Contents include: Digital developments, open studios, challenges to artistic innovation. Big picture features Roger Hiorns. Alice Bradshaw and Matthew Geraghty in Collaborative relationships. PDF version [size 6.9 MB]. Requires PDF reader.
a-n Magazine 2009 September - a-n The Artists Information Company
Selected round-up of forthcoming exhibitions and events from the world of new media arts and imaging.
Opportunities abound for involvement in Independent State, an ambitious participatory project sited in Frome.
Alice Bradshaw and Matthew Geraghty discuss Temporary Art Space’s six-month tenancy in the council-run Piece Hall in Halifax.
The latest in a long line of organisational restructuring at Arts Council England is designed both to save overheads and restore the council’s credibility within the sector and politically.
Arts Council England convened a meeting between regional Turning point groups and national visual arts organisations in July, with representatives from a-n, AIR, Axis, Contemporary Art Society, Engage, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council and National Federation of Artists Studios Providers invited to attend.
Artists in their hundreds across the US responded to a request on the New York Times website asking them how the economy is affecting their lives and work.
Commissioned by Arts Council England to inform thinking about the recession’s impact on employment in the arts and culture, Do It Yourself: Cultural and Creative Self-Employment in Hard Times addresses opportunities for young self-employed creatives and potential implications of the government’s Future Jobs Fund.
Seizure by Roger Hiorns.
“I want the experience of art to transport me, move me, make me feel what it describes,” remarks Nan Goldin.
To celebrate its ten-year anniversary The Multiple Store has announced a new six-month residency at Westbrook Gallery, London.
Round-up of recent prizes and awards announcements and shortlists.
This month’s round-up.
Ten embroidered wall pieces by textile artist Karina Thompson made for the treatment and consultation rooms in the Centre for Clinical Haematology, University Hospital, Birmingham is the latest commission in the Cure Leukaemia Arts Programme.
Lancaster’s Storey Gallery reopened in July following a a-n Magazine September 2009
Triangle Arts trust has appointed curator, writer and Artistic Director of the 17th Biennale of Sydney David Elliott as Chair, succeeding Robert Loder who will remain a trustee. Arts Council England North East Director Mark Robinson has confirmed he will […]
Linda Florence’s approach combines traditional textiles, science and graphic illustration.
The climate today in which artists practice in the UK is being regularly met with new pressures and restrictions.
One has to take issue with Fiona Flynn regarding her article about retail outlets as art spaces.
I read with interest Fiona Flynn’s ‘Art is not hardware’ article regarding the announcement by the Government towards the ’empty shop’ funding.
Read more responses to Fiona Flynn’s letter.
Should artists cultivate more self-reflection on the implications of their work for those experiencing it? In this month’s Debate, Nell Munro and Robert Dingwall discuss whether art can retain its power to shock and disturb in ways that university regulators would be unlikely to countenance.
Events in September and October.