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More research; conversations and connections

I’ ve been busy interviewing a resident of one the seven houses now comprising Kearsney Court, which was completed around 1900 as a residence for Edward Percy Barlow, the owner of Wiggins Teape, a paper manufacture. (Barlow is mentioned in Watermark, a Dover Arts […]

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First steps

I have been commissioned by Dover District Council, to portray Russell Gardens in Dover Kent, the only example of Thomas H Mawson’s garden design in the South East that is open to the public: Kearsey Abbey and Russell Gardens form […]

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Russell Gardens, Dover

Blog about the work I am doing for a commission from Dover District Council to create an artist’s film and a series of drawings/monotypes resulting from my research into the history of Russell Gardens in Dover and its current use as a social space of work and recreation.

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Treeline

Reflecting on the experience, New Art West Midlands really did help me continue my artistic practice after my Graduate Residency, and gave me many different opportunities however big or small. It also gave me the opportunity to work on such […]

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Eldi Dundee responds to Daniel Oliver

  Responding to: Daniel Oliver’s performance workshop: Max Dyspraxe’s Post-Aprokrolips Chipolaterartparty 30 October 2017 Green Rooms, London   See Eirini Kartsaki’s response to the same workshop here: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/altmfa-artist-group-bursary-the-future/post/52517774

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Eirini Kartsaki responds to Daniel Oliver

  Responding to: Daniel Oliver performance workshop: Max Dyspraxe’s Post-Aprokrolips Chipolaterartparty 30 October 2017 Green Rooms   See Eldi Dundee’s response to the same workshop here: https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/altmfa-artist-group-bursary-the-future/post/52517793

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Keith Harrison’s Joyride: “I don’t know what will happen when the car goes down the ramp”

In November 2016 artist Keith Harrison was announced as the winner of Jerwood Open Forest, a £30,000 commission opportunity to produce a new public work for a forest context. He talks to Anneka French ahead of his sculpture-cum-performance, Joyride, which will see a full-size replica of a Rover 75 ‘launched’ from a ramp in the Staffordshire countryside.

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A Q&A with… Nicholas Sharp, director and co-founder of The Multiple Store

‘The Last Editions’ is the final chance to celebrate the work of The Multiple Store and to buy one of the high-quality editions it has been commissioning since 1998 by artists including Turner Prize nominees and winners. Co-founder Nicholas Sharp talks about his reasons for starting the project, and why it’s now time to wrap things up.

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The Artists Fund: open for applications

Led by a-n, Artquest and DACS, The Artists Fund is a new community interest company providing small grants to visual artists based in the UK. The pilot programme, which offers five £1,000 grants and three commissions of £2,000, is now open for applications.

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A Q&A with… Tonico Lemos Auad, artist

London-based Brazilian artist Tonico Lemos Auad has his first solo exhibition for a UK public gallery at the De La Warr Pavilion in East Sussex, featuring existing works and a new commission. Dany Louise finds out more.

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Pictures of… artist-designed banners reflecting UK constitutional history

Featuring banners by commissioned artists including Alinah Azadeh, Ruth Ewan, Rachel Gadsden and Ross Sinclair, The Beginning of that Freedome exhibition formed part of the Houses of Parliament’s 2015 programme marking anniversaries of both the forming of the first elected parliament and the sealing of Magna Carta. Now the banners have been gifted to organisations across the UK.

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New public light work commissioned for Spinningfields, Manchester

Castlefield Gallery is excited to be working in partnership with Allied London in commissioning artist Liz West to create a brand new installation for Spinningfields, Manchester. Through No. 3 will be a six-metre long triangular corridor of light and colour installed […]

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Commission agreements

This checklist by Sheena Etches and Nicholas Sharp covers many issues relevant to small-scale private and public art commissions, with questions to consider and further explanation of issues arising in the notes.

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