Laura Davidson, one of eight a-n members selected for the a-n Writer Development Programme, reviews two Glasgow International exhibitions that foreground the importance of marginalised histories in our current discussions about race, class and gender.
Audio Art - a-n The Artists Information Company
The north east England-based biennial of contemporary art, film and music has announced programme details for its 2014 edition, which takes the idea of extraction as its curated theme.
A new film by Vicki Bennett, screening exclusively online, takes footage of gestures and instructions and sets them to specially commissioned music and sound art. We talk to the artist – also known as People Like Us – about process, collaboration and digital viewing habits.
The visual arts, collaboration and experimentation will be on the agenda at this weekend’s Supernormal festival in rural Oxfordshire. We speak to Sam Francis about her curated programme focussing on gender roles in the realms of art and music.
Graduating in 2012 from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Time Based Art & Digital Film, Sylvia Law has been selected for 2013’s edition of RSA New Contemporaries, and has since returned from the John Kinross Scholarship in Florence.
The Light, Leeds
15 September – 1 October
What happens to all the unwanted avatars? When we no longer want these ‘second lives’, do they just revert to inert data held on a server?
New sonic works presented in October enabled five emerging artists to use personal narratives and found sound of urban spaces to create installations that resonated between the past, present and future of their sites.
Imagine attending a concert but instead of sitting or standing, you walk.
Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
15 July 9 September
Paulette Terry Brien reports from Ex-Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City.