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g39 in Cardiff, PS2 (Paragon Studios / Project Space) in Belfast, Sheffield’s Site Gallery and University of Edinburgh’s Talbot Rice Gallery are the recipients of a new award that encourages emerging artists to stay in local areas after graduating.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes a major Patrick Heron retrospective at Tate St Ives, the veteran German artist-filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger in Glasgow, and Cuban artist Carlos Garaicoa at Parasol Unit, London.
With the recent announcement by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland that both QSS and Paragon Studios in Belfast have lost all their annual funding, Damian Magee addresses the impact of the decision on the city’s artist community and argues that it is indicative of a general lack of support for artists living and working in Northern Ireland.
For the first in a new roving, monthly series of art scene snapshots from across the UK, artist Damian Magee introduces his home city of Belfast and picks five current exhibitions that capture the social, political, and cultural interests of artists in Northern Ireland’s largest city.
In May last year I embarked on our Go And See bursary enabled tour of the UK. Parts one and two can he found here and here. There’s been a seven month gap between parts two and three because we […]