The London-based Slovenian artist has enjoyed a “madly busy” year, with a heightened profile in the UK year following a solo show at Baltic and a nomination for the Jarman Award.
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The Glasgow-based artist was nominated for the Jarman Award this year, had solo presentations at Glasgow International and Frieze London, and was featured in the New Museum triennial, ‘Songs for Sabotage’.
Five a-n News writers based in Eastbourne, Leeds, London and Glasgow pick the top five UK exhibitions they’ve seen this year.
Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Martin Creed’s new solo exhibition at Hauser and Wirth, London; Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho’s new film commission at Tate Liverpool; and a retrospective of Margaret Tait’s films at GoMA, Glasgow.
Ever heard of the Yeti or the Jabberwocky? What about the Ragwort? Who are they? What are they? There is a plant named the “Oxford ragwort”. What do you think of when you hear this plant’s name?” Image […]
Oxford ragwort, you are everywhere or elsewhere. Even… Production Clip from The Ragwort from Ellie Kyungran Heo on Vimeo. If I were you, I wouldn’t come down either. You took root next to a chimney or […]
Senecio squalidus is a yellow-flowering plant native to Mount Etna, Sicily. The plant was introduced to Britain in the early 18th century in Oxford; its means of arrival are unknown. But there are some records on those who were involved […]
Loud sounds of dawn. Extreme wide-down view. The One is at the centre of green with its head lying on the edge of a pillow. Sounds of the wind getting stronger. While they wave and wave busily, the one […]
How do we look at and treat one another? How do the labels assigned to living things affect this? Who do you think is a better neighbour to the plant and you? With the support of the […]
The prize’s jury praised the way the artist explores lived experience “as mediated through technologies and histories”.
The winner of the 11th Film London Jarman Award has been acknowledged for her “eclectic and expansive body of work that has explored everything from dreams and mythology to technology and feminism”.
This week’s selection from a-n’s busy Events section, featuring exhibitions and events posted by a-n members, includes selections from Clitheroe in Lancashire, Birmingham, London, Sevenoaks and Bristol.
The Glasgow-based artist has had a high-profile 2018, with a survey show earlier in the year, a nomination for the Jarman Award, and a forthcoming solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Jessica Ramm talks to her about practice, ethics and new work that aims to counteract commercial and patriarchal depictions of love, pleasure and bodies.
The new partnership has an emphasis on collaboration and will commission 20 new works from three call-outs over one year, with works to be shown on a variety of BBC platforms on air and online.
London-based artist Onyeka Igwe has mined colonial-era archives for three new films inspired by all-women protests against British rule in west Africa, currently showing together in the solo exhibition ‘No Dance, No Palaver’, in Hawick, Scotland. She discusses the spectre of the ‘colonial gaze’ and the ethics of archive research with Sonya Dyer.
Seven artists in total, including one collaborative partnership, have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize which celebrates the work of the UK’s artist filmmakers.
Imran Perretta’s film 15 days focuses on the refugee situation in Calais and Dunkirk and is the result of his Jerwood/FVU Awards commission. He explains to Fisun Güner how the film came about and how his move into art making was shaped by the 2008 financial crisis and an aborted career in architecture.
If the general definition of a ‘weed’ is taken to be ‘a plant in the wrong place’ or ‘a plant growing where it is not wanted’, what then is the right place for a plant to grow? Project: The Ragwort […]
The London-based, Jerusalem-born artist has been announced as the winner of the tenth Film London Jarman Award for artists working in film.
The Berlin and Beirut-based artist, who until recently was partly based in London, is one of six artists shortlisted for this year’s Film London Jarman Award. Fisun Güner talks to him about the importance of sound, politics, and why he doesn’t consider himself an activist.
The Artists’ Moving Image Northern Ireland festival in Belfast has been pulled together with minimal funding and plenty of mutual support by two artists based in the city. Jack Hutchinson talks to co-organiser Jacqueline Holt about their efforts to support moving image practice in the six counties.
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Six international artists are shortlisted for £10,000 film prize with work ranging from single-screen and web-based works to gallery installations featuring music and performance.
Artists Maeve Brennan and Imran Perretta are recipients of the fifth edition of the Jerwood/FVU Awards, providing them with funding to develop new moving-image works.
https://vimeo.com/215108977 Half of my installation at the inaugural National Festival of Making last week included a documentary film. It is the result of an embedded period working both with the MGS Technical Plastics and the town of Blackburn itself…… Statement: […]