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Rabiya Choudry: COCO!NUTS!, installation view, 2018, Transmission, Glasgow. Photo: Matthew Arthur Williams for Transmission
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A Q&A with… Rabiya Choudhry, painter of “joyous, demented expressions”

For her show at Glasgow’s Transmission gallery, Scottish artist Rabiya Choudhry presents selected works from a six-year period including paintings, printed fabrics and a neon window sign in tribute to her dad. Jessica Ramm asks where her vibrant but troubled paintings come from and what it means to fly solo at this important artist-run space.

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William Kentridge, Untitled (Video Transfers), 2002. Courtesy and © the artist, 2018
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Now Showing #260: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: The Hayward Gallery’s new touring drawing exhibition at St Albans Museum and Gallery; magic, ritual and witchcraft at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; and the inaugural exhibition at S1 Artspace’s new gallery space at Sheffield’s Park Hill estate.

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Sausage vs mince artist. Drawing by Rosalie Schweiker
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More mince, less sausage: making art that doesn’t look like art

At the recent Jamboree 2018 event on the Dartington Estate in Devon, the London-based German artist Rosalie Schweiker presented an improvised slide show about the difference between being a conventional ‘sausage’ artist and a hard to pigeonhole ‘mince’ artist. Here she turns that talk into a short explanation of her thinking – with added drawings of sausages, mince, and mince-based products.

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Kopfkino: The Crypt Takeover Exhibition – Crit Review

Dear all, three members of a-n network are an art exhibition that ends on Wednesday, 11th July (poster attached). We were wondering if someone would be interested in writing us a review after visiting the exhibition? Please drop me a […]

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Jamboree 2018 day three – Saturday

  Image credit: Kat Hall, a Plymouth College of Art observer intern  A very early start to day three of Jamboree – up and dressed for a 430am walk and talk session led by Bram Arnold: ‘From Civil Twilight To […]

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Jamboree 2018. Photo: Andy Ford
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Seven things that Jamboree 2018 taught us, including the difference between ‘Mince’ and ‘Sausage’ artists

Taking place on the idyllic Dartington Estate in Devon the a-n-supported Jamboree 2018 brought together 150 artists, curators and programmers from across the UK for lively discussion and the exchange of ideas. Hannah Pierce, a-n’s external programmes and partnerships manager, shares the key things she learnt from the event’s four days.

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Jamboree 2018 day two – Friday

  Image credit: Jamboree observer and PCA student Kat Hall My second day of Jamboree began with an early morning yoga session with artist and yoga teacher Carly Sellers. Great to stretch after the inevitable slow deflation of the camp […]

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Jamboree 2018 day one – Thursday

Image credit: Andy Ford Over a year in planning and development, Jamboree is finally here – and we are so excited to welcome 150 artists and curators to sunny Dartington! I’ll be reporting on site each day, and full reports […]

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Threads Sidney Cooper April
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Threads Micro-Residency 4th April 2018

Threads have teamed up with six partners across East Kent to increase recognition of artist-led activity in the region. Threads have curated a nine month programme of residencies, salons and crits, involving forty eight selected Artists.

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