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Production Assistant x2

The Production Assistants are a key part of our grassroots, DIY arts festival team. We are recruiting for two posts. This is across exhibition installation to marketing and promotion for the festival. The roles are versatile and have to respond to the needs of the festival.

A Lexicon of Paisley, Leonora Hamil, The Woven Garden, Le Bois des Moutiers, diep-haven 2018. Courtesy: diep-haven 2018
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Cross-Channel collaboration: the diep~haven festival and its post-Brexit future

Founded in 2014 and inspired by the busy schedule of the Newhaven–Dieppe ferry, the diep~haven project sees artists exhibiting across Normandy and East Sussex as well as the ferry itself. As this year’s festival launches, Dany Louise talks cross-Channel collaboration and life after Brexit with the projects creators and artists.

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Urs Fischer
Maybe (detail), 2018
2 x mechanical snails
13.3 x 5.5. x 6 cm
5.2 x 2.2 x 2.4 in
Edition of 3 + 2 AP
Photo: Patrick Jameson
© Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
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Glasgow International 2018: recommended shows and works from across the festival

With nearly 100 exhibitions and featuring more than 250 artists, the eighth Glasgow International festival, which continues until 7 May, is a bustlingly busy affair taking place in venues across Scotland’s largest city. To help you navigate it, seven writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2017-18 offer their recommendations following an intense and varied opening weekend.

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Richard Parry, director, Glasgow International. Photo:  Jonathan Lynch
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A Q&A with… Richard Parry, Glasgow International director

Richard Parry was appointed director of the biennial Glasgow International festival in May last year, following a move from Blackpool where he was director/curator at the Grundy Gallery. Chris Sharratt talks to him about the artistic rhythm of Glasgow’s rich and vibrant art scene, and his approach to curating the festival, which is now in its eighth edition.

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Entry for September

So these past few weeks have all been about the ‘Hidden Altrincham’ which is an art festival near Manchester in…erm…Altrincham. It has been a well organised event with lots of different and exciting creative types kicking about. I personally have […]

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Richard Woods, Holiday Home. Commissioned by the Creative Foundation for Folkestone Triennial 2017. Photo: Thierry Bal
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A Q&A with… Richard Woods, Folkestone Triennial artist

For the Folkestone Triennial, London-based artist Richard Woods has created a series of six cartoon bungalows around the Kent coastal town, each painted in different vibrant colours and placed in improbable settings. He explains why to Fisun Güner.

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Encountering place: Rough cut

So, I finally have a title for the project…. Encountering Place. Having been a nomad much of my life, the idea of a sense of place, which the Festival is built around, is a bit alien to me. I’ve never felt really local […]

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