Streetlight Storm by Katie Paterson.
a-n Magazine 2009 December - a-n The Artists Information Company
A selection of articles and other content dealing with artists’ income:
Responding to the resurgent interest in craft as it relates to socially engaged art practice, ‘Craftivism’ (12 December 2009 – 14 February 2010) is a contemporary art project that involves thirteen projects developed by artists and collectives that work with craft-based traditions and activist practices, and who employ the tactics of ‘craftivism’ (combining crafting and activism) to question and disrupt the prevailing codes of mass consumerism.
Artists embracing a do-it-yourself approach to the promotion of their practice using new technologies, open source software and online communities, was the idea behind two seminars organised in partnership with Chapter Arts Centre and WARP at g39.
Members of Bristol’s biggest artist-led collective Jamaica Street Artists (JSA) have teamed up with Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery for an exhibition and auction that they hope will raise substantial funds towards the purchase of their building.
As part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, the Unlimited programme is designed to celebrate disability, arts, culture and sport “on an unprecedented scale”.
Castle & Elephant is a new gallery in the centre of Coventry. Rather than having a fixed abode it will exist in constant transition, moving to available empty shop units in the City Arcade.
Twelve commissions have been selected for the
The Photographers’ Gallery has named Anna Fox, Zoe Leonard, Sophie Ristelhueber, and Donovan Wylie as the four shortlisted artists nominated for its annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.
One in six town centre properties will be empty by January 2010.
This month we take a look at some current projects in the world of commissions, from innovative works in the public realm to those in a gallery interpretation programme and performing artists’ film and video.
This month’s prizes, awards and commissions
Artists and curators relate methods of navigating a self-directed exhibiting career.
Last year’s National Endowment study revealed the importance of artists in America’s cultural vitality and economic prosperity.
Artist Ania Bas and Exhibitions Officer Helen Jones reflect on an innovative approach to being an artist-in-residence at The New Art Gallery Walsall.
Transformation of Arbury Park into an integrated urban development the size of a small town and the intentions and approaches behind it is the subject of a new publication from Commissions East.
December/January’s movers in the art world.
‘The Ceramic City – Design for Public Space’ conference, held on 9 and 10 October 2009 at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery and organised by Art&Architecture Journal Conferences in partnership with the British Ceramics Biennial (BCB), coincided with the BCB Festival held throughout the city of Stoke-on-Trent from 3 October – 13 December 2009.
OK, I can’t stand it any longer.
Site Gallery, Sheffieldr
5 September – 31 October
Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee
Blank Gallery, Brighton
3 October – 29 November
Contents include: Money matters and Commissioning now features; Why public art online is under threat in debate; Katie Paterson in Big picture; Collaborative relationships features Ania Bas at the New Art Gallery Walsall. PDF version [size 5 MB]. Requires PDF […]
Haroon Mirza, Adhãn (detail), 2009. Courtesy of Lisson Gallery.