Country living puts a spotlight on artistic activity in rural locations. Rosemary Shirley’s opening essay explores her frustration with the dominance of urban culture and assumptions often made about artistic practice that takes place outside of it. She highlights practices […]
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What gives a particular place its characteristics? Why are some cities hip and others lame? How does a neighbourhood change from good to bad?
Karen Lubbock is the creator of Karen magazine, which delights in the ordinariness of everyday life, providing an antidote to the mainstream celebrity and lifestyle magazine world.
Sally Davies profiles Kypros Kyprianou, discussing his interest in scientific themes, collaborative working and residencies at Artsway and Allenheads Contemporary Arts.
Rosemary Shirley explores her frustration with the dominance of urban culture and assumptions often made about artistic practice that takes place outside of it, in an a-n Collection that puts a spotlight on artistic activity in rural locations.
Artist as Leader is a programme that aims to understand the ways artists lead through their practice with a view to informing and developing a critical understanding of the role of creativity in culture.
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Susannah Silver catches up with artists involved in one of the first NAN Scotland events at Cove Park, and finds out about networking in rural areas.
For artist Emma Baird Murray, Coed Hills Rural Artspace in South Wales has become a place of inspiration, a space where making art, sustainable living and community involvement go hand in hand. She describes how the organisation works with artists in a rural setting.
The concept of location has always been central to my practice – as subject matter, a source of materials, and as a context for the production and presentation of my work.
Victoria Callen describes the pressures faced by rural crafts businesses and suggests key strategies for survival.
Ian Hunter discusses an arts and agricultural initiative being developed by Lancashire-based arts trust Littoral.