a-n Magazine 2007 August - a-n The Artists Information Company

Narcissist
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a-n Magazine August 2007

Contents include: Letters on ACE cuts to pay for the 2012 Olympics, plus ACE response to diversity issues raised in Sonya Dyer’s Research paper: ‘Boxed in’. Building a rice pavilion for Brighton and eating hotdogs in Newcastle upon Tyne, plus […]

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So what do you do?

A Demos report, published ahead of a Green Paper on the Creative Economy, warns that the Government is ‘confused’ about how to support the creative industries.

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ACE response to Boxed in

No one likes to be ‘boxed in’; for an individual with all their human complexity to be reduced to a cipher.

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The Waiting Room
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Taking pride

In June Transport for London launched ‘The Waiting Room’, a contemporary art scheme aimed at discouraging graffiti and vandalism by encouraging the minority of young people who behave anti-socially to take pride in the Tube.

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Collective action

Acknowledging the growing dissatisfaction with many aspects of contemporary life and its economically-driven social values, Destination: Geodecity on 4 and 5 August offers a bold new direction for humanity that entails nothing less than a quantum leap in both thought and action.

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Frieze projects

Presented annually at Frieze Art Fair, the curatorial programme consists of site-specific interventions and installations, performance, debate and conversation through Frieze Commissions, Frieze Talks and The Cartier Award.

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Games to repay lottery

A new ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ between Cultural Secretary Tessa Jowell and London Mayor Ken Livingstone has set out how the National Lottery and London Development Agency will be paid back using proceeds from land sale after the London Olympics.

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Urchin brooch
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Jewellery prize

Susan Cross and Adam Paxon are joint winners of the 2007 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.

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New appointments

It’s all change at the Department of Culture Media and Sport.

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Red Line project in progress
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Red line

Providing a collective city-wide observation, Red Line Surveillance was developed for the Festival of Extreme Building (FEB) and the New Generation Arts Festival in Birmingham.

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The Rice Pavilion
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Rice work

In a monumental attempt to raise awareness about worldwide use of food resources, an international artists’ group are building an edible pavilion in Brighton.

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Sounds Like It
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Sound interventions

A series of interventions by Johanna Hällsten are happening simultaneously at The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh and Kunming Institute of Botany in China.

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