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

Circles & Cones, 3D Textiles, Cotton, 2007.
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a-n Magazine July 2007

Contents include: Manick Govinda calls for action against ACE’s cuts to Grants for the Arts. Extracts from Margareta Kern’s blog on Projects unedited. Reviews from Oxford, Liverpool, Leeds and London. Jo Wilson on the built environment and public art, plus news from The Showroom’s annual conference. PDF version [size 4.2MB]. Requires pdf reader.

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Cultural diversity

Published this month is the fourth in the a-n Research paper series – presenting and distributing across our wide constituency – Sonya Dyer’s Boxed in: how cultural diversity policies constrict black artists1

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Letter to Tessa Jowell

I doubt if this letter will get to you, but I hope it does and that you have a chance to read it and seriously consider what I have to say.

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Juliet Gomperts Trust

Last year I responded to an offer of funding by the Juliet Gomperts Trust (JGT) which was advertised in a-n Magazine.

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Cuts in arts funding – Time for action

The arts community were shocked and dismayed by the surprise announcement of a huge 35 per cent cut in the Arts Council England (ACE) Grants for the Arts (GFA) scheme announced on 1 April.

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spread from Open Space: Art in the Public Realm, 1995 - 2005
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Open space

Public art is the opportunity for an artist to affect a locality, and to engage and challenge its community.

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Polar Bear
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Polar bear loose in London

As part of London Sustainability Weeks 2007, AIR member Ana Antonio Gill has created a life-size polar bear made entirely from recycled materials for the ‘Love London Recycled Sculpture Show’, Sun and Doves pub, Camberwell, London.

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A Renga session for 100 Verses for 3 Estates
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100 Verses for the 3 Estates

Produced as part of Gavin Wade’s ongoing project Strategic Questions, this time working with artist Alec Finlay, 100 Verses for the 3 Estates resulted from a collaboration with residents of three housing estates in Kings Norton, Birmingham.

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Blue well
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Blue well

Commissioned through the Creative Lewisham Agency for University Hospital Lewisham, London, Chris Marshall’s recently installed Blue Well aims to evoke tranquillity, calm and meditation within the context of a sensitive and critical environment.

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Another Taxi
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Contemporary art Norwich

From discarded household detritus and prosthetic limbs to the exploration of themes of religious intolerance and myths of urban history, Norwich is the location this summer for Contemporary Art Norwich 2007, a multi-venue biennial that celebrates the depth and breadth of Norwich’s expanding cultural scene.

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Artists spread
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Fifteen + One

Fifteen + One celebrates the work of Axis design practice and its creative collaborations with artists. It profiles sixteen very different publications of artists’ work, ranging from exhibition catalogues to artists’ books, and includes a broad range of styles and design approaches.

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This artist group will undertake a residency as part of Project base.
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Project base

The contemporary visual arts organisation ProjectBase has been established to commission internationally established artists to work with local communities to present exciting and innovative projects.

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Scottish changes

Radical changes in funding arrangements are due at the Scottish Arts Council (SAC) following last year’s strategic review.

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