This month: Alex Hetherington and Janie Nicoll
a-n Magazine 2008 May - a-n The Artists Information Company
Contents include: Artists respond to call for commission proposal fees, open studio events previewed, digital art and new media artforms reviewed. New Collaborative relationships series on artists and collaborators this issue curators give insights into their practice. Work by […]
Michael Brennand-Wood, Flower Head Narcissistic Butterfly, 60x60x40cm, 2005.
Open studio events are an insight into how artists make work, giving a very different perspective from seeing finished works in a gallery setting or a commissioned piece in a public space. Here we take a look at some of the studios opening their doors over the next few months.
Our guide to all the best degree shows, 2008 Degrees with this issue, features practice updates from last years student bloggers1 revealing learning curves, perseverance and collaborative ventures.
To preface a new ongoing series exploring relationships between artists and their collaborators, we asked some of today’s most interesting curators for insights into their practices.
Joan Thompson on mental health services and further education.
I am currently undertaking a research project called Situating everyday creativity in Liverpool 2008.
I am writing to lend support to the ideas expressed in the letter How do other artists feel about unpaid public art competitions? (a-n Magazine, April).
I would like to add these comments to the discussion on unpaid public art competitions (a-n Magazine, April).
If youre a small-scale voluntary organisation with an income of under £10,000 a year, you entitled to get free information from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Creative ambition 2 and ixia.
Asias most important international art fair, Art Dubai held in March reported a successful second year in terms of both sales and attendance.
As a precursor to the Waterfront Public Art Strategy, Halton Borough Council commissioned artists residencies within the Widnes Waterfront Economic Development Zone in 2007.
Research in bite-sized pieces.
Highlights from Artists talking and beyond.
This month’s movers in the art world.
Exploration of the subtlety and ingenuity required to turn waste and found items into beautiful objects is highlighted in a new show at Devon Guilds gallery.
According to London A Cultural Audit, the first quantitative comparison of Londons cultural environment with major world cities New York, Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai, London is leading the way internationally.
For the past fourteen years, English Heritage and Arts Council England have been funding an important opportunity in the visual arts.
The Yale Center for British Art, which houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the UK, has received $415,000 from the Mellon Foundation to support research programmes in the history of British art and culture.
The British Councils proposed major restructure, much criticised by leading art world figures earlier in the year, has been redrafted.
The Arts Council Northern Ireland has fulfilled its pledge to plough the hard-won uplift of £1.7m it secured straight back into the arts in Northern Ireland.
Star and Dove contemporary artspace launches in May in Bristol in a former skittle alley, in one of Bristols more bohemian communities.
The Somafree Institute of Psychoplasmics first appeared in David Cronenbergs 1979 film The Brood, yet despite once suggesting that if he failed as a filmmaker he could always set up a real life Institute, its 21st Century emergence is not his own doing.