Contents include: Double issue with Lara Farrar on arts criticism in the internet age, reviews focus on art in the public realm and Caroline Wright on her commission for Towner Art Gallery. Sally Sheinman and Sanna Moore discuss their collaborative […]
a-n Magazine 2008 July - a-n The Artists Information Company
Heather and Ivan Morison discuss their work I am sorry. Goodbye. as featured on the cover of this month’s a-n Magazine.
Heather and Ivan Morison on the thinking behind their work I am sorry. Goodbye.
Welcome to our first ever double issue complete with a fresh new look and packed with extra news, reviews and special features to see you through the summer.
The continual shaving of UK arts budgets, cuts in mainstream grants programmes linked with escalating overheads and news of an ever-deepening economic downturn arent good news for visual artists who depend largely on winning freelance contracts and getting good responses to their project proposals.
Publicly-funded arts organisations are exhorted to extend participation in the arts by getting more people actively engaged in off-site and public realm programmes. Alongside, those in the business world are increasingly aware of the advantages of bringing artists ideas into development and regeneration projects. Here we highlight selected projects happening over the summer within the wider public domain.
Emilia Telese explores peer review funding for the arts within a holistic art and social environment.
Caroline Wright on her work Impossible Changeling.
Lara Farrar asks Has technology rendered the art critic obsolete or does it hold the key for the revival of the profession?
Andrew Bryant delves into the student blogs on Degrees unedited and provides insights and analysis into what they reveal.
Artist Sally Sheinman and curator Sanna Moore talk about working together in the latest in our collaborative relationships series.
This month’s new appointments.
Opinions on arts council investments, attitutes towards artists, and studio politics.
Following on from a surge in Fluxus-inspired activity, most recently with The Long Weekend at Tate Modern, Birmingham is hosting FLUX-FEST
Work that confounds traditional notions of craft is the focus for a new touring exhibition from the Crafts Council, the national development agency for applied arts.
An innovative art project designed to create a new identity for one of Londons most misunderstood areas launched in June on Peckham Square.
The Jerwood Foundation, one of the UKs best supporters of artists practice through their awards and prizes programmes, has a focus this month on photography.
A panel of education experts have selected Englands thirty most creative schools to be the leading edge of a £110m national creative learning programme.
Imagine attending a concert but instead of sitting or standing, you walk.
Animate Projects is looking for ambitious, original and thought-provoking proposals that develop the possibilities of animation: films that explore ideas of what animation is, with new forms and processes, compelling narratives, and challenging content.
All images of child sexual abuse, including drawings and computer-generated images of child abuse, are to be made illegal.
Recent correspondents have made some very valid points regarding unpaid public art commissions.
For this double issue Reviews has a special focus on art in the public realm.
Mark Webster gives an account of the pan-European Animator project and its final event in Warsaw on 26 April.
Various locations, Frome, Somerset
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