My a-n bursary was for building contacts in the prison service to develop a new idea for working collaboratively on an exhibition commission with prisoners. What a year it turned out to be for learning about the arts in a difficult to access sector.
City of Culture - a-n The Artists Information Company
A reflection on beginning to identify as an artist, and how I’m going to tell my parents.
So where did it all begin? Well for me, with Bob and Roberta Smith’s statement Art is your human right (2016), and a question – if that is the case then why do so many of us struggle to express our […]
Preliminary evaluation by the University of Hull of the impacts of the 2017 UK City of Culture on Hull.
Jason Wilsher-Mills’ exhibition Unexpected Engagement marks the end of his year-long Square Peg residency at ArtLink Community Arts Centre. Having met Jason at Hull’s Disability Arts Network (DAN) meetings last year, and hearing his passionate advocacy for the inclusion of […]
A Tree Sculpture for the City of Culture, Hull. Titled – Politicians. Carved out of a Chestnut tree the piece is 6M high.
Kathy McArdle, British Council Director of England and Cities, reflects on the international dimension of the UK City of Culture initiative.
Venue:Pearson Park, Hull
From:December 07, 2016
To:December 31, 2018
Location:North East England
Hull-based artists, musicians, writers and theatre makers have expressed concern that their community will be under-represented after receiving a host of funding rejections from Hull City of Culture.
As the UK gears up to celebrate three ‘cities of culture’ between 2017 and 2023, questions still remain over how they will be funded. Frances Richens reports.
London-based French artist Laure Prouvost has been announced winner of this year’s Turner Prize.
As Hull is announced Capital of Culture 2017, Pippa Koszerek takes a look at the burgeoning artist-led activity harboured by this unique and geographically isolated city.
As Hull celebrates becoming the 2017 UK City of Culture, Dave O’Brien, originally writing for The Conversation website, cautions against focusing on short-term economic benefits when what’s needed is a long-term cultural strategy.
The 2013 Turner Prize exhibition has opened at a former army barracks in Derry-Londonderry.
Tino Sehgal, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, David Shrigley and Laure Prouvost have been announced as the shortlisted artists for this year’s Turner Prize.
The programme for Derry~Londonderry 2013, the UK’s first City of Culture, has been announced.
David Butler discusses artists and urban regeneration.