Critical commentary and contextualisation of contemporary art exhibitions across the UK and beyond. Guest selected each month from the wealth of user-generated reviews uploaded to Interface. This month’s guest selector is Tom Hackett. You can read all the reviews in full at www.a-n.co.uk/interface
a-n Magazine 2012 April - a-n The Artists Information Company
Phil Lambert, the illusion of colour and space no 1, 414x517mm, oil on wood, 2011.
In March, crowdfunder WeDidThis – a partner in a-n’s Granted professional development programme – merged with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s PeopleFundIt platform.
Contents include: This month, Emma Gelliot reports from the National Federation of Studio Providers AGM; Tom Hackett selects reviews from Edinburgh, London and Manchester; Andrew Bryant looks to Projects unedited blogs to consider the enduring question: Why be an artist?; In Collaborative […]
Tom Burtonwood’s statement “a-n is not so much a magazine as a way of thinking and positioning ideas” in 2006 is perhaps no more relevant than right now.
RSA research highlights artists’ leading role.
I have just read on AIR that another arts initiative, Lanternhouse, is closing.
Former Waygood Gallery and Studios relaunches as Baltic outpost.
Early in March I was in Margate for the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers’ (NFASP) AGM and a series of events designed to bring artists and studio providers together to share experience, intelligence and generally bond.
Artists talking Online Editor Andrew Bryant looks to the Projects unedited blogs to consider the enduring question: Why be an artist?
Registration is now closed for the John Moores Painting Prize 2012 and the judging process is underway.
Artists Sally Lemsford and Elizabeth Murton reflect on AIR’s first annual members forum, OpenAIR: Effecting Change. Interview by Jack Hutchinson.
Arts centre in rural Cambridgeshire announces unprecedented interest in its artists’ residency programme.
Profiling two education programmes that provide a variety of entry points to artistic practice and encourage audience participation via tours, symposia, courses and workshops as well as performances and events.
Arts Development UK (AD:uk) has developed a scheme that enables members to earn credits for annual professional development and training experience, certificated through a Fellowship programme. Credits come from a range of professional development initiatives including services provided by AD:uk and others.
In April 2010 six young people from North Glasgow were given the unique opportunity to explore life in a completely different way and to interpret what they saw using photography within contemporary art.
UK survey raises issues of social value and economic survival. Frances Lord reports.
Adam James, The Booger Dance
Rosanne Robertson delves into the a-n archive and unearths a rich history of artists’ practice.
Last month’s announcement that June would be the final copy of a-n Magazine in print has generated some questions which we’re responding to here for the benefit of all readers.
Two recent reports highlight the need for leading galleries and museums to better support contemporary artists and their practice.
A good proposal is like a conversation. To begin a really good relationship, you’ve got to find out as much as you can about who you’re talking to and what they’re interested in. This is the basis of making a successful pitch.
CAVE will take place in Liverpool during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial this autumn.