Next month sees the return of one of the UK’s largest international festivals of electronic arts.
a-n Magazine 2010 February - a-n The Artists Information Company
Southampton City Art Gallery’s collection, which includes work by Turner and Monet and an impressive line-up of twentieth century British artists such as Antony Gormley, Rachel Whiteread, Chris Offili and Gillian Wearing, is under threat from the city council proposal to sell parts of it off to fund a new heritage centre.
Cable car by Suzanne Moxhay.
The issue of free labour in the arts received much-needed publicity in November, when a Reading Employment Tribunal ruled expenses-only pay was illegal.
Contents include: Prizes and awards and Commissioning for the future features; Risk and success in art and blogging discussed in Debate; Big picture features Suzanne Moxhay; and in Collaborative relationships Aldo Rinaldi and Katherine Daley-Yates at northcabin. PDF version [size […]
This month’s prizes and awards announcements.
A selection of forthcoming open exhibitions, biennales and awards to artists.
If success begets success then the latest incarnation of the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009 at The National Portrait Gallery is no exception.
Aldo Rinaldi and Katherine Daley-Yates discuss northcabin, a programme of site-specific commissions in an unusual venue in Bristol from 2008-09.
The Crafts Council has announced the five new recipients of its Spark Plug Curator Awards. The award of
Exploring selected public realm interventions from across the UK.
Project Space Leeds, Leeds
20 November 27 February
If you’re a maker with a portfolio practice, applying your craft skills and knowledge in different roles, projects and settings who’d willing to see your work profiled in a major national research project that aims to influence future support for craft, then the Crafts Council wants to hear from you.
Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth
21 November – 10 January
South West-based skills and enterprise development agency ArtsMatrix closed suddenly on 3 December.
Cell Project Space, London
7 November – 6 December
February’s movers in the art world.
13 November – 13 December
“The challenge is to reconcile the prosperous economy with the good society”, David Lammy, September 2009.
‘Taking Time: Craft and the Slow Revolution’, an exhibition from Craftspace curated with maker Helen Carnac, tours from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in January to Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh.
It’s just over a year ago now that a letter was signed by over 440 arts practitioners from all over Scotland, voicing concerns at the proposed creation of Creative Scotland, an amalgamation of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen, with an expanded remit covering the creative industries and other commercial activity that would previously have been covered by Scottish Enterprise.
A new paper from MMM (Mission Models Money) written by Hasan Bakhshi, Radhika Desai and Alan Freeman, provides a radical new roadmap for research and development (R&D) within cultural organisations.
Toby Paterson, Black Axonometric 1, 2006.
I just wanted to thank everyone who wrote and contacted Arts Council England, re: the continuation of publicartonline (Debate, December-January).
The state of art education should, indeed, cause much concern to us all (Debate, November 2009).