Contents include: Can artists engage in collaboration without slipping into a parasitic relationship? Helen Knowles on her experiences. Reviews includes group show at Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Fiona Curran at Mac, Birmingham and Neil Webb at Bloc, Sheffield. Susan Jones explores […]
a-n Magazine 2008 January - a-n The Artists Information Company
As we welcome in 2008, we looked back into the a-n archive of editorials to explore contexts preceding and also asked some artists for their new years resolutions for the arts.
Fiona Curran, Some Kinds of Weather Create Situations, acrylic on linen, 2007. Photo: Peter Hope
Exploring the roles and reasons of selected organisations dedicated to widening access to the visual arts through commissioning temporary and permanent interventions in non-gallery spaces in the first of a two-part feature.
I think that a-n has been extremely unfair in the matter of Andrew Bryant. First you print his unbearably smug blog, allowing us to marvel at his crass and derivative musings. Then, of all the letters of protest you must […]
Is it possible for artists to truly engage in collaborative work with other practitioners of different disciplines without them slipping into a parasitic relationship?
Id like to be able to say that I disagree with Andrew Bryants arguments but would fight to the death for his right to express them. The unfortunate fact is that I agree with many of his points, but feel […]
The problems of recent months at Northern Rock bank has raised concerns about the future stability of Northern Rock Foundation, supported through an annual donation of 5% of Northern Rock plcs pre-tax profits.
Changes announced in November to the draft bill to establish Creative Scotland means that like its predecessors Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen, it will enjoy complete autonomy when providing financial and other support to those working in the creative […]
Ana Laura Lopez de la Torre has succeeded Isa Suarez as Southwarks artist in residence. The successful recipient of the Acmes second studio residency in Southwark, she is based at Galleria Studios, Peckham. Ana Laura, who talked about her practice […]
After a successful three years in Londons East End, C4RD (Centre for Recent Drawing) is moving to larger premises in Highbury, Islington, and a more accessible location. As a non-profit organisation and museum space, the whole space is dedicated to […]
Trampoline, the East Midlands platform event for new media art, celebrated its tenth anniversary in November at Broadway, Nottingham. The event offered an array of performances, video screenings, installations and other works that utilised the many spaces provided by the […]
Makers and Movers opened at the Crafts Study Centre in December for a one-year showing. The works on show reveal the remarkable contribution to craft practice and development by twelve artists who, since 1970, have also been trustees of the Centre.
After the Octobers decision by Dorset County Council not to grant a 99-year lease to Sherborne House Trust, the trustees have no alternative but closure. Although the programme is due to run to August 2008 the house could be forced […]
Paul Hobsons appointment as Director of the Contemporary Art Society marks activation of a new vision designed to build on CASs considerable track-record and forecasts a new role in the national visual arts environment in the run-up to the organisations centenary in 2010.
The Craft Potters Association is fifty years old this year.
Updates on new appointments within visual arts development and curating.