Jack Hutchinson gets to grips with the latest digital networking tool and asks: how and why should artists be using it?
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Flow is a tidemill, a floating building on the River Tyne that generates its own power using a tidal water wheel and houses a range of musical machinery that responds to the river. It is one of the twelve Artists taking the lead’ commissions to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ~Flow is the brainchild of the artist group Owl Project and producer Ed Carter: To bring their fantastical idea to life required the skills and expertise of a diverse range of professionals, including Nicky Kirk, a chartered architect; Amble Boat Company; and David Willcox, a waterwheel designer. Here David, Ed and Owl Project talk about their experience.
Annie Carpenter, Defying Entropy Attempt #1, sculpture, 2011.
Shisha, the Manchester-based agency for contemporary South Asian crafts and visual arts has closed.
An initiative by leading artists’ organisations aims to improve artists’ access to funding for their practice.
Comings and goings amongst arts professionals and curators, designed to aid networking and collaboration.
Angela Smith, Canine, gloss, enamel and oil on canvas, 38x38cm, 2011.
We’ve been pleased with the response to news of developments at a-n.
I was deeply saddened by the announcement from ArtSway that the organisation is to close this summer.
Katie Smith asks: are social media-led artists’ projects a challenge to the traditional model of participation in the arts?
Thirty-eight artists have been selected from more than 600 hundred applications for the 5th Oriel Davies Open exhibition (Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, until 27 June). “Works presented use diverse materials and visual techniques to push boundaries – such as challenging […]
CAVE will take place in Liverpool during the opening weekend of the 7th Liverpool Biennial this autumn.
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
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.