Venue:Southampton City Art Gallery
Date:December 01, 2016 at 01:00 PM
Location:South West England
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In the wake of a pro-Brexit vote and ongoing austerity politics, Newcastle upon Tyne plays host to the timely ‘Hidden Civil War’ festival. Lauren Healey reports.
The annual three-day festival returns to showcase London’s artist-run projects, curatorial collectives and young galleries.
Serf, the latest addition to Leeds’ expanding workspace scene, offers much more than studio space for artists – it provides a support structure for early career artists at a crucial time in their development. Lara Eggleton reports.
Bristol Biennial, the artist-led festival now in its third edition, combines art and ideas in a city-focused combination of new commissions and timely discussions. Maddy Hearn reports on the opening weekend of this nine-day event.
As many of the city’s artists bemoan their exclusion from next year’s UK City of Culture celebrations, Hull-based painter Paul Collinson looks beyond the 2017 spectacle and asks what the legacy will be for those living and working there.
Kwong Lee of Manchester-based Castlefield Gallery discusses how the gallery works with universities in the city in to provide professional development support to students and contribute to cultural policy research, and offers his views on practice-based research and PhD programmes. Based on an interview by artist Steve Pool.
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.
The Salford-based artist Maurice Carlin hopes to use his time as the first-ever Clore Visual Artist Fellow to, among other things, “change perceptions… of what it means to be an artist”. He shares his thoughts on the fellowship, its personal and wider significance, and why artists – and the artist-led sector in particular – need to recognise the importance of good leadership.
A new development in south London that will provide between 80 and 100 workspaces for emerging artists and creative entrepreneurs is in the final stages of construction, with a hot desk space, gallery and café already open. Artist and Hotel Elephant co-director Emily Woodhouse speaks to Jack Hutchinson about how the project, established in 2009, found its new home.
A new free newspaper produced by a group of artists, writers and graphic designers aims to highlight Liverpool’s independent and artist-led art scene.
Liverpool’s largest artist-led gallery and studios The Royal Standard is celebrating ten years in the city with a major exhibition featuring 23 artists. Artist, curator and former TRS director Kevin Hunt explains the important role the organisation has for artists in Liverpool and its context in the wider artist-led scene.
The programme for the 2016 edition of Bristol Biennial offers expanded notions of audience participation under the theme In Other Worlds.
The London-based artist Gillian Best Powell, founder of Cor Blimey Arts and Core Gallery in Deptford, has died aged 60.
When Alexandra Darbyshire first came to the UK from Canada four years ago she was making paintings that, whilst tending towards abstraction, never quite transcended their starting points in photographic images, sometimes of underwater scenes and, most strikingly, of military […]
A new series of podcasts from artist-run Manifest Arts provides interviews with artists and arts organisers in the North West of England.
A research trip to LA made possible by an a-n travel bursary. I will be researching the Black Mountain College exhibition at the Hammer Museum and exploring the LA art scene through meeting artists and visiting artist-led projects and residency spaces.
Texts on the a-n site which discuss the ethos and activities of socially-engaged practices and projects.
Venue:Cambridge School of Art
From:July 18, 2016
To:July 30, 2016
Edited by artist Steve Pool, this research paper looks at the year-long Co-producing legacy research project which explored the legacy of Connected Communities from the perspective of the artists involved.
Research produced as part of the year-long Co-producing legacy project, which explored how artists worked within the 2009 AHRC-led Connected Communities programme from the perspective of the artists involved.
As City of Culture 2017 approaches, Hull’s longest-running artist-led gallery leaves its premises of 19 years to make way for new £36 million music and conference venue.
PART 2 Please see Part 1 of this blog for an introduction. Ways of working: studios and public programmes During the research trips we sought out organisations that we felt Primary could learn something from, in some way reflecting our […]
Primary is an artist-led space in Nottingham. Through the A-N Go & See bursary, we went to visit artist-led spaces and arts venues in Scotland and the Netherlands to learn about different organisational models, approaches to public programming and supporting artists.
AirSpace Gallery in Stoke-on-Trent is celebrating 10 years of artist-led activity amidst the shifting environment of the city’s post-industrial regeneration. a-n Writer Development Programme participant Anneka French talks to its directors and takes a look at the gallery’s ten-strong birthday show.