Art Across the City is an exhibition of contemporary art across Swansea. Project manager Gordon Dalton and artist David Marchant discuss this celebration of publicly-sited work.
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For his Cultural Olympiad commission, Alex Hartley created Nowhereisland and embarked on an epic journey. As that journey draws to an end, we catch up with the artist.
Jeremy Bailey’s ‘Master/Slave Invigilator System’ is an intriguing highlight of this year’s just launched Abandon Normal Devices festival. The artist guides us round his ideas.
As media sponsor, a-n is pleased to support Art Across the City 2012, which will see Swansea hosting an exciting programme of new public art commissions this September.
As part of The National Trust’s Playful Landscapes contemporary art programme, London Fieldworks re-imagine the lost architecture of Clumber Park and an aristocratic menagerie.
To coincide with the publication of a Knowledge Bank profile of Kelly Richardson, we preview the artist’s new work Mariner 9, a giant video installation inside Whitley Bay’s historic Spanish City Dome.
As Edinburgh Art Festival opens, we take a look at the programme of new commissions that is exposing the city for audiences new and old.
A series of sculptural works, sound installations and community events under the umbrella PARK ART in Haringey launches across green spaces in the borough.
Collective gallery announces five new artists for its 2013 programme and launches two new internships.
Glass, textiles and paving blocks by artists Susan Kinley and Steven Follen, commissioned by Crawley Borough Council and funded through a Section 106 agreement, were recently installed in the Bewbush area of Crawley, West Sussex as part of the Heart of Bewbush Neighbourhood Improvement Masterplan.
Whilst public art is distinctly ‘out of favour’ with Arts Council England cutting agencies as part of making savings, it’s interesting to see Creative Scotland taking a rather different tack.
A survey of commissioning projects and public art consultancies around the UK.
Tereza Buskova, The King Of Lincolnshire.
Artists and designers embracing digital learning, production and distribution.
This month sees the culmination of a two-year project at Siobhan Davies Dance, one of the country’s most distinctive dance companies. Choreographer Davies has paired dance artists with visual and applied artists to bring their creative practices together and create new works ranging from performance to film and installation. The commissioned dance artists are Henry Montes, Sarah Warsop, Gill Clarke and Deborah Saxon who are partnered respectively with Marcus Coates, Tracey Rowledge and Lucy Skaer. Henry Montes and Deborah Saxon have also made a piece together with Bruce Sharp. Here, three of the visual artists relate their experiences.
Artist Susanna Heron talks through her experiences of being commissioned on public art projects, the pitfalls she encounters and how to get around them. Includes an overview on the rights, roles and responsibilities of commissioners and artists.
In 2009 and selected by regional groups, twelve arts commissions worth £5.4 million were awarded for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Emily Speed takes a look at how some of the Artists Taking the Lead projects are progressing around the halfway point between commission announcements and their presentation.
A look at current projects and commissions taking place in unconventional settings.
How do artists go about delivering a very large commission to deadline? Emily Speed interviewed Shauna Richardson about her Artist Taking the Lead Commission: The Lionheart Project.
News of current public realm and gallery commissioning projects.
This month we profile a selection of open exhibition and public art commissioning projects, from applied arts opportunities to innovative site-specific works.
Artist Kirsten Lavers and Andy O’Hanlon (Arts Development Officer for South Cambridgeshire District Council) talk about Kirsten’s appointment as community artist for Orchard Park, which led to the ambitious multi-layered collaborative project, Crop Marks.
As part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, the Unlimited programme is designed to celebrate disability, arts, culture and sport “on an unprecedented scale”.
Matthew Darbyshire lives in a bubble of deep turquoises, fuchsia pinks and acid yellows.
Bloomberg SPACE has launched COMMA, a dynamic new programme of commissions enabling artists to experiment and expand their work.