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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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.
A recent advert by Sainsbury’s in Camden asked for an artist to ‘volunteer their skills’ to refurbish the branch’s staff canteen, with the resulting social media storm prompting press articles and an apology from the supermarket. a-n Executive Director Jeanie Scott considers what the incident says about the barriers and misconceptions artists face.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section, take us to Brentford, Eastbourne, Leicester, Penarth and Sheffield.
This week’s selection, chosen from listings posted by a-n members on the site’s Events section, includes exhibitions in Brixton, Leamington Spa, Penzance, Rye and Wimbledon.
Recipients of the latest round of a-n bursaries have been announced, with over £32,000 awarded to a-n Artist members to support research trips to countries including Ukraine, China and USA.
Development of ideas from Bo Jones’ digital designs based upon the dis:placed project (www.dis-placed.com) “Subtereanean” Digital sketches in Brushes app converted into printed acetate forms. Acetate forms used with projected light to create shadow structures.
It’s been a busy and fruitful year for a-n/AIR’s Paying Artists campaign, with plenty of activity across the UK and internatioanally. Paying Artists Project Manager Julie McCalden looks back over 2015.
Five events by a-n’s members – posted onto the popular Events listings page – include exhibitions and events in Bolton, Grantham, Hertford, London and Somerset.
As part of LeftCoast’s Creative People and Places professional development programme, a-n will be delivering four workshops in July, including two brand-new pilot sessions on project management and freelance strategies.
Tracing the Pathway are four bodies, each unique and fixed, yet porous. We are one, shifting whole – an ecology dependent on its constituent parts. As a fluid mass we merge and collide with other beings we encounter along our […]
Susan Jones, a-n’s director for 15 years, receives an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
This week’s selection from a-n’s Events section – featuring exhibitions and events posted by members – ranges from an exhibition of online ‘election art’ to a project to grow edible bananas outdoors in Exeter.