Contents include: Features include: Residencies and collaborations and Funding the arts locally; in Debate Mark Dean asks is art the new religion? In Collaborative relationships artist David Cotterrell and Projects Director Carolyn Black discuss communication, mutual trust and the benefits […]
a-n Magazine 2011 March - a-n The Artists Information Company
Local authority cuts as seen from the frontline of visual arts providers.
Igloo, the collective comprising artists Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli, present Visitor, a new installation at the Apthorp Gallery, artsdepot, London.
That 63% of those currently on contract to a-n are practitioners demonstrates our commitment to providing income for artists.
A-n’s Collaborative relationships series exposes the working relationships between artists and the wide range of professionals they choose to collaborate with. In this article, artist David Cotterrell and Projects Director Carolyn Black reflect on the realisation of a unique and demanding work for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail.
A selection of projects that focus on the development of artists’ practice and their engagement with local communities.
W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy)
To stand the test of time, arts organisations re-immerse themselves into their values to stay ahead and the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow is no exception.
Artist Parents Talking (APT) supported by a-n and a NAN Go and See research bursary, has successfully bid for £7,147 from Arts Council England’s Grants for the Arts.
Doug Jones, Men at work.
Speaking at the Culture Change conference in January, Arts Minister Ed Vaizey called on arts organisations to embrace new technology as a resource to engage and develop audiences.
In advance of 2012’s arts cuts, some important production organisations supporting visual arts’ practice will shortly close.
Eastside Projects, Birmingham
27 November – 29 January
13 January – 3 February
Alma Enterprises, London
19 November – 16 January
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
5 November – 5 February
The majority of RFOs across art form have an annual income of less than
A new addition to Manchester’s artist-led activity, The Art Corner gallery’s curatorial team comprises emerging artists and art students.
Nicola Williams, Cement Garden, 2009.
Cameron’s Big Society has been criticised for being a cover for spending cuts. Its proposal to shift power from central government to communities and volunteers is not enough to maintain services that will be compromised by deep cuts, many argue.
Dan Thompson’s letter in response to the State of the Arts conference
Dany Louise’s response to State of the Arts conference
Concerning the word ‘spiritual’ in art. Mark Dean considers the historical roots of art’s contemporary alliances to spirituality and asks whether art is the new religion.