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Review: Edmund Clark, Ikon Gallery – by Trevor H Smith

In the last of eight reviews stemming from the writer development workshop at Ikon Gallery in December, Trevor H Smith finds many questions left hanging in Edmund Clark’s exhibition, ‘In Place of Hate’. I am led down a strip-lit corridor, […]

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Review: Edmund Clark, Ikon Gallery – by Jessica Ramm

For her 600-word review following the writer development workshop at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, Jessica Ramm chose to write about Edmund Clark’s exhibition. For the exhibition ‘In Place of Hate’, Edmund Clark offers up the culmination of his three-year residency at […]

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Review: Edmund Clark, Ikon Gallery – by Laura Davidson

Following on from the writer development programme workshop at Ikon Gallery, which was led by Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, Laura Davidson reviews Edmund Clark’s “refreshing utopian” exhibition, ‘In Place of Hate’. Oscar Wilde pressed flowers he found in the […]

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Review: Edmund Clark, Ikon Gallery – by Carrie Foulkes

At the third writer workshop led by Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, the participants were asked to file a 600-word of one of the two current exhibitions at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. This is Carrie Foulkes’ review Edmund Clark’s ‘In Place of […]

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Review: Edmund Clark, Ikon Gallery – by Bob Gelsthorpe

During the third writer development workshop at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, all the writers visited the current exhibitions at the gallery (‘In Place of Hate’ by Edmund Clark and ‘Thomas Bock’). Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock led the workshop and asked […]

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Profile: Nicola Singh by Carrie Foulkes

Stemming from the second writer development workshop at Jerwood Space in London, Carrie Foulkes decided to write a profile of the Newcastle-based artist Nicola Singh – one of three artists chosen for the 3-Phase programme. Working across performance, sculpture, installation […]

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Profile: Nicola Singh by Rachel Magdeburg

Gateshead-based writer Rachel Magdeburg chose to write about the Newcastle artist Nicola Singh for her 3-Phase artist profile. Language is thrilling and pivotal to the artist Nicola Singh, and her words and those of others are used with precision to create […]

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Workshop 3: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

With Birmingham gripped by German-style Christmas markets and seasonal shopping madness, on Thursday 7 December the third workshop of the a-n Writer Development Programme took place at the city’s Ikon Gallery. Hosted by Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, the afternoon […]

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Profile: Larry Achiampong by Trevor H Smith

For his writing task following the workshop at Jerwood Space, London, Bath-based Trevor H Smith chose to write an 800-word profile of the 3-Phase artist Larry Achiampong. Larry Achiampong wants to talk to you. More accurately, perhaps, Larry Achiampong wants […]

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Profile: Mark Essen by Judith Alder

Having visited the 3-Phase exhibition at Jerwood Space, London during the second a-n Writer Development Programme workshop, Eastbourne-based writer Judith Alder chose to write her 800-1000 word profile piece on the artist Mark Essen. On a visit to Mark Essen’s […]

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Profile: Larry Achiampong by Jessica Ramm

As a follow up to the second a-n Writer Development Programme workshop at Jerwood Space, led by Fisun Güner, the writers were tasked with writing an 800-1000 word profile of one of the three artists featured in Jerwood’s 3-Phase exhibition. Edinburgh-based […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Rachel Magdeburg

Because Rachel was not able to attend the Spike Island workshop due to a last-minute flight cancellation, she visited the Kim Yong-Ik exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre UK in London. To follow is her 800-word article informed by Kim and […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Judith Alder

Eastbourne-based writer Judith Alder reflects on the work of South Korean artist Kim Yong-Ik, in the sixth of eight pieces informed by seeing the artist’s exhibition, ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’, at Spike Island, Bristol As young artists, we rush through […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Martin Hamblen

The fifth 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the Preston-based writer Martin Hamblen. A box hanging from the ceiling, above head height. An invigilator interrupts us, […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Trevor H. Smith

The fourth 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the Bath-based writer Trevor H. Smith. The writers were asked to include the following in the piece: a direct […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Carrie Foulkes

The third 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the London-based writer Carrie Foulkes. For this task, the writers were asked to include a direct quote from the artist, a […]

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Workshop 2: Jerwood Space, London

The second workshop in the a-n Writer Development Programme took place on Wednesday 8 November at Jerwood Space, London. (Thanks to Jerwood Charitable Foundation for supporting the workshop by covering the cost of the room hire.) All eight writers on […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Laura Davidson

The second 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the London-based writer Laura Davidson. As part of the task, the writers were asked to include a direct quote […]

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Kim Yong-Ik by Jessica Ramm

Following the first of three workshops in the 2017-18 a-n Writer Development Programme, the participants were asked to write an 800-word piece informed by seeing the current show at the gallery: Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’. […]

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a-n Writer Development Programme 2017-18

The second a-n Writer Development Programme is underway. Over the next five months or so, this blog will include a bit of commentary and plenty of writing by the eight participants.

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Ma(r)king Time

“I’m confident that with the funding applications out of the way, I’ll be able to make a decision about next priorities and get stuck in!” That was the last sentence of my last blog – two and a half weeks […]

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