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a-n Artist-led groups bursaries 2017

a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £1,500 – £3,000 to artist-led groups seeking to explore how artists and artists’ groups adapt to and navigate the current turbulent cultural and political climate.

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Asya Gefter, photo of Tatiana Leonidovna, one of the people Gefter met undertaking research into the life and work of Polish Yiddish writer Debora Vogel. Supported by an a-n Travel bursary 2016.
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a-n bursaries 2017: open for applications from artists

The 2017 a-n bursaries are now open for applications from a-n Artist members, and alongside our regular Professional development, Travel awards and Venice Biennale bursaries, for the first time we’re offering members the chance to attend the preview of Documenta 14 in Kassel.

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a-n Professional development and Travel bursaries 2017

a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £500-£1,000 to Artist members wishing either to undertake a self-determined schedule of professional development, or to travel internationally to develop networks, relationships and opportunities, in 2017.

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Homecoming meeting to report back from my Montreal Trip

I had a meeting with Prudence Maltby and Susan Francis the other two founder members of Cicatrix. Toby Smith, the director of the Salisbury International Arts Festival has been approached about showing Catherine Farish’s Stonehenge series of prints in the 2017 […]

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His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco

Though hiring and working with Toufik Elbouchiti a Moroccan singer, song writer and performer I discovered he had a desire to meet His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco at his Palace in Rabat. Apparently the King invites blind persons to the […]

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A NEW VISION (When the Mind Hears)

The original concept was to take place in the Marrakech Souk located at Jemaa el-Fnaa Medina Square, based on the tourist as ‘an outsider’, dealing and negotiating a journey amongst the highly charged intensely busy environment. The idea based on […]

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A walk in search of WW1 Memorials

Saturday 22nd October: My last day in Montreal. Time to firm up plans with Catherine, and take a much-needed ramble around Montreal to get a wider sense of the city. It’s been a whirlwind of meetings and visits to galleries, […]

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Visiting Catherine Farish’s Studio

Thursday 20th October: I woke this morning in Havelock, about an hour outside Montreal and five miles from the Canadian and USA boarder. We had a very enjoyable evening with Catherine and her musician husband Chris Crilly. Catherine’s house and […]

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MAI and Darling Foundry meetings plus Biennale

Wednesday 19th October: Headed off to MAI (Montreal, arts intercultural) for 10am meeting with Erika Kierulf, coordinator of productions/exhibitions at MAI http://m-a-i.qc.ca/en/. As Erika explained it is the only cultural organization within Montréal and Canada invested with a mandate explicitly […]

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First Gallery Visits and Meeting Catherine Farish

Tuesday 18th October: I met the artist Catherine Farish at her gallery Simon Blais www.galeriesimonblais.com. We were given a wonderful potted history of Quebec and it’s modern art movements by Paul Bradley, one of the gallery team, who showed us […]

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On my way to Montreal

Monday 17th October I am finally on my way to Montreal to meet artists and visit galleries for Cicatrix. I should arrive at the flat I am staying in Mile End, Montreal this evening. The area is reputed to be […]

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Montreal: To find the sixth Artist for Cicatrix

The a-n Travel Bursary has provided the vital opportunity to find the sixth and final artist for the visual art project “Cicatrix..the scar of a healed wound”. A WW1 centenary project that runs from 2014 till 2018.

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Ecoute Bien la Campagne

This is our final post about our residency at the beautiful Chateau de Sacy in France, which culminated with an exhibition at the Chateau for the month of September. Back at the beginning of September, we installed the films in the barn […]

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A place called Chellah

Theres is place called Chellah where I wanted to visit and record sound after hearing positive comments about the place, so I arranged to meet Marouane Aouinat a Fine Artist who studied Art at Institut National des Beaux-Arts in Tétouan. […]

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Inspired by Street Art and Murals 23rd June

After seeing all the wonderful Murals throughout Rabat I met with artist Hatim Gueddari and we arranged a project very close to his heart. We organised a meeting with his art friends and Marouane Aouinat a Fine artist who I […]

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Street Art Walkabout 23rd June

I think one of the best ways to see any place is by foot with my camera in hand and luckily for me Rabat is walkable city, similar to Manchester City centre. There are many painted large scale wall murals […]

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