Frances Lord discusses her practice as a curator, writer, freelance project manager and art consultant with Jane Watt.
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Crafts Council Director of Programmes, Claire West talks to Jane Watt about why the Spark Plug Curator Award was initiated, the selection process and some of the exciting new curatorial ideas and works that have emerged.
Paulette Terry Brien reveals how a number of national public-funded galleries and organisations have expanded notions of exhibition programming beyond pristine white-walled gallery spaces, and are commissioning artists to make new and challenging work within the institution, as well as off-site.
Beyond the curatorial work established by and presented from within art museums and galleries, a plethora of curatorial organisations operate in order to support and develop the practice of curating. This tour, by Charlotte Frost, examines some of the different remits addressed by curatorial organisations, providing an initial orientation in their hugely diverse activities.
Artquest and SPACE presented Value Added, a one-day conference for artists and commissioners exploring questions of value in relation to socially-engaged artistic practice in November 2008.
Chris Fite-Wassilak is winner of the inaugural Curatorial Open a new three-year initiative for emerging curators at post graduate level organised by Hayward Touring.
Launched in October, the International Curators’ Forum website supports its aim to provide an open conceptual network around emerging issues of curatorial practice in the context of key events in the international arts calendar.
Artist Neil Armstrong and pharmaceuticals company Specials Clinical Manufacturing talk about working towards a special commission in the latest of our collaborative relationships series.
Led by London Printworks Director David Littler, who describes his two passions in life as textiles and music, the Sampler Culture Clash project, is an attempt to bring the two cultures of embroidery and DJ-ing together to see what might happen when these cultures clash.
In this months round-up we profile six open studio events.
Artist Lynn Harris and artist/curator Paul Stanley talk about working together in the latest in our Collaborative relationships series.
Artist Sally Sheinman and curator Sanna Moore talk about working together in the latest in our collaborative relationships series.
Artists Sarah Craske and Stacy Keeler and curator Jessica Baum talk about the challenges of working together in the latest in our collaborative relationships series.
Eighty-one artists have been selected from 235 applicants for the 2008 Glass Biennale exhibition.
Frances Lord explores Michael Marriott’s career and practice which involves exhibition design, curating, writing, product and furniture design and installation.
To preface a new ongoing series exploring relationships between artists and their collaborators, we asked some of today’s most interesting curators for insights into their practices.
The Somafree Institute of Psychoplasmics first appeared in David Cronenbergs 1979 film The Brood, yet despite once suggesting that if he failed as a filmmaker he could always set up a real life Institute, its 21st Century emergence is not his own doing.
Charlotte Frost on some of the production activities of the Newcastle- and London-based Forma, drawing out different strands of its programme including curation, representation, initiation, distribution and public art.
Charlotte Frost on the various support systems run by Artsadmin, including information about its head of operations: Toynbee Studios, and examples of several projects it has produced with the likes of: Graeme Miller, Station House Opera and Gary Stevens.
Report first published in 2007 on www.forma.org.uk after an exciting year in which Forma achieved substantial growth in terms of programme, turnover and structure.
An introduction by Charlotte Frost to the different projects Electra has instigated utilising its own brand of crosscontextualisation to co-opt audiences from existing genres.
Charlotte Frost delves into the on and offline world of Furtherfield.org, where web surfers are encouraged and enabled to become co-producers in art making/situating via platforms such as VisitorsStudio and projects like DIWO (Do It With Others).
Information on the Cecil Collins Memorial Award for students.
Paul Hobsons appointment as Director of the Contemporary Art Society marks activation of a new vision designed to build on CASs considerable track-record and forecasts a new role in the national visual arts environment in the run-up to the organisations centenary in 2010.
Sally Lai is currently a Clore Leadership Programme fellow and holds an MA in Curating from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Based in Manchester, the wide range of exhibitions and projects she has been involved with reflect her special interest […]