Contents include: Open studios, digital visions and arts funding features; In Debate, is sponsorship compromising the integrity of artists and organisations? Kate Raggett and Mandy Fowler on an ambitious one-day land art workshop in Collaborative relationships. PDF version [size 6 […]
a-n The Artists Information Company » a-n Magazine 2010 September
This month’s bites.
Artists are in effect micro-enterprises that hold long-term objectives for their practice that bear little or no relationship to arts and governmental policy time-frames and achievement measurements.
Selected open studios events coming up in September.
Clare Mitten, AZTECH_Toppal.
Sideshow will take place between October and December for the second time around whilst the quinquennial British Art Show visits Nottingham.
Thoughts from artists and arts professionals about how cuts in public spending will affect their future working pattern. Plus April Britski gives an account of how recent governmental decisions to cut arts funding have affected Canadian artists.
Selected round-up of forthcoming events, training courses and professional development opportunities from the world of new media arts and imaging.
For the best part of twenty years, established artist-duo Thomson and Craighead have been experimenting with technology, producing installations and site-specific pieces involving video, sound and electronic networks.
Kate Raggett and Mandy Fowler give their recollections of an ambitious one-day land art workshop in rural Herefordshire that involved nearly 200 participants, several bales of straw, and a Cessna aircraft.
A research project in North Wales is using a market stall to promote making skills and provide connections between students and the local community.
Comings and goings amongst arts professionals and curators, designed to aid networking and collaboration.
A-n The Artists Information Company and Artquest have recently announced a new partnership programme that will provide increased professional development opportunities for artists throughout the UK.
ExtInked, a project by collective Ultimate Holding Company, saw 100 people get tattooed by Ink vs Steel last November.
Active members from AIR recruited to proactively contribute to raising the profile and widening recognition of the value of artists.
Transmission Gallery’s resource room and archive opened to the public in July, enabling all to explore what has put Transmission Gallery at the forefront of Glasgow’s art scene since 1983.
Last September, artist collective Tether embarked on a road trip across the UK to visit and interview the many artist-led galleries, arts initiatives and collectives in cities as far and wide as Dundee, Birmingham, Bristol, Brighton and Liverpool.
National Glass Centre, Sunderland
21 May – 3 October
Castle & Elephant, Coventry
28 May – 19 June
19 June – 4 July
Chantal Powell, Siren, bird cage, metallic.
We are heading for straitened times. The UK’s government departments have been ordered by the Treasury to plan for unprecedented cuts of 40% in their budgets as the coalition widens the scope of its four-year austerity drive.
12 Visual art representatives address the damage that will be inflicted by proposed spending cuts, in a letter to the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport.