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Dominic Thomas on the importance of a critical context for artists’ practice. One of a specially commissioned set of articles resulting from Quo Vadis available now on www.a-n.co.uk.
A recent spate of public utterances by influential policy makers and educators suggests that the visual arts may need to develop a more favourable relationship with language. Some argue that it should be better harnessed to support artists; others think language should just back off and let the visual reclaim its rightful place. Paul Glinkowski interprets.
Iliyana Nedkova responds to the networking themes that arose at Amorphous combustion, part of a body of specially commissioned writing published now on www.a-n.co.uk
Gair Dunlop responds to Heidi Campbells presentation.
John Beagles considers the cult-like behaviour of the art world.
Michelle Cotton reviews Sue Tompkins’ performance and considers its relation to the themes of the day.
Luke Fowler responds to Dennis Tourish’s paper on Cults in Politics: The Psychological dynamics of Influence.
Nisha Duggal reports from A Free State, the recent culmination of decibel, Arts Council England’s cultural diversity profiling initiative.
Helen Maurer and Bernd Behr share their response to this exhibition of historical work and its relation to their practice. Introduction, research and interviews by Rosemary Shirley.
Jeremy Akerman talks to curator Jeremy Millar and artists Annelies Oberdanner and Tariq Alvi and asks what curators and artists want from each other.
Mike Stubbs reports from The Next Five Minutes International Festival of Tactical Media in Amsterdam.
Diana Yeh reports from the ‘Fieldworks: Dialogues between Art and Anthropology’ symposium.
Henna Asikainen reports from the Fifth International Conference on Environmental Aesthetics.
Edoardo Malagigi questions the meaning of title of this year’s biennale.
Curatorial partnership B+B talk about their residency at the Austrian Cultural Forum in London.
Jeremy Akerman meets Chad McCail to discuss his work and recent residency at Baltic that culminated in a futuristic world of zombies, robots and wealthy parasites.
Emilia Telese on ArtSway’s residency programme.
Dany Louise reports on the Urban Ecologies seminar in Liverpool, and highlights recent projects which have successfully engaged with urban issues whilst balancing artistic aims and community involvement.
Alicia Miller considers the relationship between artist and curator in collaborative projects.
Janet Summerton reviews some recent research about the environment for artists and points to the need for more ‘hard facts’ and less rhetoric in today’s labour market.
Simon Webb talks to artists from across the UK about drawing and its place within their practice
Lars Bang Larsen’s discussion of visual art extends beyond new sites and contexts to ask questions of how art meets the idealogical spaces of politics and mass media – and how behaviour has become aesthetic.
David Butler discusses the shift in government policy that increasingly recognises the role of artists in contributing to ‘social inclusion’ initiatives and welcomes your response.
Penelope Curtis explores how ‘installation art’ has affected our readings of art, artists and curators.