Andrew Bryant talks to a-n blogger Jack Hutchinson about the relationship between drawing and obsession, and about his residency and exhibition at the Nunnery Gallery in East London.
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Blogger Tamarin Norwood talks to Andrew Bryant about art and writing, the contemporary fascination with hermeneutics, and the tricky relationship between subjectivity and painting.
Textiles based artist and Artists talking blogger Elena Thomas talks to Andrew Bryant about the centrality of drawing, the importance of dialogue, what makes a good blog, art as a state of being, and more…
Artists and co-mentors Ania Bas and Ruthie Ford explore socially engaged issues, language and practice. Here they talk to Andrew Bryant about the importance of process, their collaborative blog and the artists’ relationship to critical reading, writing and debate.
Newcastle based artist, writer and blogger Iris Priest is currently one of AA2A artists in residence at Northumbria University. Here she talks to Andrew Bryant about art as an ‘impulse’, the driving engine behind CANNED, the magazine she edits, and the ‘binding’ nature of language.
Sam Firth is currently working on a year-long video project on a remote Scottish peninsula near her home on Knoydart, an isolated community of just over 100 people. She talks to Andrew Bryant about personal narrative, securing funding and recent media criticism attracted by her current project.
Artists talking blogger Kate Murdoch had a previous career in Social Services before becoming an artist. But rather than take the ‘safe’ path through art education she decided to go it alone. In this interview she talks to Andrew Bryant, editor of Artists talking, about this and other issues.
Becky Hunter is a freelance art writer whose blogs demistify, with honesty and intelligence, the processes of making art, writing about art, and finding a place in the wider world of art. Here she talks to Andrew Bryant about criticality and affect, the prickly subject of money, and why we need idealists.
If there is any single shared idea about art, it’s that it can be transformative. Aliceson Carter came to art late, and her ‘story’ and her work, bear out the deconstructive and reconstructive potential of creativity. Here she talks to Andrew Bryant about Goldsmiths, blogging and being on the outside.
Marc Renshaw’s The sporting league is an apparently fictional table of football results that has been running since 1985. Updated regularly, sometimes even daily, the project appears in blog format with no explanation or contextual information. In this interview Marc discuses how the League came about, it’s status as a blog, its relationship to truth, drawing, and the ‘unfunny’ joke.
In the second of two interviews between long term collaborators and bloggers Alice Bradshaw and Bob Milner, Bob interviews Alice about curating, labels, and keeping a space open for your practice.
Artists talking Online editor Andrew Bryant talks to Nicola Dale about collaboration, blogging and a dislike of loose ends.
Serial collaborators and Artists talking bloggers Alice Bradshaw and Bob Milner co-curate the Project Space at Westgate Studios, Wakefield. Here in the first of two interviews, Alice interviews Bob about DIY practice, collaboration and public funding. Next month, Bob interviews Alice.
Blogger Ann Shaw talks to Andrew Bryant about working in the virtual realm, her career development from journalist to artist, and current concerns.
Alex Pearl trades on repetition, loss and the ‘destabilising language of humour’. Here he talks to Andrew Bryant about these and other forces at play as discussed in his Artists talking blog.
Is surface texture, pattern and ‘the natural’ an escape or a trap? Rosalind Davis talks to Andrew Bryant about this and other questions in her work written about in her Artists talking blog.
Despite setting up a successful jewellery business with her husband, blogger Jane always knew she was an artist and eventually found the time and space to develop her painting. Andrew Bryant talks to Jane about business, the relationship between art and craft, the obsession with interpretation and about feminism and painting.
Following a residency in Sweden, London-based artist and blogger Stuart Mayes relocated to Stockholm. Here, he talks to Andrew Bryant about this move, working intuitively and developing confidence in his practice.
Andrew Bryant interviews artist Rob Turner about the informality of writing in a blog form, two-way dialogue and how blogs can become works in their own right.
Andrew Maclean is one of three graduates from the 2003 a-n Magazine degree show reviews feature ‘School’s out’ who hav given updates on their practice in ‘School reunion’ as part of 2009 Degrees.
Sean Edwards is one of the three graduates from the 2003 a-n Magazine degree show reviews feature ‘School’s out’ who has given updates on their practice in ‘School reunion’ as part of 2009 Degrees.
Lucinda Holmes has recently re-located to China and become involved with an emerging arts centre called [the studio] that is working towards developing an artists community in Shanghai. In this article she records her impressions of the galleries she has encountered in the city, and discusses how experiencing a different culture has effected her work as an artist.
Frances Lord explores Michael Marriott’s career and practice which involves exhibition design, curating, writing, product and furniture design and installation.
Anji Archer, who featured in a-ns Degree show supplement 98 publication, reflects on her life and the part art has played in it over the past ten years.