Earlier this year the Leverhulme Trust decided to close its successful Artist in Residence Grant Scheme which has seen artists including Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price and the Scottish artist Alec Finlay working alongside scientists and academics across the UK. Chris Fremantle talks to those lamenting its closure and calls for its return.
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From community university partnerships to practice-based PhDs and tenured teaching posts, a new set of resources developed for a-n by artist Steve Pool identifies some key ways artists are working within higher education, and considers the value of such relationships to both artists and institutions.
Developed by Steve Pool, Artists working in higher education includes a guide and four profiles that explore the ways artists are currently engaging with the HE sector. This introduction highlights the diversity and value of such relationships, and offers some key tips for working in the field.
Kate Pahl, Professor of Literacies in Education at University of Sheffield, discusses what artists bring to academic research projects, and identifies some of the challenges artists and academics face when working together. Based on an interview by artist Steve Pool.
A one-day symposium organised by Crate Studio and Project Space in Margate and University for the Creative Arts Canterbury is to explore the different ways artists make a living at a time of austerity.
As part of a year-long research programme exploring how artists and academics have worked together, Castlefield Gallery is hosting a discussion event exploring the approaches artists take to working in higher education. Plus, a-n is offering writer bursaries to enable two artists to attend the event and report back.
A new Collaborative Doctorate Award devised by Warwick University and a-n, and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, has been awarded to Brighton-based artist Emilia Telese.
Sarah Perks, Cornerhouse/HOME’s head of visual arts, has taken up a new professorship at Manchester School of Art which aims to strengthen collaboration between academia and the arts in the city.
Anna Dumitriu’s collaborative practice takes performance, digital art, installation, microbiology and philosophy in its stride. She talks to Jane Watt about her practice and research.
Jane Watt looks into the world of academic research and examines research opportunities for artists within institutions and the UK higher education system.
Kate Stoddart profiles jeweller Cynthia Cousens, looking specifically at awards, exhibitions and research projects.
Mark Hutchinson talks to John Russell about his theory and practice PhD at Kingston University.
Paul Glinkowski talks to Mark Beasley at the start of his Fellowship at Kingston University.
Jane Watt talks to Dalziel + Scullion about their collaborative practice, unusual studio set up and processes involved in their commission for Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
Jane Watt profiles PACE, public art commissioning agent for Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.
Giles Sutherland looks at the relationship between glass artist Keiko Mukaide and Edinburgh College of Art.
Paul Glinkowski profiles the work of Paul Bonaventura, co-founder of The Laboratory, the research wing of the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art at the University of Oxford, in the fifth article of the ‘Crossing over’ series.
Mark Leahy looks at Ivan Smith’s intentions for his Fellowship in Sculpture at University of Derby, funded by the Henry Moore Foundation, and its role in his career development.
Mark Leahy on Rona Lee’s fellowship at the Department of Drama and Theatre Studies at Royal Holloway University, London where she was in receipt of an AHRC Fellowship in Creative and Performing Arts.
Mark Leahy on Vanda Playford and her PhD research at the Royal College of Art.
I have been working on an ongoing video series – Interludes – since 1997.
Art has always had the ability for convergence and understanding amongst people, irrespective of language barriers. Internationalism in art is that space that transcends fixed geographies, identities and positions to create a new coherence from diverse dialogues. As an artist […]
My work explores representations of physicality and the relationship between physical and virtual space.