Centre re-opens

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia re-opens to the public on 21 May, following a major refurbishment and building project, designed by Foster and Partners.

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Faith and the arts

Arts Council England and its partners are launching a new website, Faith and the Arts, which explores the relationship between religion and culture, a subject of much debate as reflected in recent high profile events.

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Helicopter studs and Broaches
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The Metropolitan Works Show

‘The Metropolitan Works Show 06’ presents furniture, lighting, homewares and gifts from some of the UK’s most exciting designers at two venues this month.

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St John the Divine
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Divine intervention

Austrian artist, Claudia Pilsl is the inaugural artist-in-residence at the redundant church of St John the Divine, in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

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Time Machine: remembering tomorrow
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International networking

The Visiting Arts Artist to Artist International Scheme 2006 provides the opportunity for an artist from overseas to spend a week in the UK with a UK-based artist, enabling an exchange of ideas and information and the strengthening of relationships and networks.

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Potential for growth

The first ever study of the craft market to be undertaken in England has identified a thriving craft market worth an estimated £883 million, with further potential to grow by sixty-three per cent.

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Untitled
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New site for firstsite

Colchester’s firstsite has announced plans for a new purpose-built town centre venue.

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Study for Ambulatiuncula
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Ambulatiuncula

Artists in the City is a Reading Borough Council programme that creates opportunities for contemporary artists to make interventions in the public realm and influence the spirit of a place.

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Balancing audience appetites with the needs of artists

The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has agreed that from April 2007 it will change the way it offers support to the arts in Scotland in its role as a development and funding body, with organisations receiving either ‘foundation’ or ‘flexible’ funding.

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El Manana
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Simon Le Ruez

When asked the awkward question “What is your work about?” I have sometimes given the elusive answer, that it is an enquiry into what goes on “behind the net curtains”.

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White Sand, Red Millet, Many Flowers
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Sixty years of sculpture

2006 is the sixtieth anniversary of the Arts Council Collection, the largest loan collection of post-war and contemporary British art in the world.

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Where we live!

A collaboration between the national Government agencies responsible for sport, arts, heritage, the built environment, and museums, libraries and archives has been launched.

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