The Wiki definition of sustainability talks of a biological entities ability to ‘remain diverse and productive indefinitely.’ Having just completed my 2017 – 2018 tax return (& subsequently reviewed the previous ten years of accounting records) this notion of ‘indefinite […]
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a-n’s Assembly programme of workshops, talks and networking returns with a new series of one-day events taking place in four cities around the UK. With events in Salford and Birmingham already confirmed, we take a closer look at the Assembly Salford programme which will explore how artists can maintain their presence within a city region undergoing rapid development.
Reflections on participating in the Artists’ International Delegation 2018, Budapest: Dialogue, discussion, debate, and discourse. dialogue Noun 1 A conversation between two or more people as a feature in a book, play or film. 1.1 A discussion between two or […]
From the outset I am going to state that a lot of this post is based on assumptions or limited information. However, this writing is being used as an opportunity to lay out some thoughts prior to setting off to […]
I am so excited to say that I will be taking a train across Europe and heading for Budapest as part of an a-n / Castlefield artist delegation. I intend to blog during and after the trip as a way […]
Refelections on a trip to Budapest as part of the a-n / Castlefield Artists’ International Delegation 2018
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, […]
For his review of Edmund Clark’s ‘In Place of Hate’, Martin Hamblen is struck by an absence on the inside. A walk-in, waist-high light box, constructed in the shape of a right angled capital C. On the exposed Perspex surface […]
After four years in the role, a-n’s director Jeanie Scott is to step down later this year.
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 […]
Various adventures in Letterpress with an aim to inform and improve my practice and explore the possibility of future collaborations.
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.
The new strategy will tackle the growing challenges artists face in sustaining their careers, with a fundamental aim of ensuring policy makers and commissioners value the artist as well as the art.
a-n is inviting applications for its Writer Development Programme 2017-18, which will run from August 2017 to March 2018.
Arts Council England’s National Portfolio announcement sees a-n become a Sector Support Organisation for the 2018-22 portfolio.
Selection of creative discoveries at the Venice Biennale 2017 with a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
1oth May On the evening of the 10th we all went to the Diaspora Pavilion exhibition and launch-party at Palazzo Pisani. The works comprising of sculpture, wall drawing, sound, video, painting and installations assailed all the senses. The nineteen artists did […]
a-n bursary award to attend the Venice Biennale 2017 experienced through performance work, drawing the pavilions with feet. It was amazing.
Narrative from the RD1st coaching accreditation programme 2017, course fees funded and attendance gratefully supported by a bursary from a-n, The Artists Information Company…
For the second of a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers, we’re heading to Liverpool where artist Kevin Hunt has developed two days of activities focusing on the artist-led project spaces that punctuate the city’s institution-heavy gallery ecology.
a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers begins in early May with Assembly Margate, devised in collaboration with Margate-based social artist Dan Thompson. Stephen Palmer reports.
a-n’s Executive Director Jeanie Scott reflects on an incredibly busy year for the organisation that has seen the publication of the Paying Artists Exhibition Payment Guidance, wide-ranging support for artists through a-n bursaries, and membership reach a record high. And, despite an increasingly messy global situation, says there’s much to look forward to in 2017.
a-n and AIR to launch landmark piece of guidance for securing payment for artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries, with an event today at the Jerwood Space, London.
As a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign prepares for the launch of its Exhibition Payment guide on Wednesday 12 October, we take a look at some of the key moments in the campaign’s history, highlighting the rich and varied dialogue with artists and the wider visual arts sector that has informed its recommendations.
a-n and the AIR Council invite artists and the wider visual arts community to ask questions and share their views this Thursday, 1-3pm on Twitter for The Great British Artists’ EU Referendum Debate.