Five recommended shows from across the UK, including: Polly Apfelbaum’s large-scale site-specific works at Ikon, Birmingham, a new film by Ulla von Brandenburg at Whitechapel Gallery, London, and works by three collaborative duos in Inverness.
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For her Clipping the Church project in Erdington, Birmingham-based Czech artist Tereza Buskova has combined idiosyncratic customs and community workshops to create a public procession involving baked goods, live music, elaborate costume and the local church. Anneka French speaks to the artist and parish priest Reverend Freda Evans.
The latest leg of artist Eve Mosher’s HighWaterLine project, that works with local communities to visualise the effects of climate change by mapping areas at risk of flooding, launches today in Bristol.
I am a photographic artist, interested between the relationship between photography and archaeology. For this a-n New Collaborative Bursary project I am collaborating with Keir Stickland, an archaeologist working in the Department of Archaeology at Orkney College. Keir’s primary research […]
A collaborative research project with Carolyn Lefley (artist) and Keir Strickland (archaeologist) recording an art/archaeology survey of the abandoned island of Swona, off the Orkney Islands, in August 2014. This blog records our preparations/research/findings.
Another 23 artists have been awarded funding in the latest round of a-n’s New collaborations bursary scheme, which supports critical and artistic development through collaborative working.
20 free delegate passes, specifically for emerging independent artists, have been made available to February’s No Boundaries symposium on the role of culture in 21st century society. But applicants need to be quick – the deadline is 5pm on Tuesday 11 February.
a-n’s popular professional development programme, designed to give artists and visual arts freelancers the confidence and know-how to move their practice and projects forward, continues into 2014 with a series of seminars and workshops in Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent and Leicestershire.
Chisenhale Gallery, The Showroom and Studio Voltaire reveal how their artistic and research ethos will lead the way for their fundraising priorities in their joint, Catalyst fund-supported project, How to work together.
Artists from across the UK will benefit from a-n bursaries specifically designed to support research and development of new collaborations within or beyond the arts. We introduce the artists and projects.
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 Institute of Physics unveils Covariance – a spectacular installation by artist Lyndall Phelps, developed through collaborative discussions with particle physicist Dr Ben Still. We talk to the pair about how art and science tackle the big questions of the universe.
The Contemporary Visual Arts Network’s knowledge sharing event at Google’s London office was a high-impact juxtaposition between one of the world’s most successful companies and the subsidised visual arts sector. Dany Louise reports.
Three of London’s leading contemporary art spaces have announced a new partnership exploring collaborative models within the visual arts.
A partnership with Colchester’s Firstsite is bringing a-n’s successful Collaborate creatively seminar, led by Chris Fremantle, to Essex next week.
Artist Jon Adams, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, and scientist Simon Baron-Cohen have collaborated on a new performance piece funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Pioneering a new model for international residencies, Three Points of Contact brings artists together across a triangle of UK venues to collaborate, research – and just see what happens.
Artist-led groups come together in Bristol for a day of discussion and presentations about collaboration.
The Collaborate Creatively event, organised by a-n, used role playing to consider issues of collaboration. One of the participants reports.
Now in its second year, the Stronger Together conference is a conversation about collaboration in the arts. The CEO of Manchester’s recently merged Cornerhouse and Library Theatre adds his voice.
In a frenzied Olympic summer one collaborative project is slowing things down.
Filmed over three years and premiered at last week’s East London Film Festival, a new film about Bob and Roberta Smith offers a fascinating insight into the life of the artist.
For one-day only, eleven artists will be attempting to bridge the divide between the public sphere and Oxford’s academic institutions. Artist and curator Katalin Hausel explains.
A conference this week at the British Museum hopes to uncover the potential for collaborative working between artists, museums and galleries.
Chris Fremantle highlights key themes and issues around collaboration making use of a-n’s extensive archive of texts on the subject.