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Working in higher education: “Artists bring an independent vision”

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.

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Introduction: Artists working in higher education

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.

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Artists working in higher education: “Connecting different approaches”

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.

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Academia comes HOME in Manchester

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.

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Cybernetic Bacteria 1
Resource Profile

Anna Dumitriu

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.

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Resource Introduction

Academic research

Jane Watt looks into the world of academic research and examines research opportunities for artists within institutions and the UK higher education system.

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Turning
Resource Profile

Cynthia Cousens

Kate Stoddart profiles jeweller Cynthia Cousens, looking specifically at awards, exhibitions and research projects.

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Idea: Ornate/Circular [Low budget Mysticism]
Resource Profile

John Russell

Mark Hutchinson talks to John Russell about his theory and practice PhD at Kingston University.

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Voyager
Resource Profile

Dalziel + Scullion

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.

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Space Place
Resource Profile

PACE

Jane Watt profiles PACE, public art commissioning agent for Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.

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Secret Garden (detail)
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A mutual arrangement

Giles Sutherland looks at the relationship between glass artist Keiko Mukaide and Edinburgh College of Art.

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Time and relative dimensions in space (detail)
Resource Profile

An academic model

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.

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toe the line...
Resource Profile

Ivan Smith

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.

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the encircling shadow
Resource Profile

AHRC Fellowship

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.

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Expedient evacuation
Resource Profile

Vanda Playford

Mark Leahy on Vanda Playford and her PhD research at the Royal College of Art.

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Veils of Absence
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Transcending fixed geographies…

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 […]

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In conversation
Resource Profile

Beverley Hood

My work explores representations of physicality and the relationship between physical and virtual space.

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