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

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The artist’s development toolkit

This online self-completing toolkit is designed to enable visual and applied artists to develop themselves and their practice accordingly to their own interests and circumstances.

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Password security

Thanks to a subscriber’s suggestion we have tightened our password security.

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The Alternative Bus Tour
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Art in public

Four South East England artists won awards in March, to enable them to undertake new public art projects.

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Cathexis
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a-n Magazine May 2007

Contents include: Istanbul and Bucharest Biennials. Call for re-appraisal of proposed Culture (Scotland) Bill, the cultural diversity debate revitalised by Richard Hylton’s new book and family values re-framed in the ‘Mum and Dad Show’ – but what connects TV’s ‘Family […]

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Bread and choices

“Art should be recognised as a staple part of our everyday lives like bread, and in that respect it should be ordinary, albeit an extraordinary ordinariness, but no less essential in sustaining life.”

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Individual subscriptions

I went to your website to join up but have not done because I see I am charged £12 extra for not being a practising artist.

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Biennials

Paris – San Francisco-based Hou Hanrou will curate the 10th International Istanbul Biennial.

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Funding decline

At a time when over half of those surveyed by Arts Professional confirmed that diverting funds from the arts to the Olympics would not bring benefits to the arts in the longer term, Arts Council England has now come clean and announced intentions to cut the Grants for the Arts budget by one third.

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Preeanthea
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International centre

In December 2006, Guyan Porter began a two-month residency in Sri Lanka, as one of the first of a group of six artists to work at the Chandrasavanah Creation Centre in the south of the island.

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Sweet
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Sculpture prize

A 1991 intercity rail map re-presented to look like a tree; a sculpture that changes position with the seasons and an exhausted Mars slumped against the foliage are three of the works short-listed for the 2007 Jerwood Sculpture Prize.

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Diversity debated

Cultural diversity is a term that has pervaded our language and thinking across all sectors of life and institutions, and its latest manifestation of citizenship is perhaps the most coercive strategy being employed by government.

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In/Out sculpture
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Artists’ initiatives in action

It’s the drive and imagination of artists that is leading major exposures on contemporary visual arts in Leeds and Stroud in May and June that both focus on location.

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Artists’ resources news

The opportunities available for visual and applied artists to participate in professional development programmes and develop their careers continue to expand.

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Curating in crisis

Chintan Upadhyay and Bose Krishnamachari have been voicing their concerns about Indian curatorial practice through their art projects for the last few years. Considering their arguments, JohnyML says that Indian curatorial practice is going through a phase of crisis; a phase of identity crisis.

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Culture Scotland

As a follow-up to his article in March a-n Magazine Terry Anderson, President of the Scottish Artists Union presents his case for a re-appraisal of the proposed Culture (Scotland) Bill.

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