The interactive map of artist-led organisations across the UK aims to capture the diversity of the arts ecology, while also aiding development of self-inititiatives. Jack Hutchinson reports.
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The inaugural Plymouth Art Weekender presents work across the city by over 400 local, national and international artists. Artist and AIR Council member Steven Paige welcomes this audacious new festival and looks at how the city’s visual art ecology has developed in the five years since British Art Show 7.
London can be an expensive place to be an artist, but what are the advantages of basing your practice outside the capital, and how are those that choose to stay in London making it work? Pippa Koszerek reports from Standpoint Gallery’s recent MAP Symposium.
I wrote this for axisweb: The South West Scene From the closure of established arts organisations to the freezing of Discretionary Business Rates Relief (DBRR), recent times have been challenging for the contemporary arts across the UK. And the South […]
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Adventure playgrounds, or junk playgrounds, as they were known, began life as occupied building sites, wastelands and bombsites that had been colonised by city children looking for interesting and adaptable spaces in which they could play in relative privacy away from adults.
Martin Prothero, whose approach to his practice was featured in a-ns Artists stories in 2003, was one of eight artists commissioned to carry out research projects for RANE (Research in Art Nature & Environment).